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Alan D. Welding

COO/EIC Pittsburgh Music Magazine, Photographer, Rhetoric and Journalism Teacher, musician, artist, writer, tattoo enthusiast, animal lover.

Castlecomer (w/Welshly Arms) @ Stage AE May 17

After wrapping up a run of tour dates with Magic Giant earlier this year, Sydney, Australia’s rising alternative band Castlecomer announced that they have reworked their most successful track, “Fire Alarm,” with friends and fellow rockers Welshly Arms. Listen here. The two bands revisit the song with a […]

Detroit hip-hop rock band Wilson (sounds like Sugar Ray) in Pittsburgh June 2nd w/Motionless in White and Atreyu

Detroit hip-hop rock band Wilson (sounds like Sugar Ray) will be in Pittsburgh on June 2nd at Smiling Moose for their tour with Motionless in White and Atreyu. The hilarious five-piece will be on tour in support of their latest full-length album Tasty Nasty, which came out last summer via RED MUSIC. The album was produced by the band and Scott […]

COMBICHRIST is coming to Pittsburgh on May 2nd at CRAFTHOUSE.

COMBICHRIST, formed in 2003, are a singular mechanical music monster. Founder, Andy LaPlegua’s has a hardcore past and a electronica present merging them to create COMBICHRIST. Since releasing the first COMBICHRIST album The Joy of Gunz, LaPlegua and COMBICHRIST have unleashed six subsequent full-lengths, including 2014’s We Love You, and numerous EPs while also […]

CHON @ Mr. Smalls Theatre, June 26th

Announce Summer U.S. Album Release TourWith Special Guests DOMi & JD Beck**CHON is now available for pre-order HERE**Listen to New Single “Peace”, Here: June 26th | Pittsburgh, PA | Mr. Smalls TheatreIn support of their upcoming self-titled album, CHON has announced that they will be kicking off a U.S. Album Release Tour in June, […]

Trapper Schoepp Coming to Pittsburgh 5/10

Trapper Schoepp became famous this year for “On Wisconsin,” a song co-written by Bob Dylan that closes Trapper’s latest record and has been gaining attention from Rolling Stone ever since its release. Not only that, he’s now been opening for Frank Turner and Reckless Kelly in Europe and North America these past few months. Bio (Facebook): […]

Walk Off The Earth on tour in Pittsburgh

Walk Off The Earth are playing at Stage AE on May 24 Walk Off The Earth just premiered a new cover video, “Stay (I Missed You),” featuring Lisa Loeb herself! It coincides with the 25th Anniversary of the hit single’s original release. A few years back, Walk Off The Earth […]

Peter Frampton Bands’s New Album “All Blues” Due For Release June 7 Via UMe/Live in Pittsburgh June 2

“I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU” (FEATURING KIM WILSON) PREMIERES TODAY SIRIUSXM SIX-WEEK SERIES “THE PETER FRAMPTON SHOW” DEBUTS MAY 10 ON DEEP TRACKS CHANNEL PETER FRAMPTON FINALE—THE FAREWELL TOUR KICKS OFF THIS SUMMER   “One of rock ‘n’ roll’s lifelong major players” photo credit: Austin Lord All Blues, the forthcoming covers album from the Peter Frampton Band, is […]