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Alan D. Welding

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

CLUTCH Announces Holiday Tour

In what has become an annual tradition, CLUTCH have announced a string of Holiday tour dates for this December. The dates kick December 26th in Washington, DC and conclude with a special New Year’s Eve performance in Worcester, MA at The Palladium. Tickets for fan club members will […]

The Riot are No Sitting Ducks

One of the more exciting bands on the Rockstar Uproar Festival this year was the Pennsylvania based band The Riot. With swinging fists The Riot broke out onto the music scene in the summer of 2007. Influenced by performers such as Jimmy Eat World, Anberlin, and Jawbreaker they […]


“Floating Action is the sound of the space between worlds…it is still sunny out but you can also see the moon.” – Jim James, My Morning Jacket “…gorgeous melodies and scrappily fuzzed out tones that radiate a vinyl warmth that somehow immediately instills a feeling of nostalgic happiness.” […]


Florida power metallers SEVEN KINGDOMS will release their new album The Fire is Mine October 9th via Nightmare Records / Sony / RED on October 9th. The band began working on the album in May of 2012 at Morrisound Studios and came out with a release powerful enough […]

New Triple Hex Single “Winter”

Download The New Triple Hex Single “Winter” Here! “The three members sing about hot Puerto Rican girls on the JMZ, for chrissakes. How can you hate on that?” — Impose Magazine “Perfect for lovers of the Stooges.” — Time Out New York “Local punkabilly swampsters riding the death-dragstrip” […]

Plastician To Release New EP

After smashing the dance floor with these tunes all summer, Trouble & Bass are proud to finally release this new EP from grime and dubstep legend Plastician. One of the founding fathers of UK bass, Plastician holds down his own Terrorhythm label and one of the most popular […]