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Alan D. Welding

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

The Nuance of ‘Suavity’s Mouthpiece’

Suavity’s Mouthpiece latest work is an experimental, daring, refreshing, sound scape of music one feels they need the best headphones on while imagining a Shakespearean play traipsing between their ears, all while being assaulted by drug inducing sonics. Since 2008, Suavity’s Mouthpiece has been generating its unique creations […]

KORN PITTSBURGH 6/19/2012

Korn’s return to Pittsburgh to promote The Path of Totality (featuring Skrillex) took a cue from the experienced: ‘new stuff is fine, but what we really want are the hits’. Although their opening acts of J DEVIL (Korn frontman Davis as his alter ego) and EDM artist SLUGGO […]

Dead Leaf Echo Release Split 7″

Brooklyn band Dead Leaf Echo featuring frontman and founder LG, Ana Breton and Christo Buffam will release a split 7″ with San Francisco band Slowness with special guest Sean Eden from Luna. Pre-orders for the split 7″ sold out within 2 weeks, but the record will be available […]

HANK3 Announces Third Leg of Full U.S. Tour

Hank3, the most infamous hellbilly rock n’ roll outlaw of all time, is announcing the third leg of his already-popular 2012 U.S. tour. The first two legs of Hank3’s U.S. tour have succeeded in assembling massive amounts of country, hellbilly and metal fans alike at each stop—and he’s […]

Slipknot Announce Knotfest’

Hot off of Revolver Magazine’s Press: “Slipknot have officially announced the first installment of their very own music festival, Knotfest. The festival will take place over two days, the first being August 17 in Iowa and the second being August 18 in Somerset, on the border of Minnesota […]

Rock Photographer JEREMY SAFFER Teams Up with SoundCheck Hollywood for “Capturing Music: A Music Photography Seminar” — June 23-24 at the SoundCheck Store

After a successful month of spearheading photo shoots with Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Miss May I, Dragonforce, Overkill, Watain, Behemoth, Baroness, and The Agonist, completing two back-to-back magazine cover shoots (Outburn and Hails and Horns), all the while having one cover already on shelves (Hails and Horns), Jeremy will […]