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Alan D. Welding

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

Ministry Announces The Industrial Strength Tour With KMFDM & Front Line Assembly/ Stage AE PGH July 9

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Ministry’s revolutionary album “The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste,” band creator Al Jourgensen decided to go old school with the celebrations, announcing The Industrial Strength Tour to kick off this summer alongside very special guests KMFDM and Front Line Assembly.“’The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste’ just turned 30. Who knew we’d still […]

Expanded Book Edition of TOOL’s Fear Inoculum Available Now

EXPANDED BOOK EDITION OF TOOL’S FEAR INOCULUM AVAILABLE NOW NEW ITERATION OF THE ALBUM INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE LENTICULAR CARDS, ADDITIONAL NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN ART AND MORE Dec. 13, 2019, LOS ANGELES – Fear Inoculum – Expanded Book Edition (RCA Records), TOOL’s chart-topping, record-breaking, critically-acclaimed and now GRAMMY® nominated for Best Rock Song (“Fear Inoculum”) […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: The Tenderloins, stars and creators of truTV’s Impractical Jokers to return to Pittsburgh with “The Scoopski Potatoes Tour”

Stars of Impractical Jokers Announce “The Scoopski Potatoes Tour,” An All-New Comedy Tour Launching Summer 2020 Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Friday, December 13, 2019 – The Tenderloins, creators and stars of truTV’s hit show Impractical Jokers, announced today a brand new comedy tour called […]

Human Impact (Unsane, Cop Shoot Cop, Swans) Release Self-Titled Debut Album on March 13 via Ipecac Recordings

LISTEN TO “NOVEMBER” NOW AS PRE-ORDERS BECOME AVAILABLE “Soundtrack to a challenging future fast approaching, as futuristic as it is grounded in its sordid heritage.” – Human Impact Human Impact, the New York-based outfit that features members of Cop Shoot Cop, Unsane and Swans. issue their self-titled, […]

Fully Authorized Visual History Book “Ministry: Prescripture” Out TODAY! Band Creator Al Jourgensen Plans Signing In Chicago Friday December 13

“He’s fearless. He’s funny. He’s a diehard hockey fan. I love this man. Complete original. Can’t wait to have his book on my coffee table to make company nervous.” – Bill Burr Released today! The new fully authorized visual history book, Ministry: Prescripture, by author Aaron Tanner and published by Melodic Virtue is out now. The gorgeous […]