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Alan D. Welding

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

TOM KEIFER (of Cinderella) performing in Warrendale, PA 10/17

Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of Cinderella, TOM KEIFER and his bandmates #keiferband–Savannah Keifer (Vocals, Percussion, Piano), Tony Higbee (Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Vocals), Billy Mercer (Bass, Vocals), Kendra Chantelle (Vocals, Percussion), Jarred Pope (Drums), Kory Myers (Keyboards, Vocals)–are ready to RISE to yet another peak in their ongoing music […]

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge) Performing in Pittsburgh

Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) & Adrian Younge are performing with their celebrated 10-piece ensemble THE MIDNIGHT HOUR in Pittsburgh on October 1 @ Club Cage. They’ll be joined by vocalists Loren Oden and Angela Muñoz and guitarist Jack Waterson, who all appeared with TMH during their 2018 NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert and are signed to Younge’s Linear Labs label.  Ali […]

RIVAL SONS SHARE “TOO BAD” ACOUSTIC LIVE FROM THE HAYBALE STUDIO AT THE BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

 Rival Sons have shared an acoustic performance of their single “Too Bad,” which was recorded live at Bonnaroo’s Haybale Studio.  The new acoustic take is streaming now on Rolling Stone Country and is available today at all DSPs.  Rival Sons’ full Haybale Session, which includes acoustic performances of fan favorites “Do You Worst” and “Jordan,” will […]

Dashboard Confessional Announces ‘The Best Ones Of The Best Ones,’ Massive 20th Celebration U.S. Tour With Full Album Plays/PGH DATE 3/7

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL ANNOUNCES THE BEST ONES OF THE BEST ONES: FIRST-EVER CAREER-SPANNING COMPILATION OUT JANUARY 31st, 2020, PRE-ORDER NOWANNOUNCES 2020 20TH CELEBRATION TOURIncludes Full Album Plays of The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most & A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar in Select CitiesOfficial Dashboard Confessional Reverb Shop Launching September […]

CLUTCH RELEASE BRAND NEW 2019 STUDIO RECORDING OF CLASSIC SINGLE “ELECTRIC WORRY”/ SEPT 21 in Erie

Clutch announce the release of “Electric Worry.” The single is the third in a series of new studio recordings that comprise the newly launched Weathermaker Vault Series and the first new official music Clutch is making available since the release of their critically acclaimed album, Book Of Bad Decisions.The new live video uses footage from […]

Charly Bliss @ Spirit Hall on ​Sept 17th

“The Brooklyn band’s second record is bigger and darker… [An] ecstatic triumph.” –Pitchfork “Young Enough is going to fully establish them as one of the best guitar groups in the world.” –The FADER “Sparkling, soul-searching guitar rock” –NPR “Can someone remind me why they aren’t the biggest rock band in […]

Strange Ranger @ Mr. Smalls on 9/19

Strange Ranger is going on tour in support of their just-released new album Remembering The Rockets, including a 9/19 date at Mr. Smalls. Remembering The Rockets, an album reflecting frontman Isaac Eiger’s anxiety about the chaotic and ecologically collapsing world has received universal acclaim for its hypnotic, shimmering sound and […]

KORN SHARE NEW SONG “CAN YOU HEAR ME” & ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING DRAMATIZED PODCAST SERIES ‘THE NOTHING’

KORN has shared “Can You Hear Me,” the latest single from their widely anticipated new album THE NOTHING, set for release September 13th via Elektra Records / Roadrunner Records.  The new track arrives alongside the announcement of the band’s groundbreaking dramatized anthology podcast series, ‘The Nothing,’ which was written and […]

The Bros. Landreth @ Thunderbird Music Hall, Oct. 16th

The Bros. Landreth will release their sophomore album ’87, Sept. 27th via Birthday Cake/The Orchard, performing at the Thunderbird Music Hall on Oct. 16th.  The Winnipeg brothers, Joey & Dave, premiered a new single, “Good Love”, last week via Billboard, who called it, “impeccable songwriting with ear-grabbing guitar riffs, infectious percussion, […]

STARCRAWLER in Pittsburgh @ Club Cafe on 10/28

Up-and-coming Los Angeles rock band Starcrawler, fronted by the enigmatic nineteen-year-old frontwoman Arrow de Wilde have announced their sophomore LP Devour You (out 10/11 on Rough Trade) and recently wrapped up support tours with The Distillers, then with Beck, Cage The Elephant, and Spoon. Now they are taking […]