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Alan D. Welding

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

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 https://smarturl.it/HumanImpact “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 […]

Break on Thru – A Celebration of Ray Manzarek in Cinemas Worldwide on February 12, 2020

ALL-STAR HYBRID CONCERT/DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATES THE LATE RAY MANZAREK, LEGENDARY KEYBOARDIST OF THE DOORS, BRINGING TOGETHER SURVIVING DOORS MEMBERSROBBY KRIEGER & JOHN DENSMORE WITH OTHERSTO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF MANZAREK THE ONE-NIGHT THEATRICAL EVENT PREMIERES IN CINEMASON FEBRUARY 12, 2020, MANZAREK’S BIRTHDAY  Tickets now on sale at TheDoorsFilm.com   The Doors […]

“The History Of Industrial Music: The Chicago Way” Documentary Wraps Up Tour With Industrial Supergroup Pigface; Now In Final Kickstarter Funding Phase With Perks For Contributors

“The History Of Industrial Music: The Chicago Way” DocumentaryWraps Up Tour With Industrial Supergroup PigfaceFilm Trailer About The Birth, Rise, Fall and Rebirth Of Industrial SceneWas Screened For Audiences Throughout NovemberBonus Clip Featuring Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Released TodayFilm Now In Final Round Of Funding Via Kickstarter19 Days Left […]

Plain White T’s @Mr Smalls Theatre 12/17

Chicago natives and pop-punk pros, Plain White T’s (Fearless Records), have kicked off The 3 Dimensional Tour and are coming to Mr Smalls Theatre on December 17th in Pittsburgh, PA. The band will be co-headlining with The Mowglis and New Politics. More info below. Tuesday, December 17th, 20197:00 PM GET TIX HERE Mr […]

Motley Crue, Poison, Def Leppard and Joan Jett Tour coming to Pittsburgh (PRESALE CODE INSIDE!)

Motley Crue and Def Leppard have announced a 2020 stadium tour with ’80s comrades Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. According to Loudwire.com, “Poison frontman Bret Michaels has been teasing the announcement for months now, simply stating that the band had some sort of “incredible” plans for a 2020 tour. Def Leppard has been touring pretty actively over […]

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA UNVEIL GROUNDBREAKING VERSION OF METALLICA’S “BATTERY”/ LIVE in PGH 11/29

UPCOMING METTAL EPPAYS TRIBUTE TO ICONS OF THRASH METAL WITH NEW TRACKS MADE FAMOUS BY METALLICA, MEGADETH AND SLAYERU.S. HEADLINE TOUR NOW UNDERWAYMETTAL EP ARRIVES RECORD STORE DAY, BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29 “For nearly 20 years, Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero have been marrying their love of metal with nylon-stringed acoustic guitars, releasing an […]

Zach Deputy — December 11th @ Thunderbird Cafe

Show Details:December 11th @ Thunderbird Cafe4021 Butler StPittsburgh, PA 152017:00 PM18+$14 “Zach Deputy mixes hip-hop, funk and folk, with soca and calypso, inspired by his Puerto Rican and Cruzan roots, and makes a beautiful, sunny new sound.  Don’t miss this evening with him” – NYS Music “The concept of […]

Pop Evil coming to Pittsburgh

12/04 x Pittsburgh, PA x Craft Househttps://popevil.com/tour-dates *Join us for a VERY SPECIAL Christmas edition of Pop Evil acoustic show. They will be singing your favorite Pop Evil songs along with Christmas songs.* Pop Evil released their all-new S/T LP last year and had their single “Waking Lions” go all […]

Red Death Announce Co-Headline North American Expedition Tour with Enforced/PGH Jan 6 @RockRoom

SICKNESS DIVINE OUT NOVEMBER 29TH; AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE Washington D.C. crossover thrashers DEATH announce co-headline North American Expedition tour with Enforcedtoday. The band will be in on tour starting January 4th in Washington D.C. and wrapping on January 31st in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are available for purchase HERE. “We are very excited to […]

LETTUCE comes to McKees Rocks on Thursday, January 30

Genre-defying funk-jazz-soul-hip-hop-psychedelic-jam-art-rock-experimental-avant-garde music titans LETTUCE, who just received their first Grammy Award nomination for their most recent studio album Elevate (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album), will continue their Elevate Tour into 2020 bringing their blissful rhythms and sonic groovesto various cities including McKees Rocks on Thursday, January 30 at the Roxian Theatre.  Produced by Lettuce and recorded at Colorado Sound Studio outside of […]