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Alan D. Welding

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


OUT NOW The Unforgettable Fire AVAILABLE HERE How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb AVAILABLE HERE Interscope Records/UMe today announce two new colored vinyl reissues from U2. Pressed on 180g vinyl, The Unforgettable Fire (1984) and How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004) will be released today June 7th 2019. The Unforgettable Fire Released nearly 35 years ago in October 1984, The Unforgettable Fire is the fourth studio album from […]

Chase Atlantic Headlining The Rex Theater

The Aussie band personally Chase Atlantic produces, performs, and conjures up dark, rhythmic alt-pop, punctuated by rock and R&B as well. Their stylish, distinctive sound has an undeniable groove and edge that highlights their knack for catchiness and hooks. Their sophomore album, PHASES, is due on 6/28 and is […]

Pittsburgh Profanity Free Rapper, Heartless

 Lendell Black, ubiquitously known as Heartless, is an American rapper and hip-hop artist. Hailing from Pittsburgh and brought up in the Homewood area, Heartless was drawn to music from a young age. And to this day, his passion and devotion towards music has only deepened. Heartless is popularly […]

I Prevail and Issues at Stage AE on 7/15

I Prevail and Issues are back on the road together this summer. The bands will appear at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA on 7/15. Gold-certified Michigan band I Prevail dropped their 2019 sophomore album Trauma, out March 29 on Fearless Records. Check out the battering ram “Bow Down” […]

STATIC-X Pittsburgh July 9th @Jergel’s

STATIC-X will be out on the road and sharing the stage for the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour with support from DevilDriver, Dope, Wednesday 13 and Raven Black. STATIC-X’s highly-anticipated Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour not only celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band’s platinum-selling debut, Wisconsin Death Trip but also serves […]

Shinedown Release GET UP EP Featuring Original, Piano, and Acoustic Versions of Hit Single “GET UP”/ In PGH July 10

Shinedown has released the GET UP EP via Atlantic Records, featuring a new acoustic version of their hit crossover anthem “GET UP,” along with the original song and the piano version. PRESS HERE to download/stream the GET UP EP and PRESS HERE to watch the stunning video for “GET UP (Piano Version),” which captures the camaraderie and spirit behind this […]

SOLD OUT: Hozier and BAILEN at the Benedum

by Sophie Burkholder On a weekend of a series of some of the first intensely humid thunderstorms of the summer, the Benedum Center hosted the soulful indie rock of New York trio BAILEN and Irish singer-songwriter Hozier. After entering the theater under the yellow glow of the marquee, […]


Theory Of A Deadman have announced plans for a major U.S. headline tour. The dates get underway September 27th at The Tarheel in Jacksonville, NC and continue through early November. Tickets for all announced dates go on sale Friday, May 31st at 10:00AM local time. For complete details, please visit […]

Lucette At Rex Theatre On June 29

WHO: LUCETTEWHAT: PITTSBURGH PERFORMANCESUPPORTING DELTA RAEWHEN: JUNE 29 WHERE: REX THEATRE “It’s a bold expansion of Lucette’s melodic sensibilities, with arrangements that avoid the rootsy clichés of Americana music and, instead, double down on synthesizers, piano lines and the occasional horn solo.” – Rolling Stone Country Eclectic Canadian artist […]

Rising Funk Duo Featured on Netflix

Atlanta-based electronic funk duo called The APX. Their music has received massive love from names like Dam-Funk, Nick Cannon, Wu-Tang, and their music was featured last year on the Netflix movie Nappily Ever After. Currently, they are getting ready to head on their first world tour as well as release a […]

Australia’s Ocean Alley @ Spirit Lodge 6/18

One of Australia’s hottest rising acts, Ocean Alley, will be coming through Pittsburgh on June 18th at Spirit Lodge. Hailing from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Ocean Alley have perfected an enchanting blend of psych, surf, reggae-infused rock, as showcased in their latest single “Stained Glass.” Having toured North America with Tash […]