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Alan D. Welding

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

TOOL Release Expanded Book Edition of Fear Inoculum on Dec. 13

NEW ITERATION OF THE CHART-TOPPING ALBUM INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE LENTICULAR CARDS, ADDITIONAL NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN ART AND MORE PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW TOOL’s Fear Inoculum (RCA Records), the Los Angeles-based band’s chart-topping, record-breaking, critically-acclaimed and, until now, physically sold-out fifth album is heading back to record stores, with an expanded book edition of […]

TOOL Extends North American Tour

TICKETS ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY TOOL, who are in the midst of their first North American tour in support of their #1 charting, record-breaking album Fear Inoculum (RCA Records), today announces an additional round of tour dates, kicking off on Jan. 10 in San Diego.Newly announced dates:January 10 San Diego, CA Viejas […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Martin Lawrence to return to Pittsburgh with the LIT AF Tour 2020

WHAT:                                 AEG Presents, The LIT AF Tour 2020, Hosted By Martin Lawrence WHEN:                                 Complete tour details to be announced Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10am EST. WHERE:                                A complete list of dates can be seen below. Venues to be announced Monday, November 18, 2019 TICKETS ON SALE:            Friday, November 22 […]

DEE JAY SILVER comes to Pittsburgh on November 23 with Luke Combs

Groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer/radio host DEE JAY SILVER, who released his album Corners this summer,is coming to Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 23rd at the PPG Paints Arena with Luke Combs. Silver will entertain the crowds between sets by Combs, Morgan Wallen and Jameson Rodgers. Corners (Reven8te Nashville), released July 26th, marks the first full-length album of original music from Dee Jay Silver in his nearly 20-year career. The album captures […]

Nov 23rd – Office Culture (feat. ex members of Pitt’ s Ball Of Flame Shoots Fire) at Cattivo

Brooklyn sophisti-pop / smooth-rock quartet Office Culture‘s November 23rd appearance at Cattivo with Mrs. Paintbrush and Cosmic Wind. The show is a sort of homecoming for Office Culture’s Winston Cook-Wilson and Pat Kelly Office, both of which played in the Pittsburgh band Ball Of Flame Shoots Fire. Office Culture are scheduled to play NPR’s Mountain Stage […]

Rock band Cracker live in Pittsburgh Sat, Nov 30th

Renowned rock/roots band Cracker will be performing a local Pittsburgh show on Sat, Nov 30th at Moondog’s as part of their inaugural “Turkey Hangover Tour” This show, and tour, will feature many hits, fan favorites and deep cuts from Cracker’s 27-year recording career, including material from their last acclaimed double-album, Berkeley To Bakersfield. Sat, Nov 30 @ 7:30PM Cracker […]

Bethlehem Steel at Roboto – November 19th

New York-based band Bethlehem Steel was named Consequence of Sound’s artist of the month for September, and appeared on NPR’s New Music Friday, as well as getting attention from places like Rolling Stone, NPR, FADER, Stereogum and Billboard for their 2017 debut Party Naked Forever. They have previously […]

NECRONOMICON: 11/19: Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse

11/19: Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse [TICKETS // EVENT LINK] Canadian blackened death metallers NECRONOMICON have premiered their entire new album ‘UNUS’. The record was released on Friday, October 18. Listen to the record below. ‘UNUS’ is streaming at the official Season of Mist Youtube Channel HERE. Montreal’s premier blackened death metallers are back […]

Powerhouse duo THE SMALL GLORIES – SAT, 11/16 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe

THE SMALL GLORIES will be performing on Saturday, November 16 at the Club Cafe in Pittsburgh. The duo, aka Cara Luft (a founding member of the Wailin’ Jennys) and JD Edwards,are touring for their critically acclaimed Red House Records debut, ASSINIBOINE [uh-sin-uh-boin] & THE RED. Featuring stirring harmonies, clawhammer banjo and songs that capture a sense of mood and place, their high-energy […]

Spirit Rooftop Garden Benefit Dinner 11/21/19

On Thursday November 21, 2019, experience a mind-altering, not-so-traditional, 4-course Friendsgiving Dinner hosted inside of Ian Brill’s light installation – VAULT. Join Spirit and some of their chef, bartender, and musician friends as they work together to create a dinner that guests will soon never forget. Food will […]

BLACK MARBLE Nov 13 Pittsburgh PA Spirit Hall

BLACK MARBLENov 13 Pittsburgh, PA Spirit Hallw/ AutomaticMore INFO and TICKETS Bigger Than Life finds Chris Stewart playing around with new production techniques and pushing his vocals higher in the mix than on previous recordings. It’s a dreamy and evocative statement from a stranger in a strange land, following […]

A Tribute To The Beatles “White Album” feat. Micky Dolenz, Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross to Play Pittsburgh – Nov. 30

In celebration of The Beatles 50th Anniversary of the White Album, Flower Power Concerts, Inc presents It Was Fifty Years Ago Today – Tour 2019 – A Tribute To The Beatles’ White Album feat. Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Joey Molland (Badfinger)! Musical Director: Joey […]

Matt and Kim at Stage AE Pittsburgh

Sarah L. Wilson- text and photos Matt & Kim busted out in true Matt & Kim style with blinding energy last night at Stage AE. First up, the bouncy crowd favorite “Daylight”,  prompting Matt to joke that that will teach people to come late and miss their favorite […]

Rodrigo y Gabriela announce fall US tour dates/ PGH @RoxianTheater NOV 29

“Rodrigo y Gabriela has a hard act to follow every time they release an album: themselves…Mettavolution closes with a 19-minute version of “Echoes,” Pink Floyd’s rock masterpiece famously performed live in an ancient Roman amphitheater in Pompeii, Italy. Like its masterful catalog, Rodrigo y Gabriela gives the music new life with just two guitars.” “With a […]

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest 2020 announces first round of breweries and bands – including Satan

The grains that bind us will be present on Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, 2020, when Decibel brings the loudest, heaviest, two-day craft beer festival in the world back to The Fillmore Philadelphia for a fourth-round! Extreme metal legends Napalm Death will perform a special one-time-only set of exclusively Harmony Corruption and Utopia Banished songs, while Converge will […]