The ROLE MODEL Concert Experience

ROLE MODEL is as good as it gets in the bedroom pop spectrum of music. He’s currently on the road promoting his 2022 album Rx, and with shows being in high demand all over the country, I had to see one of them for myself. The show began with a set from an up-and-coming new … Continue reading The ROLE MODEL Concert Experience

Wallows’ Tell Me That It’s Over Tour Comes to Pittsburgh

Photos and review by: Abigail McNatt After a long two years of cancellations and reschedules, we have finally reached the time where shows are back and in full force. The last time Wallows was in Pittsburgh was in February 2020, just before the whole world shut down. Since then, they have had quite the glow … Continue reading Wallows’ Tell Me That It’s Over Tour Comes to Pittsburgh

PRESALE ALERT: Andrea Bocelli Returns to Pittsburgh

Saturday December 5, 20208:00 PM  As a prayer of hope, Andrea Bocelli returns to the United States this Holiday Season.  Stops include his first career performance on December 3rd in St. Louis, MO, additional stops include performances in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Philadelphia, the tenor’s first back-to-back concerts in Boston, MA as well as his now annual … Continue reading PRESALE ALERT: Andrea Bocelli Returns to Pittsburgh

Mixus Brothers of Pittsburgh looking to make a mark

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Made up of Jebbh (guitar,vocals) and Red (drums, vocals), The Mixus Brothers out of Pittsburgh, PA have been self-producing music for the masses since they met in 2011.  After circuitous routes through cities such as Chicago, IL and Portland, OR – as well as many others – the Brothers' lives intersected at … Continue reading Mixus Brothers of Pittsburgh looking to make a mark

156/SILENCE: Pittsburgh Metalcore Outfit Announce New Album + Premiere New Video Via Metal Injection

Pittsburgh metal/hardcore punishers 156/SILENCE are proud to announce the release of their impending sophomore album Irrational Pull, due out June 5 via self-release. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcGUiR7nIU0 Formed in 2015 in the heart of the Steel City, the Pennsylvanian quartet produces a different type of molten metal — unadulterated metallic hardcore in the vein of Norma Jean, Daughters and Poison the Well. Fronted by Jack … Continue reading 156/SILENCE: Pittsburgh Metalcore Outfit Announce New Album + Premiere New Video Via Metal Injection

Reba Live in Concert at PPG Paints Arena postponed until July 16, 2020

REBA POSTPONES LIVE IN CONCERT TOUR DATES  Show dates originally scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at PPG Paints Arena, Rescheduled for July 16, 2020  PITTSBURGH, PA (Friday, March 13) – Reba has postponed her upcoming arena tour, originally scheduled to launch next weekend. The newly rescheduled dates launch July 9 in Huntsville, AL and wrap August 8 … Continue reading Reba Live in Concert at PPG Paints Arena postponed until July 16, 2020

CODE ORANGE SHARE NEW SONG “SULFUR SURROUNDING”/ Record Release Party at The Roxian on Saturday

GRAMMY nominated band Code Orange have shared “Sulfur Surrounding,” the third new track to be released off their forthcoming album, UNDERNEATH, due out Friday, March 13th [Album Art / Tracklist Below]. “Sulfur Surrounding” is available today on all streaming platforms with an animated music video created by Code Orange’s own Eric ‘Shade’ Balderose streaming on the band’s YouTube channel. “Sulfur Surrounding” is a … Continue reading CODE ORANGE SHARE NEW SONG “SULFUR SURROUNDING”/ Record Release Party at The Roxian on Saturday

Wiz Khalifa In-Store Meet & Greet in Pittsburgh March 28

On Saturday, March 28, Wiz Khalifa is returning to his hometown of Pittsburgh! Fans who want to meet Wiz can find him at two in-store meet & greets/ bottle signings for his favorite gin, McQueen and the Violet Fog. He is the gin king, after all!  Details: Saturday, March 28 12-2pm Fine Wine & Good Spirits – Pittsburgh Robinson … Continue reading Wiz Khalifa In-Store Meet & Greet in Pittsburgh March 28

DRAGONFORCE To Kick Off US Headlining Tour This Week/ @TheRoxian 3/19

[Photo by Vince Edwards]  Extreme power metal unit DRAGONFORCE will kick off their anticipated US headlining tour this week! Slated to commence on March 5th in Mesa, Arizona, the journey winds its way through over two dozen cities upon its conclusion March 21st in Brooklyn, New York. Support will be provided by Unleash The Archers and Visions … Continue reading DRAGONFORCE To Kick Off US Headlining Tour This Week/ @TheRoxian 3/19

King Buzzo’s New Album, Gift of Sacrifice, Arrives on May 15; Tour Announced including Pittsburgh

Photo credit: Mackie Osborne King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, returns with his second solo album, Gift of Sacrifice, on May 15 via Ipecac Recordings. The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn. The collection’s first single, “Science in Modern America” (http://smarturl.it/kingbuzzo) can be … Continue reading King Buzzo’s New Album, Gift of Sacrifice, Arrives on May 15; Tour Announced including Pittsburgh

Experimental Rock Jazz Artist Horse Lords Plays Pittsburgh on 3/17 @ Collision

https://www.facebook.com/events/847382632342520/ Horse Lords make music for the liberation of mind and body. Propulsive in a way that inspires movement and that’s felt in the gut, the Baltimore quartet’s new album The Common Task points to a utopian, modernist ideal. The group’s use of algorithmic composition techniques, microtonal harmonies, and plentifully deployed polyrhythm aren’t secondary to the music’s … Continue reading Experimental Rock Jazz Artist Horse Lords Plays Pittsburgh on 3/17 @ Collision

THE DARKNESS Easter Is Canceled Tour 5/15 @Rex Theater

THE DARKNESS KICKS OFF NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THEIR EASTER IS CANCELLEDHEADLINING WORLD TOUR ON APRIL13th Band Will Play New Album “Easter Is Cancelled” In Full Followed By Set of All The Hits and More  Multi-platinum selling UK rock band THE DARKNESS – frontman Justin Hawkins, guitarist Dan Hawkins, bassist Frankie Poullain and drummer Rufus Taylor – released Easter Is Cancelled, their first-ever concept album, in October … Continue reading THE DARKNESS Easter Is Canceled Tour 5/15 @Rex Theater

REVIEW: The Nothing Happens Tour at Mr. Smalls Theatre

Words and photos: Abigail McNatt Following the release of their debut album, Nothing Happens in 2019, Wallows hit the road to celebrate their album's success. On February 26th, the tour came to Mr. Smalls Theatre, just on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. As an opener, they brought along Penelope Isles from the UK. Penelope Isles could be described as Indie pop, but with … Continue reading REVIEW: The Nothing Happens Tour at Mr. Smalls Theatre

Columbus, OH’s Caamp is playing Mr. Smalls on Friday, March 27th

Caamp had quite a HUGE year and they do not plan on slowing down any time soon. The band recently joined the Mom + Pop Music familyto release their long awaited full length record By and By. In week one of their release, By and By entered the Billboard Top 200, was the #1 Heatseeker, #1 on the New Artist Alternative Albums, made top 5 vinyl … Continue reading Columbus, OH’s Caamp is playing Mr. Smalls on Friday, March 27th

ZZ Ward coming to Mr Smalls Theatre 3/17

ZZ Ward says of her new record Break Her Heart, "These new songs got me through some very personal and challenging situations in my life by allowing me to reach a place of empowerment. At first, these experiences of heartbreak, betrayal and devastation felt very close to me, only to realize in retrospect that the … Continue reading ZZ Ward coming to Mr Smalls Theatre 3/17

Petrol Girls Headlining Pittsburgh 3/28 at The Government Center

Petrol Girls released their critically acclaimed LP Cut & Stitch last year to love from NPR – who premiered it with a First Listen and noted “These are songs that rip through time, across borders and into psyches with feminist post-hardcore that engages as it rampages” – and The New York Times who called single “Big Mouth” “a paean to speaking up and breaking out.” To accompany the new album, … Continue reading Petrol Girls Headlining Pittsburgh 3/28 at The Government Center

Luke Bryan will headline this year’s Y Live Music Event in Youngstown, OH

LUKE BRYAN WILL HEADLINE THIS YEAR'S Y LIVE MUSIC EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MORGAN WALLEN AND CAYLEE HAMMACK!JUNE 13 AT 7:00 PMYOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY'S STAMBAUGH STADIUMTicketing information: Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, March 13th at 10:00 AM local time.Ticket start at just $45.00Tickets can be purchased ONLINE ONLY at Ticketmaster.com Group sales (16 tickets or more) … Continue reading Luke Bryan will headline this year’s Y Live Music Event in Youngstown, OH

Pittsburgh Death Metal Act, Automb Signs Deal With Witching Hour Productions

Pittsburgh based black metal outfit Automb has signed a record deal with the legendary Polish label Witching Hour Productions who have released albums for legends such as Behemoth, Vader, Hate, Batushka. The American black metal ensemble AUTOMB returns with their highly anticipated new album entitled "Chaosophy". The album consists of 9 songs of pure chaos and destruction. … Continue reading Pittsburgh Death Metal Act, Automb Signs Deal With Witching Hour Productions

Judas Priest and Sabaton coming to Youngstown SEPT 24

Show Details:September 24th at 7:30 pm, Doors at 6:30 pm Pre-sale tickets are available Wednesday, 2/26 at 10 am until Thursday, 2/27 at 10 pmwith ONLINE ONLY password: "COVELLI" Public on-sale starts Friday, February 28th at 10 amTicket Prices: $102.75, $78.75, $68.75, $58.75, $48.75

…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Headlining Pittsburgh 4/26 | New LP Out Now

…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead will resume their North American headline tour in support of their critically acclaimed new LP X: The Godless Void and Other Stories on April 21st in Quebec City. The spring run has Trail of Dead hitting New York City, DC, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago and more for the first … Continue reading …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Headlining Pittsburgh 4/26 | New LP Out Now

Daryl Hall & John Oates – Our Kind of Soul Vinyl out now/Coming to Pittsburgh July 28

For Your Audiophile Valentine: Celebrate the Music of Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, And More as Recorded by the Best-Selling Duo Of All Time Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and the Friday Music collector’s club present the first vinyl release of Our Kind of Soul. This beloved 2004 LP, … Continue reading Daryl Hall & John Oates – Our Kind of Soul Vinyl out now/Coming to Pittsburgh July 28

Bear Hands March 6th at The Club at Stage AE

Bear Hands spent the last year opening for twenty one pilots, Foals, and X Ambassadors, and on March 6 will headline The Club at Stage AE. Bear Hands recently released their fourth studio album Fake Tunes, which the New York Times describe as “metronomic electro-pop.” Written and recorded in the plastic warmth of Los Angeles, Fake Tunes … Continue reading Bear Hands March 6th at The Club at Stage AE

Faith No More is coming to Pittsburgh co-headlining Korn!

from Loudwire.com: Korn and Faith No More have announced a 2020 summer co-headlining tour. The 26-city run kicks off in August in Denver, Colo. and will continue through mid-September. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 21, which you can grab here. See the full route below. Daron Malakian's Scars On Broadway and Spotlights will join the tour as support from Aug. 7 to … Continue reading Faith No More is coming to Pittsburgh co-headlining Korn!

Rascal Flatts- Sat, June 27, 2020- S&T Bank Music Park

RASCAL FLATTSFAREWELL TOURSPECIAL GUESTS CHASE RICE AND AVENUE BEATSATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2020BURGETTSTOWN, PA TICKETS ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST AT 10AM VIA LIVENATION.COM An unforgettable chapter in country music history will be celebrated this year, as Rascal Flatts – the most awarded group of the genre’s last decade – is hitting the … Continue reading Rascal Flatts- Sat, June 27, 2020- S&T Bank Music Park

Review: The Blue Stones and JJ Wilde at ThunderBird Cafe

Photos and Review by Tess Casto Duo band The Blue Stones and opener JJ Wilde brought a memorable performance at the Thunderbird Cafe in Pittsburgh. The energy being brought to the crowd was nothing short of spectacular. The love is shown to both band to the audience and vice versa was appropriate for such an … Continue reading Review: The Blue Stones and JJ Wilde at ThunderBird Cafe

The fantastic post-punk band Penelope Isles coming to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, February 26th

Penelope Isles, who recently released their critically-acclaimed debut album Until the Tide Creeps In, is about to embark on a North American fall tour and will be stopping through Pittsburgh on Wednesday, February 26th to perform at Mr. Smalls Theater supporting Wallows. On the album, KEXP raves "The debut album from this British band led by brother and sister Jack and Lily Wolter … Continue reading The fantastic post-punk band Penelope Isles coming to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, February 26th

PRESALE TODAY: Janet Jackson Black Diamond Tour coming to Pittsburgh

JANET JACKSONBlack Diamond World Tour  Friday July 10, 20208:00PM  Miss Janet Jackson kicks off her Black Diamond World Tour this summer to arenas across North America. The outing will feature anall-new production featuring new music from her highly anticipated, forthcoming album “Black Diamond”, set for release this year. Performing songs from her 12 multi-platinum albums … Continue reading PRESALE TODAY: Janet Jackson Black Diamond Tour coming to Pittsburgh

Deftones coming to Pittsburgh Aug 26, 2020- Petersen Events Center with Gojira and Poppy

TICKETS ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH AT1PM VIA LIVENATION.COM Multiplatinum, Grammy® Award-winning alternative rock bandDeftones have announced that they will hit the road for a headlining tour this summer with special guests Gojira and Poppy. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on July 27th in Portland and travels across North … Continue reading Deftones coming to Pittsburgh Aug 26, 2020- Petersen Events Center with Gojira and Poppy

CODE ORANGE record release party @ROXIANTHEATER March 14

https://youtu.be/Ctn14oYz0qA  GRAMMY nominated band Code Orange have shared “Swallowing The Rabbit Whole,” the second new track to be released off their forthcoming LP UNDERNEATH, due out March 13th via Roadrunner Records [Album Art / Tracklist Below]. “Swallowing The Rabbit Whole” is available today on all streaming platforms and joined by a Max Moore directed music video.  The official clip builds upon … Continue reading CODE ORANGE record release party @ROXIANTHEATER March 14