Mykki Blanco @Cattivo 3.24.17

Mykki Blanco is the New York City writer, activist, and international performing artist who’s as well known for his gender-nonconforming attitude as he is for his genre-bending brand of hip hop. He released his debut studio album Mykki via !K7 Records in September 2016. The album was a culmination of Blanco’s years of recording, touring, work, and … Continue reading Mykki Blanco @Cattivo 3.24.17

Pictorial: Trans Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve at PPG Paints Arena

When Paul O'Neill first conceived Trans-Siberian Orchestra, his goal was as straightforward as it was incredibly ambitious. "The whole idea," he explains, "was to create a progressive rock band that would push the boundaries (of the genre) further than any group before... Way, way further." With more than 10 million albums sold, TSO has inspired … Continue reading Pictorial: Trans Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve at PPG Paints Arena

REVIEW: Queensyrche at the Historic Rex Theatre Pittsburgh

Review and Pix: Ed Thompson There has been much to say over the years about Geoff Tate’s departure from Queensryche in 2012.  The question about his replacement; Todd La Torre was whether Todd had the pipes to fill the job much like Steve Augeri or Arnel Pinera did to The Voice, Steve Perry of Journey. … Continue reading REVIEW: Queensyrche at the Historic Rex Theatre Pittsburgh