Concert Review: Hoodie Allen at Stage AE

Words and Pix: McKenna Misko Before Hoodie Allen steps on stage, his fans are already screaming and anticipating his appearance with pure excitement and happiness. As the lights go off, then slowly begin to turn on again; Hoodie's band takes the stage. The moment Hoodie Allen steps on stage, the room is filled with the … Continue reading Concert Review: Hoodie Allen at Stage AE

August Burns Red return to Pittsburgh

Once again, Lancaster legends August Burns Red swung by Pittsburgh for the Messengers 10th anniversary tour.  Since their “go to” venue has been shut down (Altar Bar) they ended up at Mr. Smalls for the occasion.  Deciding to tour and celebrate one of their heaviest and fastest albums seemed like it would be a crazy … Continue reading August Burns Red return to Pittsburgh

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Announce US Dates @MrSmalls May 5

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT will return to the road in the US this year with a two week stretch of dates; some of which will see the band playing support for Opeth. The band continues to tour on the strength of their new record, Transcendence. Speaking about their upcoming shows in North America, Devin comments: "Continuing … Continue reading DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Announce US Dates @MrSmalls May 5

“Killthrax” Tour Opening Acts Announced Including Pittsburgh’s Code Orange

ANTHRAX & KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE OPENERS FOR CO-HEADLINING SPRING 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR - "KILLTHRAX"   THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA SERVING AS MAIN SUPPORT ON ALL DATES   JASTA TO OPEN 10 DATES, WITH CODE ORANGE OPENING ALL DATES THEREAFTER   SiriusXM Will Present All Dates Anthrax, L-R:  Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna, Jon Donais … Continue reading “Killthrax” Tour Opening Acts Announced Including Pittsburgh’s Code Orange

CODE ORANGE STREAM NEW TRACK “BLEEDING IN THE BLUR”

CODE ORANGE STREAM NEW TRACK “BLEEDING IN THE BLUR” U.S. TOUR KICKS OFF JANUARY 13TH WITH PITTSBURGH, PA RELEASE SHOW NEW ALBUM FOREVER ARRIVES JANUARY 13TH   JANUARY 5, 2017 - Code Orange have unveiled “Bleeding In The Blur,” the third track to be released from their anticipated new LP, FOREVER. “Bleeding In The Blur” … Continue reading CODE ORANGE STREAM NEW TRACK “BLEEDING IN THE BLUR”

Six Organs of Admittance @ClubCafe 4/6

SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE IS SCORCHING INTO A NEW DAWN BURNING THE THRESHOLD OUT FEBRUARY 24TH 2017  In preparing for the first album of non-Hexadic Six Organs of Admittance music since 2012's Ascent, Ben Chasny had a think about what he'd be saying in his own tongue for the first time in a half-decade. As … Continue reading Six Organs of Admittance @ClubCafe 4/6

Elvis Costello @Heinz Hall Nov. 1

Get tix here!!! Elvis’ autobiography Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, will be released to paperback on Oct. 11.  Elvis Costello has followed his musical curiosity in a career spanning more than 30 years. He is perhaps best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and for concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve. However, he has … Continue reading Elvis Costello @Heinz Hall Nov. 1

DAVID ELLEFSON Talking about EMP Label Group, MEGADETH, EMP Underground And More

MEGADETH co-founder/bassist, producer and EMP LABEL GROUP’s President DAVID ELLEFSON recently podcasted a special 34 minutes Facebook live-stream event, making special announcements and talked about the State of the “Ellefson” Union, EMP Label Group, EMP Underground, Ellefson Coffee Co, Merchlive.com, MEGADETH and more. The video can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1074862262583450 Formed in 2015, EMP Label Group has already had worldwide success with their first release, the debut EP from Phoenix … Continue reading DAVID ELLEFSON Talking about EMP Label Group, MEGADETH, EMP Underground And More

Review- Sigur Ros at Stage AE

Superb. If I could provide you with just that one word as my complete review of Sigur Ros’ September 19th show at Stage AE, I would. Sadly, writers are expected to be at least slightly capable of examining and explaining the world, and it’d be negligent of me to leave you, the wonderful reader, with … Continue reading Review- Sigur Ros at Stage AE