Concert Review: Guns N’ Roses at Nissan Stadium (Nashville, TN)

Erik D. Harshman I should start off by saying that this show was really the pinnacle and high point of my summer for a few reasons. The first is that (aside from Joan Jett one week later), this is the only big stadium “summer” concert I’m seeing this year, it marks the first time I’m…

Photo Gallery: Motörhead, Saxon, and Crobot at The Pageant (St. Louis, MO)

Matt Albers In the world of heavy metal and hard rock, there are bands so iconic that simply saying their name conjures up their entire history and importance in one’s mind. Without question, London, England’s Motörhead is undoubtedly one of them. So when legendary front man Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister’s health began taking a turn…

Fubar Metalfest X

Matt Albers             Venues and promoters often attempt to book their own mini music festivals around the local date of national tour. If there’s enough space and time it correctly, you can have up to ten or more bands including local openers on a single bill, sometimes with set times crossing over. Local acts always…

Concert Review: Back To The Black U.S. Tour 2013 at Fubar

Matt Albers             Being a Midwestern-based fan of extreme underground music naturally yields an unspoken understanding toward a lack of numerous, unique bands and tours making stops in your city. Larger cities and their surrounding areas like Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Cleveland, or even Detroit regularly host a wide range of big and small metal…

Concert Review: Hell In July Tour at Fubar

By Matt Albers             It’s always exciting when one or more bands return to a city that they haven’t played in years, and that’s what happened on July 24 in St. Louis. Six Feet Under was originally a side project by founding Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes. But when Barnes left Cannibal Corpse in 1995,…

Win a ticket to see Opeth this Thursday in St. Louis, Mo

So I’m (Nick) sitting here with an extra ticket to the Opeth show this Thursday, at Pops Nightclub in St. Louis. I know, only one?!?!?! Sad but true, yes only one. Now I thought long and hard about this and I decided the best thing to do is raffle it off. So I thought up …

Concert Review: Tenacious D with The Sights at The Pageant

By Matt Albers             Love them or hate them, there are few who are completely unaware of the comedy rock duo of actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass, more commonly known as Tenacious D. With members as recognizable as their over-the-top music, as well as their corresponding HBO television series and feature film The Pick…

Concert Review: Crowbar with Prong and Witchburn at Fubar

By Matt Albers             There are many venues in the St. Louis area, each with their own unique nuances in style and theme that patrons who frequent them expect to experience. Case in point, Fubar which is located just outside the heart of downtown St. Louis, tucked away off the main artery of Lindell Boulevard…