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Sebastian Bach – Pittsburgh, PA

When the original “Youth Gone Wild” hits the stage, the crowd goes wild too! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Graffiti’s Showcase hosted Bach and his band as they rung in the new year on February...
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Steel Panther Cleveland House of Blues 11-30-16

Warning, no safe rooms here!  Reminiscent of an era when spandex wasn’t just for Spanx and Aquanaut didn’t have an environmental warning, Steel Panther delivers over the top original songs that...
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Loudness – Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop reveled in the chance to see Arkira Takasaki, Minoru Niihara, Masayoshi Yamashita and Masayuki Suzuki of the legendary Loudness on Monsters of Rock Cruise! The band was tight, heavy and...
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KISS, Ted Nugent, and Skid Row

Skid Row They are calling it Skid Row, but I'd like to call it Snake and Scott's Monkey Business. Sure, bands that have been around for decades play the circuit of county...
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Madame Mayhem Releases “Ready for Me” and Announces Tour Dates with Fozzy

Madame Mayhem is a true rocker with an eclectic style in every aspect of life - merging theatricality with hard-hitting, rocking tunes. And on October 20, 2017, she will be unveiling...
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Rock the Arena II – U.T. Savage Arena – Toledo, OH

The Rock the Arena event in Toledo, Ohio at the Savage Arena, may be the University of Toledo’s way of encouraging alumni to visit the campus again, but for the hard rock...
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The Winery Dogs – Monsters of Rock Cruise

Awesome as always, we had the opportunity to see the Winery Dogs twice and Richie Kotzen solo on the Monsters of Rock Cruise last week.  Loved Mike Portnoy's blue beard! Setlist: Oblivion Captain Love Hot Streak How Long Time Machine Empire The Other Side I'm No Angel Desire Elevate ...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Pittsburgh

In celebration of the Christmas season and their latest release The Lost Christmas Eve, Trans-Siberian Orchestra visited Pittsburgh (to a sold-out crowd) this past Thursday for an amplified evening packed with...
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Great White – Monsters of Rock Cruise

So I've been a fan of Great White  for over 25 years. A fanatical fan to say the least. I used to get laryngitis after most shows when I was a teenager...

Alice Cooper

When Alice comes out to play, he often invites the audience to enthusiastically witness strangulations, beheadings, beatings, and stabings, but now, with the addition of his latest masterpiece, Brutal Planet (Spitfire),...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that Phil Lewis is his dad before he joined...
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Femme Fatale Shakes the Monsters of Rock Cruise

The afternoon sun was blaring on the Norwegian Pearl pool deck for the 2016 version of Femme Fatale on the 3rd day of the Monsters of Rock Cruise - Monsterwood.  The...