Paganfest Ft: Korpiklaani, Turisas, Chthonic – House of Blues – Hollywood, Ca 5-13-14

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The 5th annual Paganfest made its way to the House of Blues in Hollywood on May 13, 2014. The lineup of: Winterhymn, Varg, Chthonic, Turisas, and Korpiklaani all waited eagerly to wreak havoc on the sunset strip and on the many hungry fans that were in attendance.               Chthonic is a metal band from Taiwan; they came on-stage and immediately the fans started to go crazy as Chthonic doesn’t visit the USA on a regular basis so the fans easily got loud and crazy. There wasn't ... Read More

Riot Fest 2014’s Mega Lineup Unleashed

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The plan here was to post the pic of all the bands and just name a handful of ones that us here at Concert Confessions are fans of and stuff like that. Then, as I kept reading into the poster containing the lineup for the 2014 Riot Fest in Chicago, this thing just has so much one would want to check out. Your top billing is The Cure, Jane's Addiction, The National, Rise Against and Weezer while The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Slayer, ... Read More

PREVIEW LouFest 2014 – Sept 6 & 7 – Feat. Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Grouplove and More!

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On September 6 & 7 the LouFest Music Festival will return to the beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis for a fifth straight year. LouFest is growing yet again, with a rumored FOURTH stage now being added after a third being brought into the mix last year. It was estimated that the 2013 version brought in more than 15,000 people each day, more than double the previous year. The last five years have provided concert goers with a very eclectic mix of ... Read More

Metalachi: Whisky a Go Go 5/4/14 Hollywood, Ca

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There are few bands in this world that you could look at or see their name and think, “What are they supposed to be?” One of those bands is the band known as, Metalachi. So who is Metalachi? They are 5 men that do a fusion of rock and metal covers using mariachi instruments as well as play classic mariachi music. Their costumes take after a classic mariachi look mixed in with KISS, Gwar, and Rob Zombie. Sounds a bit odd at ... Read More

Danny Brown Stops in Columbia, MO at The Blue Note 04/27/2014

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Danny Brown The Blue Note Words/Photos/Videos - BeezNutzSTL Last Sunday, the one and certainly only Danny Brown brought his " The Old Danny Brown Tour " through The Blue Note in Columbia, MO. Once again I made a short road trip from the suburbs of St. Louis to the college town of Columbia, Mo. Round Trip its a little under 3 hours. The Blue Note, is one of my favorite venues. I have been going here for a long time. It never disappoints me. ... Read More

Ghost: The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, Ca 4-27-14

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Swedish Metalers, Ghost, made a second pass in Southern California to perform to a SOLD OUT  crowd at The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, California. They were touring to continue support for their sophomore album Infestissumam. The Fonda Theater was packed to the max with both new and old fans of Ghost, hungrily waiting for Ghost to come on stage. But before them, we were given the opening band called, King Dude. Their music had a rock and a bluesy sound. The singer’s singing style reminded ... Read More

Snoop Dogg – 4/26/14 Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA

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Snoop Dogg - 4/26/14 Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA Review by Mouph Breaver and thenaturalstoner Videos by thenaturalstoner Photos by Phishbeard, thenaturalstoner, Mouph Breaver, Mr. Sparkly   The one and only Snoop D-O-double-G made an appearance very close to home last night. Beasley Coliseum on the campus of Washington State University in Pullman, Washington was the place. The venue was set up to house sixty-five hundred people and I would say that, sadly, it was only about two thirds full by the time old Snoop took the stage ... Read More

The Dandy Warhols 04/25/14: Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA

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For years I have been trying to see The Dandy Warhols live. I have a few albums, some I like, and some make me wonder what the fuck I am listening to. Yet I just knew I had to catch the band live. That finally happened on the last Friday in April during the year of our Lord 2014. Nic Adler and The Roxy decided it was time the Sunset Strip was no longer a shadow of its former self and are ... Read More

Local H @ Mercury Lounge – New York City 04/21/2014

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Local H w/ Crook and Pony - 04/21/2014 Mercury Lounge - New York City Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks "I have an idea: Why don't you just enjoy the show" says Scott Lucas to one of his biggest fans who happened to be wielding a camera in the front row on Monday night. That lucky fan was this very writer. It's not surprising at all to spot a dude named Porks sporting a gigantic smile out front Mercury Lounge an hour before doors open for the ... Read More

Shovels and Rope – 4/19/14 – The Bartlett, Spokane, WA

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Shovels and Rope with Parker Millsap 4/19/14 – The Bartlett, Spokane, WA Review, photos and video by thenaturalstoner   Shovels and Rope brought their fantastic husband and wife band to one of Spokane, Washingtons newest music venues tonight and had the sold-out crowd dancing and jumping and hootin’ and hoolerin’ along for a solid 90 minute release of folk-country-rock energy.  We got to The Bartlett around 7:30pm for the 8 o’clock show and opening act Parker Millsap and bandmates Michael Rose and Daniel Foulks came ... Read More

4/19/14 Local H @ DC9 in Washington, DC

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So I've written a handful of Local H reviews already and I feel like I can't possibly be creative anymore in my reviews for them. Of course I'm going to say they killed it! They always do! Of course I'm going to say they left me with a "high" that will be with  me for weeks, they always do! Of course I'm going to tell you that if you've never seen them live that you have to...The only new thing about tonight's ... Read More

Drive-By Truckers Rocks Columbia, MO – The Blue Note – 04-17-14

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Drive-By Truckers 04/17/2014 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO Words/Video/Photos by BeezNutzSTL First and foremost I want to say Thank you to The Blue Note for always running fun promotional contests via social media. Which is how I won these tickets to attend this awesome show. Do yourself a favor and go follow them, like them and LOVE them now and you can be the next winner. I found out I won these about 6:30 day of show. Its a 90 mile drive to Columbia, well ... Read More

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry Miller 4/12/14 – Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA

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Jerry Seinfeld and Larry Miller 4/12/14 – Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA Review, videos, and photos by thenaturalstoner   While Mom’s Weekend on the Washington State University campus is packed full of events every year, us “locals” typically hunker down and stay inside to avoid the massive influx of people and drunken carnage that comes along with the moms.  I have always heard that more booze, condoms, and morning after pills are purchased this weekend than any other in Pullman, Washington, and I believe that.  While ... Read More

Jack White Touring North America

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During times that legendary musicians aren't stopping by Third Man Records to record things in every way besides typical, Jack White does indeed fancy himself a live musician. Besides a handful of Festival dates, the pale faced guitar beast has scheduled a bakers dozen of dates across North America, kicking off in Tulsa on May 29th. Fox Theater in St. Louis AND Detroit are happening, as well as two nights in Chicago before the tour "closer" at the Air Canada Centre in ... Read More

Meat Puppets and The Moistboyz @ Fox Theater – Boulder, CO 04/02/14

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Hanging with folks this week who have fond memories of the Meat Puppets opening for Ween at Red Rocks some years back. So of course the amazing Red Rocks Amphitheater was part of the day's sight seeing tour, along with a walk on campus at University of Colorado where I sat in on a Psych class for no reason whatsoever. Tonight we're in Boulder at The Fox Theater, and it's a tad later show. Doors at 8:30. Moistboyz at 9 and the Meat ... Read More

Moistboyz and The Meat Puppets @ The Gothic Theater – Denver, CO 04/01/14

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Exactly one year after taking a road trip down to Pennsylvania to catch The Meat Puppets in Ween Country for two nights, tonight we kick off another double dip of the Meat Puppets, this time with The Moistboyz in the great state of Colorado. Always a good time when you could get me off the east coast. Last time I crossed time zones was Soundgraden at The Gorge Amphitheater  in Washington in 2011. Now it's Denver's turn to have me inside of ... Read More

Leverage Models Invade Vintage Vinyl, 03/18/14

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Leverage Models Vintage Vinyl, St. Louis, MO 03/18/14 By BzNtzSTL I just can't stay away from Vintage Vinyl and, its for good reason too. The special events/instores they frequently host are just too good to pass up. On a nice, chilly Tuesday night in St. Louis, the Leverage Models from New York stopped by the give everyone reason to funk it up. Earlier in the week I won a Twitter contest put on by Vintage Vinyl for ZZ Ward concert tickets. I had ... Read More

The Lonely Wild Live From Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14

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The Lonely Wild Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14 by bzntzstl Before thier show later that evening at The Old Rock House, The Lonely Wild came to Vintage Vinyl in The Delmar Loop for a intimiate performance. I was lucky enough to of caught the instore put on by Royal Teeth earlier that day so I hung around the famous loop and grabbed a bite to eat. It was a bright, very sunny day in St. Louis the perfect weather for getting out of the house for some ... Read More

Local H Add Spring Tour Dates For The East Coast

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Local H is currently on the inaugural tour with new drummer Ryan Harding, and by all indications things seem to be moving along smoother than a friction-less surface.  So after endless nights awake looking for shooting stars to pass along the sky it turns out the band has added more gigs to this trek. With a handful of shows left for March ending with a Scott Lucas solo spot in Forest Park, IL, the boys will head further east hitting towns Local ... Read More

Royal Teeth Brings Their ” Glow ” to Vintage Vinyl 03.06.2014

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Royal Teeth 03.06.14 by bzntzstl On a beautiful, bright day in the Delmar loop in Saint Louis, MO. Royal Teeth, a five piece band from New Orleans, LA stopped by Vintage Vinyl for a stripped down acoustic performance before their show at the Demo later that evening. They are on the road promoting their latest release " Glow " which is on Dangerbird Records and features the single " Wild ". It is always a wonderful feeling being at Vintage Vinyl, good ... Read More

Tool – 3/4/2014 Spokane Arena – Spokane, Washington

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Tool – 3/4/2014 Spokane Arena – Spokane, Washington Video and Words by thenaturalstoner, Photos by thenaturalstoner and Mouph Breaver   Full Concert Confessions Disclosure Intro: I am a Tool noob.  Not the biggest noob of all time mind you, but one nonetheless.  I know and enjoy most of the popular songs, but have not taken the time in my past to delve deep into their catalog.  This is a self-admitted mistake and something I hope to rectify down the line.  Regardless of my naivety, I ... Read More

Linkin Park Touring North America w/ 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI

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So with all that Stone Temple Pilots stuff on the back burner for now, it looks as if Linkin Park will dust off their gear and hit the road once again. Joined by a band fronted by a movie star 30 Seconds To Mars and special guests AFI, the trek will hit loads of outdoor venues and arenas beginning this August in Florida. They'll take things up the east coast and back across the country through Texas and wrapping up in California ... Read More

Summerland Returns For 2014 With Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog

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Art Alexakis is still looking to cash in on you missing the 1990’s. Summerland will return for the third consecutive year. This time out, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog will round out the lineup, with Everclear taking the top slot. Here is where you can catch the nostalgia in 2014. It is worth noting that the only Canadian date takes place in a city called Medicine Hat. Way to go Canada Summerland 2014 Tour Dates: 6/13 Pompano Beach, FL – Pompano Beach Amphitheatre 6/14 St. ... Read More

Primus Hitting The Road w/ Dean Ween Group This May/June

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Let's break it down for you. Les Claypool recently released a new record with  Duo De Twang titled Four Foot Shack. Also, the man known as Dean Ween is currently touring with the Moistboyz. Now forget the last two sentences, because if you're looking at this post you're here to find out tour dates for Primus and The Dean Ween Group (not to be confused with the Moistboyz), which kicks off May 1st through the 3rd at the Brooklyn Bowl's  Las Vegas location. ... Read More

Hall & Oates Bring Adult Education to Oklahoma – 2/28/14

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Hall & Oates - 2/28/14 Grand Casino - Shawnee, OK Words/Photos by Steven Anthony For the last few years Hall & Oates have extensively toured throughout the United States, peppering dates in seemingly every corner of America. They generally make a few stops here in my home state of Oklahoma, and 2014 is no different with the band finding themselves closing out February in Shawnee at the new venue inside the Grand Casino. For a little over 90 minutes, Daryl Hall and John Oates delivered hit ... Read More

TOUR DATES: Yonder Mountain String Band Spring Dates / Lineup Summer Festival Schedule

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Yonder Mountain String Band Set To Hit Road for Spring Trek / Announce Festival Plans.  As the calendar turned to 2014 and the members of the Yonder Mountain String Band set out for their Winter tour... they forgot to pick up one quarter of the band on their way to the first stop. Actually Jeff Austin decided to sit this one out and instead spend a few months of quality time with his wife and recently born baby girl.  The other three members ... Read More