Marilyn Manson Proves Why He Is The Pale Emperor In Pittsburgh

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When Marilyn Manson last visited Pittsburgh it was when he graced the same stage at the beautiful Stage AE with the legendary Alice Cooper.  Having been a fan of Manson’s since his first album and a witness to numerous shows it was painful at that time to write a review … Continue reading

Grammy Winner Shaggy Talks To Kiss 108

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LATEST HIT IS GAINING TRACTION AT RADIO, VIDEO HAS OVER 13 MILLION YOUTUBE VIEWS    Reggae-pop legend has sold 30 million records worldwide; nominated for 2015 Grammy. Recently, superstar Shaggy visited LA‘s Power 106.1 to talk about “I Need Your Love,” his latest hit single. “I Need Your Love” is a collaboration … Continue reading

Rock Icons! Premieres Feb 21 on Vh1 Classic

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Over the past year, I’ve been travelling to meet with some of the biggest names in rock and metal music. Some of them will be very familiar to you, like the metal heroes I’ve had the privilege to interview before, people like Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Joe Elliott of … Continue reading

Metal Hammer Readers Vote Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris World’s Greatest Bassist

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Getty Images The Iron Maiden bassist has been voted the best ever by Hammer readers A week or so ago we posed a question to Metal Hammer readers – who is the greatest bassist of all time? And in your thousands you voted. But there was one clear winner… …Iron … Continue reading

The Lone Bellow are coming to Pittsburgh on February 28th, playing at Stage AE

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photo: Steven Sebring Brooklyn based country trio The Lone Bellow are coming to Pittsburgh on February 28th, playing at Stage AE. Their second album Then Came The Morning, was just released on January 27th to incredible acclaim. The record was produced by Aaron Dessner from The National. The Lone Bellow, Zach Williams, Brian … Continue reading

Brian Wilson’s 11th Solo Studio Album, Titled “No Pier Pressure,” To Be Released April 7 By Capitol Records

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New Album Features Collaborations with Beach Boys Bandmates, Kacey Musgraves, fun.’s Nate Ruess, She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, Peter Hollens, and Capital Cities’ Sebu Simonian He is one of popular music’s most deeply revered figures, a legendary writer, producer, arranger and performer of some of the most … Continue reading

Fossil Youth Announce Full US Tour/ Pittsburgh 3/19

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Oklahoma’s Fossil Youth are headed out on a full US tour this spring with Secret Stuff,Wickerwolves, Sleep In and Southtowne Lanes (dates below). They will be touring in support of their brand new 7″/EP “Intertwined With You” which drops on Feb. 3rd viaTake This To Heart Records. Formed in 2011, Fossil Youth originally … Continue reading

Entertainment One Music Signs NYC Rock Act Cilver

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NYC rock act CILVER has signed a worldwide deal with eOne Music with plans to release their debut LP later this year. “I’m looking forward to a great future at eOne!,” says vocalist Uliana Preotu. “I’m very excited to be a part of such an amazing home for artists and … Continue reading

PIERCE THE VEIL (Co-headlining the Rockstar Energy Presents The World Tour with Sleeping with Sirens) February 10 & 11, 2015 Stage AE, Pittsburgh

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Rock band PIERCE THE VEIL (Co-headlining the Rockstar Energy Presents The World Tour with Sleeping with Sirens) Date:  Tuesday & Wednesday, February 10 & 11, 2015 Venue, City:  Stage AE, Pittsburgh Ticketing info:  http://www.theworldtour.info Marking what looks like could be the band’s fifth consecutive sold-out headline tour, Pierce the Veil will bring its … Continue reading

A Chat With Neal Casal Of The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood swing through Pittsburgh’s Mr.Smalls Feb 8th, in support of their latest release Phosphorescent Harvest. I had a chance to speak with Neal Casal, CRB’s lead guitar player and songwriter. We discussed a range of topics over the phone. (listen to full audio below) Some of you … Continue reading