They Came From Nashville…

They Came From Nashville… By: Pete Troshak These are the facts as we know them: The Dead Deads are five mysterious women that form a band based in Nashville. They perform with X’s painted over their eyes and they show their sisterhood Ramones-style with stage names that all have the last name Dead.Their critically well […]

Hellpop Tour brings Heavenly Metal Thunder

By: Pete Troshak The Hellpop Tour featuring All Hail The Yeti, Butcher Babies and headliners In This Moment rocked an enthusiastic full house at the legendary Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia on Friday night. In This Moment have survived nine years together, delivering four albums of their unique mix of theater and metal. The group underwent […]

Made In America Festival

By: Pete Troshak Made In America rocks Philly for a second year in row. Budweiser’s Made In America Festival returned to Philadelphia for it’s second year. The two day festival which was organized by Jay-Z is held on Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, an area that features the iconic Philadelphia […]

Who to See at Vans Warped Tour 2013

By: Pete Troshak Five Tips on Who to See and How to Have a Good Day at Vans Warped Tour 2013 Vans Warped Tour is now in its eighteenth year of existence, bringing a rolling punk rock carnival across the U.S. and even overseas. The tour features many of the same bands on two main […]

The Roots Picnic – Penn’s Landing Festival Pier

By: Pete Troshak The Roots Picnic Penn’s Landing Festival Pier Twenty one years to the day after The Roots’ drummer Questlove and singer Black Thought first performed together busking for change The Roots held their sixth annual summer festival – The Roots Picnic. The Roots are one of rap’s most durable entities, having worked their […]

CD Review: Circa Survive “Violent Waves”

[itunes id=”546373365″] Doylestown, PA rockers Circa Survive drop their fourth album, the self-released “Violent Waves,” this week. Their last album, 2010’s critically respected “Blue Sky Noise,” was their first release on a major record label. If the lyrics on this album (particularly from album’s best song, the pointed “Sharp Practice”) are any indication, they will […]