TOM KEIFER & L.A. GUNS Rise To The Occasion In Minnesota [Review & Photo Gallery]

 

The Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minnesota was packed to hear some hard rock classics that still have as much life today as they did when they were released decades ago. Tom Keifer, of Cinderella fame, brought his #Keifer Band and a catalog of hits while L.A. Guns featured Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns supplying their own fuel injected adrenaline the duo introduced on their debut record back in 1988. Continue reading

Review: FIRE FROM THE GODS – ‘American Sun’ [Official Videos]

Ever since the release of ‘Narrative’ Fire From The Gods has earned the respect of many and I bet after listening to their just released record ‘American Sun’ those very few left will be convinced to love and respect them as much as we do!

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Top 5 Travel Destinations in Eastern Europe

Top 5 Travel Destinations in Eastern Europe

Looking for an incredible travel experience?

Check out Eastern Europe! Many people overlook this area of the world when choosing a spot to vacation.

Don’t miss out on the beautiful landscape and rich culture you will find on this side of the map.

5 Places to Vacation in Eastern Europe

Visit one of the more unexplored areas of the world. East Europe takes you off the beaten path for unique travel experiences.

Visit one of these 5 Incredible places!

    1. The Eastern Carribean

Though many of the Caribbean Islands are considered independent states, you can consider them as part of Eastern Europe as Britain governs Anguilla and Montserrat. Eastern Caribbean cruises are great for the adventuring types!

many of the British Virgin Islands offer uncharted territory without the development of other popular destinations. They offer coral-filled water and unmarked roads and a less touristy feel.

    1. Prague

Visit Prague for a millennium worth of historical sites. Prague Castle, the astronomical clock, Charles Bridge, and St. Vitus Cathedral will take you back in time and blow your mind with beauty.

This well preserved Czech Republic capital knows how to shed light on their rich culture. For 4 days during the fall, you can enjoy the Prague Signal Festival.

This event lights up the city, honoring both old and modern culture. Book your trip for October, so you can party in the streets with the locals at this incredible event!

    1. Transylvania

Though horror buffs may mark this part of Romania on their bucket list, there are many reasons to visit this beautiful city that have nothing to do with Dracula. This city offers gorgeous sites and a well-preserved history.

Home to beautiful Carpathian Range hiking trails, adventurers will love both the challenge and the view. Within the city limits, Saxon villages house over 150 fortified churches that will transport you through time.

    1. Moscow

Visit this city to experience Russian culture at its finest. Moscow is art!

Time your visit to attend a Victory Day parade at the Red Square for an immersive experience. Even if you miss that event, the buildings will wow you with a colorful fairytale feel.

Other places to visit here include the Moscow Museum of Art, the Bolshoi Theater, and Tverskaya Street. Russians often carry a harsh reputation, so let this city captivate you and change your perception.

    1. Krakow

This Polish city serves as the cultural hub, presenting architecture from the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque eras! As you traverse your way through Krakow, you will enjoy old European charm on one street and Medieval darkness on the next.

The Jewish Quarter, Wawel Castle, and Krakow’s Market Square immerse you in history. Enjoy the Polish cuisine, as many of this city’s restaurants both preserve the traditional recipes and infuse modernity.

Adventurers can find fun here too! Spelunk the Wieliczka Salt Mines to discover natural cave terrain and hidden chapels!

Check Out a Concert on Your Trip

You will not regret traveling to Eastern Europe. Whether you enjoy history, festivals, or adventure, you will find a unique experience for everybody to enjoy.

For the ultimate vacation experience, book your trip around your favorite concert tour! Check out our tour reviews!

SABATON & HAMMERFALL Bring Plenty Of Firepower To Minnesota [Review & Photo Gallery]

 

“The Great Tour” came to the Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota with plenty of firepower for the sold out venue. Sabaton and HammerFall, both hailing from Sweden, have a tremendous following with passionate fans that hung on every song throughout the night. Continue reading

EXIT 111 FESTIVAL 2019: Friday [Review & Photo Gallery]

One of the most anticipated music festivals of the summer and fall since its announcement in early April, the first ever Exit 111 Festival, planted its rock n’ roll roots deep in the farm that Bonnaroo made iconic just south of Nashville, Tennessee. The three-day experience which took place from Friday, October, 11th, through Sunday, October 13th at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee, featured a monster musical lineup including Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Slayer, Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, ZZ Top, Ghost, Mastodon, Deftones, Coheed and Cambria, Lamb of God, and many more. In addition to the top-notch musical roster, Exit 111 featured The Paranormal Cirque, a world of combined theatre, circus, and cabaret presented by Cirque Italia; The Red Bull Freestyle Motocross Experience, showcasing the insane talents of some of the best freestyle motocross riders in the world; the Mega Sports Bar, offering everything from college football and the NFL to baseball and hockey games in the biggest damn sports bar you’ve ever seen; and the Exit 111 Car Show, the first ever all makes, all models car show, free to all Exit 111 ticket-holders. Continue reading

William DuVall Speaks On Giraffe Tongue Orchestra “That Album Was Terribly Underserved By Our Lack Of Performances”

William DuVall has played in a lot of bands, spanning various genres and decades, but most became aware of him as he became the new frontman of legendary rock act Alice In Chains when they announced their comeback after going on a hiatus following the death of their original vocalist, Layne Staley.  DuVall had some mighty big shoes to fill, but anyone who remembered William from his time in Comes With The Fall opening for Jerry Cantrell on his Degradation Trip tours in the early 2000’s, this wasn’t as much of a shock.  DuVall’s got an impressive vocal range, and is a solid guitar player in his own right, all of these things are on full display in his first solo album, the bare bones, One Alone, album released in mid 2019. Continue reading

Review: JINJER – Macro [Album Stream]

Formed less than 10 years ago, the (as their biog describes them) “four-piece Progressive Groove metal wrecking machine known as Jinjer” have produced some cracking albums, including ‘Cloud Factory’ and ‘King of Everything’. Hailing from Donetsk, this Ukrainian band found their top gear with the addition of the versatile and charismatic vocalist Tatiana Shmailyuk in 2010.

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P.O.D., ALIEN ANT FARM & DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY Kick Off European Tour!

 

San Diego rock quartet P.O.D. prepare to embark on the European tour, starting this month log tour that kicks off on October 23rd. The tour is in support of their recently released album ‘Circles’ via Mascot Records. Alternative rock veterans Alien Ant Farm will be joining them along with special guests Dead Girls Academy. The tour will make stops in 18 different countries.  Continue reading