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INTERVIEW: JIM “ARRO” MÜLLER from LEAGUE OF DISTORTION – November 2022

INTERVIEW: JIM “ARRO” MÜLLER from LEAGUE OF DISTORTION – November 2022

| 1 December 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “German modern metal upstarts LEAGUE OF DISTORTION have introduced an incredibly refreshing sound to the scene with the successful releases of fiery first singles “Wolf or Lamb” and “My Revenge”, proving the musical finesse and experience of lead members Anna “Ace” Brunner (Exit Eden) and Jim “Arro” Müller (Kissin’ Dynamite). While the electrified third single “It Hurts So Good” recently added […]

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INTERVIEW: RIKI RACHTMAN – November 2022

INTERVIEW: RIKI RACHTMAN – November 2022

| 30 November 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see Riki Rachtman live in concert? Well, wonder no more… because Rachtman is coming to a theater near you! Rachtman is calling his debut tour One Foot In The Gutter and will be stories, tales and more from Riki himself, and it’s a safe bet there will be some sex, drugs […]

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INTERVIEW: GINGER WILDHEART from GINGER WILDHEART & THE SINNERS – October 2022

INTERVIEW: GINGER WILDHEART from GINGER WILDHEART & THE SINNERS – October 2022

| 29 November 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners are proud to announce the release of their brand new single and video “Footprints in the Sand,” taken from their forthcoming debut album, released on October 7th on Wicked Cool Records. Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners were formed in August 2019 when Ginger joined forces […]

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HOLY CRAP – METALLICA ARE GOOD AGAIN!!!!!

HOLY CRAP – METALLICA ARE GOOD AGAIN!!!!!

| 28 November 2022 | Reply

  New single Lux Æterna dropped completely out of the blue tonight and – GASP – it’s pretty damned great! \m/  

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LIVE: COLT FORD – November 18, 2022

LIVE: COLT FORD – November 18, 2022

| 23 November 2022 | Reply

Venue: The Stockyard City: Holiday, FL Dates: November 18, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are performers I will see every time they come through town no matter where I am and Colt Ford is one of those performers.  Ford and his band work hard traversing the country to get in front […]

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LIVE: SILVERSUN PICKUPS wsg ELIZA & THE DELUSIONALS – November 15, 2022

LIVE: SILVERSUN PICKUPS wsg ELIZA & THE DELUSIONALS – November 15, 2022

| 19 November 2022 | Reply

Venue: Jannus Live City: St. Petersburg, FL Dates: November 15, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) After nearly a month off from the camera and shows to review, I couldn’t wait to light the fire again from the pit at Jannus Live on a Tuesday evening to see Silversun Pickups and openers Eliza […]

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LIVE: STEVE VAI – October 18, 2022

LIVE: STEVE VAI – October 18, 2022

| 23 October 2022 | Reply

Venue: Bilheimer Capitol Theatre City: Clearwater, FL Dates: October 18, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) How did you spend your last birthday?  I am sure there was dinner, some cake, some singing, and a lot of celebration.  This year I veered from the norm and spent my birthday in Clearwater, FL inside […]

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ZEROKING TEAMS UP WITH 100% ROCK FOR NEW SINGLE VIDEO PREMIERE – “BACK OFF”

ZEROKING TEAMS UP WITH 100% ROCK FOR NEW SINGLE VIDEO PREMIERE – “BACK OFF”

| 22 October 2022 | Reply

ZEROKING TEAMS UP WITH 100% ROCK FOR NEW SINGLE VIDEO PREMIERE – “BACK OFF” West Virginia hard rock mavens ZEROKING release ”Back Off,” the second single and video today from their upcoming release, American Savior. The quartet has teamed up with 100% Rock to premiere the video worldwide. The video for “Back Off” was shot […]

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LIVE: CYPRESS HILL – October 9, 2022

LIVE: CYPRESS HILL – October 9, 2022

| 12 October 2022 | Reply

Venue: Hard Rock Event Center City: Tampa, FL Dates: October 9, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) On a Sunday evening, Cypress Hill brought their show to a packed Hard Rock Event Center at Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock. With the crowd trickling into the venue for the scheduled 8p start time, a […]

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LIVE: THE KNOCKS / CANNONS – October 5, 2022

LIVE: THE KNOCKS / CANNONS – October 5, 2022

| 8 October 2022 | Reply

Venue: The Ritz Ybor City: Tampa, FL Dates: October 5, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) I dig strolling into a ‘new to me’ venue to check out some artists than my normal fare.  This past Wednesday was exactly one of those nights.  I made my way to Tampa, FL and entered […]

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LIVE: POP EVIL – September 22, 2022

LIVE: POP EVIL – September 22, 2022

| 5 October 2022 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Dates: September 22, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) As their 2022 US Tour was winding down, the band decided to close out with two shows at their home away from home, The World Famous Machine Shop in Flint, MI.  After a rousing set from local […]

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LIVE: SHINEDOWN wsg JELLY ROLL – September 21, 2022

LIVE: SHINEDOWN wsg JELLY ROLL – September 21, 2022

| 25 September 2022 | Reply

Venue: Pine Knob Music Theatre City: Clarkston, MI Dates: September 21, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Rolling into a packed parking lot and full venue, I knew what was headed my way from headliner Shinedown, but before I could get to that portion of the show, I had to experience Jelly […]

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INTERVIEW: JODI ESSEX -September 2022

INTERVIEW: JODI ESSEX -September 2022

| 13 September 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “…what limits? Exuding the brave confidence it takes to defy all impossibility, Christian-Rock Artist Jodi Essex’s upcoming six-track EP, Fearless, is a call to build the Kingdom with the strength of a warrior. Having survived cancer at 25, Essex’s courageous perspective on life is powered by an innate sense of […]

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LIVE: SCORPIONS – August 30, 2022

LIVE: SCORPIONS – August 30, 2022

| 6 September 2022 | Reply

Venue: Pine Knob Music Theatre City: Clarkston, MI Dates: August 30, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) The Scorpions are rolling across the globe on their Rock Believer tour and one of the earlier tour stops was a Thursday evening in the metro Detroit area at Clarkston, MI’s Pine Knob Music Theatre.  […]

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LIVE: TED NUGENT – August 22, 2022

LIVE: TED NUGENT – August 22, 2022

| 26 August 2022 | 1 Reply

Venue: Lexington Village Theatre City: Lexington, MI Dates: August 22, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Lexington loves Ted Nugent… there is no denying that!  It seems every tour, Ted and his band find themselves on the shores of Lake Huron in the little town of Lexington for at least one night […]

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SEAWITCH premiere video for new single Witches Forever

SEAWITCH premiere video for new single Witches Forever

| 18 August 2022 | Reply

SEAWITCH premiere video for new single Witches Forever By Shane Pinnegar Seawitch is the new, exciting band led by legendary frontwoman Fiona Horne of Triple J & Big Day Out ’90s faves Def FX, who is also Australia’s most famous real-life white witch, whilst guitarist Dave “Spiff” Hopkins was a member of ’80s hardcore/surf punks […]

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LIVE: THE STADIUM TOUR – August 16, 2022

LIVE: THE STADIUM TOUR – August 16, 2022

| 18 August 2022 | Reply

Venue: Lucas Oil Stadium City: Indianapolis, IN Dates: August 16, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) The Stadium Tour initially scheduled for the summer of 2020 is now back in full swing after more than a 2-year Covid delay. The 36-show spectacle included a stop in Indianapolis. Classless Act out of Los Angeles got […]

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LIVE: UPHEAVAL FESTIVAL – July 15-16, 2022

LIVE: UPHEAVAL FESTIVAL – July 15-16, 2022

| 27 July 2022 | Reply

Venue: Belknap Park City: Grand Rapids, MI Dates: July 15-16, 2022 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Having attended festivals in the past, I was excited last year to attend something a little closer to home with a variety of bands that check the different genre boxes in the never-ending list of rock categories.  […]

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NEWS: ALICE COOPER SHARES FALL 2022 TOUR UPDATE!

NEWS: ALICE COOPER SHARES FALL 2022 TOUR UPDATE!

| 14 July 2022 | Reply

Alice Cooper has shared the following update regarding his upcoming fall tour.   “I’m looking forward to welcoming back Kane Roberts for our shows in September and October. We’ve been friends all this time, and he’s always been one of my favorite guitarists. He’s bringing more muscle to the Detroit Muscle Tour. We’ve always had […]

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INTERVIEW: JOHN CONNOLLY from PROJECTED – June 2022

INTERVIEW: JOHN CONNOLLY from PROJECTED – June 2022

| 27 June 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “With society consumed by hardline opinions on opposite extremes, neither side of a conversation tends to bend an ear to the other. It sucks the oxygen out of human interaction and leaves us gasping for a healthy breath. Projected explore this social suffocation on their third full-length offering, the aptly titled […]

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