• STONE SOUR W/ Guests BEARTOOTH and CHERRY BOMBS

    Stone Sour, 10.19.2017, House of Blues, Las Vegas I had not been to the Mandalay Bay for anything since the recent events that occurred earlier this month... During their sets, Beartooth and Stone Sour made respectful, heartwarming comments about the power of this music, and about not letting fear stop ...
  • Wednesday 13 and Guests at Vamp'd

    This was my first time actually setting foot in Vamp’d. I’d driven past during the day and I’ll avoid any jokes about not being able to find the Kount’s Coffin. Courtney immediately pointed me to check out the venue almost as soon as we stepped inside from the murals as ...
  • Megadeth and A Friend A, Foe at The Pearl

    I’ve probably seen Megadeth live more often than any other band with the one exception being Slayer. What’s also interesting, at least to me, is Megadeth is one band I’ve never seen twice in the same venue. From The Joint, and the House of Blues, to the Thomas & Mack ...
  • Thrill Kill Kult Takes Over Beauty Bar Las Vegas

    If I needed a soundtrack for an artistic horror disco porno, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult would be the first band I would call. While touring with Ministry, founding members Groovie Mann (Frankie Nardiello) and Buzz McCoy (Marston Daley) actually conspired to make said movie, titled “My Life ...
  • KMFDM Returns to Las Vegas

    Industrial royalty converged at Fremont Country Club inside Backstage Bar & Billiards for a dream double billing that Rivetheads will not likely soon forget. German legends KMFDM, promoting Hell Yeah, their 20th studio album, and Canada’s Nivek Ogre (of Skinny Puppy) with his solo project OhGr, played to a sold ...