One of our all time favorite artists, a must see concert !
In honor of Adam Ant announcing both a UK and US Friend or Foe tour we decided to list the five reasons you must see Adam Ant live !
1 -The Hits
There are few artists alive who have had as many popular and got songs ,even less is the number of artists who are touring to play those hits . ” Prince Charming ” has turned up in many a TV series and movie along with his plethora of other hits .It is the stuff of legend .
2- The Show
Adam puts his 100% effort into every show ,with the duel drummers and approximate show time of two hours it is a show not to be missed .He plays guitar ,sings and dance all along while teasing the audience.He is not just an singer but a true performance artist .
Adam s band is a tight knit unit ,many of them have been with him a very long time .Duel drummers Jolo and Andy Woodard, bassist extraordinaire Joe Holweger ,and on guitars AP Leach and the talented punk rocker Will Crewdson .
it actually costs less to see an artist perform all their songs live compared to buying all the discs or downloads and life is about memories .Do you really remember all those coffees you had at Starbucks or that time you saw a concert with your friends,memories are priceless .
Take yourself back to a time when mortgage didn’t matter , taxes where of no concern and you could dress or be who you want .MTV played your favorite songs and you could ” Stand and Deliver ” what ever you wanted .
All what I’m trying to say is get your butt a ticket and see an original ,the one Johnny Depp and many more copied.Please see Adams website for more info about locations at http://www.adam-ant.com
Hollywood , CA- The story of one of the best and brightest bands in some would say was the best era in music debuted last night on Netflix , simply called ” The Dirt ” .The small title does nothing to talk about this huge film . It takes you back to the beginning of Motley Crue in 1981 and even earlier with the childhood of Nikki Sixx . To say this film hit home was an understatement to say the least . This review will take place in sections by actors or themes .
Nikki Sixx, the founder and bassist of Motley Crue was played by Douglas Booth , who did an excellent job with the debauchery and sadness of the real life person with out it being a facade , at times you forget it was an actor and not just Nikki himself . I can relate with the father and part of the mother in Nikki’s life.
Daniel Webber played Vince Neil , who made me tear up when her lost his daughter to cancer and the death of his friend due to drunk driving .His acting was top notch to say the least . Golden Globes are you listening .
Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly did an outstanding job as Tommy Lee. he did such a phenomenal job with both the look, acting and musical chops I forgot it was MGK .I can judge because I know MGK sorta , I spent time with him at awards shows, hotel party’s and at his concerts. He was so good I forgot he was MGK and actually grew to like Tommy Lee again.
Iwan Rheon as Mick Mars , I was very impressed with both the acting and the story of Mick Mars , due to his private nature he was always a mystery to me so I am glad his story was told . Breaking the forth wall was a treat that was really enjoyed .
Be warned there is nudity and swearing and drug references , along with more nudity and drugs and more nudity and drugs .The remake of ” Live Wire ” in a slow acoustic somber tone by Meghan Kabir is simply eerie and beautiful and one of my favorites ” You Cant Put Your Arms Around a Memory ” by Johnny Thunders was well delivered.
I give this movie 5 out of 5 stars as I wish I had a time machine to take me back to 1985. Get Netflix or find a friend that has it because this is must see TV at its finest !
This is one exciting band , make sure you catch them in a city by you !
Blackpool, England – Boston Manor will be hopping over the pond next month for an impressive North American Tour in support of Movements. Along with friends in Trash Boat and Drug Church, this is going to be a tour that captivating and energetic sets each night that cannot be missed. Multiple dates are already sold out, with all remaining tickets on sale now at http://bostonmanorband.com/.
The upcoming tour will feature the Blackpool 5-Piece performing tracks from their latest release Welcome To The Neighbourhood. In addition to hypnotizing live crowds, these tracks have seen great success at streaming with adds to Spotify’s Rock Hard, Totally Alt, Rock Save the Queen and Rock Your Body Playlists and on radio with adds to Sirius XM Octane, Music Choice and Active Rock stations like WRXQ-FM, WRKZ-FM, KHTQ-FM and more.
Despite the new sounds that infiltrate this record – which was recorded by Mike Sapone (Taking Back Sunday, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Envy On The Coast) – Boston Manor are just as ferocious and immediate as ever. They may be embracing new elements in their sound but listen to the savage hooks of “Flower In Your Dustbin” or the vicious vitriol of “Hate You” and there’s no doubt who has made this record.
A full list of upcoming North American tour dates can be found below:
April 17 – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
April 18 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
April 19 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory**
April 20 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre**
April 22 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
April 23 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
April 25 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
April 26 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Thater
April 27 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room Lounge
April 28 – North Kansas City, MO – The Rino*
April 29 – Dallas, TX – Trees
April 30 – Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
May 1 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
May 3 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
May 4 – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome to Rockville
May 5 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
May 7 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
May 8 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
May 9 – Boston, MA – Royale
May 10 – Washington, DC – Black Cat
May 12 – Rockingham, NC – Epicenter Festival
May 13 – Millvale, PA – Mr Smalls Theatre
May 14 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater & Ballroom
May 16 – Toronto, Canada – The Opera House
May 17 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic Theatre
May 18 – Columbus, OH – Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival
Chart-topping rock band STRYPER will return to the road in May for the 2019 HISTORY Tour — Greatest Hits & Covers that influenced our generation. The all-new HISTORY Tour comes on the heels of the band’s yearlong God Damn Evil World Tour, which concluded in Japan in February.
“The music of our generation was and is timeless,” says STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. “It was all about the song and musicians who inspired you to want to play. We grew up on bands like Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Journey and BOSTON. We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the music of these legendary bands. We thought it would be an amazing experience to play some of these songs live and show you, the audience, exactly were our roots lie. We’ll also be incorporating our own hits & videos from 1984 to 2019, and something from Perry’s past as well (Firehouse). We’re excited to get back out on the road and we look forward to seeing you soon!”
STRYPER consists of original members Michael Sweet (vocals and guitar), Robert Sweet (drums) and Oz Fox (guitar), as well as bassist Perry Richardson (formerly of the multi-platinum band Firehouse) who joined the group in 2018.
Exclusive meet & greet packages will be available in most cities. Fans will have the option of purchasing either a Standard Meet & Greet Package or VIP HISTORY Tour Meet & Greet Package. Both meet & greet packages include an opportunity to meet the band, get autographs, take photos with the guys and receive exclusive one-of-a-kind merchandise. However, the VIP HISTORY Meet & Greet Package (limited to 6 fans per city) offers additional merchandise options and a stage tour (hold Michael’s guitar, photo in front of Robert’s drum kit, overview of gear with STRYPER crew member).
STRYPER continues to dominate the hard rock/heavy metal scene with the their critically-acclaimed tenth studio album, God Damn Evil – released in 2018 via Frontiers Music srl. Rocking since 1984, STRYPER is responsible for such classic ’80s metal albums as Soldiers Under Command, To Hell with the Devil and In God We Trust. In fact, STRYPER is the first band to ever have two songs in MTV’s Top 10 simultaneously with their hits “Free” and “Honestly.” To date, the Dove Award-winning and GRAMMY-nominated band has sold over 10 million records worldwide.
STRYPER 2019 HISTORY TOUR:
May 10 — The Firmament — Greenville, SC
May 11 — Union Jack’s — Annapolis, MD
May 13 — Beachland Ballroom — Cleveland, OH
May 14 — The Token Lounge — Westland, MI
May 15 — The Rockpile West — Toronto, Ontario
May 17 — Gramercy Theatre — New York, NY
May 18 — The Chance — Poughkeepsie, NY
May 19 — The Paramount — Huntington, NY
May 21 — Chameleon Club — Lancaster, PA
May 22 — Jergel’s Rhythm Grille — Warrendale, PA
May 24 — Bogarts — Cincinnati, OH
May 25 — Mercury Ballroom — Louisville, KY
May 26 — The Lerner Theatre — Elkhart, IN
May 29 — Vinyl Music Hall — Pensacola, FL
May 31 — Warehouse Live — Houston, TX
June 1 — Magic Springs Theme Water Park — Hot Springs, AR
June 2 — Graceland Sound Stage — Memphis, TN
June 5 — House of Blues — New Orleans, LA
June 8 — The Masquerade — Atlanta, GA
June 13 — Paparazzi OBX — Kitty Hawk, NC
June 14 — Phase 2 — Lynchburg, VA
June 15 — Roanoke Rapids Theater — Roanoke Rapids, NC
July 17 — Rock Fest 2019 — Cadott, WI
July 18 — Arcada Theater — St. Charles, IL
July 20 — Roar on the Shore Bike Week — Erie, PA
Sept. 7 — Teatro al Aire Libre — La Paz, Bolivia
Sept. 10 — CC. Festiva — Lima, Peru
Sept. 12 — Teatro Caupolicán — Santiago, Chile
Sept. 14 — Tropical Butanta — Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sept. 15 — Circo Voador — Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Sept. 17 — Toinha Brasil Show — Brasilia, Brazil
Sept. 19 — Mister Rock BH — Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Sept. 21 — El Teatro Flores — Buenos Aires, Argentina
More dates to be announced!
For tour dates, tickets, VIP packages and additional information, visit the official website at www.stryper.com.
(LONDON) March 18, 2019 … Pop icon Adam Ant performs his landmark, solo album “Friend or Foe” for the first time, live in its entirety, throughout the USA from September 4 to October 1.
Artist presale tickets are available from Tuesday, March 19 at 10 am local time through Thursday, March 21 at 10 pm local time. General tickets are available from Friday, March 22 at 10 am local time. For more information, visit http://www.adam-ant.com.
Following a world tour to sold-out venues throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Adam Ant confirms his 2019 “Friend or Foe” USA tour from September 4 to October 1.
Adam Ant will play his landmark “Friend or Foe” album in its entirety as well as classic chart-topping singles and personal favorites.
The “Friend or Foe” album was Adam’s first release as a solo artist and included three hit singles. The massive hit “Goody Two Shoes” reached #1 in the UK, was also #1 in Australia and hit #6 on the USA Billboard Chart.
“Friend or Foe”, the single, was another top ten hit in the UK while “Desperate But Not Serious” was the album’s third UK smash.
“Friend or Foe” his most successful solo album to date, made #5 in the UK and was certified gold album status on both sides of the Atlantic after selling over 100,000 copies.
In the USA, the album reached #16 on the Billboard album chart and turned Adam Ant into a household name, resulting in a GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist and an MTV Award for “Sexiest Man Alive”.
From his early punk days in London to his explosion on the world stage that would lead to him becoming an icon, Adam Ant’s musical career spans the course of nine albums and 22 chart-topping singles worldwide. At one point, Adam had eight singles in the UK Top 40 in one week.
His 1979 debut album “Dirk Wears White Sox” was the first number one album in the UK Independent Albums Chart.
The follow-up album “Kings of the Wild Frontier” that featured his trademark burundi beat style of African drumming spent 12 weeks at #1 in the UK and was the best-selling album of 1981. The “Kings of the Wild Frontier” album produced three UK chart-topping singles, “Dog Eat Dog” #4, “Antmusic” #2 and “Kings of the Wild Frontier” #2 and won Adam a Brit Award for Best New Artist.
On its day of release, the smash hit single “Stand and Deliver” went straight to #1, and remained at the top spot in the UK singles chart for five weeks, earning Adam two prestigious Ivor Novello Awards for Best Songwriter of the Year and Best British Record.
As “antmania” continued to sweep the nation, his next “Prince Charming” album produced yet another #1 single, “Prince Charming” and firmly established Adam Ant as a global star.
Adam Ant “Friend or Foe” USA tour 2019
Wednesday, September 4, Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theatre
Friday, September 6, St. Louis MO, The Pageant
Saturday, September 7, Chicago, IL, Riviera Theatre
Sunday, September 8, Minneapolis, MN, Pantages Theatre
Wednesday, September 11, Cincinnati, OH, Taft Theatre
Friday, September 13, Detroit, Royal Oak Music Theatre
Saturday, September 14, Cleveland, OH, Masonic Auditorium
Sunday, September 15, Toronto, ON, The Danforth Music Hall
Tuesday, September 17, Boston, MA, Boch Center Shubert Theatre
Thursday, September 19, New York NY, Beacon Theatre
Friday, September 20, Philadelphia, PA, Merriam Theater
Saturday, September 21, Mashantucket, CT, Fox Theatre
Monday, September 23, Washington, DC, Lincoln Theatre
Wednesday, September 25, Greensboro, NC, Carolina Theatre
Friday, September 27, Atlanta, GA, Symphony Hall
Saturday, September 28, Clearwater, FL, Capitol Theatre
SONIC BREW – 20TH ANNIVERSARY BLEND 5.99 – 5.19 LP OUT MAY 17, 2019
March 14, 2019 — Black Label Society have released a new music video today for their song “Spoke In The Wheel” from their upcoming LP due out this spring. Directed by long-time director and collaborator Justin Reich, this is the first music video we’ve seen from the band since ”Trampled Down Below” was released last year from the Grimmest Hits LP.
Black Label Society will release Sonic Brew – 20th Anniversary Blend 5.99 – 5.19 on May 17, 2019, via Entertainment One (eOne). “Spoke In The Wheel” is available as an iTunes instant gratification track, meaning fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will receive that single as an instant download. “Spoke In The Wheel” is available on all streaming services today.
Pre-order bundles including teeshirts, posters, vinyl, and even a turntable are available now. Click here for more.
Thanks to a new arrangement with record label Entertainment One (eOne), the band’s back catalog is now all in one place, uniting the band’s earlier work with their more recent output. The “re-blended” version of their classic debut is resurrected bigger than ever without sacrificing its familiar kick. Plus, there are two bonus cuts: a full band/piano version of “Spoke in the Wheel” and an acoustic take on “Black Pearl.”
Akron , Ohio- The guitar virtuoso John 5 came to the area over of the weekend to the delight of a sold-out crowd! The Empire Concert Club , an intimate venue on the outskirts of Akron, Ohio played host to the legend in the making . John 5 known for his guitar work for both Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson proved that while he is a team player , he is a bonafide rock-star in his own right and his adoring fans proved him right .
The packed house was in a treat to hear such songs as ” Season of the Witch ” , ” This is My Rifle ” and ” Crank It ” among many others .
Some of the crowd favorites were ” Hell Haw ” a twisted version of Hee Haw and ” First Victim ” I personally feel the venue was too small for an artist of his stature, but and this is just a guess I think he enjoys the more intimate venue to connect with the fans .
If you have never seen John 5 and you have even a passing interest in guitar then make it your goal to catch one of his shows you will not be disappointed . I rate it 5 out of 5 stars .To see when he may be in your area please check out the official website at http://john-5.com
A special shout out to Jared James Nichols who did a outstanding job warming up the crowd .