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Killswitch Engage Brings Monster’s Mosh to Clifton Park This Fall

Killswitch Engage Brings Monster’s Mosh to Clifton Park This FallClifton Park, N.Y. will be the last stop on Killswitch Engage's 3-date tour titled "Monster's Mosh." The tour will no doubt, rock out, Upstate New York this Fall. Jesse and the rest of the boys from Killswitch return to Tri-State area for the first time in almost two years. The band is currently on their sixth studio album "Disarm the Descent" which was released in April of 2013. Support for Halloween tour will be heavy metal rockers All That Remains. ATR is currently working on their seventh studio album. They will also play Krockathon for the second year in a row this year in Syracuse, N.Y. The tour [more]

Interview: Erimha's Kthien sat down with UL's Jim Gilbert and Jeff Ayers

Interview: Erimha's Kthien sat down with UL's Jim Gilbert and Jeff Ayers With a band name derived from the Sumerian language, you know you are in for a treat before you even hear them.  Erimha, or ‘army’ or ‘legion’ in Sumerian culture, has set a course to bring their haunting, melodic metal to the world.  Starting from humble beginnings in Montreal in 2010, they quickly coalesced into a powerful sound and wrote and recorded their first full length, “Irkalla” by the end of that year.  By 2013, their hard work and dedication put them in the sights of Victory Records, and they released their debut Reign Through Immortality in July 2013.  In [more]

Blake Shelton: Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 Hits Darien Lake Saturday August 2

Blake Shelton: Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 Hits Darien Lake Saturday August 2Blake Shelton, country mega-star, and star of the hit TV show The Voice, brings his current tour, Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 to Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center on August 2. When Blake Shelton isn't working on America's next big thing with The Voice he is doing his day job, being a large part of the country music scene. Shelton has been nominated five times for a Grammy and since his debut album in 2001 he has been on top of the charts. The Ten Times Crazier Tour has played the biggest venues and is supported by Neal McCoy, Dan + Shay, and [more]

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad with Funktional Flow Close Out Another Great Weekend

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad with Funktional Flow Close Out Another Great WeekendMusic filled the air again at Willow Creek Winery this past weekend; two days filled with music to keep everyone happy. One of the greatest things about Willow Creek is that you get the festival experience in a smaller setting.  If you combine the great location with Buffalive Productions,  you're getting the entire experience at a great value. Buffalive, who just recently was founded, is doing things in their first year that many promotors take years to accomplish, putting  great music out there for the fan to truly enjoy.  Friday and Saturday was no different with the crowd being treated to a [more]

Ozzy Osbourne To Release Memoirs Of A Madman CD/DVD October 7, To Include Rochester Concert Footage with Randy Rhoads

Ozzy Osbourne To Release Memoirs Of A Madman CD/DVD October 7, To Include Rochester Concert Footage with Randy RhoadsThe Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne has had a very colorful career with his years in Black Sabbath, as well as a solo career that saw him sell over 50 million albums and earn a Grammy award. On October 7, Memoirs Of A Madman CD/DVD will be unleashed to the masses including a CD of radio singles spanning Ozzy’s career. The track listing will include the following; 01. Crazy Train 02. Mr. Crowley 03. Flying High Again 04. Over The Mountain 05. Bark At The Moon 06. The Ultimate Sin 07. Miracle Man 08. No More Tears (edit) 09. Mama, I'm Coming Home 10. [more]

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Photo Gallery: Young and In the Way Crush Brooklyn

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Interview: Erimha’s Kthien sat down with UL’s Jim Gilbert and Jeff Ayers

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Killswitch Engage Brings Monster’s Mosh to Clifton Park This Fall

Clifton Park, N.Y. will be the last stop on Killswitch Engage's 3-date tour titled "Monster's Mosh." … [Read More...]

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