• Sweet & Lynch - ONLY TO RISE

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    ONLY TO RISE

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    Being completely honest here, I really didn't expect a whole lot out of this. I'm not the biggest Stryper fan in the world by a long shot, and the truth is that I just never could fully get into Michael Sweet's vocals. There's just always been something about him. I'm not sure what it is. I guess

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  • AC/DC - ROCK OR BUST

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    ROCK OR BUST

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    In a year that has see a foundational piece of AC/DC succumb to a debilitating illness and another to his own personal insanity, AC/DC emerges after seemingly forever away with ROCK OR BUST. To be fair and truthfully honest, expectations on this release were pretty low. I know that AC/DC is a band that's been in business almost 50

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  • Whitesnake - BACK TO THE BONE

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    LIVE IN '84 - BACK TO THE BONE

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    David Coverdale and company have had a very long and successful history that started even before he formed Whitesnake. There's no denying the legacy here. Coverdale has had a fantastic career with Whitesnake, and his time in Deep Purple was every bit as strong to that band as a Sammy Hagar was to Van Halen

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  • Wretch - WARRIORS

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    WARRIORS

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    There's an unwritten rule that I rarely follow here in Cleveland. That rule is that if a band is from Cleveland, I'm supposed to write all glowing things or else be called a hater by the local community. It's sad that it's like that, but the truth is what it is. For years I've lived with that stigma, to the point

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  • Machine Head - BLOODSTONE & DIAMONDS

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    BLOODSTONE & DIAMONDS

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    What happened to Machine Head really is a crime. Unfortunately for them, it's a crime they perpetrated upon themselves. With a mistake so many made in their youth, this band singlehandedly torpedoed themselves from ascending to the heights in metal held by only the select few like Metallica and Megadeth before them. After THE MORE THINGS CHANGE came

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  • Nashville Outlaws - TRIBUTE TO MOTLEY CRUE

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    A TRIBUTE TO MOTLEY CRUE

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    With the music industry pretty much dead anymore, nothing really comes off as shocking. After all, you have very desperate companies trying to hang on and make money from an industry that has about as much relevance today as the typewriter ribbon makers of the world still do. The current trend for the last half decade

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  • Texas Hippie Coalition - RIDE ON

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    RIDE ON

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    I tell this story often, but it's one of my favorites of the past year. I had the chance to interview the Texas Hippie Coalition earlier this year at Rock On The Range in Columbus, Ohio. I was in a small tent with a bunch of photographers. The tent was fairly quiet really, as the much bigger adjacent

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News - Escape The Fate

Image: Escape The Fate, Pitriff, NewsApril 4, 2012 – Escape The Fate along with Attack Attack! will begin the This World Is Ours Tour tomorrow in Buffalo, NY on April 5th. The 33-city tour will go coast to coast and joining the two headliners on the road will be The Word Alive, Secrets and Mest.

“We have had a rough few years, and this year was probably the toughest,” commented Escape The Fate lead singer Craig Mabbitt. “I don’t think I personally have been more excited to step foot on a stage and play a show for our fans. We also have so many good friends and family that are sharing the road with us on this tour, so I really hope you’re as excited as I am for the ‘This World Is Ours Tour’.”

 

“I’m very excited about this tour,” added Escape The Fate drummer Robert Ortiz. “This is our chance to go back to our roots and get back out to the fans that truly care about us. The tour is also meant serve our need to be on stage together as much as it does for our fans to see us there. Although we have had our share of problems in recent years, but we are here to stay. We aren’t pulling any punches. Anyone who has seen us at our strongest knows that at our very core, we bring it live. We are back, we are strong, and we are here to stay.”

Escape the Fate has been in the midst of recording a new album which will be their second time working with producer John Feldmann (The Used, Story of the Year). The band’s forthcoming fourth album will be released later in 2012. Escape The Fate released their self titled third album Escape the Fate which debuted at #25 on the Billboard Top 200 upon its release in 2010.

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THIS WORLD IS OURS TOUR
Apr 05 Rapids Theatre Buffalo, NY
Apr 06 Bogart’s Cincinnati, OH
Apr 07 Clutch Cargos Detroit, MI
Apr 09 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Apr 10 House of Blues Chicago, IL
Apr 11 Pops Sauget, IL
Apr 12 Beaumont Club Kansas City, MO
Apr 13 The Summit Music Hall Denver, CO
Apr 14 In the Venue Salt Lake City, UT
Apr 16 The Showbox at The Market Seattle, WA
Apr 17 Roseland Portland, OR
Apr 18 The Senator theatre Chico, CA
Apr 19 Regency Ballroom San Francisco, CA
Apr 20 Soma San Diego, CA
Apr 21 House of Blues Los Angeles, CA
Apr 22 Marquee Theatre Phoenix, AZ
Apr 24 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, OK
Apr 25 House of Blues Dallas, TX
Apr 26 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
Apr 27 House of Blues Houston, TX
Apr 28 New Daisy Theatre Memphis, TN
Apr 30 Revolution Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 01 House of Blues Orlando, FL
May 03 The Norva Norfolk, VA
May 04 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
May 05 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
May 06 Irving Plaza New York, NY
May 07 The Sound Academy Toronto, Canada
May 08 Club Soda Montreal, Canada
May 11 Garrick Events Theatre Winnipeg, Canada
May 13 Edmonton Events Centre Edmonton, Canada
May 14 MacEwan Hall Ballroom Calgary, Canada
May 16 Vogue Theatre Vancouver, Canada

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