Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 – Day Two

Day two of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 belonged to the “maggots”, the fans of Slipknot who showed up en masse despite Slipknot being absent from the lineup. Corey Taylor’s “other band”, Stone Sour, anchored the main stage, centered between the cholo goth of Prayers and the return of metalcore Eighteen… Continue reading

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 – Day One

Images by Johnnie Crow Words by Paul Stephens Ozzfest is a festival unlike any other and for the past two years Ozzfest has linked up with Knotfest to give metal fans a unique experience. The first band on Second Stage A hit the stage at 11:00 AM and Ozzy’s last… Continue reading

Monster Energy Aftershock 2017 Rocks California

Images by Johnnie Crow Words by Melissa Butterfly With mass shootings at recent music events in Paris and Las Vegas, it seems like our human spirit is in danger of being defeated. When something like this happens that’s just so horrific, perhaps the best way to overcome is by keeping… Continue reading

Louder Than Life Continues to Rise in 2017

Images by Johnnie Crow Words by Sandy Beitler and Jerry Clark Louder than Life is in its 4th year in Louisville, Kentucky. It is still relatively new to the Rock Festival scene, but they are making improvements with every new year. One thing they always have down pat is an… Continue reading

Concert Review: Marty Friedman In San Diego, CA

Words and Images by: Johnnie Crow Guitarist Marty Friedman brought his instrumental metal experience to the Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on August 28, 2017. The axe wizard was lead guitartist for Megadeth from 1990-2000, while continuing to release solo albums. Marty and his band flew over from… Continue reading

Rock On The Range 2017 Shines And Overcomes A Stormy Year

(TRR) and (PCM) It has always been said that the show must go on and despite dealing with the devastating loss of singer Chris Cornell, whose band Soundgarden was slated to headline Rock On The Range’s Friday night line-up and extreme weather conditions that forced an emergency evacuation from the… Continue reading