Vinnie Paul All-Star Tributes Planned For Louder Than Life In Louisville And Monster Energy Aftershock In Sacramento This Fall

Vinnie Paul All-Star Tributes Planned For Louder Than Life In Louisville And Monster Energy Aftershock In Sacramento This Fall   Earlier this summer, the music world was dealt a huge loss with the untimely passing of musician Vinnie Paul. In addition to his renowned work as a founding member of Pantera and Damageplan, Paul was most recently a part of the… Continue reading

Prong and Powerflo Rock Brick By Brick

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow Groove metal pioneers Prong, led by Tommy Victor on guitar and vocals, played the Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on April 8, 2018. With Art Cruz behind the drums and Mike Longworth back on bass and backing vocals, they were in fine… Continue reading

Act of Defiance Kick Off 2018 Tour

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow Act of Defiance kicked off their spring headlining tour at the Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on March 1, 2018. If you don’t already know, Act of Defiance is a Los Angeles metal band made up of former members of Megadeth, Scar… Continue reading

Killthrax Tour at House of Blues San Diego

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow Killswitch Engage and Anthrax returned to the House of Blues in San Diego, California on February 13, 2018 as part of their co-headlining Killthrax tour. The venue was sold out and completely full of passionate metal fans. Havok opened the show, the perfect aggressive… Continue reading

Fronterizo Fest 2017 Thrashes Tijuana

Fronterizo Fest 2017 Images and Words by Johnnie Crow The first annual Fronterizo Fest thrashed the grounds of Estadio Caliente in Tijuana, Mexico on October 26, 2017. The festival organizers knocked this out of the park on their first try, pulling together acts from across North America to the border… Continue reading

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 Eighteen Visions… Continue reading