Friday, April 12, 2013

Hellyeah, All That Remains, Nonpoint, Sunflower Dead concert report

All That Remains
Sunflower Dead
Club Fever, South Bend, Indiana

This show had a great line-up worth seeing live.  The line outside Club Fever reflected that as it went half a block or more outside and kept getting longer.  The line was packed full of loyal hard rock and metal fans.

Each person had their own story to tell about seeing concerts like the legendary Pantera all the way to Metallica.  While you wait in line most of the people in line enjoy passing the time talking about music or playing guitar.  It was a pleasant 79 degrees in South Bend, Indiana which was perfect for waiting in line.

The temperature difference was a pleasant surprise because in Michigan it was mid-50 and raining where we came from.  You could feel the excitement growing in line as it started to move.  There were many diehard fans of metal in line that showed up on a work day including myself.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Dead Sara at Warped Tour in Los Angeles

Dead Sara is a rock band from Los Angeles, consisting of Emily Armstrong (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Sean Friday (drums, backing vocals), Siouxsie Medley (lead guitar, backing vocals) and Chris Null (bass, backing voclas) best known for their current single "Weatherman" of their debut album Dead Sara (2012)Dead Sara received the "Best New Rock Group" award at the “3rd annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards 2012." They were also nominated for a RadioContraband Rock Radio Award as "Indie Artist of the Year" 2012  and were crowned the 98.7 FM 2012 Close to Home Artist of the Year by defeating No Doubt in the final round of fan voting in the greater Los Angeles market group. The band is currently on tour in the U.S. and U.K. with Muse. More at

Images by Doug Siegel

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Wood Brothers at All Good Festival

The Wood Brothers

Friday afternoon at All Good Music Festival and Campout 2012 emphasized a variety of musical
genres. You had reggae and funk, and then you had some deep folky Americana music performed by three piece band called The Wood Brothers. Two brothers, Chris and Oliver, came together to
collaborate after each had already established their own music career. Chris Wood is a founding
member of Medeski, Martin, and Wood, and Oliver co-founded the band King Johnson.

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