The Melvins-Nashville Tennessee-9.22.17

The Melvins-Nashville Tennessee-9.22.17
The Melvins in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, September 22, 2017 The Melvins performed at one of Nashville’s cooler venues, 3rd & Lindsley, to a maximum capacity crowd on Friday, September 22, 2017. The Melvins, originally hailing from Washington, is a trio recognizable for their grungy/sludgy music. Their fans credit them with being the godfathers of grunge and early pioneers of... Read More

Slayer & Lamb of God – Nashville – 8.30.17

Slayer & Lamb of God – Nashville – 8.30.17
Slayer and Lamb of God in Nashville, Tennessee on August 30, 2017. Slayer and Lamb of God at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium on August 30th, 2017. Slayer has been synonymous with thrash metal for most of us that grew up with this music. It’s a genre that has been played by many bands throughout the years, but nothing beats hearing one... Read More

Blacktop Mojo – Lincoln Nebraska-7.30.17

Blacktop Mojo – Lincoln Nebraska-7.30.17
Blacktop Mojo at The Bouron Theater in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 30, 2017. Blacktop Mojo has quickly become one of my favorite new bands in 2017. First, there was the video of them covering “Dream On” by Aerosmith. I have always been sketchy when bands cover such iconic songs, but they did this right and kept it as close to... Read More

Record Review – Narrative Retold by Fire From the Gods

Record Review – Narrative Retold by Fire From the Gods
Record Review of “Narrative Retold” by Fire From the Gods by Twitch! Fire From the Gods is a mix of Sevendust meets Skindred meets P.O.D. meets Downset meets Bionic Jive meets Asking Alexandria. Everything from reggae to metalcore to rap to hardcore to punk. Sound Crazy? Well it is. The awesome kind of crazy I love, and that’s exactly what Austin,... Read More

Record Review – Edge of Free by Edge of Free

Record Review – Edge of Free by Edge of Free
Edge of Free debut record reviewed in The Pit by Twitch! Nashville’s Edge of Free released their debut, self-titled album on May 19 and The Pit gave it a whirl. After all, super producer Toby Wright (Alice in Chains, Korn, Tantric, and Metallica, to name a few) was in the booth! Edge of Free contains an intimate collection of semi-autobiographical... Read More

Boston – Heartland Event Center – 6.5.17

Boston – Heartland Event Center – 6.5.17
Boston landed in Grand Island on June 5th as part of its Hyper Space Tour and performed in front of a nearly-full Heartland Events Center at Fonner Park. Boston performed in an arena designed primarily for athletics, the acoustics were surprisingly balanced and pleasant, most likely due to the particular auditory taste of lead guitarist Tom Scholz.  His obsessive attention... Read More