Masquerade – Philadelphia, PA – 7/30/2022

So glad that I arrived early on the final day of the festival, although I will say that it was a challenge to get out the door before noon.  And I...

Masquerade – Philadelphia, PA – 7/29/2022

Masquerade kicked off early on Friday with another fun appearance from Atlanta's Shotgun Superstars, who were joined by the always-social Heber Pampillon from Kickin Valentina.It seemed that the festival was already falling...

Masquerade: Artist Showcase – Philadelphia, PA – 7/28/2022

I can still remember sneaking off to a Brad Lee Entertainment event in Fort Lauderdale after working at the Monsters of Rock Cruise pre-party to catch my friends from Roxy Blue perform...

The Final Day of M3 Rock Festival – May 8, 2022

Getting up before noon on a Sunday seemed an impossible task after the late night at the afterparty, but we couldn't miss our first opportunity to see Burning Witches live here in...

M3 Rock Festival – Day 2 – May 7, 2022

With the Extreme camp down for the count, our friend's from Enuff Z’Nuff joined the party on the second day of the M3 Rock Festival.  Despite the rain and fatigue from the...

M3 Rock Festival – The Traditional KIX-Off – May 6, 2022

M3 Rock Festival kicked off on Friday evening with a VIP performance from Count’s 77, featuring Danny Koker of the popular television show Counting Cars.  We didn't arrive in time to catch...

Skid Row Introduces New Frontman Erik Gronwall – Las Vegas – 3/26/2022

Sometimes things happen for a reason.  While the original plan had been to see the Scorpions and Queensryche over the Fourth of July holiday in 2020, Covid had other plans for...

Foreigner Residency at the Venetian – Las Vegas – 3/25/2022

It's been about four years since I've had a chance to catch Foreigner live.  A long time, given that I sometimes see them play more than once in a year, but...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – The Final Day – 2/13/2022

The fifth and final day of the cruise was a day at sea, and for me it was a bit more scaled back than most when it came to shows.  This...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Cozumel, Mexico – 2/12/2022

It's tradition to have a 5K fun run in Cozumel, Mexico when we get to port (or another city like Jamaica or Catalina), and I know it sounds like a crazy...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Day 3 “at Sea” – 2/11/2022

Our third day was a travel day on the high seas.  On a typically cruise, that would mean spending way too much time at the buffet or relaxing by the pool,...

Adrian Vandenberg Recaps the Monsters of Rock Cruise and Tells us What’s Next for...

After bringing the band Vandenberg back in 2020 with a new album and a new line-up, the pandemic stalled any plans for touring.  In fact, the band had only performed one...