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Pierce the Veil, post-hardcore band from San Diego, California, sold out back to back nights at The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island, New York. The shows were part of their World Tour, in which they are sharing the stage with also American band Sleeping with Sirens. The Californian 4-piece band played to a packed venue Read more ..
Florida pop/punk band Yellowcard have joined forces with Texan metalcorers Memphis May Fire for an unconventional tour. The idea is to bring together two audiences that would not normally share a venue at the same time, but which can be temporarily united by their love of music. The experiment seems to work pretty well, at Read more ..
If you have ever seen a show of Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra you know that it is impossible to keep still during their shows. They have so much energy and radiate so much happiness and good vibe that you are in a different place in your life when the concert is over. The New York Read more ..
American punk rock band Rise Against hit New York like a storm at the end of September. Playing to a capacity audience at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, the Chicago 4-piece band displayed their fire and power during their whole set, but also their softer side with two great accosting songs (People Live Read more ..
American band Twenty One Pilots played at Terminal 5 in NYC a very complete and energetic show, full of what makes them special. The Ohio duo made every member of the audience vibrate with their music and lyrics, and at times it seemed that one could hear more the audience than the Tyler singing the Read more ..
LA-based American alternative rock band OK Go played at the Bowery Ballroom the second of back-to-back nights in New York City. One constant during the whole set was the dialog that the members maintained with the audience, even making a whole part of the show a Q&A section where Damian (lead vocals and guitar) and Read more ..
American Jazz musician Jon Batiste brought his band Stay Human to Central Park’s Summerstage for one the last performances of the season. The Louisiana musician, who comes from a big family and great musicians and entertainers, was opening for blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr., and while the set was short, it did not prevent him Read more ..
American blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. was one of the last summer season’s performance at New York’s Central Park. The blues man from Austin, Texas, played a great set of almost 2 hours. Touching tunes from his two releases, Bright Lights and Black and Blue, as well as several covers, the NY audience fully enjoyed Read more ..
Canadian hardcore punk band Fucked Up played at the Irving Plaza in New York City a pretty crazy and fun show. With plenty of what makes Fucked Up special, and lots more (including the guest appearance of guitarist Josh Zucker’s daughter on stage during a couple of songs). It is well known that singer and Read more ..
Japanese punk rock band NAMBA69 is one fun act to watch. They are pretty crazy and they drive the audience insane. They incite constant crowd-surfing and stage-diving. But when you are in one of their shows if they tunes don’t get you to shake your body, there must be something wrong from you. The trio Read more ..