SHOW REVIEWS

Show Reviews “National and Regional Acts” by ON TOUR MONTHLY

Cowboy Stadium (Arlington, TX) – Words by David Huff | Photos by Chris Eason – The music world is one strange animal. It breeds all types of genres where one kingdom can separate itself from another, yet boundaries can be crossed between realms when the setting is right. This particular evening, at the mammoth Cowboy S…

House of Blues (Dallas, TX) – By Austin Reed – “Empire of the Sun Deliver Powerhouse Performance” If there’s anything to be said about whimsically themed, science fiction-inspired electro-pop, Empire of the Sun is probably just the band to say it. As part of the Yahoo! On the Road series, the Australian duo unleashed a…

May 9th, 2013 – Trees (Dallas, TX) – By Krishen Anthony – “In A Different Light” From his many years with Cinderella, to his current solo record, Tom Keifer is a seasoned veteran of the stage. His voice still sounds as raspy and soulful as it did 30 years ago. Fans of Cinderella will recognize the bluesy edge of these…

March 4th, 2013 – Trees (Dallas, TX) – By Amanda Kennedy – “Orgy is Back with New Members and Serious Swagger” Self proclaimed death pop band Orgy are back on the scene with their new single “Grime of the Century“, and are out on a U.S. tour with support by Vampires Everywhere! and Davey Suicide.  I haven’t seen Orgy l…

Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jennifer Winters / Photos by James Villa – “Get in the Pit Skater” In support of their 9th studio album 13 frontman Mike ‘Cyco Miko’ Muir and the rest of Suicidal Tendencies rolled into Dallas’ Granada Theater this Tuesday night in full force.  The veteran thrash act was on-point…

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 – The Curtain Club – By Jordan Buford (The Music Enthusiast) – “Metal bands share a thick bill at Dallas’ Curtain Club“ Torch Entertainment was presenting a show at the Curtain Club in Dallas this night, and I almost didn’t go to it. The reason being it was billed as a metal show, and any…

The Curtain Club (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jordan Buford (The Music Enthusiast) / Photos by James Villa – “Cinco de Mustache Cinco: In Memory of Clint Waycaster“ I was familiar with the annual Cinco de Mustache event, which took place at various Dallas venues since 2009, even though I never attended any of the concerts t…

Palladium Ballroom (Dallas, TX) – Words by Brandon Deaton / Photos by James Villa – “Sevendust and Me and the Devil Makes Three” I have been a Sevendust fan for many years, but this was my first time to see them live. As they took the stage at Dallas’ Palladium Ballroom in support of their new album Black Out The Sun I…