Posts Tagged ‘oklahoma city’

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 / (Chesapeake Arena – Oklahoma City, OK) Those who showed up early to the Chesapeake Energy Arena to see Slipknot and Korn were treated to a performance from King 810; and by the looks of the stage, it was going to be an interesting one. S…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 – (Chesapeake Arena – Oklahoma City, OK) Sandwiched in-between the more thrash metal of King 810 and heavy metal of Slipknot was Korn; and despite the differences in their nu metal sounds, the audience was no less excited to see the band,…

-Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa – Saturday, October 18th, 2014 – Chesapeake Arena (Oklahoma City, OK) Fiver Finger Death and Volbeat were unquestionably the bands people were most pumped about, though there were also some Nothing More shirts being sported. That was who I was most excited for. The chance…

– Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa – Saturday, October 18th, 2014 – Chesapeake Arena (Oklahoma City, OK) The second band on the bill for this tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat was Hellyeah; and Vinnie Paul was the first member to take the stage, seating himself behind his kit while he spun his…

– Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa – Saturday, October 18th, 2014 – Chesapeake Arena (Oklahoma City, OK) Five Finger Death Punch were the undisputed kings of the night; and a vast majority of the crowd were wearing different 5FDP shirts, anxiously awaiting the moment when their band took the stage. The vo…

– Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa – Saturday, October 18th, 2014 – Chesapeake Arena (Oklahoma City, OK) It’s always interesting to take a road trip to see a concert. I’ve found a new appreciation for the experience this year with all festivals and other shows I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity t…

– Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa – Diversity is key to any music festival, and the 7th annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival had plenty of it. The Oklahoma City date also had plenty of sun beating down on the grassy field that is the Airpark, where the three roving stages (Coldcock Whiskey; Victory Rec…

Hand Drawn Records. A Compilation. Volume 3. Live Studio Session at Big Acre Sound (Copper Canyon, TX) – Words by Dustin Blocker // Photos by James Villa – Typically fronting a five piece folk-rock band in Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter, Brandon Callies brought in a sole backing instrumentalist, cellist Mark Williams…