Posts tagged "Van Halen"

Concert Review: Rival Sons (Friday, August 23 with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Live at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island)

Concert Review: Rival Sons (Friday, August 23 with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Live at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island)
Friday night, as part of the "Four Decades of Rock" tour, Rival Sons opened up for Sammy Hagar at the new FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island...

Interview: A Q&A with Sebastian Bach (A Cubby Bear North Concert Preview - Saturday, 5/12/12 in Lincolnshire)

Interview: A Q&A with Sebastian Bach (A Cubby Bear North Concert Preview - Saturday, 5/12/12 in Lincolnshire)
Headed to town for a show this Saturday at Cubby Bear North in Lincolnshire, I had the chance to chat with former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach in mid-February following a Chicago concert appearance.  Taking place only days after the recent death of Whitney Houston, our conversation touched on topics like the state of rock radio, Sebastian's long history performing in Chicago, his new album Kicking & Screaming and mortality... ...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/2/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/2/12
Trying a new segment this week and one that I hope will become a weekly feature... In this space, I'll attempt to write in slightly shorter fashion about more timely topics that I wouldn't ordinarily get to and I hope to create a bit of a dialogue with you in the process (so feel free to chime in in the "comments" section and tell me that I'm an idiot in regards to any topic you may happen to disagree).  This week, random thoughts on the new Van Halen album and last week's show at the United Center, as well as musings on Lenny Kravitz, Blues Traveler, Pitchfork and the passing of Davy Jones. ...
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Chickenfoot Live at Metro - 11/5/11 Chicago Concert Review

Chickenfoot Live at Metro - 11/5/11 Chicago Concert Review
Chickenfoot isn't reinventing the wheel but boy are they fun live. Friday night, Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and Joe Satriani were joined by drummer Kenny Aronoff (filling in for Chad Smith who's currently on tour with the Red Hot Chili Peppers) for just under two hours of live music onstage at a sold out Metro...