Photos & Review: Vodka Rocks! Tour

This was a wholly underrated tour with an unexpectedly small turnout.  Granted, the thought that most often crops up when we find out a show is held in a casino is sadness. Mostly sadness at the thought of a musical career near its end struggling to stay afloat. Saturday couldn’t be farther from that assumption […]

Show Review & Photos: Lords of Acid @ Studio 7

I never thought I would be able to see Belgium’s Lords of Acid. For them to play Seattle was always a dream of mine. That dream came true on Tuesday evening. Not only did they play Seattle, they played it within an inch of its life and with original member, Praga Khan. The venue was […]

Review & Photos: My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult @ Studio 7

Tuesday night was my first time seeing My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult. I don’t know how I have missed catching their shows. I am familiar with their music, but seeing them onstage in such a significant performance (with Lords of Acid on the Sextreme Ball Tour) was just fantastic. The audience was somewhat […]

Show Review & Photos: Tool @ KeyArena

Photos by Chris Nelson Review by Michael Chandler Tool played the KeyArena on Saturday night. It was just as mind-blowing as seeing them in 1994 when I was first graced with their unique mix of metal, noise, and math rock. Add a serious psychedelic dose of visuals, and even KeyArena couldn’t keep this foursome from […]

Photos and Review: The Melvins @ The ShowBox

You may be dismayed to see three reviews of The Melvins but don’t be. They were so full of energy that it took three photographers to capture it. They took the stage like Attila The Hun took Rome. With Buzz Osborne (lead guitar) and Jarred Warren (Bass) leading the way, the two drummers (Dale Crover […]