Photos: Coheed and Cambria, Between the Buried and Me & Russian Circles @ Showbox SoDo

On Tuesday, February 19th, Showbox SoDo had New York’s Coheed and Cambria as headliners. Coheed and Cambria’s latest releases are the ambitious – and awesome – 2 part albums, The Afterman: Ascension and The Afterman: Descension. If you don’t know, singer/guitarist Claudio Sanchez writes science fiction, and his stories provided the plot for the two […]

Photos: Kreayshawn w/Honey Cocaine & Chippy Nonstop @ Neumos

California’s Kreayshawn just released her debut album, Somethin’ ‘Bout Kreay, in September, and she’s already a headliner. And she should be. Any song with the lyrics I got all the syrup in the catchy, awesome “Breakfast (Syrup)” should be heard far and wide. That’s what we think. Kreayshawn brought her Group Hug Tour with Honey […]

Photos: The Horde and the Harem, Western Haunts, Rags and Ribbons & Gibraltar @ the Crocodile

On September 8th The Horde and the Harem played their first Crocodile headlining show. They’ll return to the Crocodile on November 3rd for a show with Portland’s Typhoon and Lost Lander. While waiting for that show we urge you to get familiar with their wonderful album, A Long Midwinter. Western Haunts, who celebrated their album […]

Photos: Linkin Park/Incubus & MUTEMATH @ the Tacoma Dome

Two Californian bands, Linkin Park and Incubus co-headlined the Tacoma Dome on Wednesday evening. Each band has utilized many different styles in its music, so the pairing brought two bands together who will try something new – check out their latest; Linkin Park’s Living Things and Incubus’ If Not Now, When?. Opening for Linkin Park […]

Photos: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival w/ Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, As I Lay Dying, The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, I, The Breather & Betraying the [email protected] White River Ampitheatre

Photographer Josh Daniels, brand new to Back Beat Seattle and a welcome addition, headed to this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and returned with some very cool shots of Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, As I Lay Dying, The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, I, The Breather and Betraying the Martyrs. The festival continues through August […]