Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: The Lonely Moon debut show with Permanence, Amplifiers, and University Drive in Wilkes-Barre, 04/13/17

PHOTOS: The Lonely Moon debut show with Permanence, Amplifiers, and University Drive in Wilkes-Barre, 04/13/17

The Lonely Moon, a new solo project from Rafael Pimentel, former guitarist and backing vocalist for Scranton post-hardcore band Silhouette Lies, rose last Thursday, April 13 at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by friends and former bandmates who joined him for the project’s debut live performance. Another new alternative rock band from Scranton, Permanence, […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

While Saliva is best known for their chart-topping hard rock hits featured in movies, video games, and WWE events in the early 2000s, the platinum-selling alternative rock band embarked on an acoustic tour called Live and Unplugged this year to show a different side of the band, stopping at The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, and Of Mice & Men at Giant Center in Hershey, 07/10/16

PHOTOS: Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, and Of Mice & Men at Giant Center in Hershey, 07/10/16

Two of modern metal’s biggest acts, Slipknot and Marilyn Manson, co-headlined a night of musical mayhem at the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, July 10 with metalcore band Of Mice & Men. Speaking about touring with Mason last month, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor told Rolling Stone, “There’s a positive competition there that we both […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Fire at the Furnace at the Scranton Iron Furnaces, 06/03/16

PHOTOS: Fire at the Furnace at the Scranton Iron Furnaces, 06/03/16

Art and industry combine in spectacular fashion every year at the Fire at the Furnace with live iron pour demonstrations and other cultural events, but the sixth annual gathering at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces on Friday, June 3 brought two special people together as well. Nikki Moser, organizer of Fire at the Furnace and […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/13/16

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/13/16

Alice Cooper, singer of “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask),” appropriately sold out the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for the third time on Friday the 13th, proving once again that the classics never die – except dramatically on stage, again and again. Even as the Godfather of Shock Rock […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Slipknot and Hatebreed at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 05/13/15

PHOTOS: Slipknot and Hatebreed at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 05/13/15

Two heavy metal heavyweights, Slipknot and Hatebreed, warmed up a cold night on Montage Mountain in Scranton with mosh pits and pyrotechnics on Wednesday, May 13, just a few days after the Susquehanna Breakdown music festival kicked off the concert season at The Pavilion. With no other opening act needed, Hatebreed easily riled the crowd […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Eye on Attraction at The Gravity Inn in Waymart, 03/07/15

PHOTOS: Eye on Attraction at The Gravity Inn in Waymart, 03/07/15

Eye on Attraction brought their bright and energetic stage show to The Gravity Inn in Waymart to not only celebrate great music, but the birthday of general manager Cliff Krajkovich on Saturday, March 7. Playing both original songs and covers, the Scranton-based alternative/progressive rock band shared guest vocals with Rafael Pimentel of Silhouette Lies and […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon, and Tribulation at the TLA in Philadelphia, 03/01/15

PHOTOS: Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon, and Tribulation at the TLA in Philadelphia, 03/01/15

Death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Behemoth joined dark forces for a 31-date co-headlining winter tour that began in January in New Orleans and stopped at the Theatre of the Living Arts in Philadelphia on Sunday, March 1. Joined by Swedish metal bands Aeon and Tribulation, they conjured massive mosh pits that consumed the TLA […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

Progressive metal rockers Mastodon have reached new heights of popularity since the release of their sixth album, “Once More ‘Round the Sun,” in April, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart and performing on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Oct. 27. NEPA fans, who last saw the Grammy Award-nominated band from […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: GWAR, Decapitated, and American Sharks, 10/17/14

PHOTOS: GWAR, Decapitated, and American Sharks, 10/17/14

Even after the untimely passing of Dave Brockie, a.k.a. vocalist Oderus Urungus, the alien monster metal band known as GWAR has proven that they will forever be a threat to the human race with the “Eternal Tour,” which stopped at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Oct. 17. With vocal duties now shared between […]