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 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer plays Christmas show at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 21 with University Drive

Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer plays Christmas show at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 21 with University Drive

Since reuniting for the first time in eight years in 2018 (and only the second time since breaking up in 2003), Wilkes-Barre hard rock band Lifer has surprised local music fans by jumping from the nu metal era to the present with a handful of concerts, including “A Not-So-Silent Night” Christmas show last December at […]

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Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring Boston metal band Ice Nine Kills to the new Art Haus movie theater in downtown Scranton for a live unplugged show this Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. […]

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Black Sabbitch, an all-female Black Sabbath tribute band, rocks Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 10

Black Sabbitch, an all-female Black Sabbath tribute band, rocks Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 10

From a press release: It was announced today that Black Sabbitch, an all-female Black Sabbath tribute band from Los Angeles, will play classic Ozzy-era Sabbath songs “with incredible authenticity” at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $19 in advance or $24 the day of the show, […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton black metal band Black Nihil offers party bus to EP release show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

Scranton black metal band Black Nihil offers party bus to EP release show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

Scranton black metal band Black Nihil, who recently premiered their brutal first music video, are now ready to unleash their ferocious debut EP with a special event that they say will “ensure maximum debauchery.” This week, the group announced that their record release show will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, […]

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KISS brings last leg of End of the Road Tour to PPL Center in Allentown on Feb. 4

KISS brings last leg of End of the Road Tour to PPL Center in Allentown on Feb. 4

From a press release: Today, rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS announced the last legs of their final tour, the End of the Road World Tour. The initial tour announcement was met with huge fan demand for added shows, but the End of the Road will officially come to a close on July 21, 2021 at […]

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Elton John returns to Giant Center in Hershey on April 20 on Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John returns to Giant Center in Hershey on April 20 on Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

From a press release: Diamond-selling, Grammy Award-winning legend Elton John, the No. 1 top-performing solo male artist, announced 24 new concert dates today on his sold-out Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. These new dates complete the second year of the North American leg of his three-year worldwide tour, counting 43 dates in 2020. The extended […]

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Daryl Hall and John Oates return to Giant Center in Hershey with Squeeze on Feb. 26

Daryl Hall and John Oates return to Giant Center in Hershey with Squeeze on Feb. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates, the No. 1 selling duo in music history, will return to the Giant Center in Hershey on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. British rock band Squeeze, known for 1980s new wave hits like […]

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Anticipated Black Crowes reunion tour comes to Bethel Woods and 5 other NY, NJ venues in July

Anticipated Black Crowes reunion tour comes to Bethel Woods and 5 other NY, NJ venues in July

From a press release: The Black Crowes’ Chris and Rich Robinson will herald the 30-year anniversary of their landmark quintuple platinum debut album “Shake Your Money Maker” with a world tour beginning June 17 in Austin, Texas. While it will not stop in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, several venues are within a two-to-four-hour driving distance. The […]

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Green Jelly’s comedic Punk Rock Puppet Show invades Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 30

Green Jelly’s comedic Punk Rock Puppet Show invades Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 30

From a press release: Known for their sophomoric humor, theatrical performances, crazy costumes, and intentionally crude musicianship, Green Jellÿ will return to Scranton with their Punk Rock Puppet Show at Stage West on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. Kamikaze Kupcakes, Scranton hip-hop metal band AlphaAudio, and Clarks Summit instrumental prog rockers the Russello Project […]

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Tom DeLonge brings Angels & Airwaves to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 19

Tom DeLonge brings Angels & Airwaves to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 19

­From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum rock supergroup Angels & Airwaves, which features former Blink-182 vocalist/guitarist Tom DeLonge, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m., presented by local alternative radio station Alt 92.1. Tickets, which are $30 and $35 in advance or $35 […]