Ken Jones

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Metal warriors Canedy blow away blues fest with heavy debut

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Metal warriors Canedy blow away blues fest with heavy debut

So here I am, a passenger in the car of one of the area’s preeminent hard rock guitarists, Charlie Russello, driving to Binghamton, New York on Sunday, Sept. 8 for the 18th annual Blues on the Bridge, thinking about and jamming to nothing but metal. This isn’t so odd for two guys our age who […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: We are your kind – Slipknot celebrates 20 years with Scranton

REVIEW/PHOTOS: We are your kind – Slipknot celebrates 20 years with Scranton

When Slipknot first broke out as national artists in 1999, many dismissed the nine masked maniacs as a gimmicky novelty act whose popularity would soon fade along with the nu metal genre of the early 2000s. But 20 years later, as they top Billboard with the No. 1 album in the United States and the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal legends Dokken and Lita Ford perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 25

Metal legends Dokken and Lita Ford perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 25

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum ’80s metal band Dokken and the legendary “Queen of Metal” Lita Ford will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $34 in advance or $39 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, […]

 Rich Howells

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy of The Rods debuts solo band in Binghamton on Sept. 8

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy of The Rods debuts solo band in Binghamton on Sept. 8

2019 continues to be a busy year for Carbondale musician and producer Carl Canedy, best known as the drummer of The Rods since they formed in 1980. The legendary heavy metal band released their first full-length album of new original material in eight years, “Brotherhood of Metal,” on June 7, and soon after, it was […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 7

Prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that Sons of Apollo, a new progressive metal supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at 8 p.m. with special guest Tony MacAlpine, an instrumental […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Atreyu celebrates 20th anniversary with Whitechapel and more at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 1

Atreyu celebrates 20th anniversary with Whitechapel and more at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 1

From a press release: It was announced today that gold-selling metalcore band Atreyu will take their 20th Anniversary Tour with Whitechapel, He Is Legend, Tempting Fate, and Santa Cruz to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. “This tour is for our fans, and we’re letting you pick the setlist. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Last in Line, featuring former Dio members, returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 31

Last in Line, featuring former Dio members, returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 31

From a press release: It was announced today that Last in Line, a heavy metal band formed by the original core lineup of Dio’s 1984 album “The Last in Line,” will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $23 in advance or $27 the day […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace play at PPL Center in Allentown on Dec. 3

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace play at PPL Center in Allentown on Dec. 3

From a press release: Following a national tour with Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin, multi-platinum metal band Five Finger Death Punch has announced the launch of a U.S. fall arena headlining tour, including a stop at the PPL Center in Allentown on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Co-produced by Live Nation and Frank Productions, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Slayer takes Final Campaign with Primus, Ministry, and Phil Anselmo to Giant Center in Hershey on Nov. 6

Slayer takes Final Campaign with Primus, Ministry, and Phil Anselmo to Giant Center in Hershey on Nov. 6

From a press release: Today, legendary metal band Slayer announced the dates of The Final Campaign, the last leg of their worldwide farewell tour that began in 2018 and stopped in Scranton last summer. This seventh and final leg of the tour will start in Asheville, North Carolina and see the band taking its goodbye […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna brings his band Chief Big Way to Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 20

Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna brings his band Chief Big Way to Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 20

Joey Belladonna, the vocalist of Anthrax, one of the legendary Big Four thrash bands, will return to Scranton with his cover band, Chief Big Way, for a show at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Local bands Rockstar Revolution and the Jay Orrell Band will open the 21+ concert. Belladonna’s […]

1 2 3 9