Rich Howells

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Now about two decades removed from the era of nu metal, there’s no denying the impact the genre had on rock music, with many of those ’90s and early 2000s bands either fondly remembered or still active and touring today. As nostalgia currently rules the entertainment industry and bands revisit their seminal albums live on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

From a press release: Australian rockers Parkway Drive recently announced the Reverence North American Tour with fellow metalcore bands August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada, and Polaris, and today the Sands Bethlehem Event Center was added to that run, stopping at the Bethlehem venue on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

GWAR unleashes ‘Gore, Core, Metal, and More’ at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 6

GWAR unleashes ‘Gore, Core, Metal, and More’ at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that GWAR, the theatrical and gory “Scumdogs of the Universe,” will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on their Gore, Core, Metal, and More Tour with Miss May I and American Sharks on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. “This is the tour you can’t afford […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Nanticoke metal band The Aegean stands against ‘Tyrant’ in debut single

The Aegean has had a long journey to get to this point, but now the melodic metal band is finally ready to unleash their debut single in a rain-soaked music video that is premiering today exclusively on NEPA Scene. The Nanticoke-based group has been together and writing music for about two and a half years, […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Bullet for My Valentine, Trivium, and Toothgrinder at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/18/18

PHOTOS: Bullet for My Valentine, Trivium, and Toothgrinder at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/18/18

A little over a month before the release of their new album, Welsh metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine returned to the Sherman Theater on Friday, May 18 with fellow metal acts Trivium and Toothgrinder. They last performed at the Stroudsburg venue in 2013. Fresh off a tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Weed-themed metal band Cannabis Corpse hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 1

Weed-themed metal band Cannabis Corpse hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 1

From a press release: Following their European tour earlier this year, Cannabis Corpse – a death metal group from Virginia whose music references both smoking pot and one of the most brutal bands of all time, Cannibal Corpse – will bring their current U.S. tour to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Friday, […]

 Ryan Mullaney

PHOTOS: Cradle of Filth, Jinjer, and Uncured at Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia, 04/05/18

PHOTOS: Cradle of Filth, Jinjer, and Uncured at Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia, 04/05/18

English extreme metal legends Cradle of Filth returned to North America on their Cryptoriana World Tour, stopping at the Theatre of Living Arts on Thursday, April 5, and Philadelphia was just as eager to see the group as the band was to be back in the United States. “Cradle of Filth are very much looking […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Larksville noise rockers Vulturepeak break free of daily banality with ‘Wraith’

In these chaotic times, Vulturepeak is more prolific than ever with their anarchic mix of post-hardcore, metal, and noise, releasing their second album this year alone, “Snake Body,” this Sunday, March 25 through No Less Records, with more music planned for 2018. Before the Larksville duo rips up stages with Dead Empires, Terrorize This, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Black Label Society and Corrosion of Conformity get heavy at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 9

Black Label Society and Corrosion of Conformity get heavy at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 9

From a press release: Before traveling the world as Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist on the legendary singer’s farewell tour later this year, it was announced today that Zakk Wylde will bring his own heavy metal band, Black Label Society, to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests Corrosion […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch rock Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 17

Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch rock Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced last week that Wilkes-Barre’s own Breaking Benjamin and Las Vegas metal band Five Finger Death Punch will return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton to perform together on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Today, further details about the show were revealed. Special guests opening the […]

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