Rich Howells

After tour bus accident, Scranton metal band Threatpoint raise funds with Pittston benefit show on April 26

After tour bus accident, Scranton metal band Threatpoint raise funds with Pittston benefit show on April 26

About two weeks ago, Threatpoint was on another run of tour dates across the country when their drive home turned into a terrifying moment that every touring act dreads. According to the Scranton-based thrash/groove metal band, the wheel bearings seized on their tour bus, starting a chain reaction that essentially left the vehicle without brakes […]

 Rich Howells

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago punk/metal band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of the young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will terrorize Scranton with a performance at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Thursday, May 9 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After injury, Ozzy Osbourne postpones all 2019 concerts, including Hersheypark Stadium show

After injury, Ozzy Osbourne postpones all 2019 concerts, including Hersheypark Stadium show

From a press release: In a statement released today, Ozzy Osbourne announced that he will postpone all his 2019 tour dates in North America and Europe – including a scheduled stop at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, June 8 with Megadeth – as he recovers from an injury sustained while dealing with a recent […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Theatrical metal band Ghost takes ‘Ultimate’ arena tour to Giant Center in Hershey on Oct. 24

Theatrical metal band Ghost takes ‘Ultimate’ arena tour to Giant Center in Hershey on Oct. 24

From a press release: With “Dance Macabre” becoming the band’s third No. 1 single on rock radio, Grammy Award-winning heavy metal act Ghost announced a six-week North American headline tour today that will see the Swedish group’s elaborate rock theatre presentation metamorphose into a full-on arena production. Produced by Live Nation and billed as the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal bands Disturbed and In This Moment rock Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

Metal bands Disturbed and In This Moment rock Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

From a press release: After kicking off the year with a North American tour that saw them playing to more than 200,000 frenzied fans, two-time Grammy Award nominees Disturbed have announced a second leg of arena shows set to begin July 21, including a stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Slipknot takes Knotfest Roadshow with Volbeat, Gojira, Behemoth to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 24

Slipknot takes Knotfest Roadshow with Volbeat, Gojira, Behemoth to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 24

From a press release: Multi-platinum masked maniacs Slipknot announced their live return today, unveiling details of their massive Knotfest Roadshow headlining tour set to traverse across North America this summer with heavy metal bands Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth. Produced by Live Nation, the 29-city outing will kick off July 26 in Mountain View, California at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

After nearly four years apart, it was announced today exclusively through NEPA Scene that melodic hard rockers ASHFALL will play a reunion show at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, April 13. The Pittston band has teamed up with Meat and Potato Entertainment and Stage West to produce the reunion show that local fans have […]

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Classic heavy metal band Attacker hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 16

Classic heavy metal band Attacker hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 16

From a press release: New Jersey power metal band Attacker with bring their classic heavy metal sound to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 16. Local metal bands Beyond Fallen, Threatpoint, Prosody, and Royal Hell will open this show, which is a makeup date after Attacker canceled a 2018 concert at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal bands In This Moment and Sevendust return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 13

Metal bands In This Moment and Sevendust return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Los Angeles alternative metal band In This Moment, who performed at the Sherman Theater with Scranton’s own Motionless In White in 2017, will return to the Stroudsburg venue on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. Atlanta, Georgia metal band Sevendust, who played at the Sherman in […]

 Rich Howells

Surviving Static-X members take 20th Anniversary Tour with DevilDriver to Levels in Scranton on June 30

Surviving Static-X members take 20th Anniversary Tour with DevilDriver to Levels in Scranton on June 30

Nearly four years after the death of frontman Wayne Static, the surviving members of Los Angeles industrial metal band Static-X surprised fans last October when they announced that they were reuniting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album, “Wisconsin Death Trip,” by recording a new album and then touring the world in memory […]

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