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Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its annual Concert Week promotion, offering music fans the ability to purchase $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most anticipated years for live music and marks the kickoff to the summer […]

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Pa. metal band Tallah peers through twisted ‘Telescope’ on upcoming album, ‘The Generation of Danger’

Pa. metal band Tallah peers through twisted ‘Telescope’ on upcoming album, ‘The Generation of Danger’

From a press release: Last week, one of modern metal’s most explosive and unbridled forces, Pennsylvania nu-core band Tallah, announced their sophomore full-length album, “The Generation of Danger.” It will be released on Friday, Sept. 9 via Earache Records and, much like their 2020 debut album “Matriphagy,” will revolve around around an elaborate and horrific […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Dropkick Murphys, The Bombpops, and The Rumjacks at Santander Arena in Reading, 02/21/22

PHOTOS: Dropkick Murphys, The Bombpops, and The Rumjacks at Santander Arena in Reading, 02/21/22

Over the last two years, Dropkick Murphys held some of the best live streams of any band stuck inside during quarantine, but nothing compares to seeing them in person, especially leading up to their favorite holiday. This year, thankfully, the Celtic punk band was able to bring back their annual St. Patrick’s Day Tour, starting […]

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Breaking Benjamin and Seether come to State College on April 27 and Reading on April 30

Breaking Benjamin and Seether come to State College on April 27 and Reading on April 30

From a press release: It was announced this week that Wilkes-Barre natives Breaking Benjamin are heading back on tour this spring with fellow multi-platinum rock band Seether and playing three shows throughout Pennsylvania. Featuring special guests Starset and Lacey Sturm (best known as the founding vocalist of Flyleaf), the 17-date trek will come to the […]

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Dropkick Murphys kick off return of St. Patrick’s Day Tour at Santander Arena in Reading on Feb. 21

Dropkick Murphys kick off return of St. Patrick’s Day Tour at Santander Arena in Reading on Feb. 21

From a press release: Scrantonians aren’t the only ones excited for the return of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations – Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys are bringing back their own holiday tradition with their St. Patrick’s Day Tour, kicking off at the Santander Arena in Reading on Monday, Feb. 21 and culminating with their customary run […]

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Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow comes to Reading on April 2 and State College on May 18 with different lineups

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow comes to Reading on April 2 and State College on May 18 with different lineups

From a press release: Today, the multi-platinum masked metal maniacs in Slipknot announced the 2022 iteration of their infamous Knotfest Roadshow Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 38-date North American tour will take place over two legs, both headlined by Slipknot and each containing a stop in Pennsylvania. The first leg, featuring special guests In […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Judas Priest and Sabaton at Santander Arena in Reading, 09/08/21

PHOTOS: Judas Priest and Sabaton at Santander Arena in Reading, 09/08/21

The legendary Judas Priest kicked off their U.S. Firepower Tour in Wilkes-Barre in 2018, and they returned to Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Sept. 8 to begin their 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour at the Santander Arena in Reading. The madness of opening night started with Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton and their raucous 12-song set featuring […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: The Nielsen Trust feat. Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick in West Reading garage, 06/19/21

PHOTOS: The Nielsen Trust feat. Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick in West Reading garage, 06/19/21

Perseverance. Dedication. Stick-to-itiveness. Call it what you will, but The Nielsen Trust was not going to deny their fans a promised show in Berks County on June 19. After a ticketed event at the Pat Garrett Amphitheater with Philadelphia rockers Nick Perri & The Underground Thieves was unfortunately canceled, the band decided to shift gears […]

 Scott Kucharski

SteelStacks in Bethlehem kick off spring concert series outdoors on April 15

While 2020 was, for the most part, the year that wasn’t in terms of traditional shows and events, most folks on all sides of the entertainment industry seem ready to attempt to get back to some level of normalcy in 2021. Northeastern Pennsylvania was fortunate last year to still get live, in-person concerts at venues […]

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VIDEO: Pa. metal band Tallah plays new album ‘Matriphagy’ inside horror attraction ‘Prison of the Dead’

VIDEO: Pa. metal band Tallah plays new album ‘Matriphagy’ inside horror attraction ‘Prison of the Dead’

From a press release: An original dose of fucked up and disturbing alt metal insanity, Tallah is exhilaratinghly fresh while incorporating nostalgic ’90s nu metal vibes. Vocalist Justin Bonitz is a man possessed, wildly careening from bloodcurdling shrieks to lightning-quick rap bars. Throw in electronic elements and almighty riffs, plus modern hardcore breakdowns and thundering […]