Mark Uricheck

Are Black Veil Brides ‘the future of metal’ or just a ‘rock ‘n’ roll band?’ Maybe they’re both.

Are Black Veil Brides ‘the future of metal’ or just a ‘rock ‘n’ roll band?’ Maybe they’re both.

Controversial young metal group plays the Sherman Theater this Friday

lack Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has been quite the polarizing figure in the rock world since his band’s 2010 debut record, “We Stitch These Wounds.” For starters, the band is often written off by “serious” metal fans as a somewhat “mallcore” alternative to their definition of what metal should be; the cushy “whoa, oh, […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

Progressive metal rockers Mastodon have reached new heights of popularity since the release of their sixth album, “Once More ‘Round the Sun,” in April, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart and performing on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Oct. 27. NEPA fans, who last saw the Grammy Award-nominated band from […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin unplugged, 10/26/14

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin unplugged, 10/26/14

Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin has been playing to sold-out crowds since they came back from hiatus with a new lineup, and Sunday, Oct. 26 was no different. The band’s fall acoustic tour has taken them through the tri-state area and Delaware, and they ended the eight-day jaunt back in NEPA at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Derek Jolley acoustic set, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: Derek Jolley acoustic set, 10/24/14

We published a set of photos yesterday from the Lila Ignite CD release show on Oct. 24 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, but we didn’t forget about the first opener, the multi-talented Derek Jolley. As part of the Sherman Independent Rock Series, Jolley played a solo acoustic set to start off the night that […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Lila Ignite CD release show, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: Lila Ignite CD release show, 10/24/14

Lila Ignite, a Binghamton, New York-based punk rock group that often plays in NEPA, released their third studio album, “Not Punk Rock,” on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, a show that garnered plenty of area support. “Not Punk Rock” is an ambitious double record produced by former drummer Scott Rasmussen and […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: GWAR, Decapitated, and American Sharks, 10/17/14

PHOTOS: GWAR, Decapitated, and American Sharks, 10/17/14

Even after the untimely passing of Dave Brockie, a.k.a. vocalist Oderus Urungus, the alien monster metal band known as GWAR has proven that they will forever be a threat to the human race with the “Eternal Tour,” which stopped at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Oct. 17. With vocal duties now shared between […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green, 09/18/14

PHOTOS: BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green, 09/18/14

Showcasing local and independent touring bands in an intimate setting, the Sherman Theater’s Living Room Series featured BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green on Thursday., Sept. 18. The next Living Room Series show (524 Main St., Stroudsburg) will host Not Tonight Josephine, Windsor Circle, Skysleeper, and Forever Home on Tuesday, Sept. […]

 Rich Howells

Godsmack and Sherman Theater deal with fan Uproar over canceled performance

Massachusetts hard rockers Godsmack canceled their headlining performance at the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival at Mount Airy Casino Resort on Saturday, and fans were not happy about it – particularly when other main stage acts played that night. The band cited “unforeseen production/technical issues with that stage itself” in a statement posted on their […]

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