Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Gaslight Anthem Photos: The Rave – Eagle’s Ballroom

The Gaslight Anthem are touring in support of their latest release, “Handwritten.” Opening for Rise Against, they performed at the historic Eagle’s Ballroom at The Rave in Milwaukee on Sept. 16.

The Rave welcomes Rise Against

Rise Against pulled into The Rave in Milwaukee on Sept. 16, a day after headlining 2012 Riot Fest in Chicago. Their energetic set had fans spilling over the rail within seconds their first song, “Survivor […]

KISS ride ‘The Tour’ into Alpine Valley

The much anticipated show featuring KISS and Mötley Crüe, simply dubbed “The Tour,” rolled into Alpine Valley Music Theatre on Sept. 8, 2012. Heavy rains dampened the spirits of some on the general admission lawn, […]

Motley Crue on ‘The Tour’ at Alpine Valley

KISS and Mötley Crüe are known for their over-the-top live performances–fire, explosions, hydraulic lifts and mechanical drum platforms. Mötley Crüe last performed in Wisconsin in July at Rock USA in Oshkosh and gave a lackluster […]

Shinedown, Godsmack and Staind lift UPROAR to new highs

UPROAR pulled a coup when they announced that three major headliners would grace the main stage together for this year’s festival: Shinedown, Godsmack and Staind. Adelitas Way and Papa Roach completed the main-stage lineup, though […]

Godsmack crush UPROAR

Godsmack have blown generators, demolished a kick drum and generally make their presence felt wherever they play. Sully Erna can work a crowd like no other; he asks and the fans respond without reservation. Touring […]

Staind Photos: 2012 UPROAR Music Festival

Staind have been running full-tilt since their standout eponymous release in late 2010. Frontman Aaron Lewis has been running double-time, putting the finishing touches on his solo effort, “The Road.” They performed with Godsmack on […]

Adelitas Way Photos: 2012 UPROAR Music Festival

Limited to about 40-minutes, Adelitas Way thrust onto the UPROAR stage with “The Collapse,” utilizing every inch of the main stage. Vocalist Rick DeJesus took center, flanked by Robert Zakaryan and Keith Wallen on guitar. […]