Music Review: Michael Sweet goes to 11 on 'Ten'
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Music Review: Michael Sweet goes to 11 on 'Ten'

Music Review: "Ten" is among the best work Michael Sweet has ever done, and that's saying quite a bit given his nine previous solo albums and extensive discography with the Christian heavy metal band Stryper

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Godsmack and friends tear through the Midwest
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Godsmack and friends tear through the Midwest

A couple of weeks ago – September 22nd, to be exact – a hard rock hurricane blasted into the Taxslayer Center in Moline, IL.

Q & A with Ghost's Tobias Forge
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Q & A with Ghost's Tobias Forge

Depending on who you ask, Ghost has been on the hard rock scene since 2006, or for more than half a century, with occult roots stretching back even further.

'End of the Road' runs through St. Louis for KISS
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'End of the Road' runs through St. Louis for KISS

Announced back at the beginning of 2018, hard rock hooligans KISS embarked on their self-proclaimed final farewell trip around the globe.

Iggy pop sets himself 'free' with new album
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Iggy pop sets himself 'free' with new album

Let me paint you a picture: You're sitting in your favorite coffee house in the second half of the 21st century, like a scene out of a William Gibson cyberpunk epic.

Iron Maiden's "Legacy" is as strong as it's ever been
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Iron Maiden's "Legacy" is as strong as it's ever been

With their career now spanning over four decades, and virtually zero support from radio outlets anywhere in the world, Iron Maiden has both earned and embraced the term “legacy.”

Breaking Benjamin brings a bunch of buddies back to Blues-Land
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Breaking Benjamin brings a bunch of buddies back to Blues-Land

St. Louis radio station The Point hosted Breaking Benjamin's first show of their summer tour, with a packed bill of some of the hottest acts in the hard rock and metal genre working today.

Alice Cooper shows no signs of slowing down in return to St. Louis
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Alice Cooper shows no signs of slowing down in return to St. Louis

On July 25, the godfather of macabre rock himself, Alice Cooper made his return engagement to the St. Louis area, bringing a brand new tour to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. Along with his own superstar-packed band, “Ol' Black Eyes” brought along some other friends to help bring a night of dark, heavy rock to the Gateway City.

Beck, Cage the Elephant go 'Night Running' in St. Louis
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Beck, Cage the Elephant go 'Night Running' in St. Louis

Closing out July at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Tuesday the 30th, to be exact – an eclectic mix of rock, pop, alt, and indie innovators brought an incredible show to Maryland Heights. Beck and Cage the Elephant hit this stop on their co-headlining “Night Running” tour to the river valley and delivered one of the most memorable shows in recent memory.

Santana celebrates anniversaries with St. Louis concert
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Santana celebrates anniversaries with St. Louis concert

On another warm, sultry night in the confluence area of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, the sounds of soul- and Latin-infused blues filled the air, making the night even hotter. Santana and The Doobie Brothers dropped into the Gateway City for a night of scorching riffs and searing horns that made for a fantastic start to a mid-July weekend.