I hadn’t seen Vince Neil in a couple of years so I figured it was time to go see the rock icon. My daughter had given me MOTLEY CRUE’s first record as Christmas gift … Read More!
LIVING COLOUR BRINGS IN THE NEW YEAR!
Sin City is the best place to ring in the New Year and excitement filled the Brooklyn Bowl on New Year’s Eve with LIVING COLOUR! … Read More!
Thirty years after their debut in 1988, Winger took the stage at Vinyl inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The venue was packed from wall to wall and it was quite evident that Winger still has some fans that were eager to see them perform. … Read More!
GENERATION AXE ROCKS THE JOINT!In true rockstar fashion, taking the stage nearly 15 minutes later than the posted show time, Generation Axe shredded their way through The Joint on Friday, November 9th. … Read More!
BILLY GIBBONS DOES THE BLUES AT BROOKLYN BOWL!The Blues. If you’re a fan of Rock and Roll, I can assure you that your favorite guitarist, vocalist, or any member of the band has been influenced by the Blues... Read More!
TAT2WEEN AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD!
The best Halloween party in Sin City rocked Planet Hollywood on the night of Ghouls! Mario Barth personally invited me to the event … Read More!
Count’s Vamp’d was the place to be Friday October 5th 2018 when German heavy metal band Kingdom Come stopped in Vegas during their 30th Anniversary tour… Read More!
MC50 ROCK BROOKLYN BOWL!
Often cited as one of the most important American hard rock groups of their era, MC5’s initial run only lasted from 1969, when they released their live debut album Kick Out The Jams, until 1972 when they came to an end. Read More!
GET THE LED OUT ROCKS THE BROOKLYN BOWL!
To say this show was amazing would be an understatement … Read More!
THE DEAD DAISIES ROCK FREMONT STREET!
I was really excited when I heard The Dead Daisies were heading back to Sin City. I was contacted by Chip Ruggieri and his PR firm Chipster PR who referred me as a host ... Read More!
STEVEN ADLER ROCKS THE GOLDEN NUGGET!
I was thrilled my longtime pal Steven Adler was returning to Sin City! It had been awhile since I saw Steven and I heard he had a new line-up with his band and I couldn’t wait!… Read More!
DASH COOPER CO-OP CD RELEASE PARTY!
Alice Cooper fever took over Las Vegas when the Godfather of rock and roll returned to Sin City… Read More!
THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN’ AT VAMP’D!
Las Vegas is so lucky to have a rock club like VAMP’D. I would hate to think where we would be without this amazing venue… Read More!
TOM KEIFER ROCKS THE BROOKLYN BOWL!The song goes “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same.” CINDERELLA’S TOM KEIFER hit the stage with that as his opening song on July 12, 2018 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas… Read More!
REMEMBERING VINNIE PAUL ABBOTT 1964-2018The music world stood in shock and pain when the new spread about the unexpected death of Vinnie Paul Abbott June 22nd…. Read More! ANTHRAX AND TESTAMENT ROCK VEGAS!The last time Testament was here it was at Brooklyn Bowl and they were the headliner…but this time they were the opener for one of the Big Four as ANTHRAX was headlining on this night…….Read More!
VIVA LAS VEGAS ROCKABILLY 2018!Tom Ingram has done it again! Only bigger and better than ever this year! I could hardly contain my excitement hearing the Stray Cat’s would reunite for the first time in 10 years ....Read More!
ENDLESS NIGHTS VAMPIRE BALL 2018!So Vegas has everything, right? Well, it does now! With the first Annual Endless Night Vampire Ball taking over the Artisan Hotel….Read More!
SONS OF APOLLO ROCK BROOKLYN BOWL!Supergroups are thing that have sometimes come and gone in the rock world over the last few years. One that seems to have the staying power, SONS OF APOLLO…Read More!
NIGHTWISH RULES THE BROOKLYN BOWL!The Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq in Las Vegas, brought us something a little different, yet very interesting, when the symphonic rock band from Finland, NIGHTWISH invaded the U.S...Read More!
LAS RAGEOUS HITS VEGAS! The second annual LAS RAGEOUS music festival is in the books now after taking place on April 20th and 21st, 2018 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Read More!
THE DAM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL TAKES CENTER STAGE! The 14th Annual Dam Short Film Festival took center stage in Boulder City this past month and was the most successful so far! Read More!
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES! When you attend a BLACK LABEL SOCIETY concert, you expect to see plenty of bikers with beards and jackets with patches. However; what you probably don’t expect is to see grown men who look more like Vikings moved to tears…. Read More!
VEGAS MUSIC SUMMIT 2018! When I heard Joe Berman was going to be speaking at the Vegas Music Summit this year I immediately contacted Brian Saliba to tell him I wanted to be there!… Read More!
ROCKIN’ FOR AUTISM! !The first annual ROCKIN’ FOR AUTISM benefit concert was held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Backstage Bar and Billiards on Fremont Street on March 1, 2018. By all accounts, the show was a huge success and raised not only money, but also awareness for something affecting so many young people in this day and age…. Read More!
SVANLUND GRAND OPENING! I had been waiting for some time for Ken Svanlund to come to Las Vegas to open his store. And on February 11th, the Grand Opening/unveiling was worth the wait! Read More!
NAMM 2018! I didn’t know I was going to NAMM 2018 until the last minute. I had been trying for months to make it out to California for meetings…. Read More! G3 AT BROOKLYN BOWL! G3, the yearly traveling tour of guitar virtuosos spearheaded by Joe Satriani, played a packed show in Las Vegas at the Brooklyn Bowl on January 17th…. Read More!
VAMP’D ROCKS IN THE NEW YEAR! There was only one place to be to rock and ring in 2018 here in Sin City. And that would have to have been Count’s Vamp’d!… Read More! LITA FORD ROCKS DOWNTOWN! It’s been awhile since Rock Queen Guitarist Lita Ford invaded Vegas. But when she does it always makes an impression and leaves everyone wanting more… Read More!
Read More! CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL 2017! I went on vacation in Catalina Island for three days and as luck would have it, The Catalina Film Festival had just started the day I arrived. Being a new film maker myself, I was very intrigued to cover this event and perhaps learn some new rules to the game… Read More! REMEMBERING TOM PETTY 1950-2017 With the passing of the legendary Tom Petty, many thoughts go in to my early days of my magazine as I looked for my coverage I did for Tom Petty. I took many photos of him in concert and I was always in the front row. The first time I came in contact with the icon was at the Billboard Awards Red Carpet in December of 2005… Read More! ARW AT THE SMITH CENTER! YES featuring 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductees Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman played a sold out show at the Smith Center this past August. One of the most successful progressive rock bands of all time, are back with a nationwide tour spanning from coast to coast. Long time YES fans gathered to witness the musical legacy of ARW… Read More! VANS WARPED TOUR IN VEGAS! One of the most anticipated summer music festivals the 23rd annual Vans Warped Tour, rolled through Vegas this past June. The event was held at several stages inside the Hard Rock hotel and casino. Despite the heat, thousands of fans came out to see their favorites band such as FALLING IN REVERSE, GWAR, BARB WIRE DOLLS, NEW YEARS DAY, BLESS THE FALL, and many more…. Read More! PUNK ROCK BOWLING 2017! One of the longest standing Punk Rock Festivals in the country, the 19th annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival took over downtown Las Vegas for 3 days this past May Read More! LAS RAGEOUS IN VEGAS! The first annual Las Rageous two day musical festival took place April 21 and 22 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and adjacent streets and lured a packed crowd to the downtown area Read More! VIVA LAS VEGAS ROCKABILLY WEEKEND 2017! Tom Ingram has done it again! And after the many years for Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Festival invading Las Vegas, this was my favorite year so far! Viva LV Rockabilly took over the Orleans April 13- 16th with music, cars, tattoos, style and fashion, incredible vendors, burlesque and excitement everywhere! Read More! NAMM 2017! - THE EXPERIENCE! The New Year rocked in with a bang as always when NAMM 2017 opens its doors to the best rock experience of the year! And this year was no exception! What always makes NAMM so great is that it is not only jam-packed with incredible shows and performances, but it is where music lovers, rock stars, the best products available, and music technology bring people from all over the world together for four incredible days! … Read More! ACE FREHLEY AND LITA FORD ROCK THE BROOKLYN BOWL LAS VEGAS! Ace Frehley and Lita Ford packed the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas and VEGAS ROCKS! was there to capture all the action!……. Read More! GREAT WHITE AND SLAUGHTER ROCK THE EASTSIDE CANNERY! Great White and Slaughter returned to Sin City for another sell out show! Vegas Rocks! staff was there to capture all the action! Read More!