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Andrew Risch

Andrew Risch is more Metal than you. From Death Metal, to Thrash to Pirate Metal, there is no subgenre he doesn't enjoy.  He can be found at most shows giving the horns with one hand and nursing a beer in the other.

First Annual Record Fair at Bogart’s

Whether you are new to the hobby, a seasoned vinyl vet or just looking for something fun to do this weekend, Bogart’s 1st Annual Record Fair is worth checking out.

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Review: Metallica

Metallica’s set was loud, heavy, and fun. They gave the fans what they wanted in spades, with tons of energy and mayhem, playing over 2 hours without an intermission, it’s clear that Metallica are not planning on retiring any time soon.

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Playlist: Metallica

As Metallica’s upcoming show at U.S. Bank Arena is rapidly approaching us, I thought it would be fitting to put together a playlist for the concert.

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Metallica at U.S. Bank Arena

2019 is going to be a great year for Metalheads in Cincinnati. Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, and Iron Maiden have already announced tours that will each make a stop in the Queen City. To start the year off, Heavy Metal heavy weights, Metallica are playing U.S. Bank Arena on Wednesday, January 30th.

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Preview: Doyle

Former Misfits guitarist, Doyle, is bringing his musical monster mayhem to Madison Live Tonight!

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Louder than Life is Not to be Missed

The Louder than Life music festival returns to Louisville this September 28-30th. Don’t miss out on one of the last great festival shows of the year. Filled with great music, epic food and the Bluegrass state’s greatest export, bourbon, this show embodies the true spirit of “Go loud or go home.”

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Review: Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper and his band of maniacal musical misfits are happy to set off the spookiness of the fall with their hauntingly humorous and entertaining and Paranormal Evening tour.

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Review: Judas Priest

Judas Priest brought plenty of ​Firepower​ to Riverbend on Tuesday night. Cincinnati was fortunate enough to be the first stop on Priest’s co-headlining tour with old school rockers Deep Purple.

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Black Fast at Northside Yacht Club

If you haven’t checked out Black Fast yet, don’t miss your chance to see this up and coming group as they make their way to the Northside Yacht Club on Saturday, July 21st.

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Review: Primus

Music lovers across from several genres showed up at Riverbend last evening to experience the groovy tunes of prog/funk/alt/rock giants, Primus. The crowd gathered in anticipation for the show to start and as the lights dropped, Danny Elfman’s clown theme from Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure began to play pumping the crowd even further. Soon the familiar opening notes of Too Many Puppies began and the crowd roared. 

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Interview with Frank Bello of Anthrax

Big concerts have a lot of moving parts and something is always moving. After a little rescheduling, I was able to sit down and chat with Anthrax’s bassist, Frank Bello before his next sold out show. Already on day 6 of back to back shows, Frank was nothing but charm and smiles as he talked about Slayer’s retirement and the possibility of future Big Four shows. 

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Slayer Plays Cincinnati One Last Time

January 23, 2018 will always and forever be a date that I will remember. On this date, one the world’s greatest metal bands announced to the world that they were going on one final world tour.