Concert Preview: Hoodie Allen

Concert Preview: Hoodie Allen

Preview: Hoodie Allen Barboza, Seattle, WA 10.26.17 It’s pop rap. And it’s unapologetic. Hoodie Allen – née Steven Markowitz of Long Island, NY – has just released his third full-length album, The Hype, and while many may scoff, there are...
Aminé Spices Up The PNW Scene

Aminé Spices Up The PNW Scene

Aminé Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.06.17 Sometimes, living in Seattle, it feels like the only local rapper people care about is Macklemore. But kicking off his headlining tour at The Showbox, Portland rapper Aminé proved that the PNW grows more talent than just grunge rock...
Motionless In White Shreds The Graveyard

Motionless In White Shreds The Graveyard

Motionless in White w/ The Amity Affliction, Miss May I, William Control Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.03.17 Halloween seemed to come early to The Showbox in anticipation of this “Graveyard Shift” show, named for headliners Motionless In White’s latest release. The crowd...
The Face-Melting Mysteries Of Buckethead

The Face-Melting Mysteries Of Buckethead

Buckethead Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.01.17 Brian Patrick Carroll is the mysterious guitar virtuoso we all have come to know simply as Buckethead. His live tours have slowed recently, however, this was my second time seeing him perform in Seattle, including last year’s...
Scorpions And Megadeth Bring Dystopia To Tacoma

Scorpions And Megadeth Bring Dystopia To Tacoma

Scorpions and Megadeth Tacoma Dome, Seattle, WA 09.30.17 The aptly-named “Crazy World Tour” finally came to a sold-out Tacoma Dome and looking around at the beautiful faces of metal fans in the packed arena was a sight to see. Rock is NOT DEAD in the least. It is...