Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher Kick Off North American Summer Tour With AFI

The Smashing Pumpkins [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Last night at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ, The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds kicked off their highly-anticipated summer tour with very special guests AFI. The package is an ultimate alt-rock outing, with a nice blend of newness and nostalgia. And with an August start, the tour will help fans hang on to summer for just a little while longer.

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Clutch and Killswitch Engage Are Interesting Co-Headliners, But Rock Is Rock

Clutch [© Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – One of the more interesting co-headlining tour is currently trekking across North America. Last night, groove rockers Clutch and metal giants Killswitch Engage stopped at the newly re-branded Wind Creek Event Center (formerly Sands Event Center) in Bethlehem, PA. The tour seems like an odd pairing at first, but rock is rock, and it works. Both acts are playing big rooms together, and their respective fans are coming …

John Mayer, Stretching His Legs On A Summer Tour, Is Still Sharp

John Mayer [© Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – While he’s not pushing a new record, John Mayer decided to get out and stretch his legs this summer. The guitar guru is touring for the heck of it, and still packing arenas. Last night was #MayerMonday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, and John treated fans with a new stage setup.

Across the street, Philadelphia’s football stadium Lincoln Financial Field was already buzzing. Rock ‘n’ roll …

Alice Cooper, Halestorm Kick Off 2019 Summer Tour

Alice Cooper [© Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Last night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA, shock rock icon Alice Cooper and GRAMMY-Award winning rockers Halestorm kicked off their 2019 summer tour with special guests Motionless In White. The three acts proved to be a solid bill, with a diverse group of fans coming together to rock out with two Pennsylvania rock heavyweights and a living legend. The venue, having hosted Rob Zombie and …

Collective Soul, Gin Blossoms Kick Off 2019 U.S. Tour

Collective Soul [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Last night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, alt-rock juggernauts Collective Soul kicked off their Now’s The Time Tour with special guests Gin Blossoms. The two seminal acts packed the Sound Waves venue at the Hard Rock. The trek celebrates the 25th anniversary of Collective Soul’s debut album Hints Allegations and Things Left Unsaid.

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The Hives, Refused Kick Off Swedish Scream Tour

(TRR) – Swedish rock mainstays The Hives and Refused kicked off their Official Swedish Scream Tour last night in Philadelphia. The two seminal acts played full sets for a packed Franklin Music Hall crowd. The energetic performances saw both frontmen make their way into the crowd, letting fans sing along into the microphones.

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KISS Bid Farewell To Philly On End Of The Road Tour

KISS End of the Road Tour Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia

KISS [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Rock icons KISS bid farwell to Philadelphia last night with an explosive performance at Wells Fargo Center. The band performed some of their biggest hits and deepest cuts, incorporating material from 12 different albums. An intense mix fire, blood, pyro, and lasers gave fans one hell of a show. But it wasn’t because it’s the last time. That’s just KISS. Every time.

KISS End of the Road Tour Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia

KISS [Matt Bishop Photo]

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