"We built this spaceship to be closer to you," remarked Bono during U2's set Saturday night (9.12.09) at Chicago's Soldier Field. The show marked the beginning of the US leg of U2's 360° world tour. The "spaceship" Bono was referring to is the massive structure that landed in the...
Von Iva steamed up the Grog Shop on Friday (2.6.09) with their electro soul studded gorgeousness.  Headlining a bill with fellow street glam rockers Semi Precious Weapons also onboard, Von Iva’s pop sleaze sound blended well with their stagemates of the evening. Strutting onstage in a red ruffled dress,...
Breaking the usual Memorial Day traditions of cook-outs, fireworks and parades, hundreds of fans disregarded festive events and opted instead to stand outside the House of Blues in Cleveland, and wait patiently for the doors to open. California indie rockers Rilo Kiley took the stage right on time, playing...
The last time I caught a Honda Civic Tour, the year was 2002 and Incubus was headlining. This was probably the first and last time I completely and shamelessly immersed myself in total fan girl behavior, because, thank the Lord, my pathetic attempt to get noticed by Brandon Boyd was...
Hardcore Ministry fans packed the house at The Agora last Tuesday (5.6.08). They drove from all over the country to smoke, drink and party their way into the depths of metal depravity to "celebrate" the farewell tour of one of the most influential bands in all of industrial music. Twenty...
Hailing from Brighton, England and currently digging into a 52 show tour of the states, British Sea Power hit the Cleveland scene hard, promoting their newest release ‘Do You Like Rock Music?’ at the Grog Shop Wednesday night (3.26.08). With a stage presence described as energetic, eccentric, and whimsical, British...