GODSMACK – The Legend Is On The Rise (Concert Review)

GODSMACK – The Legend Is On The Rise (Concert Review)

It’s hard to believe it’s almost been 20 years since I first saw Godsmack on an Ozzfest side stage.  That S/T debut record from the Boston natives may have been the last real shift hard rock experienced.  Almost twenty years later finds the band touring in support of their 7th studio album When Legends Rise. Bringing Danish rockers Volbeat along wasn’t a bad idea either.   I’m not sure if this was considered a co-headlining…

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GODSMACK – When Legends Rise (Album Review)

GODSMACK – When Legends Rise (Album Review)

GODSMACK It’s been four years since the last Godsmack album release 1000hp hit the racks.  That was an album which I personally found to be a rushed and a poor effort, considering some of the great albums the band have released throughout their career. Fast forward to 2018 and, after the four year hiatus, comes their new album When Legends Rise, but the lingering question is, will they? GODSMACK – When Legends Rise The title…

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Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

As the calendar turns to May, we note the unofficial start to what we now call Festival Season.  As part of the Worlds Loudest Month, the third annual Northern Invasion Festival has come and gone to small western Wisconsin town of Somerset.  The Somerset Amphitheater has become an early May destination for rock and metal fans alike as it has hosted Northern Invasion since it’s inception in 2015.  Every year as the lineups for these…

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Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion is back, as part of the Worlds Loudest Month, for a third consecutive year. Following the lead of our European friends, festivals have started to gain a foothold in the American way of life. With events like Rocklahoma and Rock on the Range entering their second decades. And for those hearty souls in the northern Midwest area of the Twin Cities, we have Northern Invasion. Two days of rocking, camping, drinking and… rocking!  Taking…

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