Concert Review: Loudness at Pickle Park

Concert Review: Loudness at Pickle Park

In May of 2011, Loudness was playing a Minneapolis club called Ground Zero. To which I internally questioned; Loudness? Like “Crazy Nights” Loudness? And for those less familiar with the Twin Cities club scene I also questioned; at Ground Zero? Ground Zero is a club that featured mostly DJ dance beats and offered an environment more akin to a rave. So initially I was thinking Loudness was just one of their cross-dressing theme nights. But…

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Lynch Mob at Pickle Park Fridley, MN

Lynch Mob at Pickle Park Fridley, MN

As a teen in the 80’s my hands existed for two purposes.  One of those was playing guitar.  As much as KISS may have been the reason I wanted a guitar, George Lynch was the reason I wanted to play guitar. It wasn’t just his playing I coveted.  If he wore Nike hightops, I wore Nike hightops.  If he had a red t-shirt that just said “Balls” I wanted a red t-shirt that said “Balls”.  Along…

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BulletBoys & Gunzo at Pickle Park

BulletBoys & Gunzo at Pickle Park

Armed Alliance Tour Pickle Park – Minneapolis, MN Marq Torien brought the BulletBoys back to the Twin Cities bringing Tracii Guns and his latest project Gunzo with. It’s been just shy of a year since the BulletBoys brought the rock to Pickle Park and in that time they released the album Elefante’, a record full of enough rock to keep even the most haughty Geologist engaged. I’d heard a bit about Gunzo but not enough to…

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Y&T At Pickle Park: Concert Review

Y&T At Pickle Park: Concert Review

I typically cringe when someone says a band is “underrated”.  In most cases it really just means the person saying it really likes a band that didn’t become Bon Jovi.  I really like Black N Blue.  For someone like me their first three records are a must for your collection.  But I have no problem understanding why they never became as big as Ratt or Motley Crue.  So when someone starts to explain to me how…

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