• Photos: The Avett Brothers

    The Avett Brothers played at Verizon Wireless in Alpharetta on May 25 with special guest, the legendary Emmylou Harris, who made a surprise appearance for one song with them on stage. Photographed on behalf of Music News Atlanta – the only media granted access to shoot the whole performance...
  • Geoff Tate’s Queensryche to change name after farewell tour

    Queensryche has two Queensryches: the one with original lead singer Geoff Tate and the other one with the other members of the original band. Due to some legal disputes, the band split and until not long ago both were using the name, but after settling the case back in...
  • Buckcherry - at Wild Bill's - Duluth, GA - 23 May 2014

    Photos: Buckcherry

    Charismatic front man Josh Todd  and fellow Buckcherry band mates (Keith Nelson and Stevie D., guitars; Kelly LeMieux, bass; Xavier Muriel, drums) , brought his animated, physical, and more than slightly NC-17 style to Wild Bill’s in Duluth on May 23, headlining a triple bill with Fozzy and Kickin...
  • Fozzy - at Wild Bill's - Duluth, GA - 23 May 2014

    Photos: Fozzy

    Fozzy, fronted by former wrestling heavyweight champion turned rock star Chris Jericho, appeared at Wild Bill’s in Duluth on 5/23 in a tour to promote their latest album due out on July 22, Do You Wanna Start A War. Part of a three-way bill (bookended by Kickin Valentina before...
  • Collective Soul to play at Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund benefit

    Georgia-born-and-bred Collective Soul will be playing at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville on Saturday, May 31. This show is to benefit local charities and in particular the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Sarah was the 27-year-old camera assistant who was killed here in Georgia on Feb. 20 while filming...
  • Cher - Philips Arena, Atlanta - 12 May 2014

    Photos: Cher

    A spectacular display of lights, sets, costumes, dancers, flying acrobatics, skimpy outfits, sequins, boas, smoke, lights, and mirrors – with the instantly recognizable voice that is simply not able to to be imitated – it was exactly what a Cher show should be! Among the sequences was a very...
  • Kickin Valentina - at Wild Bill's - Duluth, GA - 23 May 2014

    Photos: Kickin Valentina

    Neil Young said it best: rock and roll can never die, and Kickin Valentina is doing their best to make sure of that. With classic bass (Chris Taylor), guitar (Heber Pampillon), and drums (Jimmy Berdine) at their roots and the raw raspy lead vocals (Joe Edwards) that somehow will...
  • Photos: Karmin

    Infectious smiles and what seemed like a genuine surprise and appreciation of the reception given to them – it was practically impossible to leave this show feeling down or bored. Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan were in Atlanta in support of their latest release Pulses and performed a variety...
  • Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Lindsey Buckingham to perform at Grammys

    In an announcement that has shocked the fingerless gloves off NIN fans if nothing else, NIN will be part of an all-star lineup with Dave Grohl, Queens of the Stone Age, and Lindsey Buckingham – all together on stage at the Grammys finale performance this Sunday. As reported on...