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Queensryche rocks The O2 Academy Islington in London

Posted October 15th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle heavy-metal band Queensryche, featuring lead singer Todd La Torre, played a raucous set Oct. 12 at The O2 Academy Islingston in London, kicking off the show with “Queen of the Reich,” “Speak” and “Walk in the Shadows.” Other songs included “Where Dreams Go to Die,” “The Needle,” “Prophecy” and “Eyes of […]

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‘Band from Venus’ rocks Capitol Hill’s Highline club

Posted September 7th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Spelling doesn’t seem to be the strong suit of Valient (sic) Thorr (sic), nor that of its publicist. OK, it turns out that the veteran, bearded-Hades band from North Carolina is led by one Valient Himself (double sic, again!). And, according to a recent press release, Mr. Himself is the second-ranked “frontman […]

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Sir Mix-a-Lot and other music stars featured in ‘Rockin’ Garages’ book

Posted December 19th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Sir Mix-a-Lot, Billy Joel, Sammy Hagar, J Geils, Keith Urban, Brian Johnson (AC/DC), Brad Whitford (Aerosmith) and John Oates (Hall and Oates) are among the music stars featured in the new book, “Rockin’ Garages: Collecting, Racing and Riding with Rock’s Great Gearheads” by authors Tom Cotter and Ken Gross (192 pages, $35, […]

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Duff McKagan and other highlights of the head-banging Mayhem Festival

Posted July 6th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Duff McKagan’s surprise performance with Motorhead was among the highlights of the 2012 Mayhem Festival, which played the White River Ampheatre Tuesday, July 3. McKagan, formerly with Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver and currently leader of Seattle rock band Loaded, is a big fan of Motorhead, appearing with the group in […]

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BUMBERSHOOT: A few images from Day One of the festival

Posted September 4th, 2011 by genestout

Seattle’s 2011 Bumbershoot festival opened Saturday, Sept. 3, with dozens of musical performances on more than a half dozen stages (and a lot of sidewalks and open spaces). The annual festival at Seattle Center drew large crowds on the first day of what has been forecast as a blazingly sunny weekend. Among the bands and […]

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