Zeal & Ardor

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Zeal & Ardor from Basil, Switzerland A very interesting band with an awesome sonic landscape. They have some radio-ready music but did not play any of that during their set tonight. I assume that was to keep closer to the black metal that followed them. bathed in very dark light I […]Read More Zeal & Ardor

John 5

Photo Shoot and Concert Review John 5 from Grosse Pointe, MI Sometimes known as Rob Zombie’s guitarist – John 5 was in Akron (OH) for a show and I got the call from The Rust Belt Chronicles for coverage. I had the date available, and couldn’t say no to get up close to one of today’s prolific guitarists. […]Read More John 5

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Photo Shoot Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from Mansfield, OH Headlining the night was DRS. A Mansfield, Ohio staple for years, they were out to blast the best of hard rock and metal cover tunes in your face. With the sound on point at The Electric Company, their set sounded great especially when they busted out their […]Read More Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

System 303

Photo Shoot System 303 from Ashland, OH What a great night of music, and to catch System 303 at it again was an added bonus. They play limited covers and really focus on their original music. With a nineties vibe in tow, they ripped through their 40 minute set to the delight of those in […]Read More System 303

LSX

Photo Shoot LSX from Mansfield, OH Rock was in full swing and I was out to capture what the night had in store. I contacted the band beforehand letting them know I would be in attendance. This night was a little different, and I was shooting photos NOT for a magazine, but for fun. I […]Read More LSX

Gypsy Stew

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Gypsy Stew from Ventura, CA Photoshoot and Concert Review for TheRustBeltChronicles.com at the River Room Lounge in Loudonville, Ohio on January 5, 2019. It’s been a couple of years since I crossed paths with these two. Last time we were in the same place I recorded their live album that was […]Read More Gypsy Stew

The Happy Fits

Photo Shoot and Concert Review The Happy Fits from Clinton, NJ Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-MediaGroup.com at the House of Independents in Asbury Park, New Jersey on December 22, 2018. The Happy Fits. We were here for their Holiday Show. Traveling with my daughter three days before Christmas, this was a monster road trip to see […]Read More The Happy Fits

Shoobies

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Shoobies from Bayville, NJ Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-MediaGroup.com at the House of Independents in Asbury Park, New Jersey on December 22, 2018. Alright, this was an interesting band right here. With songs out that have varying recording styles I really did not know what we were going to hear. […]Read More Shoobies

Sonic Blume

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Sonic Blume from Rumson, Fair Haven, and Middletown, NJ Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-MediaGroup.com at the House of Independents in Asbury Park, New Jersey on December 22, 2018. It is great to see such young bands that are really good. They have some work to do on stage presence, but […]Read More Sonic Blume

Todd Michael Band

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Todd Michael Band from Saginaw, MI Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-Magazine.com at the Tequila Cowboy in Columbus, Ohio on December 7, 2018. Country night, packed with cover tunes, the Todd Michael Band was a great group of guys from the state up north. Blessed with the task of playing a three-hour […]Read More Todd Michael Band