Posts Tagged ‘Brad Stewart’

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Review by Greg Maki
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I know what you’re thinking: A review of the new Fuel album on a website called Live Metal? The band that was a fixture on rock radio in the late ‘90s/early 2000s with hits such as “Shimmer,” “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)” and “Falls on Me?” First, this is our website and we can review whatever we want, thank you very much. Second, Fuel in 2014 is a different animal than the one you remember. (more…)

By Greg Maki
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My introduction to Marilyn Manson came Dec. 6, 1994. About two months past my 15th birthday, I was in the company of my dad and older brother Jeff to see Nine Inch Nails at the Baltimore Arena. Remember, this was the year of The Downward Spiral and “Closer,” the year a mud-covered performance stole the show at Woodstock. The fervor surrounding Trent Reznor was never greater—before or after this period. I had no clue who the opening acts were to be that night, and I didn’t care. I was there to see Nine Inch Nails, which had become something of an obsession to me in the months prior. (more…)

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Shinedown

After spending two years on the road playing more than 400 shows and spawning four hit singles from its 2003 debut CD, Leave a Whisper, Shinedown wasted little time before unleashing album number two, Us and Them, last October and resuming touring. The Equinox Tour, which also features co-headliner with Trapt, along with openers Halestorm and Mercy Fall, recently stopped at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, Md., less than two months after Shinedown played the same venue on the Winterfresh SnoCore tour with Seether. Before the show, bassist Brad Stewart took time out to chat with Greg Maki of Live Metalabout the band’s strong Baltimore following, life on the road and the hectic recording of Us and Them. (more…)