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Scott Weiland (1967-2015)

Scott Weiland (1967-2015)

Like everyone else in the music world, Live Metal is deeply saddened by the passing of Scott Weiland. The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman was found dead on his bus last night, Dec. 3, while on tour with his latest band, dubbed Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, in Boomington, Minnesota. (more…)

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Review by Greg Maki
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For some people, a vacation is a time of relaxation, of escaping the real world and the responsibilities that come with it. Some visit with friends and family. Others travel to new and exotic locations around the world.

Me? I take a break from my day job to cover four concerts in five days, in two states and the District of Columbia. (more…)

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Shindig Music Festival. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

The Lizardman will host the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Side Stage at the Shindig Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Baltimore's Carroll Park.

The Lizardman will host the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Side Stage at the Shindig Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Baltimore’s Carroll Park.

On Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Shindig Music Festival in Baltimore’s Carroll Park, festival-goers can “step right up” and into the bizarre world of the carnival sideshow at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Side Stage.

All day long, the stage will be overflowing with outrageously abnormal entertainment, featuring fire breathers, sword swallowers, aerial acrobats, burlesque shows and other visually captivating oddities, all hosted by the world-famous Lizardman. (more…)

Set times for this year’s Shindig Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 19, in Baltimore’s Carroll Park and featuring headliners Godsmack and Stone Temple Pilots, have been announced. The event will feature two stages with live music from 1 to 11 p.m. and no overlapping sets.

Gates will open at noon. Set times are as follows. (more…)

General admission tickets for this year’s Shindig Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 19, in Baltimore’s Carroll Park and featuring headliners Godsmack and Stone Temple Pilots, will increase to $70 Saturday, Aug. 1. Last year’s Shindig drew 10,000 fans—the most people ever gathered at an event in Carroll Park—and was named Best Music Festival in Baltimore by the reads of Baltimore City Paper. (more…)

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Photos by Greg Maki (more…)

Clutch

Clutch

Clutch, based in Frederick, Maryland, has joined the lineup for the third annual Shindig Music Festival, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Carroll Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Clutch will become the only band to play the event in each of its first years. (more…)

Tommy Black, left, and Scott Weiland

Tommy Black, left, and Scott Weiland

Review by Greg Maki
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It’s become popular in online circles to bash Scott Weiland, the erstwhile Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver vocalist now fronting an act billed as Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts. An off night leads to rampant speculation about what substances he might be on, and quotes from interviews are taken out of context, twisted and used against him at every turn. That’s not what we’re about here at Live Metal; our focus is the music, and when we review a show, all that matters is the performance in question. And on this night at Rams Head on Stage, one of the weirdest venues you could imagine for a rock concert, Weiland and his band were on their game. (more…)

Sully Erna of Godsmack

Sully Erna of Godsmack

This year’s Shindig Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 19, in Baltimore’s Carroll Park, will feature headliners Godsmack and Stone Temple Pilots.

The lineup also includes Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet, Reverend Horton Heat, Nothing More, Crobot and another band that will be announced after May 16. Local acts Silvertung, Black Angel Down and More to Monroe fill out the bill. (more…)

Chester Bennington of Stone Temple Pilots

Chester Bennington of Stone Temple Pilots

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Review by Greg Maki
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The new version of Stone Temple Pilots, with Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington center stage, replacing the fired Scott Weiland, is a hard sell for some. Others will never accept it, end of story. It’s their loss, because if this show on a Friday night at the sold-out Fillmore Silver Spring is any indication, the band is stronger than it’s been in many years. (more…)

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Photos by Greg Maki (more…)