Bring Me The Horizon, Underoath, and Beartooth Review
Apr14

Bring Me The Horizon, Underoath, and Beartooth Review

The sold out American Nightmare Tour on March 28th was one for the books. Bring Me The Horizon, Underoath, and Beartooth took hundreds of people by storm. This night was a special treat with three bands that all seemed to work together so, incredibly well. Beartooth kicked the night off with a bang. The rockers kicked the night off with “Aggressive”, the first song on their latest album. Even from the outside of the venue, Beartooth...

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The End Is Here Tour Review + Photos
Mar27

The End Is Here Tour Review + Photos

On February 3rd, the The End Is Here Tour packed hundreds of St. Louis music fans into The Pageant for Falling In Reverse, Motionless In White, Issues, Dangerkids, and Dead Girl Academy. The show kicked off early with Dead Girl’s Academy. With no music formally released, few people knew what to expect from the six song set. The band’s vocalist Michael Vampire bombarded the night with much enthusiasm and proved that they’re going to be...

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Pierce The Veil Destroy Lawrence, KS
Oct10

Pierce The Veil Destroy Lawrence, KS

Pierce The Veil rocked Kansas with Neck Deep, and I Prevail on September 27th during their Made To Destroy Tour. Since the release of Misadventures, Pierce The Veil has taken the alternative scene by storm. By The Barricade caught the San Diego natives on tour with Movements and I The Mighty back in June when they played the album in full, and the rockers haven’t slowed down since. Their show in Kansas City was no exception. I Prevail...

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The Amity Affliction Review + Photos KS
Sep29

The Amity Affliction Review + Photos KS

The Amity Affliction have embarked on a world tour to celebrate the release of their most recent album This Could Be Heartbreak. Joining them on the North American leg are Deadships, Trophy Eyes, Hundredth, and Being As An Ocean. In short, there’s nothing that could have made this show lineup than it already was. The bands stop in Lawrence on September 11th was packed to capacity, even after more tickets to be released before the...

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Bayside storms Lawrence, KS
Sep22

Bayside storms Lawrence, KS

On September 16th, Bayside’s North American Tour made a stop in Lawrence, Kansas with The Menzingers, and Sorority Noise. It’s not often to come across a concert with a full bill of bands that everyone is excited to see, but this show was different. Even upon entering the venue, it was obvious that this would be one for the books. Sorority Noise got the ball rolling, drawing a crowd that was nothing short of rowdy and all-inclusive,...

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Warped Tour 2016 Kansas Review + Photos
Aug20

Warped Tour 2016 Kansas Review + Photos

Typically, a Warped Tour date is one to simultaneously dread and look forward to. Sitting in the sun for an entire day and being shoved around in a massive group with a bunch of other sweaty individuals may not be everyone’s cup of tea but the entire Warped Tour experience is exciting, and there’s a reason that the tour is affectionately referred to as “The Best Day Ever”. The tour’s 2016 lineup, was packed with fantastic bands from...

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Motion City Soundtrack Says Goodbye to KS
Jun03

Motion City Soundtrack Says Goodbye to KS

There’s something bittersweet that comes with seeing bands part ways. Motion City Soundtrack’s So Long, Farewell Tour brought together fans sharing a common connection and a hunger for nostalgic glory. The band’s Lawrence, Kansas stop on May 21 provided the packed house with a final reminder of just how good Motion City Soundtrack really is. Atlanta-based band Microwave opened the show, proving they are worthy of more than just one...

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We Came As Romans Storm Lawrence, KS
Jun01

We Came As Romans Storm Lawrence, KS

A day off mid tour usually means a lot of recuperating before the next show, but not for the artists on the Bands VS. Food Tour. We Came As Romans, Miss May I, and For Today took over the Granada Theater in Lawrence, Kansas on May 16th during the tour’s trek to Memphis. Those who attended the spontaneous intimate side show were definitely grateful. The show’s turnout really relied on the word of mouth, due to minimal advertisement....

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Warped Tour KS From One Writers Eyes
Aug15

Warped Tour KS From One Writers Eyes

The Vans Warped Tour is known for blistering heat, and July 30th was no exception. With temperatures surpassing ninety degrees by 11am, the Bonner Springs date of Warped Tour in Kansas proved to be another hot one. There are many jokes that go around about the humidity that plagues the Midwest, but when that is combined with an all-day endeavor on top of asphalt, the heat was no laughing matter. Over-shirts had already been removed...

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Heartist and Kansas Locals Pack the Aftershock
Jul11

Heartist and Kansas Locals Pack the Aftershock

Wednesday, June 24th packed quite the crowd into the Aftershock in Merriam, Kansas. Talented locals By This Time Tomorrow, A Complete Mess, and Lost In The City reeled in the crowd to support Heartist on one of their final cross country tour dates. By This Time Tomorrow started the night by beckoning the lingering crowd to the middle of the floor. The group was full of plenty of banter back and forth, beginning with the line, “We’re...

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