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Lori Dantzler

Lori Dantzler has 32 articles published.

I grew up on sweet tea and honeysuckle vines. Picked up a camera 16 years ago and never put it down
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Dropkick Murphys Head To Vegas For UFC 229 Fight Weekend

With Performance At, Park Theater At Park MGM Las Vegas, Friday, October 5, 2018 Dropkick Murphys return to Las Vegas for one night only, Friday, Oct. 5 at Park Theater at Park MGM. This exclusive performance marks the unofficial kickoff of UFC 229 fight weekend, which features nearly a dozen MMA battles including the Lightweight title bout between top-ranked Conor McGregor from Ireland and Russian challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tickets for… Keep Reading

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Icarus Witch Announces New Record

Pittsburgh heavy metal band Icarus Witch has announced plans to release their long-awaited, 6th record, Goodbye Cruel World. The album will be released on October 26th with Cleopatra Records and Icarus Witch will be performing a hometown album release show Saturday, October 27 7PM – 11PM at Get Hip Record store. The upcoming record marks the band’s first new record in 6 years and first to feature new vocalist Andrew… Keep Reading

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The Big Weekend 2018, Chicago

The Big Weekend will take over the city of Chicago for three nights in October. The Big Weekend will feature performances of eleven incredible artists at five of the cities best venues. Hometown heroes Umphrey’s McGee celebrating their 20th year, Lettuce, Emancipator Ensemble, Leftover Salmon, Papadosio, The Revolution, and more, at the Riviera Theatre, Aragon Ballroom, Park West, House of Blues, and Concord Music Hall are all apart of the… Keep Reading

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Bourbon & Beyond 2018

Bourbon & Beyond Announces Band Performance Times And Schedule For Bourbon Workshops & Culinary Demos **GENERAL ADDMISSION AND HOTEL PACKAGES ON SALE NOW** The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Returns To Champions Park In Louisville, KY Saturday, September 22 And Sunday, September 23 Sting, John Mayer, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Lenny Kravitz, Counting Crows, And David Byrne Lead The Music Lineup The schedule of events for Bourbon &… Keep Reading

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Louder Than Life Festival 2018

  The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Returns September 28, 29 & 30 At Champions Park In Louisville, KY      **General Tickets, VIP Packages & Hotel Options On Sale Now**   The lineup of festival experiences has been announced for the fifth annual Louder Than Life, which has expanded to three days in 2018, Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30 at Champions Park… Keep Reading

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Clutch, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US

Clutch rocks The Signal. Clutch is no stranger to Chattanooga, Tennessee, US and Friday night their fans didn’t leave much standing room at Chattanooga’s newest music venue, The Signal. I have listened to Clutch since 2000 and I am always surprised they do not get more mainstream attention for their talent. It’s raw rock n roll with a dash of soul, and a touch of let me smash your face.… Keep Reading

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City of The Weak Announce Huge Tour

The young, energetic, Minneapolis-based rockers are getting ready to take over the world. City of the Weak captures a modern rock ‘n roll sound that is so perfectly defined, combining catchy pop melodies with aggressive guitar riffs and moving bass lines to create a genre of their own. They are best known for their intensity and passion on stage, as well as their fearless personalities off the stage. Their first… Keep Reading

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The Allovers Release debut Album ‘Yer Guises’

Canadian punk, power-trio, The Allovers, have joined Anxious & Angry Records to release their debut album, Yer Guises, on May 18th. “We are stoked to have Ryan Young and the rest of the Anxious and Angry crew behind us for our debut release. Their dedication to the punk community is unwavering and we have nothing but respect for what they’re doing. We look forward to a busy 2018 and are… Keep Reading

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John 5 and The Creatures, Songbirds Guitar Museum, Chattanooga Tennessee

Closing out the last night in the first leg of the It’s Alive tour, John 5 and the Creatures stopped by Songbirds Guitar Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee this past Saturday night to sell out a show and burn the house down. They achieved both.  Probably most well known for being Rob Zombie’s lead guitarist, John 5 and The Creatures, are out on tour promoting an album that was recorded on… Keep Reading

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Helsinki Hellraisers, SANTA CRUZ, Kick Off American Tour & Unveil Lyric Video For New Single

 Hard rock fans, rejoice-SANTA CRUZ, one of Finland’s most raucous gangs of youth gone wild, have returned to America. The quartet kicked off their first U.S. tour in support of their acclaimed new album Bad Blood Rising last week in Houston, when they performed the first of two dozen shows alongside Fozzy, Through Fire and Dark Sky Choir. The tour continues in Tucson, Arizona before hitting the famed Whisky A… Keep Reading

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Jessica Lea Mayfield Releases “Offa My Hands” Video

Jessica Lea Mayfield is in the midst of a three-month tour in support of her confessional fourth album, Sorry Is Gone, and today releases the video for “Offa My Hands”. Sorry Is Gone released in fall 2017 via ATO and is a raw document of a woman in progress; one weathering cruel storms but finally able to blame the rain itself for the flood. Written as the truth of her… Keep Reading

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Bones Announce March Dates and SXSW

This year is even more packed, joining the all-star lineup for The Howard Stern Tribute to David Bowie, covering “I’m Afraid of Americans” for the King of All Media’s compilation celebrating the legendary artist, showcasing at SXSW and their debut festival performance at Hangout Festival in May. Today, BONES announce a March tour spanning 15 cities. You can watch a tour video HERE and a full list of dates can… Keep Reading

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MGT Release New Album ‘Gemini Nyte’

Goth-rock duo MGT is ushering in a new wave of modern dark rock with the release of their awaited album, Gemini Nyte, which is available today from Cleopatra Records.  MGT’s sophomore album, Gemini Nyte, features 13 new songs written and recorded by guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite (THE MISSION/PETER MURPHY) and vocalist Ashton Nyte (THE AWAKENING), plus drummer Paul Ferguson (KILLING JOKE) and a guest appearance by Burton C Bell (FEAR… Keep Reading

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Coheed and Cambria and Taking Back Sunday Announced Dates

Celebrated American rock bands Coheed and Cambria and Taking Back Sunday announced their upcoming summer co-headlining amphitheater tour yesterday. The 28-city U.S. outing, produced by Live Nation, will begin on Friday, July 6 in Miami, FL and make stops in Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago, Cleveland, Austin, Denver, Las Vegas, and more. Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, February 23… Keep Reading

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Gwar, The International, Knoxville, Tennessee

Comic Shock Rockers, Gwar, violated souls at The International in Knoxville, TN this past Friday.    The uptight and easily offended need not buy tickets to a Gwar event. You will only leave disgusted and Gwar doesn’t have a complaint department. Nor do they care. I have heard about Gwar’s over the top concerts since I was a teenager. I have kept up with their music, change of characters, and… Keep Reading

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Modest Mouse, Coca Cola Roxy, Atlanta, Georgia

The forever unpredictable Modest Mouse packed the house at the Coca Cola Roxy in Atlanta, Georgia this past Sunday and fans were torn on how they felt about the performance. Anticipation and discomfort was building in the crowd as the sound of bees buzzing and humming blasted through the speakers. The sound may have had a different effect on the crowd than it was intended to have. After what seemed like forever, the band walked out… Keep Reading

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Santana, Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville

The irreplaceable Rey of Latin rock blessed Nashville with some of the most instantly recognizable guitar chords on warm Sunday night. Incense wafted through the air as Carlos Santana and his band transformed Ascend Amphitheater in to a space of love and peace. With a sound unbound and so pleasing he has never had to reinvent himself to stay relevant, Santana took the stage with his current band and peeled out the first notes… Keep Reading

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The Moody Blues, The Ryman, Nashville, Tennessee

The Moody Blues immersed fans in Nashville this past Saturday with their magical sounds. It was a hot and muggy evening in Nashville, Tennessee. As we approached the historic Ryman Theater it was clear The Moodies were going to have a full house to entertain. The Moody Blues aren’t just another English rock band. They are professors of progressive and art rock. If you were alive in 1967 there is a very strong chance that their… Keep Reading

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Iron Maiden ‘Legacy of the Beast’

IRON MAIDEN bring The Book of Souls arena to their mobile game –coinciding with final leg of World tour Global rock icons IRON MAIDEN embark on the final leg of The Book of Souls world tour this weekend, simultaneously launching a synergistic player-vs-player battle arena for their mobile game, Legacy of the Beast. The game offers players a unique way to interact with the band’s real world activities, by introducing… Keep Reading

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Roger Waters to kick off North American Tour in May

The wait is nearly over. Since its announcement last year, excitement has been building for the kick off of Roger Waters Us+Them North American tour. The announcement has been met with such interest from concert goers that 11 extra dates have already been added to the schedule to fulfill fans demands. The tour kicks off on May 26th in Kansas City, Missouri. That is where the world will get its… Keep Reading

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