• My Way

    My Way

    In rural Pennsylvania a pair of gorgeous musicians head out to L.A. and try to make it big in rock and roll.

  • The Struts

    The Struts

    Britain’s pop/rock poster boys recently brought their “Everybody Wants” world tour to Orlando, FL for a sold-out performance at The Social. Christopher Long was there, waiting like a giddy schoolgirl when the band rolled into town.

  • The Icarus Line

    The Icarus Line

    Slave Vows (Agitated). Review by Jason O’Neal Griggs.

  • 3 Doors Down

    3 Doors Down

    The Greatest Hits (Universal Republic). Review by Christopher Long.

  • No Sleep ’til Sudbury

    No Sleep ’til Sudbury

    First-time author Brent Jensen delivers a lively and personal story of growing up in a small Canadian town during rock’s golden age of ’80s heavy metal.

  • Stryper

    Stryper

    Mightier than Motley and prettier than Poison, ’80s So-Cal metal missionary poster boys Stryper returned to Orlando for some arena-rock-style praise and worship. Long time fan Christopher Long was in the front pew.

  • Cherri Bomb

    Cherri Bomb

    This is the End of Control (Hollywood). Review by Laura Pontillo.

  • Mötley Crüe

    Mötley Crüe

    With enough bad blood between the bands to make Keith Richards envious following a transfusion, the Mötley Crüe/Poison/New York Dolls Tour was more of a Deathmatch than a good-time, glam revival. Chris Long snuck in on the action.

  • Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf

    For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.

  • The Smashing Pumpkins

    The Smashing Pumpkins

    Billy Corgan is The Smashing Pumpkins and, as a recent Orlando show proved to Jen Cray, his cast of brand new bandmates brings a whole new fist of fury to the band’s sound and performance.

  • Rock Sugar

    Rock Sugar

    Reimaginator. Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Dilana

    Dilana

    Inside Out (Bunk Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Rick DeJesus

    Rick DeJesus

    By all accounts, Adelitas Way vocalist/songwriter Rick DeJesus should have become a statistic. Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg talks with the artist about how music — and VH1 — saved his life.

  • Rick Rubin: In the Studio

    Rick Rubin: In the Studio

    Jake Brown takes advantage of the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records to present music fans with his appreciation of its co-founder, Rick Rubin.

  • Green Day

    Green Day

    Jen Cray is delighted to report that Green Day has morphed into an unstoppable rock ‘n’ roll band, capable of holding entire arenas of fans in the palm of its collective sweaty hand. Whether you believe it or not is up to you.

  • Queensryche

    Queensryche

    There certainly was no sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll party at the House of Blues as the almighty Queensryche forced fans, and Chris Long, to bask in their eternal greatness.

  • Papa Roach

    Papa Roach

    Whoever says rock stars are dead hasn’t seen Papa Roach lately. Their recent Orlando appearance with RED was a true-blue, rock and and roll spectacle!

  • Disturbed

    Disturbed

    Dan Donegan gives Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg the lowdown on Indestructible, Disturbed’s third consecutive No. 1 album, following in Metallica’s footsteps, and getting laid at concerts.

  • Mötley Crüe

    Mötley Crüe

    Having survived near fatal overdoses, porn scandals, reality shows, and twenty five years of a fickle music scene, Mötley Crüe continues to sell out arenas all over the country. Jen Cray tossed on her leather and lace and sprayed her hair upward toward the Gods in preparation for the Orlando show… not really, but she did jam out to their Greatest Hits album on the way to the show.

  • Lynam

    Lynam

    Tragic City Symphony (New Ocean Media). Review by Andrew Ellis.

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    Supporting their just-released sophomore record, UK synth-pop poster boys, Temples, attracted an SRO crowd to one of Orlando’s premier nightspots.

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