Toothgrinder @ The Saint

ASBURY PARK, NJ—The night was Dec. 28, one more Friday night show to get under my belt before 2013. I was more than excited to see one of my favorite bands, Toothgrinder, celebrate their CD release at The S...

Mogwai @ Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—While making our way towards Webster Hall to see Mogwai play, my girlfriend and I had plenty of thoughts in mind. My head was flooded with fears of what the mix would be like, and a setlist th...

Meshuggah @ Terminal 5

NEW YORK, NY—Swarms of conversing fans made their way down the avenue toward Terminal 5 on May 23. Every excited, loud conversation that I overheard seemed to begin and end with one word—Meshuggah. Original...

Tool/Yob @ Izod Center

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—I feel kind of bad supporting Tool. Sure, as a prog dude I love their music, but they’re going on six years since their last album, 10,000 Days, and we haven’t heard more than a few rumo...

Jay-Z @ Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK, NY—There was quite the buzz of anticipation that was filling Carnegie Hall for the last of a two-night charity event that would go down as being quite historic. Guests were mingling on the floor, ...