Live Gig

Volbeat, The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, May 27th 2018

Poulsen takes time to acknowledge that inspiration and legend Johnny Cash performed at this very theatre (a quarter of a century ago), before teasing ‘Ring of Fire’ and other classic Cash as a segue into ‘Sad Man’s Tongue’

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Live Report – Carolina Rebellion 2018 Final Day, May 6th, 2018

  Live Festival Review and Photos: David Locklear     The campground was tittering with more sound and activity this morning. Many of the Carolina Rebellion patrons were having to pack up and begin the arduous journey back to their homes. Some further than others: our camping neighbors diagonal to us had their jeep fully […]

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Live Report – Carolina Rebellion 2018 Day 2, May 5th, 2018

Godsmack was a band I didn’t think would be big on spectacle. They have a good heavy swagger and a blue-collar sensibility, so I figured their performance would be high energy and fun, but most likely stripped down. Wow. Big ‘nope’ there.

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Live Report – Carolina Rebellion 2018 Day 1, May 4th, 2018

As the day crawled to an end, the swarm of bodies dispersed in all directions throughout the Rock City Campgrounds. Although the energy of the festival never actually sleeps, a calm hovers over the night.