2018: My Year With Music

What can I say about 2018 that I haven’t said about other years? Well, more of the same. Once again, I saw A LOT of great live performances, some of my fave bands released new music and, as always, I discovered some new bands (Rebel Soul Revival, Joyous Wolf, Of…

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20 Years of Mark Tremonti Live

And for those wondering… My Creed Shows1998 Jul-03 Summerfest ground stage – Milwaukee, WI1998 Sep-12 Rockstock ‘98 New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL1999 Jul-25 Woodstock Griffiss Park – Rome, NY1999 Oct-13 Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL2002 Feb-13 Allstate Arena – Rosemont, IL2002 Aug-10 Alpine Valley – East Troy,…

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My 1,000th Concert Since 1986

On July 27, 2018 I saw Godsmack, Shinedown and Like A Storm at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL. It was my 1,000th concert since April 1986. If you’re wondering how I could possibly know this, back in 1998, I created a list of concerts I had seen up…

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Buying New Music in 2018

After trying to locate Shinedown’s new album, Attention Attention (released May 4, 2018), I finally came to the realization of the sad fact that the way I had been buying new CDs, for what feels like the last 20+ years, is now jacked up due to Best Buy no longer…

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