The Rock Show: Off the Air

May 18, 2011

Weekly Update 5/15 – 5/21

Filed under: Update — rockshowmusic @ 11:28 pm

Welcome back to The Rock Show, where it’s all about the music!

Seether’s new album, Holding On to Strings Better Left to Fray, was released yesterday.  I listened to a few clips of some of the songs on the album – it’s definitely not as heavy as the Seether of the past.  I get the feeling that this album will be a bit polarizing – it’s definitely different from their last three albums, which I’m sure some will appreciate and others will dislike.  I like what I’ve heard so far, though, and I’ll probably wind up getting this album sometime in the near future.  I passed on their last album – maybe it’s time to re-evaluate that decision.  We’ll see.  Either way, definitely look into it.

Well, the Foo Fighters finally made a tour announcement for September.  Too bad they’re not playing anywhere near here.  I think this is really just one leg of the tour, and I’m sure we’ll see more dates in the near future, considering they’re missing virtually every major city in the country.  They did start their first run of tour dates a few days ago in Tulsa, OK, and after taking a peek at the setlist, I’d say we’re in for a treat if they don’t change it up much.  Great song selection – see for yourself.

Incubus has a few tour dates out there, too, but nothing near us and only one show in the US.  I’m sure once the new album drops in July we’ll see some more activity in that department.

No new artists added to the library.

Artists updated:  Alter Bridge (One Day Remains), Pearl Jam (Self-Titled, Binaural)

Artists to watch:  The Pretty Reckless, VersaEmerge, Foxy Shazam

Upcoming Shows:

May 22 – Neon Trees at the TLA in Philadelphia, PA

June 21 – Peter Frampton at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA

June 24 – Peter Frampton at the Music Box at the Borgata in Atlantic City, NJ

June 24 – Dave Matthews Band at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ

June 25 – Dave Matthews Band at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ

June 25 – Eddie Vedder at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, PA

June 26 – Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ

June 26 – Dave Matthews Band at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ

June 26 – Def Leppard and Heart at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ

July 4 – Yes and Styx at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ *

July 5 – Yes and Styx at the PNC Bank Center in Holmdel, NJ

July 13 – Soundgarden with The Mars Volta at Penn’s Landing Festival Pier in Philadelphia, PA

July 14 – Soundgarden with The Mars Volta at the Borgata Event Center in Altantic City, NJ

July 14 – Paramore at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA (Vans Warped Tour)

July 15 – The Moody Blues at the State Theatre in Easton, PA

July 15 – Taking Back Sunday at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, PA

July 16 – A Perfect Circle at Penn’s Landing Festival Pier in Philadelphia, PA

July 26 – 311 and Sublime with Rome at Penn’s Landing Festival Pier in Philadelphia, PA

July 31 – Disturbed with Godsmack at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ

August 5 – Stone Temple Pilots at Sands Steel Stage in Bethlehem, PA

August 6 – Stone Temple Pilots at the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City, NJ

August 12 – Kings of Leon with Band of Horses at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ *

August 13 – The Verve Pipe at the MusikFest Cafe at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, PA

August 14 – Ed Kowalczyk at the MusikFest Cafe at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, PA *

September 21 – Roger Daltrey performs Tommy at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA

September 30 – George Thorogood & the Destroyers at the Keswick Theater in Glendside, PA

* I’ll be there

~The Rock Show, where it’s all about the music!  Keep listening!

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