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Slipknot Behind the Scenes @ The Palace of Auburn Hills 11-29-14 (Photos & Setlist)

By Alexis Simpson Slipknot has been a long time favorite, and we are thrilled with their acclaimed new album and freaky videos. Back in the day, their first album blew us away and will always linger in our mind. thewholethingithinkissicthewholethingithinkissicthewholethingithinkissic. Sick. Enjoy our live photos and backstage behind the scenes footage. http://www.slipknot1.com/ http://instagram.com/slipknot(Instagram) https://twitter.com/slipknot (Twitter) […]

Penalizing underfunded schools through further underfunding

By Dave Palmer Yes, you read the headline right, folks. Lansing’s latest and greatest plan to control deficits within school districts is to punish them by withholding funding. Schools that fail to navigate the labyrinthian requirements prescribed in Senate Bills 951-954 and 957 for submitting a deficit elimination plan could see their contribution from the […]

#2 Paul’s Video of the Moment: : Crazy Guy

By Paul Detroit What’s with this guy?


#1 Paul’s Video of the Moment: Crazy Russians Play on Skyscraper

by Alexis Simpson My boyfriend Paul loves watching YouTube videos, and has a knack at finding interesting ones. I thought it would be fun to share them 😉 The first one he picked is a video of two crazy Russians climbing on the outside of a skyscraper in China. Last night as I was watching it […]

Black Veil Brides @ Royal Oak Music Theatre 11-15-14 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Members: Andy Biersack – Vocals https://twitter.com/AndyBVB https://instagram.com/AndyBVB Ashley Purdy – Bass https://twitter.com/AshleyPurdy https://instagram.com/AshleyPurdyInc Jinxx – Guitar https://twitter.com/JinxxBVB https://instagram.com/jinxxed4life Jake Pitts – Guitar https://twitter.com/JakePittsBVB https://instagram.com/jakepittsbvb Christian Coma – Drums https://twitter.com/ccbvb http://instagram.com/ceesespieces http://www.blackveilbrides.net/ http://www.bvbarmy.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Blackveilbrides/ www.itunes.com/blackveilbrides http://instagram.com/blackveilbrides Black Veil Brides is one of our fave bands to photograph because of their dramatic look, good […]

Concert Photography Portfolio!

By Alexis Simpson I was way overdue on updating my music photography portfolio. Go check it out here: http://www.noizenews.com/alexisport  


Tobacco, Obesity, EBOLA! OH MY!

By: Dave Palmer Lately, it seems like one can hardly come across a television news station that isn’t featuring a story at some point in time about Ebola. The stories tell of the latest infected citizens and the steps being taken to prevent the spread of the disease. The debates surround whether or not we […]

Charlie XCX @ Saint Andrew’s Hall (Review, Setlist & Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Charlie XCX performed at Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall joined by lady singers Femme and Elliphant as opening acts. We looked forward to all acts since these overseas ladies may not come into town too often due to distance. Charlie XCX is the pen behind both Icona’s Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy […]

Big Freedia @ The Loving Touch (Photos & Review)

By Alexis Simpson We first saw Big Freedia perform last year at The Crofoot and loved it. She has a beautiful spirit that is showcased on her TV show “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.” It was a treat to see her in a small venue, because Freedia and her dancers bring out a lot of […]


An Interview with Jessica Hernandez of Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas!

By Alexis Simpson We attended Riot Fest in Chicago last month, and were excited to see that Jessica Hernandez was performing there. We have seen her perform many times in Detroit, once in Orlando, and now Chicago. Jessica is a favorite of mine and one of the few artists I listen to week after week. […]

AGAINST ME! @ THE FILLMORE DETROIT (PHOTOS)

Joined Facebook 11/03/2007 Genre Rock / Punk / Folk Rock Members Laura Jane Grace – Guitar/Vocals James Bowman – Guitar/Vocals Atom Willard – Drums Inge Johansson – Bass http://www.againstme.net PHOTOS       PHOTOS

The Gaslight Anthem @ The Fillmore in Detroit (Photos & Setlist)

By Alexis Simpson We recently began to familiarize ourselves with The Gaslight Anthem, and are impressed by both their live show and albums! The band even stuck around after the show to mingle with the fans. Genre Rock – Punk – Alternative Members Brian Fallon – Ben Horowitz – Alex Levine – Alex Rosamilia Website […]


Remove money from politics; our children will thank you

By Dave Palmer There is no doubt that in order to run for office, you need money. Lots of money. Millions of dollars worth of money if you want to serve at the state and national level. Hundreds of millions if you’re shooting for the presidency. Even local elections command anywhere from tens of thousands to […]

GWAR INTERVIEW at RIOT FEST CHICAGO

By Paul Detroit GWAR was one of the first bands I was ever into, and I jumped at the chance to interview the brash 7 ft. tall alien rockstars… TWITTER GWAR: @GWARofficial BalSac: @BalSacJoD JiZMak: @gwarbq Pustulus: @pustulus Beefcake: @BeefcakeofGwar Blöthar: @ThisIsBlothar Vulvatron: @VulvatronGwar Sawborg: @SawborgD http://www.gwar.net https://www.facebook.com/gwar/ INTERVIEW Paul of Noize: I have a […]

Flaming Lips @ Riot Fest Chicago

By Alexis Simpson Members Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd, Michael Ivins, Derek Brown, Jake Ingalls, Matt Duckworth, Nicholas Ley http://flaminglips.comhttp://youtube.com/flaminglipshttp://twitter.com/theflaminglips https://www.facebook.com/flaminglips/      


METRIC AT RIOT FEST CHICAGO PHOTOS

By Alexis Simpson   Genre Rock, Pop, New Wave Members Emily Haines (Vocals, Synth), James Shaw (Guitarist), Joshua Winstead (Bassist), Joules Scott-Key (drums) http://www.ilovemetric.comhttp://www.twitter.com/metrichttp://www.youtube.com/metricmusichttp://soundcloud.com/metric-bandhttp://www.vimeo.com/metric        

Wu-Tang Clan at Riot Fest Chicago (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Members RZA GZA Raekwon Ghostface Killah Inspectah Deck Method Man U-God Masta Killa Cappdonna ODB (RIP) Other Accounts http://wudisciples.blogspot.com/(LINE) www.instagram.com/wumusicgroup(Instagram) www.tumblr.com/wumusicgroup(LINE) www.twitter.com/wumusicgroup.com(Twitter) Website http://www.wumusicgroup.com//www.wutangc…

SLAYER and OF MICE & MEN @ RIOT FEST CHICAGO

By Alexis Simpson OF MICE & MEN Members Austin Carlile – Vocals Aaron Pauley – Bass/Vocals Valentino Arteaga – Drums Philip Manansala – Guitar Alan Ashby – Guitar Other Accounts http://instagram.com/omandm(Instagram) https://twitter.com/omandm(Twitter) Website http://www.ofmiceandmenofficial.com   SLAYER http://www.slayer.nethttp://www.myspace.com/slayerhttp://www.twitter.com/SlayerBandhttp://www.slatanicwehrmacht.com   Members Tom Araya Kerry King Jeff Hanneman Paul Bostaph


GOGOL BORDELLO PHOTOS @ RIOT FEST CHICAGO

By Alexis Simpson   Genre // Gypsy Punk Members // Eugene Hutz (Vocals/Guitar) – Sergey Ryabtsev (Violin) – Thomas Gobena (Bass) – Pedro Erazo-Segovia (Vocals/Percussion) – Elizabeth Sun (Vocals/Percussion) – Oliver Charles (Drums) – Michael Ward (Guitar) – Pasha Newmerzhitsky (Accordion).   http://www.gogolbordello.comhttp://www.twitter.com/gogolbordellohttp://www.twitter.com/mamadiasporahttp://www.wearitstore.com/gogolbordellohttp://gogolbordello.shop.musictoday.com…http://www.avenue-b.net

CLUTCH @ RIOT FEST CHICAGO PHOTOS

By Alexis Simpson Members Neil Fallon-Vocals/Guitar, Jean-Paul Gaster-Drums, Dan Maines-Bass, Tim Sult-Guitar http://pro-rock.com


Photo of the Moment: Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

By Alexis Simpson We missed photographing Joe Lewis & The Honeybears because it took us ages to walk to the Riot Fest Chicago entrance, and then the security was being strict about the 3 song rule blablabla. So I’m posting this photo not because it’s an amazing photo, but because we haven’t posted anything on […]

GWAR RIOT FEST CHICAGO PHOTOS FEATURING VULVATRON!

By Alexis Simpson http://www.gwar.net                          

DIE ANTWOORD @ RIOT FEST CHICAGO 2014 (PHOTOS)

By Alexis Simpson


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