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No Quarter Brings The Led Zeppelin Experience To Various Cities

The paint is still pretty wet on our brand-new shiny New Year 2019 but that doesn’t mean that the touring news will slow down at all. Yes my friends, one of the things you will be doing nice and early for your entertainment list is to get the Led out! I’m talking about the Led Zeppelin Experience known as No Quarter. Check out this update down below.

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The Press Release:
No Quarter — the tribute band that proudly presents the live Led Zeppelin experience – will kick off 2019 with the “Good Times In 2019” Northeast Tour.

For over 15 years, No Quarter has captivated fans nationally and internationally with their authentic representation of the classic Led Zeppelin live set. Honoring the music and the men who made it, No Quarter set the time machine squarely to the 1970s, bringing the magic of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham to a new generation.

In fact, when John Paul Jones met his “counterpart” bassist Chad McMurray and was shown a photo of No Quarter, he was so struck by the likeness, he exclaimed “that’s scary….As long as you’re doing it, means we don’t have to.”
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Chandler Mogel Introduces “Double Vision” A Foreigner Tribute

Hard Rock singer Chandler Mogel (Outloud, Punky Meadows) has just unveiled his latest musical project in “Double Vision”; a tribute to the music of the legendary Foreigner.

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Says Mogel about the group: “Hey guys, a while back I mentioned that I was working on a Foreigner Tribute – well, after a lot of hard work, it’s finally ready for action ! I give you Double Vision – The Ultimate Foreigner Experience! There are very few Foreigner tributes in the US and virtually none active in the NYC area. So the band will be booking shows this coming year locally as well as nationally. Check out a clip of our promo video below and let me know what you think!”


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Live Dead ’69 Announces Spring 2017 Tour

My apologies for not being on point with this one when it was first announced a few short weeks ago but thanks to the efforts of a favorite promotion team, I am in the aware and now…..so are you readers ? Check out this scoop on a brand-new all-star Grateful Dead experience. I’ll return with some thoughts at the close. Here we go.

The Press Release:
LIVE DEAD ‘69 has announced inaugural headline concert dates in the Unites States, following their return from a triumphant debut tour in the United Kingdom earlier this month.

Comprised of: Tom Constanten, original Grateful Dead pianist who played all the keyboards on the “Live Dead” recording, inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and was essential to Grateful Dead’s first ambitious/ experimental studio recordings “Anthem of The Sun” and “Aoxomoxoa,” and tours.

Mark Karan, lead guitarist with Bob Weir’s Rat Dog and The Other Ones.

Slick Aguilar who played lead guitar in Jefferson Starship & KBC for 26 years and with David Crosby Band before that.

Tony ‘EngLESH’ Morley, Jefferson Starship bassist … and Pete Lavazzoli, drummer with JGB … have joined for spring headline dates.
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Zakk Sabbath To Rock The Masses With Spring 2017 Tour

In the coming days, the mighty Black Sabbath will call it a career and “retire” in the sense that one does in the Heavy Metal music world. Their music however will never call it quits for their millions of fans and tribute acts like Zakk Sabbath (which is the one fronted by Black Label Society’s own Zakk Wylde) will be starting off the heat of the summer at the tail end of Spring with some tour dates. Check them out below.

The Brief:
We are hitting the road again at the end of MAY with Special Guest Beastmaker!

The Tour Dates:
5/19: New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
5/23: Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
5/25: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
5/26: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Dallas
5/28: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar Saint Louis
5/30: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
5/31: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
6/02: Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
6/04: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
6/06: Spokane, WA @ The Pin
6/07: Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
6/08: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
6/10: San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Now I’ve only seen some YouTube.com videos of ZS and those show that the act is a tight effort all around. I expected as much since Zakk played with Ozzy for so long and is well versed in the legendary material. I’m glad that a show at our own regional Gramercy Theatre will be happening since I’d like to catch this for sure. What do you readers think of this brief outing? Are you big fans of Zakk and his Sabbath renditions or will you forever pine that the legendary band has moved into a well-deserved retirement. Let me know in the comments section below. Oh yeah and fans of the Fast Food Metal variety might want to catch “Mac Sabbath” who will be playing the region in March if memory serves me correctly.

Official Websites:
Zakk Sabbath: http://www.zakksabbathlive.com
Zakk Wylde: http://www.zakkwylde.com

The Last In Line Announces Some East Coast Gigs

The other day those merry men in Last In Line announced a handful of East Coast gigs and since there isn’t a poster along with this I’ve used the logo in its place. Dig in. Don’t worry I’ll be back after the rundown.

The Facebook Brief:
Northeast, USA – It’s your turn! Here some dates to get psyched for! We will be adding additional cities soon! Tickets on sale now!

The Tour Dates:
March 24 – Mexicali Live (Teaneck, NJ)
March 25 – The Space at Westbury Theater (Westbury, NY)
March 30 – Venu (Buffalo, NY)
March 31 – The Chance Theater, (Poughkeepsie, NY)
April 01 – Sherman Theater (Stroudsburg, PA)

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Well, that’s not really a lot of gigs to get to see the band is it? Hopefully they’ll mark out some additional stops and depending on when or if they do, I’ll either append this post or make a new one. Only time will tell. The band now features Phil Soussan on the bass in place of the late great Jimmy Bain who left us in 2016. So what do you readers think about this former members of Dio united and touring with Dio’s classic repertoire along with new material? Let me know in the comments section below. I’ll poke around for the new album “Heavy Crown” that they’ve recorded and released and try to get a review up here soon enough. After seeing and hearing singer Andrew Freeman on some YouTube clips, I can say that the spirit of Ronnie is with his pipes for sure. Stay tuned for that and until next time I bid you farewell.

Official Website: http://www.lastinlineofficial.com/