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Metallica Shakes Busch Stadium in St. Louis After Nearly Nine Year Absence

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: June 5, 2017 at 5:57 pm   /   Concert Reviews

The machine that is Metallica stormed into Busch Stadium Sunday night, nearly nine years since their last show in town. “How is it that it’s been nine f’n years since Metallica has played St. Louis?” Drummer Lars Ulrich asked at the end of the 2 ½ hour show that included giant fireballs shooting into the […]

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Review: Luke Bryan Brings “Hunting, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day” to Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: June 5, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Concert Reviews

Luke Bryan brought his Hunting, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day tour to Hollywood Casino Amphitheater on Saturday night. Bryan’s tours have become almost a regular summer occurrence in St. Louis. The singer even commented on how warm it was Saturday night, and how it either rains or is blistering hot at his shows in St. […]

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Opera Theatre St. Louis’ The Grapes Of Wrath Packs An Intense Wallop

by Rob Levy / Published: June 3, 2017 at 7:01 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Taking a landmark work of American literature and turning it into an opera is not the easiest thing in the world to do. When the book is The Grapes of Wrath, the stakes are even higher. Knowing that the novel’s social pulse and familiar characters resonate throughout our popular culture, Opera Theatre of St. Louis […]

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Review: Future Sells Out Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in St. Louis For ‘Nobody Safe Tour’

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: June 2, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Concert Reviews

While I am not a fan of the auto-tuned mumble rap, it appeared that 17,000 people are. A sold out Hollywood Casino Amphitheater played host on Thursday night to the return of Atlanta-based rapper Future. Future took the stage around 9:15 p.m. to a raucous ovation. Future has made quite the name for himself with his mumble rap style, […]

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Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: June 1, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

‘Wonder Woman’ wows as stellar superhero entertainment, raising the bar for DC Comics adaptations and the genre in general. Overall, the pacing feels just right, and although the tone often reaches the level of seriousness found in other DC flicks, it appears Warner Brothers has abandoned its “no humor” rule, injecting much-needed doses of levity. […]

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Interview: Dale Stewart Talks Seether Coming to St. Louis on June 10

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: June 1, 2017 at 11:46 am   /   Interviews

Seether will be performing at The Pageant on Saturday, June 10. The band will be making it’s long-awaited return to St. Louis on the heels of releasing the new album, “Poison the Parish.” They elected to self-produce the album, with frontman Shawn Morgan handling the duties. The result was one of the heaviest and rawest Seether albums […]

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Preview: Gal Gadot as ‘Wonder Woman’ Marks 75 Years in the Making On June 2

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: May 30, 2017 at 4:29 pm   /   Film

Will the fourth time finally be the charm? After the dour, oppressive, and just plain sloppy triumvirate of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad, Warner Brothers needs a hero – one who will reset the perception of its struggling DC cinematic universe and offer audiences quality thrills on par […]

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Preview: Metallica Headed to Busch Stadium for “WorldWired Tour” June 4

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 30, 2017 at 3:24 pm   /   Concerts

Rock band Metallica will invade Busch Stadium for a show on Sunday, June 4. This will be Metallica’s first show in St. Louis since 2008 when the band played Scottrade Center. The St. Louis stop is part of the “WorldWired Tour” which has the band playing large stadiums. Volbeat and Local H will also be […]

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Final Loufest Acts Announced – Snoop Dogg, Run the Jewels, and Spoon Among Lineup

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 30, 2017 at 3:03 pm   /   Concerts

The remaining 8 acts were announced by Loufest organizers Tuesday morning. Rapper Snoop Dogg, alternative rappers Run the Jewels, and rockers Spoon were three of the eight acts announced for the Sept. 8-10 festival. Another major announcement that was made concerned the location of Loufest. Due to the renovations to Forest Park’s Central Fields, the […]

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Review: Lead Singer Chris Jericho Brings His Band “Fozzy” to Fubar in St. Louis

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 26, 2017 at 1:46 pm   /   Concert Reviews

Metal band Fozzy stopped off in St. Louis Thursday night on their way to Oklahoma, where the band will play the Rocklahoma festival. Lead singer Chris Jericho and his bandmates plowed through songs like “Sin and Bones,” “Do You Wanna Start a War,” “Lights Go Out” and “With the Fire.” Jericho, who is also a […]

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