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Last Caress: Danzig & Doyle, Scar the Martyr @ Gibson Amphitheater, 8/30/13

I had spent the last week in the crystal blue waters and vibrant green rainforests of Hawaii, and less than 24 hours after returning to the mainland, I was back in the rock womb…my other version of paradise. This would be the last rock show at the historic Gibson Amphitheater before it is torn down […]

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The Octopus Has No Friends: Opeth, Mastodon, Ghost @ Gibson Amphitheater, 4/26/12

“Take your heart into your hand Always Take your heart into your hand Always I’m on my way back home I’m on my way back home” ~The Octopus Has No Friends, Mastodon Six days after seeing this tour in Texas, I woke up excited to do it all over again. There’s something about the possibility […]

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Love Bites: Def Leppard and Heart @ Gibson Amphitheater, 9/7/11

“I don’t wanna touch you too much baby ‘Cos making love to you might drive me crazy I know you think that love is the way you make it So I don’t wanna be there when you decide to break it No! (Love bites, love bleeds) It’s bringin’ me to my knees (Love lives, love […]

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Thirteenth Step: A Perfect Circle @ The Gibson Amphitheater

I didn’t think it could get any better than the three November Avalon shows. After hearing each album in it’s entirety, I went into this show feeling like it might be a bit anticlimactic.  I got to see the near original line up in a fairly intimate venue play every song….now what? But what I […]

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Moving Pictures: Rush @ Gibson Amphitheater, 6/23/11

My first memory of Rush went something like this: I was spending the night at one of my best friends’ houses in elementary school. I believe we were wildly dancing around to Bon Jovi when her 4 or 5 year older brother passed by with a friend and made a rare acknowledgement of our existence. […]

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