Big Gigantic is an instrumental livetronica, hip-hop and jazz influenced duo based out of Boulder, Colorado. Their combination of electronic beats with live saxophone and live drums is an interesting twist on what you hear at a typical EDM show. TSLN photographer Tanner Morris caught their set the other night at Skyway Theater in Minneapolis. […]

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A week ago, So What?! Music Festival was held at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. It was nothing short of astounding. From legendary acts like New Found Glory headlining, to everyone’s favorites like State Champs and Neck Deep just before. We recently flew down to Texas to partake in the festivities of the eclectic […]

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Written and Photographed by Casey Carlson You don’t hear the term “revue” used much for shows these days. In its heyday, a revue typically consisted of song, dance, and a theatrical performance, All of which were present for the Secret Stash Soul Revue at the Fitzgerald Theater. Sonny Knight & the Lakers entered the stage at 8:00 to […]

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On Friday, thrash metal kings Slayer, Testament and Carcass played to a sold out crowd at The Myth in St. Paul, Minnesota. These legendary bands have been known to play some of the most aggressive metal for the last twenty years. With one of the most wild crowds on the tour, Slayer, Testament and Carcass […]

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Coheed and Cambria came through Minnesota last night as the headliner of the The Color Before The Sun Tour. The tour was supporting Coheed and Cambria’s newest record of the same name. Along with them, the package included Silver Snakes, I The Mighty, and Glassjaw. TSLN photographer Ryan Pugh was at The Myth covering the […]

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City of Sound is a name that will ring a bell if you’ve been around the Twin Cities music scene for a while. They’re an experimental progressive rock group hailing from Minneapolis. Danny Morrison, Levi Merry, Jeremy Kindvall, and Braden Dickie. Recently they have released ‘Rebirth EP’ on Vinyl. You can give it a listen on […]

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GUEST PHOTOGRAPHER: Meredith Henderson All photographs of this show were taken by photographer Meredith Henderson. Meredith is from the Chicago music scene and also plays in a band called Victims. Shooting since 15, Meredith is no stranger when it comes to shooting concert photography. Being heavily involved in the local Chicago scene, Meredith has quickly […]

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The annual “Mosh Around The X-Mas Tree” event was held at The Garage yesterday. The bill featured mostly local bands, but came with two touring acts; Oklahoma Caddy Shack and Main State. This year was a smaller show, but it still was a great one nonetheless. The locals featured on the bill were metal heavy hitters Zealot and At […]

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On the eve of Halloween Jaedyn James & The Hunger put on a full fledged Circus @ Memory Lanes. Complete with Ring Master, Bearded Lady, Mime, Penguin, & the bastard child of an Ewok and Hans Solo. A Crazy Cat lady blew trumpet. Hunter S. Parker saxed the night away. The Universe sang back up, […]

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Shakey Graves played a killer set at First Avenue the other night (11/04/2015). After seeing and photographing him live at Festival Palomino just over a month ago I knew this was a show I couldn’t miss. This dude is very talented. If his guitar playing wasn’t intricate enough on it’s own, combine that with his […]

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    Circa Survive played a killer show at Mill City Nights the other night (10/02/2015). They’re out on the road in celebration of their first album Juturna turning 10 years old! They rocked the house along with support from opening acts Rx Bandits and Citizen. Photos by Tanner Morris:

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The Front Bottoms played a sold out show at Varsity Theater last night (11/01/2015). The crowd was awesome! They screamed lyrics to their favorite songs and there was plenty of crowd surfing, which TSLN supports fully. I’m scrambling to finish this post up before I head out to photograph Circa Survive tonight at Mill City […]

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Check out these photos! Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith and Finish Ticket played a SOLD OUT show to a very energetic crowd last night (10/29/2015) at The Myth in Maplewood, MN.   The duo from Columbus, Ohio is on tour celebrating the recent release of their second album since their signing to Fueled By Ramen, titled […]

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Subliminal Criminals Tour is headlined by Stray From The Path with supporting acts Comeback Kid, Being As An Ocean, Major League, and Deez Nuts. Including two local acts Zealot and It’s Confidential. This show was a very high energy show with some of the biggest names in the metal scene at the Skyway Theater Studio […]

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Sound the alarms and hide all your valuables. The Catastrophe is coming. Evacuate The City is a metalcore band based out of Orlando, Florida. With their crushing riffs, beauteous melodies, and incorporation of technical electronic sounds, Evacuate The City is a force to be reckoned with in the ever growing and changing independent metalcore scene. […]

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  I’ve covered a handful of Illegal Pete’s performances in the past. Though typically, they’re in a thousand square foot restaurant in Denver – in front of thirty to a hundred people. The venue was certainly larger and slightly more packed, the only thing missing from my evening was a burrito the size of my dog. As we wheezed our […]

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  It’s been a number of years for me since visiting any Denver concert venues. I decided to immerse myself this weekend between the Walnut Room and Red Rocks back into the Denver scene. Saturday evening we wandered out to the Walnut Room in Denver to check out Sage Cook’s new project We Dream Dawn […]

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Weekend Run with Zealot – TSLN on The Road TSLN photographer Trevor Sweeney went on the road with Willmar metal band Zealot on a two day weekend run going through Chicago and to Matter Fest in Converse, Indiana. They were also accompanied with Milwaukee hardcore band Wicked World, as they were on both dates as […]

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Northlane is out on tour following the release of their newest record Node. Anyone who follows Northlane will know that they have been putting forth some very big changes. While they recently parted ways with former vocalist Adrian and welcomed into the band Marcus Bridge, they also formed a sound that is much different and […]

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