Mickey Avalon came to Minneapolis on his ten year tour. He played at the Cabooze and the place was packed. Local rapper, Botzy opened for Mickey. Botzy got the crowd excited and ready for Mickey with his high energy. He was running around the stage and getting the crowed involved. He at one point pulled out […]

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Minneapolis recently lost a very loved man, Ron Upton. Ron was well known in Uptown and loved by many. His memorial concert was last night at the Uptown VFW. The VFW filled up with so many friends and family of Ron and was a beautiful way to say goodbye. Many of Ron’s favorite bands played. […]

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The Duluth band had their first show in Minneapolis last night. Hurricane Joe is a metal band with a deep bond between the band members. They are releasing a new album and starting to play more in Minneapolis. The Cabooze was dead at 5:30 when they started to play. The audience was only family and […]

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NOFX – Minneapolis was lucky enough to be the first city to welcome NOFX back to America since the recent presidential election, and while they made it clear that they were happy to be here, (dubbing us the second most punk city in the USA) they certainly had some thoughts to share on the subject […]

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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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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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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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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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Volumes vocalist Gus Farias has released an EP titled “The Saiyan Saga” on August 6th under the name Yung Yogi. Gus is currently touring with other rap acts like Yung Simmie, Cashy, Don Krez, Nick Travae and more. You can stream “The Saiyan Saga” below. Let us know what you think about Gus “Yung Yogi” Farias’ […]

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  Terraform & Grim State Summer Tour Terraform from the midwest and Grim State from Dayton, Ohio was a three week long tour in July with TSLN photographer Trevor Sweeney. The tour went all the way down to Florida and up the east coast into Pennsylvania and back through the midwest ending in Eau Claire, […]

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ChugChugWob are a metalcore/electronic act straight out of the Twin Cities. They have been around the block, and are definitely a force to be reckoned with. You like to party? Come to a ChugChugWob show. I recently chat up the dudes in Chug, and we talked about the release of their debut album, Redemption. Here’s how […]

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Minneapolis, Minnesota punkers Household have released a new single today entitled “Wistern” The track draws influences from the likes of The Story So Far, Such Gold and Transit. The new album, produced Defeater’s Jay Maas, is an extreme jump forward for the band. The new single “Wistern”, along with “I’ve Been Places” (available exclusively on […]

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Insomniac and Pets With People Names recently closed off their weekend tour by hosting a last-minute house show in Pease, MN. Opening for them were supergroup Bitcoin Kids, which featured Varrick Bruno from Insomniac and Alex Wells from In Favor. Followed by Bitcoin Kids was metalcore group Forever In Gray. Their energy really kicked things off that night. […]

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You’ve been to a lot of shows. You’ve seen a bunch of bands. But have you paid attention to the openers? The locals that kick off the night of sick jams and good friends? If you have, good on you! You might be familiar with some of these guys. If not, get your learning caps […]

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For Today, a metal core band from Sioux City, Iowa, came up north and played Skyway Theatre’s Studio B, along with special guest Ice Nine Kills. Alongside were a few local sets, Its Confidential, In The Line of Duty, and VIA.

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Taylor Hanson, one of the newest members to The Show Last Night team, and an excellent photographer; shot and interviewed the Millenium.   For the Millenium, time hasn’t stopped since the release of their EP in early 2014. In fact, these guys have been at this for a while, and their passion and hard work […]

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  Racket is a new punk/grind/noisy hardcore group of boys from different parts of the Twin Cities area. The band is made up of four members, three of which are in other local bands (Wanderer, Falling From Friday) and their first video is definitely something to take a look at. The video was made by […]

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Christmas day was a nice day for everyone. Not only was there time to be with family, friends and unwrapping the things Santa left for us under the tree, but a new and exciting announcement has been made. 2014 was good to South Carolina’s Hundredth. With their signing to Hopeless Records, re-issuing their entire catalog […]

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Despite performing their last show earlier this year, Anberlin are sticking around for a little bit longer. In 2015, fans can expect a plethora of new goodies, including vinyl box sets, live albums, merch and more. Earlier this year, Anberlin released their last studio album, Lowborn, which boasts 10 speaker-shaking songs of anthemic proportions. You can […]

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The New Direction in Fargo, ND, hosted a super stacked show last night. Internet Dating, Molly’s Worst Enemy, Household, and Comrades played. This was the first stop on Household’s current tour, which they have graced with their melodic hardcore sound before. The math rock duo, Deano Erickson and Billy Mitchell are known as Internet Dating. […]

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Currently headlining a North American tour in support of their critically acclaimed album, War Eternal, metal icons ARCH ENEMY have launched a new live video for “As The Pages Burn”, taken from their Masters of Rock 2014 festival performance! To witness this must-see live show in the USA, be sure to catch the band on […]

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