Blacktop Mojo with Hostile Within, 710OIL, and Magg Dylan at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia October 10, 2021

By Glenn Woodell I got the chance to sit down with lead singer, Matt James before the show and talk about recent events. MMM: How would you describe your genre? Are you really southern rock and do you think it’s changed with the gain and loss of new members? I ask that because I’ve heard you described as southern rock and post grunge and I … Continue reading Blacktop Mojo with Hostile Within, 710OIL, and Magg Dylan at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia October 10, 2021

Judas Priest at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater September 9, 2021 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

By Glenn Woodell It’s hard to cover live music these days and not bring up the topic of the COVID-19 virus since it’s affected every aspect of life around the globe and especially that of live music. So, although Judas Priest did come to Virginia Beach and put on an amazing show as always, it wasn’t without some restrictions. For one, the tickets were maxed … Continue reading Judas Priest at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater September 9, 2021 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Pop Evil with Brkn Love and Zero 9:36 at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia August 27, 2021

By Glenn Woodell Pop Evil had just started their post-Covid tour when the virus stopped them in their tracks. Lead singer, Leigh Kakaty turned up positive for the virus and although it kicked his butt and brought the tour to a temporary halt, he came out on the back side with a message of love for everyone. The show at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach … Continue reading Pop Evil with Brkn Love and Zero 9:36 at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia August 27, 2021

Slipknot with Behemoth, Gojira, and Volbeat at the Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, Virginia August 14th, 2019

By Glenn Woodell Thanks to the traffic which normally turns the 45-minute drive into 60 minutes, this evening, it took a full two hours to make it to the venue. I therefore missed the photographers’ walkout to the stage for Behemoth who put on quite a visual show. I present to you the images from Gojira, Volbeat, and Slipknot. Gojira Volbeat Slipknot Setlist courtesy of … Continue reading Slipknot with Behemoth, Gojira, and Volbeat at the Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, Virginia August 14th, 2019

Korn with Alice in Chains at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia July 30, 2019

Photos by Glenn Woodell Alice in Chains 1) Angry Chair 2) Man in the Box 3) Check My Brain 4) Again 5) Them Bones 6) Dam That River 7) Stone 8) Never Fade 9) No Excuses 10) Nutshell 11) Bleed the Freak 12) We Die Young 13) The One You Know 14) Would? 15) Rooster Korn 1) Here to Stay 2) Blind 3) Divine 4) … Continue reading Korn with Alice in Chains at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia July 30, 2019

Lunatic Luau May17, 2019 Virginia Beach, Virginia

The 19th Annual Lunatic Luau in Virginia Beach, Virginia, brought out a powerful lineup of bands on what was a perfect day for an outdoor music event. Although twelve bands played on two stages throughout the afternoon, only eleven are covered here. The lineup was as follows: ENTRY PLAZA HELLZAPOPPIN CIRCUS SIDESHOW 2:00 NANCY’S NOOK SIDE STAGE JUST STANDING 2:15 – 2:35 (20 MIN) SEVEN TEN … Continue reading Lunatic Luau May17, 2019 Virginia Beach, Virginia

Judas Priest and Deep Purple, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 8, 2018

Article and photos by Glenn Woodell The fans who came out to see rock and metal powerhouses from yesteryear, Deep Purple and Judas Priest, braved the rain and humidity and showed their loyalty. Local favorite, and drummer for Judas Priest, Scott Travis, brought out plenty of the area musicians who either played with him in years past or who remembered seeing him play the local … Continue reading Judas Priest and Deep Purple, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 8, 2018

Godsmack and Shinedown in Virginia Beach August 18, 2018

Article and photos by Glenn Woodell It’s not every show that you walk away being impressed with the opening band. But Red Sun Rising is a band to watch as they got things started for heavy hitters Shinedown and Godsmack. A relatively young band out of Akron, Ohio, with only two albums to their credit, they were a perfect match for the lineup and made … Continue reading Godsmack and Shinedown in Virginia Beach August 18, 2018