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Accompanied of sensational graphics and first-class strobes, Wiz is a nonstop force of the hip-hop performing arts. A headliner on his A-game putting on quite the spectacle. To witness a Wiz Khalifa gathering is to experience some cool shit; for lack of a better term.
The Rockstar Disrupt Festival was a great deal of fun, a huge dose of musical bravado, and the proper resurrection of the traveling music festival. Do yourself a favor, if the Disrupt Festival is headed anywhere near your way, go check it out. You can thank us later.
Summarized, Chase Atlantic reeled in the fandom more and more with each note played, with each slick stride, with each idiosyncrasy that oomphed up the pageantry. The sky is the limit for these youngsters.
The Unheavenly Skye Tour is for the enthusiastic metalhead looking to rage out, mosh out, and chorus their little voice out to epic anthems from two of rocks most creative outfits.
The Shinedown chaps may have changed things up a bit, but the intensity, musicianship, soul and showmanship remained as lit as ever. The gang’s temporary metamorphosis was well received by aficionados and straightforwardly proved how musically diverse these alt-metal cats really are.
Ladies and gentlemen, the fine folks that organize Shaky Knees deserve a round of applause and a tip of the hat. Excellent job, artists. Wonderful job, Atlanta. Amazing job, Shaky Knees. Till next year.
From leader Maria Brink to the Blood Girls and everyone in between, In This Moment are a force to be reckoned with. Presenters of a witching hour of live metal grandstanding, In This Moment is candidly a can’t miss act.
Aterciopelados brought their oddball rock best, and Los Amigos Invisibles simply delighted with their dance disco approach; yet both styles were equally welcomed and cuddled by the Hotlanta crowd. The night was colored of Latin rock hues, and on this evening, that was just perfect.
Carlos Santana and his posse rifled off renditions left and right, each passing tune better than its predecessor. From start through encore and beyond, roars drew louder, applause rained heavier, the music simply took over.