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Chris Cornell

The only words I can put together right now are his own. - Karen Wiehl, Editor, MusicTourReviews.com. "Stuttering, cold and damp Steal the warm wind tired friend Times are gone for honest men And sometimes far too long for snakes In my shoes, a walking sl...

Garbage

Garbage is touring in support of their new album, Strange Little Birds, and  I had the pleasure of photographing the first three songs of the Las Vegas show.  Sadly, the venue required photographers leave after the first three songs, and I wasn't able to see t...

Jello Biafra Kicks off Punk Rock Bowling at LVCS

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine kicked off Punk Rock Bowling 2016 at Las Vegas Country Saloon, headlining a packed show with supporters MIA and the Angry Samoans, and locals Franks & Deans. The Thursday night club shows all over Fremont ...

Slayer, Testament and Carcass Repentless Finale in Vegas

Slayer wrapped up the North American leg of their Repentless tour with their last bloody night in Sin City, to a packed house at the Hard Rock’s Joint and a crowd that didn’t want to leave… and it seemed neither did the band, with Slayer frontman Tom Araya tel...

Ace Frehley Smokes in Las Vegas

Space Ace Frehley made Las Vegas a notable stop on his 11 date US tour, promoting his upcoming cd release Origins Vol 1 and ripping through a set list heavy on the KISS classics and touching on his solo efforts along the way. Vegas’ Brooklyn Bowl was packed wi...

Lita Ford : Hard Rock and Runaway Tales in Las Vegas

The Queen of Metal Lita Ford was back in Vegas in March, shredding her way through a packed show at Brooklyn Bowl, the new-er place to see and be seen and rock out on the Vegas concert scene. Ford has made Vegas a 'rock-n-roll all night and party every day' de...

Lemmy Kilmister, 1945 – 2015

"Hear the music coming, loud as you can stand, You will never be the same again . . . Rock out, 'Til your life is at an end" In Memory of Lemmy Kilmister, 1945 - 2015 Lemmy Kilmister by Karen Mandall The last time I photographed Lemmy, August 21, 2015...

Judas Priest

Judas Priest returned again to the Pearl Theater at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas and started the show off strong with “Dragonaut” from their latest 2014 release Redeemer of Souls. Legendary vocalist Rob Halford, looking very metal indeed in metallic shades an...

Foo Fighters & Social Distortion Love Ride 2015

The 32nd and Final Love Ride featuring Foo Fighters and Social Distortion to benefit Wounded Warrior Project The Love Ride's Grand Finale was the largest Love Ride event ever, with approximately 13,000 motorcycle enthusiasts and music fans gathering on the sh...

Garbage: 20 Years Queer

In the fall of 1995, alternative rock band Garbage made their mark on the international music scene with the release of their self-titled debut album. Twenty years later, the band  celebrated the anniversary of their release with a tour across the North Americ...

Mötley Crüe & Alice Cooper

In July of 2014, Mötley Crüe embarked on their "Final Tour" and put the nail in the proverbial coffin of their 34 year music career by signing the first ever "Cessation of Touring Agreement.".  They made sure to pull out all the stops for this farewell adieu b...

Motörhead

  Motörhead at House of Blues Vegas by Karen Mandall Motörhead returned to Las Vegas on Friday, August 21, 2015, to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino, in advance of their August 18th release of their latest album Bad Magic.  I was fortu...

Alice In Chains

Alice In Chains at the Pearl Theater, Palms Casino Las Vegas @Jo Anna Jackson/Stardogphotos Alice in Chains  opened their two hour long sold out show at the Pearl Theater in Las Vegas,  just two nights into the tour, with Junkhead, a song with lyrics that ...

The End Times Tour: Marilyn Manson & Smashing Pumpkins

The End Times Tour: Marilyn Manson and Smashing Pumpkins Take on Vegas Marilyn Manson at the Joint at the Hard Rock Las Vegas. @Jo Anna Jackson/Stardogphotos Manson’s double bill with the Smashing Pumpkins was a standout for the Joint this summer as fans ...

Joan Jett

If I never photograph another concert, I can look back at my work and feel complete because I photographed the musician that inspired my love of Rock & Roll.  In 1981, I was fourteen years old, living in a small town in Georgia, listening to the radio nigh...

Doyle

Doyle at Vinyl, Hard Rock Hotel Casino, April 5, 2015 Doyle giving me that signature stare before taking the stage at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino. ©Karen Mandall Doyle is known for that intimidating stare through his skull face and devil lock, imposing prese...

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson's Hell Not Hallelujah Tour House of Blues Las Vegas | February 14, 2015 Marilyn Manson wrapped up the first leg of his Hell Not Hallelujah Tour at the House of Blues Las Vegas on Valentines Day, 2015.  The show was completely sold out, weeks...

Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, December 13, 2014 This past May, I was waiting outside Brooklyn Bowl to photograph Jane's Addiction, when Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins and Tommy Lee of Motley Crue walked past me and into the venue ...

Chrissie Hynde Takes Sin City to Stockholm

The Pearl Theater at the Palms Hotel and Casino welcomed Chrissie Hynde to Las Vegas, on tour in support of her first official solo album, Stockholm, released in June. Hynde kept the stage minimalistic as she stood front and center with a guitar to deliver...

Sebastian Bach

Sebastian Bach graced the Varsity Theater in Baton Rouge this past Saturday night and it was no surprise that he brought the "Big Guns" for this performance. Being a huge Sebastian Bach fan since the early Skid Row years, my hopes were pretty high for this con...