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    Anvil: “The Phoenix from The North” Rocks The Turf Club

    Old school heavy metal fans place Anvil as the original force that would later become “The Big Four” of the genre: Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth. They all claim influence from Anvil, as the headbangers from Toronto forged the first blade of Thrash Metal music that would soon wreak havoc on the narcissistic, synthesized pop-style […] More

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    People in Minnesota: Tina Schlieske

    Out of the ’80s Minneapolis New Wave Rock scene, Tina and The B-Sides was born. Releasing released eight studio albums and performing in nearly every rock club in the Twin Cities and beyond, Tina Schlieske and The B-Sides defined the Minneapolis sound of the ’90s. Before Tina shows off her legendary voice, performing two shows […] More

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    Blue Oyster Cult/The Tubes bring contrast to Medina

    In 1981, MTV premiered as a new cutting edge cable channel featuring nothing but music news and music videos. Blue Oyster Cult’s “Burnin’ For You” was in heavy rotation, giving the Long Islanders a career rebirth of new fans and worldwide recognition. Two years later, The Tubes became another of MTV’s video Allstars with their […] More

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    J.S. Ondara’s Homecoming

    J.S. Ondara returned home to a sold-out show at the 7th St Entry, filling the room with his delicate, mournful voice, poetic words, and stories of struggle. J.S. took the stage, just he and his guitars, and owned the room with soft acoustic music and his angelic voice. People wept from the words as he […] More

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    People In Minnesota: Mae Simpson Music

    It’s hard to define what’s current in the Minnesota music scene and not mention Mae Simpson Music, as the group seems to be playing every club, venue, and room in the Twin Cities, and for a good reason. Mae’s powerful voice has remnants of Janis Joplin and Ella Fitzgerald, tied together with a rasp of […] More

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    Bad Company sets the mood at Treasure Island

    Bad Company brought their best to Treasure Island Resort & Casino and performed their classic hits. Highlighted melodically by the blues filled voice of Paul Rodgers, the performance confirmed why you cannot drive from Minneapolis to Saint Paul without hearing at least two of their songs on the local classic rock station. The Super Group […] More

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    Queensryche deliver The Verdict

    Over three decades, Queensryche has not only brought music to their fans, but also created friendships and families with their active participation in their fan club through the ’90s and in into ‘2000s. These fan clubs, known as Empires [named after the 1990 Empire album], are represented in many counties, states, and cities throughout the […] More

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    Cheap Trick Live at Mystic Lake

    As the announcement said before they hit the stage, “Ladies and Gentleman, introducing the best F@&king band ever, Cheap Trick.” When telling someone that you are going to see a Cheap Trick show, the most common response is “I’ve seen them before.” And why not? They have played over 5,000 shows since forming in 1973. […] More

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