Chris Collier

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THREE DAYS GRACE Headlines Day Two of Ink in the Clink

The second day of Ink In the Click 2017 continued the tunes and tours, with the first tests of stamina, effects of sleep deprivation, and signs of sunburn were felt.  Saturdays celebrated ink experiments included best large black and grey, color and traditional (5X7 and bigger) and color portrait. Saturday brought 16 unshackled bands to… Read more »


GEMINI SYNDROME – Making Music for Immortality

On Saturday July 15, Screamer Magazine talked to Gemini Syndrome drummer Brian Medina and wizard-like vocalist Aaron Nordstrom on their bus under the haunting shadow of the Ohio State Reformatory before their set at this year’s Ink in the Clink in Mansfield, Ohio. Though classified as alternative, prog and nu metal by both fans and… Read more »


Not So Silent Night Tour – Spicoli’s, Waterloo, Iowa

Merry Christmas! If you wanted a dose of hard rock for the holidays, then the Not So Silent Night Tour should be on your list. The buses rolled into Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa on Saturday, December 3rd. And in true holiday (and Iowa) fashion, the snow began to fall as the bands began to… Read more »


Photos – Not So Silent Night Tour – Spicoli’s, Waterloo, Iowa

Photos – Not So Silent Night Tour – Spicoli’s, Waterloo, Iowa CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


GEMINI SYNDROME – Remember We Die

Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, Gemini Syndrome has become a force to be reckoned with since the release of their debut album, Lux, back in 2013.  The alternative metal band has toured with names such as Five Finger Death Punch, Sevendust, and Drowning Pool, gathering a strong following of fans, more commonly known to the band as… Read more »


GEMINI SYNDROME – Memento Mori

Birth, life, and death. The most essential of trilogies and one that alternative metal outfit Gemini Syndrome has been determined to explore since their formation in 2010. The band released their latest album entitled Memento Mori, or “Remember That You Will Die,” when translated directly from Latin, on August 19th. Their debut album Lux focused on birth and light. Having confessed… Read more »


Chicago Open Air: Onsite Experiences

Additional onsite experiences, as well the official pre-party, an Inaugural Kickoff Dinner at Chicago’s Goose & Fox, and after-show events have been announced for the first annual Chicago Open Air. The three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival held July 15, 16 and 17 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago… Read more »


Avenged Sevenfold & Alice In Chains Top The Bill For First-Ever Houston Open Air

Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains top a lineup of over 35 bands for the first-ever Houston Open Air–fueled by Monster Energy–held Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016 at NRG Park in Houston. The biggest rock experience in Texas–produced by Danny Wimmer Presents–will also feature performances from Deftones, Chevelle, Slayer and many more… Read more »


Chicago Open Air: Rammstein, Disturbed, Slipknot and More

Chicago Open Air has announced a spectacular music lineup for the three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival held July 15, 16 and 17 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago. Rammstein will kick off the festival weekend with a headlining performance on Friday–the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first… Read more »


Photos – GEMINI SYNDROME – Live, Des Moines, IA

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