Nita Strauss at the Palladium

Phots and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Nita Strauss, Diamante, Starbenders Earlier in the week, Nita Strauss started a new leg of her headlining tour where she put together three female-fronted bands to rock the night.  The first show of this leg was at the Worcester Palladium in Massachusetts where Starbenders, an Atlanta-based band, who […]

Static-X, Sevendust, and Dope at the Palladium

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Static-X, Sevendust, Dope Static-X on their Machine Killer Tour with Sevendust and Dope took the SOLD-OUT Worcester Palladium by storm.  As I walked into the building, I noticed the place was already packed before Dope even took the stage.  As the lights dimmed and the crowd roared in […]

Shinedown at the Xfinity Center

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Shinedown, Papa Roach, Spiritbox Shinedown’s Revolutions Live Tour featuring Papa Roach and Spiritbox stopped by the Xfinity Center for the final show of the year for this venue.  Xfinity Center had an awesome year packed with great music and numerous fan packed killer shows. Spiritbox is one of […]

Corey Taylor, Wargasm, and Oxymorron at the House of Blues

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Corey Taylor, Wargasm, Oxymorron Corey Taylor’s CMF 2 Tour stopped by the Citizen’s House of Blues in Boston with Oxymorron and Wargasm as supporting acts. As you walked into the House of Blues there was a raffle table setup to raffle off various music memorabilia to support the […]

Asking Alexandria and The HU at the House of Blues

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Asking Alexandria, The HU Asking Alexandria and the Mongolian rock band The HU, on a crisp fall night in Boston, brought their “Psycho Thunder” tour to the Citizens House of Blues.  The timing of the show was incredible because it was across the street from Fenway Park during […]

Godsmack at the Mohegan Sun

Photos by Jim LaValley Galleries: Godsmack, Austin Meade On May 28th, Godsmack finished up their spring leg of the “Best of Times World Tour” at the Mohegan Sun Arena with opening act Austin Meade starting the night. Godsmack is set to continue the tour this summer with Staind and Nothing More at the Xfinity Center […]

Taylor Swift at Gillette Stadium

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers, Gayle Friday night, May 19, 2023 was one for the history books. Taylor Swift headlined Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Massachusetts with her “Eras Tour,” alongside opening acts GAYLE and Phoebe Bridgers.  The Eras Tour was the first time Swift is back in “Foxy Foxborough” […]

Pop Evil at the Worcester Palladium

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Pop Evil, The Word Alive, Avoid Pop Evil’s headlining Skeletons Tour with support from Avoid and The Word Alive stopped by the Worcester Palladium recently to a huge crowd.  Pop Evil’s 7th studio new album “Skeletons” has a ton of killer hits.  The Word Alive has a couple […]

Nothing More at the Worcester Palladium

Review and Photos by Jim LaValley Galleries: Nothing More, Crown the Empire Nothing More on their Spirits 2023 North American Tour with guests Crown the Empire and A Thousand Below stopped by the just about sold-out Worcester Palladium for their seventh show of the tour. Crown the Empire took the stage with their Album titled […]

Five Finger Death Punch at The Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: 5FDP, Megadeth, The Hu Five Finger Death Punch’s 2022 North American Headlining Tour came by the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA mid-September with support from Megadeth, The Hu, and Fire from the Gods. Fire from the Gods out of Austin, TX opened the show to kick off the […]

Motionless in White and Beartooth at the Palladium – Worcester, MA

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Motionless In White, Beartooth, Stick To Your Guns The Worcester Palladium delivered another great sold out show on a cold winter night in New England!!  You could tell the fans were there to have fun and rock out by the energy and anticipation even before any band hit […]

The Appice Brothers at the Greasy Luck – New Bedford, MA

Photos and Review by Jim LaValley Galleries: Appice Brothers Greasy Luck in New Bedford, MA and Limelight brought the Appice Drum Wars to the Vault with a treat of classic Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart, and other tunes.  The show consisted of drumming legends Carmine Appice and his younger brother Vinnie […]