The 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards!

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The 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards!

Presented by Asperity Music Group

 

Friday, 08 February 2013 | Doors @ 6:30pm | All Ages

At Mr. Smalls Theatre

400 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale PA

 
Emceed by singer/entertainer Phat Man Dee
Featuring performances by Fist Fight in the Parking Lot, Dazzletine, and more!

 
Tickets are available here. For more details: http://www.facebook.com/events/409187592493385/.

 
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The Huge List of 2012 Year-End Lists!

Well, friends, here we find ourselves in the waning moments of 2012. It’s been an interesting, eventful year that’s had lots of high and low points — a ton of excellent new music has been released and quite a few brand-new bands have emerged that I’d fully expect to be making some serious waves in the near future.

One of the best things about 2012, for me personally, was that I found myself (and my wife) going to lots more shows than in recent years, and as a result I’ve been fortunate to meet a lot of new people — as well as starting to take a way more active role in the local music scene.

Anyway, a few weeks ago I had a suggestion from one of those people I’ve gotten to know in the past year (I won’t say who — he said he preferred not to be given credit for the idea, although I will say that it’s somebody who contributed to this). The idea was to collect top-ten lists from various folks in the Pittsburgh metal community.

So I put out an open invitation for any musicians or other people who are involved in the scene in some way — I was looking for anything, whether it was the traditional “Top Ten Albums” or something totally off-the-wall like someone’s ten favorite sandwiches they ate during the year. Really, the only rules were that it had to be a list, and involve something from 2012.

 
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Upcoming Shows: What To Do In Pittsburgh This Weekend (12-14 July 2012)

Good afternoon! Since I waited around till the last minute to do this last week, and then I ended up not having it published on time, I wanted to make sure to get a head-start this week!

Pittsburgh-area readers, or those who might be within driving distance of the city during the coming weekend, here’s a collection of a few shows you might want to check out!

Did I miss any? Probably. If you know of anything else happening this week, let me know — or if you have suggestions of events for any future week, let me know about those too! Thanks…

 
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