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Gary Clark, Jr., Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
Return of the Dreads Tour (In This Moment, KORN, Rob Zombie), Hartford, CT
Guns N' Roses, Night 2, MetLife, NJ
2016 Governors Ball, NYC



NOTE: Examiner shut down in July 2016. Select writers, like myself, have since relocated to AXS.com.
I'll be updating this section with links to archived versions of my reviews soon.

Mötley Crüe documentary review
Sebastian Bach, Starland Ballroom, NJ
Sixx A.M., Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA
Mötley Crüe, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Slayer, Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
Ryan Bingham, Irving Plaza, NY, NY
Lamb of God/Anthrax, Starland Ballroom, NJ

The Loved Ones, Saint Vitus, Brooklyn, NY
42nd Annual Village Halloween Parade, NY, NY
Mötley Crüe, Bridgeport, CT
Steven Tyler, Melrose Ballroom, NY
Rock Allegiance Festival, Chester, PA
Food Truck & Rock Carnival, NJ
Rise Against, The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ
Van Halen, Bethel Woods, NY
Royal Blood, Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY
2015 Governors Ball, NYC
The Loved Ones at Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia

"Mozart in the Jungle" Premiere, NYC
Jimmy Eat World, Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
2014 Shindig Festival, Baltimore, MD
The Gaslight Anthem at PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ
The Gaslight Anthem at the John Varvatos Store, NYC
XPoNential Music Festival, Camden, NJ
Jay-Z and Beyoncé On The Run Tour, Metlife Stadium
Governors Ball 2014
Dave Hause at World Café Live, Philadelphia
Dropkick Murphys with Lucero and Skinny Lister, Paramount Theater, Long Island
Dave Hause and Northcote tour kickoff, Asbury Park, NJ/Newburgh, NY

Brian Fallon's Molly and The Zombies, The Stone Pony, NJ
Lucero at Terminal 5, NYC
Papa Roach, Starland Ballroom, NJ
Dave Hause, First Unitarian Church Side Chapel, Philadelphia
Brian Fallon w/ The Bouncing Souls, MHOW, Brooklyn
The Shindig Festival, Baltimore
Jimmy Eat World, Central Park, NY, NY
The Gaslight Anthem, Higher Ground, Vermont
The Gaslight Anthem 3 night stand in NYC
Tim Barry w/ Cory Branan and Des Ark, Knitting Factory, Brooklyn
The Governors Ball, Randall's Island
The Gaslight Anthem, The Stone Pony, NJ
The Revival Tour, Bell House/Irving Plaza, NYC
Frank Turner at Bowery Ballroom, NYC
"Every Word Handwritten" Film Premiere
Dave Hause at Roseland Ballroom, NYC
Papa Roach with Stone Sour at Terminal 5, NYC

Lucero double headliner at Brooklyn Bowl
12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert, MSG
The Gaslight Anthem 3 night stand at Terminal 5, NYC
Sum 41 at the Paramount, Long Island
Stand Up For Heroes (Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, etc.), NYC
Jay-Z at Barclays Center, Brooklyn
Frank Turner at Webster Hall, NYC
Riot Fest, Brooklyn, NY
Uproar Festival (Godsmack, Shinedown, etc.) at PNC, Holmdel, NJ
Catalpa NYC (The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg), Randall's Island, NYC
The Gaslight Anthem CD Release show, Webster Hall, NYC
Orion Music + More Festival, Atlantic City, NJ
Bamboozle Festival at Asbury Park, NJ
The Gaslight Anthem at Music Hall of Willamsburg, Brooklyn
Lucero at Webster Hall and The Met (NYC and Pawtucket, RI)
Tim Barry at Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the IZOD Center, NJ (Night 1)
The Revival Tour at Bowery Ballroom (both shows), NY, NY
The Revival Tour at the Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA
Frank Turner at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ
Dropkick Murphys w/Frank Turner, Paramount Theater, Long Island
Anthrax at Best Buy Theater, NY, NY
Rise Against w/ A Day To Remember and the Menzingers, Poughkeepsie, NY
Kelly Clarkson at Radio City Music Hall, NY, NY

Lucero at Brooklyn Bowl
Dave Hause at Mercury Lounge, NYC
The Gaslight Anthem at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ (with Bruce Springsteen surprise appearance)
The AP Tour with Sharks, The Swellers, Title Fight, Gallows and Four Year Strong, Irving Plaza, NYC
Chuck Ragan at PVD Social Club in Providence, RI
Foo Fighters with Social Distortion and The Joy Formidable at Prudential Center
Foo Fighters with Rise Against and Mariachi El Bronx at the IZOD Center
Frank Turner at the Heirloom Arts Theatre in Danbury, CT
The Rock Allegiance Tour in Rochester, NY
The Horrible Crowes at Bowery Ballroom
Sebastian Bach at The Chance Theater
Kid Rock at Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center
Buckcherry's Aidan Seeger benefit show at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Blink 182 with My Chemical Romance and Manchester Orchestra at Jones Beach
Warped Tour at Nassau Coliseum
Motley Crue with Poison and New York Dolls at Mohegan Sun Arena
Paul Simon at Webster Hall
Jimmy Eat World at Wellmont Theatre
Kelly Clarkson at Highline Ballroom
Social Distortion w/ Chuck Ragan and Sharks at The Stone Pony
My Chemical Romance at Starland Ballroom, Night 1
Rise Against at Terminal 5, Night 2
Bamboozle Festival Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3
Frank Turner at Brooklyn Knitting Factory
30 Seconds To Mars at the Oakdale Theatre

Yule Rock w/ My Chemical Romance and The Gaslight Anthem at Roseland Ballroom
Youth Brigade at The Mercury Lounge
Terrible Things at the Gramercy
All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) New York at Kutsher's, Day 1 (Iggy Pop, Sleep)
Ozzfest at the Comcast Theatre
Green Day at PNC Bank Arts Center
The Gaslight Anthem w/ Frank Turner & William Eliott Whitmore at The Stone Pony
The Gaslight Anthem at Irving Plaza (American Slang release)
Terrible Things at the Chance
Rise Against at West Palm Beach Sunfest
Street Drum Corps at Roseland Ballroom
Papa Roach at Starland Ballroom
Henry Rollins at Tarrytown Music Hall
John Butler Trio at Bowery Ballroom
Norah Jones at St. Ann's Warehouse
Brian Fallon w/ Dave Hause at Bowery Ballroom
Jimmy Eat World at Harrah's Atlantic City

The Gaslight Anthem at the Wellmont Theatre
Papa Roach w/ Shinedown and Halestorm at Broome County Arena
Weezer w/ Matt & Kim at Hammerstein Ballroom (Halloween)
Jay-Z w/ N.E.R.D. at Providence Civic Center
The Gaslight Anthem at Brooklyn Bowl
Billy Talent at the Gramercy
Blink-182 w/ Fall Out Boy at Madison Square Garden
Gov't Mule at Brooklyn Bowl
Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Radio City Music Hall
Kathy Griffin at the Oakdale Theatre
Blink-182 at the Comcast Theatre (Tribute to DJ A.M.)
Nine Inch Nails at Terminal 5, Night 1
The Color Fred at The Gramercy
Aimee Allen at Irving Plaza
All Points West Festival at Liberty State Park, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Wrap Up
Papa Roach at the Chance
Beyonce at Madison Square Garden
Miss Derringer at Highline Ballroom
Jane's Addiction w/ Nine Inch Nails and Street Sweeper Social Club at Oakdale
Jane's Addiction w/ NIN and Street Sweeper Social Club at PNC Bank Arts Center
Green Day at Webster Hall
Sum 41 at The Crazy Donkey
Bamboozle 2009, Day 3

Interviews conducted for Examiner.com from 2009-2016. That site unfortunately shut down, but if you'd like a copy to read, contact me and I will send you a PDF. 

Aimee Allen

Maika Maile of There For Tomorrow

Yoko Ono

Jordin Sparks

Jacoby Shaddix and Tony Palermo of Papa Roach, part 1

Jacoby Shaddix and Tony Palermo of Papa Roach, part 2

Rock Photographer Ryan Russell

Scott Russo of Unwritten Law, part 1 and part 2

Sharks (UK) from Warped Tour

Frank Turner

Sharks (UK) from the Alternative (AP) Tour

Chuck Ragan

Matt Sekel of local free improv group Prana-Bindu

Comedian Jim Florentine (That Metal Show)

Alex Levine of The Gaslight Anthem

Jerry Horton of Papa Roach

Tony Palermo of Papa Roach

Tim Sult of Clutch

Gary Holt of Exodus/Slayer