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Japanese rock band Rondonrats and more to appear at Naka-Kon Anime convention in Overland Park, Kansas

Naka-Kon is an annual 3-day convention held in the Kansas City area which celebrates anime, video games, and Japanese culture. Each year, the convention hosts a variety of influential Japanese musicians who perform, host informative panels, and sign autographs for fans. Line-up This year, the convention will be hosting the …

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Show Review – Dark Tranquillity, Swallow the Sun, Enforcer, and Starkill at Aftershock in Kansas City – 11/21/16

Gothenburg metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity are bringing the Swedish fire across the pond for a headlining tour of North America in support of their much-praised eleventh album, Atoma. Tagging along are American metallers Starkill, speed metal revivalists Enforcer, and beloved death/doom heroes Swallow the Sun – all but guaranteeing an …

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Show Review: Nightwish, Sonata Arctica, and Delain at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO – 3/16/16

Three of the most respected acts in symphonic Euro-metal – female-fronted Dutch act Delain, long-lived Finnish power quintet Sonata Arctica, and the symphonic metal pioneers themselves, Nightwish – have made their way across the pond to tour the states, promising a night of headbanging with a touch of epic fantasy. …

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Show Review: Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire, 36 Crazyfists, and Toothgrinder at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO – 3/19/16

American metalcore promises several things: aggression, headbanging, moshing, and above all, a great party. Genre gods Killswitch Engage have promised all of the above, embarking on the Incarnate tour, celebrating their recently released album of the same name. Along for the ride are up-and-comers Toothgrinder, old friends 36 Crazyfists, and …

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