Alan Sculley

Darkness in new Korn album not on tour

Above photo by Brian Ziff.  By Alan Sculley For the Call Korn will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 with Alice in Chains at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive. Tickets start at $29.99. Korn bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu says fans are in for a show unlike anything the band has done before

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Hootie & the Blowfish are rocking again

Pictured above: Hootie & The Blowfish. Photo by Sean Rayford.  By Alan Sculley For the Call Hootie & the Blowfish will perform July 13 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. Tickets start at $32.  Hootie & the Blowfish could easily have coasted to a return after a 10-year hiatus with a tour on which they simply

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Hozier set to perform in STL June 6

Pictured above: Hozier. Photo by Alex Lake.  By Alan Sculley For the Call Hozier will appear June 6 at the Stifel Theatre, 1400 Market Street. Tickets start at $43. Even if Hozier’s newly released second album, “Wasteland! Baby,” fails to come close to the success of his debut effort, the Irish singer/songwriter will always have at

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Dark days behind, Kelsea Ballerini looks ahead

Pictured above: Kelsea Ballerini. Photo by Sarah Barlow. By Alan Sculley For the Call Kelsea Ballerini will open for Kelly Clarkson at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. Tickets start at $32. Going into her second album, country rising star Kelsea Ballerini didn’t know how the project would take

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Daughtry rattles the cage at River City

By Alan Sculley For the Call Daughtry will perform Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the River City Casino, 777 River City Casino Blvd. Tickets start at $59.50. For a brief time last year, it looked like the main way fans would see Chris Daughtry this year would be as a judge on the newly revived “American

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Warped Tour founder reflects on its end

Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman. Photo by Chad Sengstock. By Alan Sculley For the Call The Warped Tour will make its final stop in St. Louis Tuesday, July 3, at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets start at $30. Kevin Lyman is approaching this summer’s 24th edition of the

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‘Lil’ Ol’ Band From Texas’ ZZ Top still rocking

By Alan Sculley For the Call ZZ Top fans last fall received the chance to enjoy something the group has rarely done in a career that now stretches more than 40 years — a live album. Titled “Live — Greatest Hits From Around the Globe,” the album features concert performances of 15 of the best-known

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Boston’s Tom Scholz still rocking at 70

By Alan Sculley For the Call Tom Scholz celebrated the 40th anniversary of the blockbuster debut album by his band, Boston, last year. This year, he’s marked another milestone — his 70th birthday. But this is one 70-year-old rocker who doesn’t look or act that age. Still tall and slender with a full head of

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Metallica returns to roots with latest album

By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call It’s said absence makes the heart grow fonder. That seems to have been the case for Metallica. Despite going eight years between studio albums and not doing a full-fledged tour for more than six years, Metallica may have returned more popular than at any time in the past 25

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