Live Review: System of a Down at The Verizon Center, D.C.


As lights flash to the opening, discordant riff of “Prison Song,” the first track of the band’s 2001’s album Toxicity, the shadows of the Armenian-American fourpiece that is System of a Down can be seen, obscured, through the giant curtain that covers the stage. As the introduction continues in its irregular rhythm, tantalizing the crowd with [...]

Ra Ra Riot Announce Fall Tour Dates


The indie rock group Ra Ra Riot, hailing from New York, has just announced an extensive tour to promote the band’s most recent LP, The Orchard.  The group will hit virtually all of the US and parts of Canada, starting in Washington and ending in Pennsylvania.  Openers include Guster, Delicate Steve and Buke and Gas, [...]