Throwback Concert: Guns N’ Roses at New Haven Coliseum 1993

Throwback Concert: Guns N’ Roses at New Haven Coliseum 1993

Happy Birthday to Matt Sorum! The former Guns N’ Roses drummer turns 60 on November 19th. Today we look back at when Guns N’ Roses made their first and only appearance ever at New Haven Coliseum: 1993 on their Use Your Illusion Tour. Joining them on the tour was The Brian May Band. Interesting side…

Throwback Concert: Metallica at The XL Center 1989

Throwback Concert: Metallica at The XL Center 1989

Happy Birthday to Kirk Hammett! The longtime lead guitarist for Metallica turns 58 on November 18th. Today we look back at the first of two Metallica concerts in Connecticut in 1989. That’s right, we got to see Metallica twice that year on their ‘Damaged Justice’ Tour! In March Metallica played at Lake Compounce and later…

Throwback Concert: Quiet Riot at Foxwoods Resort Casino 2006

Throwback Concert: Quiet Riot at Foxwoods Resort Casino 2006

Today we remember the late Frankie Banali, who sadly passed away on August 20th. The drummer for Quiet Riot would’ve turned 69 on November 14th. We also remember singer Kevin DuBrow, who passed away 13 years ago this month on November 19, 2007. We miss you Kevin and Frankie! Today we look back at when…

Throwback Concert: Neil Young & Crazy Horse at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: Neil Young & Crazy Horse at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Happy Birthday Neil Young! The “Godfather of Grunge” and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (twice too!) turns 75 on November 12th. Today we look back at when Neil Young and Crazy Horse came to New Haven Coliseum in 1987. Neil and Crazy Horse hit the road in support of its studio album “Life.”…

Throwback Concert: Kings of Leon at The XFINITY Theatre 2014

Throwback Concert: Kings of Leon at The XFINITY Theatre 2014

Happy Birthday Jared Followill! The bassist for Kings of Leon and brother of bandmate/lead singer Caleb Followill, turns 34 on November 20th. Today we look back at when Kings of Leon came to The XFINITY Theatre in 2014. Kings of Leon hit the road in support of their sixth studio album “Mechanical Bull,” which was…

Throwback Concert: Living Colour at Toad’s Place 1990

Throwback Concert: Living Colour at Toad’s Place 1990

Happy Birthday to our friend Corey Glover! The lead singer of Living Colour turns 56 on November 6th. We were so thrilled and honored to have Corey stop by and perform at The Chaz and AJ Toy Drives in 2018 and 2019 in New Haven. In 2019 he brought the whole band with him and…

Throwback Concert: Poison at Lake Compounce 1988

Throwback Concert: Poison at Lake Compounce 1988

Happy Birthday Bobby Dall! The bassist for Poison turns 57 on November 2nd. Today we take a trip back to 1988 when Poison came to Lake Compounce at perhaps the height of their popularity. Poison was out promoting their second studio album Open Up and Say…Ahh!, which included hit songs “Nothin’ but a Good Time”…

Throwback Concert: Bush at The Grand Theater at Foxwoods 2010

Throwback Concert: Bush at The Grand Theater at Foxwoods 2010

Happy Birthday Gavin Rossdale! The lead singer and rhythm guitarist for BUSH turns 55 years old on October 30th. Today we look back at when BUSH came to Connecticut exactly 10 years ago tonight. After an eight-year breakup, BUSH reunited in 2010 minus founding members Nigel Pulsford and Dave Parsons. They hit the road and…

Throwback Concert: KISS at New Haven Coliseum 1990

Throwback Concert: KISS at New Haven Coliseum 1990

30 years ago tonight KISS gave us a Crazy Crazy Night at New Haven Coliseum! On October 27, 1990 KISS rolled into the Coliseum in support of their 15th studio album Hot In The Shade. Since taking off the makeup in 1983, KISS would play “unmasked” at the Coliseum 5 times. This show in 1990…

Throwback Concert: Judas Priest at New Haven Coliseum 1986

Throwback Concert: Judas Priest at New Haven Coliseum 1986

This week we celebrate Glenn Tipton’s birthday! The lead guitarist of Judas Priest celebrated his 73rd birthday on October 25th! To celebrate, today we look back at when Judas Priest, along with Dokken, melted several thousand faces at New Haven Coliseum in 1986! Judas Priest hit the road in ’86 to support their album Turbo.…