Mike Augusti’s Rawk Report

First off, I wanted to give you a heads up on some upcoming concerts I will be reviewing over the next few weeks, Candlebox, 3 Doors Down, Jukebox The Ghost and Testament. I will also be doing an interview with the lead singer of Testament, Chuck Billy, so keep an eye out for these in the paper or on the site over the next few weeks.
Alicia Keys brings her Girl on Fire Tour to the Agganis Arena in Boston on April 10 with tickets going on sale tomorrow and running you $99.00 and $139.80 for tickets.
Two new shows go on sale Friday at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, the return of the Mavericks and an Evening with Bruce Hornsby. The Mavericks with run $29.50 and $39.50 before service charges while Bruce Hornsby will be $38.50 and $48.50 before service charges.
Check out the Broadway touring version of the hit Musical Rock of Ages coming to the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on April 14. Ticket are $35.00 and $79.75 and will go on sale tomorrow.
ZZ Top will make a rare appearance at the Hampton Beach Casino on May 17. Tickets are on sale tomorrow and will cost $70.55.
Paramore with opening act Kitten stops in Boston during a 12 city tour on May 15. Tickets go on sale tomorrow and are $43.70 and $57.05.
Dispatch hits the Comcast Center in Mansfield MA on June 8, tickets on sale tomorrow and priced at $49.50 and $62.35.
Shinedown, Three Days Grace and P.O.D. RAWK the Tsongas Arena in Lowell  on February 20. Tickets are already on sale for $53.00.
Hinder and Nonpoint will be crushing Toads Place in New Haven on February 26 with tickets costing a reasonable $30.50.
The hardDRive Live 5 tour with Bullet For My Valentine, Halestorm, Young Guns and Stars in Stereo will bring the noise to the Palladium in Worcester on May 1. Tickets are on sale and will cost $38.50.
I am impatiently waiting to hear from you in regards to local bands that are worth checking out live. Hit me at [email protected] and I will get some attention to the local bands that deserve mention.
Release Date: today
Hatebreed – The Divinity of Purpose (review coming soon)
Tomahawk – Oddfellows
Release Date: February 5
Coheed and Cambria – The Aftermath: Decension
Matt Pond P.A. – The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand Out
Misfits – DEA.D. ALIVE!
Silverstein: This Is How The Wind Shifts
The Bronx – The Bronx (VI)

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