Here to stay—Korn and Alice in Chains thrill lifelong fans

Devoted is an understatement—nearly 20,000 cheering fans packed Shoreline Amphitheatre for a lineup straight out of 1999. Nu metal icons Korn paired perfectly with grunge legends Alice in Chains, even if you couldn’t picture the pair touring together in their heyday. Scuzzy opening chords of “Here to Stay” (Untouchables, 2002) crept across the crowd. Within … Continue reading Here to stay—Korn and Alice in Chains thrill lifelong fans

Nine Inch Nails strip it down, wake us up

Eerily setting the mood with a rendition of Angelo Badalamenti’s Twin Peaks track, "Fireman," Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor kicked off the night with "Branches/Bones" and lit the crowd on fire. Sullenly shimmying and gripping his mic, Reznor ‘s massive, black silhouette hovered over 50,000 people Oct. 21 at Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento. And as each … Continue reading Nine Inch Nails strip it down, wake us up