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#VIMFP: The Afterparty Headliner is...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Aug 2016
Ladies and gentlemonsters, VegasTripping and VegasMate for iOS in conjunction with The D Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Event Center is proud to announce that the headlining act for the 2016 Vegas Internet Mafia Family...

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Billboard: Guns N Roses To Play Las Vegas Arena In Spring 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Dec 2015
The Guns N Roses reunion rumors are starting to reach boiling point, with multiple sources saying that the news could drop next week with the announcement of the lineup for the Coachella festival in Palm...

Tagged: rock n roll   las vegas arena   concerts   guns n roses   

VIMFP: The Afterparty - Live! With Multi-Platinum Artist...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Aug 2015
The Vegas Internet Mafia in conjunction with The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and Downtown Las Vegas Event Center is proud to announce that the featured entertainment for this year's Vegas...

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King Diamond and Exodus at HOB 11/9/2015

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2015
Legendary Danish meistersinger and epic conjurer of The Satan, the one and only King Diamond will be performing his epic masterpiece Abigail in its entirety from front to back, sideways and in between. Abigail was King...

Tagged: metal forever or bust   king diamond   exodus   house of blues   mandalay bay   concerts   

Queensryche and Dokken at DLVEC 8/29

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2015
The rock and roll highway is littered with bands who attempted to replace an iconic lead singer. The list of successful singer switcheroos include Van Halen's Diamond David Lee Roth being replaced by Sammy Hagar,...

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Hard Rock Announces Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot Residency

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Nov 2014
The Joint at the Hard Rock has announced the Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot residency featuring finely coiffed country pop band Rascal Flatts. Sparkling pop production, twinkling mandolins, warbly slide guitar, lyrics that mention George Strait, date...

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King Diamond at HOB November 1, 2014

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Jul 2014
Speaking of grim caverns of suffering, the legendary Danish metal trailblazer King Diamond will make his triumphant return to Las Vegas on November 1st 2014, just in time to clean up the bodies left over...

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Life Is Beautiful Promo, Line Up Revealed

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jun 2014
The second Live is Beautiful festival, scheduled for October 24, 25 & 26 (the weekend after our Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic) has announced their line up (headlined by standard festival fare Kanye West, Foo...

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THEpoll: Which Rumored Hard Rock Residency Would You Go See?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2014
Which Rumored Hard Rock Residency Would You Go See The great Norm! tweeted today that.... Hearing the Hard Rock's new management has been busy recruiting Kiss, Van Halen, Sammy Hagar + Journey with Steve Perry. Pick em... which...

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Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Uncle Kracker on Fremont August 8th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 May 2014
Four packs go great with two things - wine coolers and rock n roll package tours. 1990's package Under The Sun Tour teams up chart toppers Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, Smash Mouth and jam...

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Why I Love Kraftwerk And You Should Too

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Apr 2014
German music pioneers Kraftwerk have announced they will bring their 3D concert to The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on June 28th, 2014. This is their first ever performance in Las Vegas,...

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Guns N Roses Returns!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Feb 2014
AEG Entertainment announced this morning that Guns N Roses will be returning to The Joint at the Hard Rock for a three week long, nine show residency spring 2014. The run, entitled No Trickery! An Evening...

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The Chelsea Details

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Nov 2013
The Chelsea grand opening concert by The Police-obsessed pop singer Bruno Mars is only a few weeks away, kicking of his ongoing series of performances in the Cosmotopolis newest venue. The Chelsea is a...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   the chelsea   concerts   bruno mars   john unwin   

Roger Daltrey Hints At Possible Who Residency

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Oct 2013
Earlier today, as part of a larger announcement of a massive tour by The Who in 2015, lead singer Roger Daltrey stated that this would be the band's last large scale tour of the world,...

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TMZ: Britney Spears Signs $30M Two Year Contract at P Ho

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Sep 2013
The TMZ is reporting that former teen pop superstar Britney Spears has inked a $30 million dollar, two year contract to perform in the Theatre for the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood. Renderings posted by TMZ...

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Slayer + Gojira at The Joint October 25

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Sep 2013
The Hard Rock announced yesterday that thrash metal legends Slayer will be haunting the chapel at The Joint on October 25th, 2013. I'm sure Slayer needs no introduction to VegasTrippers, they're fucking awesome... a...

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Vamp'd: Where Rock, Metal and Vegas Meet To Mosh

Posted by MsKellyG on 23 Aug 2013
We're super proud to have this great guest post from one of my favorite new friends, local Las Vegan and thrashingly dedicated rock fan MsKellyG. Enjoy! \m/ -c Hey there head banging...

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Meat Puppets At Beauty Bar November 27

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Aug 2013
The Beauty Bar announced yesterday that the mighty and amazing Meat Puppets will be performing the night before thanksgiving -Wednesday, November 27th. The Meat Puppets are one of the greatest true indie rock bands of all...

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Updated: Vince Neil Quits Motley Crue, Announces Treasure Island Gig

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Aug 2013
Update: Vince is still in the Crue, but the concert is a private affair. Earlier, a press advisory was issued regarding a free, private concert September 1 at Treasure Island featuring rock legend Vince Neil...

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VegasFlicks: VIVA Hysteria

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Aug 2013
Def Leppard has created a concert movie documenting their "VIVA Hysteria" residency from earlier this year at the Hard Rock Las Vegas. They're debuting it in movie theaters before releasing it to home...

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The D's Rock and Roll Birthday Weekend

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Jul 2013
The D announced today that they will be hosting a weekend of fist pumping rock n roll concerts to celebrate their 1st birthday from Thursday September 26-Saturday September 28. Billed as "2nd Annual Grand Opening Celebration"...

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Black Sabbath September 1 at MGM Grand Garden Arena

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Apr 2013
The mighty Black Sabbath, er... 75% of the mighty Black Sabbath - riffmeister Tony Iommi, thunderous bass player and lyricist Geezer Butler and Satan's vocalist Ozzy Osbourne (sadly, contractual issues kept squirrelly beat blaster Bill...

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Stephen and Damian Marley at Hard Rock Jun 28th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2013
The Hard Rock is killing it (again) with another incredible booking. The brothers Marley, sons of Bob - Stephen and Damian 'Jr. Gong' - will be performing poolside at the Hard Rock...

Tagged: hard rock   ganja goo balls   concerts   

Iron Maiden and Megadeth at Mandalay Bay Sept 12!!!!!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Apr 2013
For the first time in over ten years, the great, all mighty and incredibly powerful IRON MAIDEN will be back in the village performing in Las Vegas! Save the date - September 12, 2013 - for...

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Guitar Legend Uli Jon Roth at Vamp'd

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Feb 2013
Ladies and gentlemen, virtuoso guitarist Uli Jon Roth, known the world over for being one of the forerunners of modern metal guitar shredding during his halcyon days performing with the Scorpions, will be doing...

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On The Virtue of the Chelsea at Cosmopolitan

Posted by JohnH on 9 Jan 2013
Imagine, if you will, that you could have seen The Beatles at Candlestick Park. Or that you could have felt the raw intensity of the Ramones at CBGB. Imagine a moment where you...

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Chinese Spaghetti Illusion Destruction 101: Guns N Roses At The Joint

Posted by Misnomer on 17 Aug 2012
Guns N' Roses has announced a twelve show residency at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which they're calling "Appetite For Democracy at The Joint". Over the past year, I've seen the current incarnation of Gn'R...

Tagged: misnomer   guns n roses   hard rock   the joint   rawknroll   concerts   quantum teledildonics   

Peter Gabriel at Planet Hollywood Oct 5, 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 May 2012
Speaking of living legends, Peter Gabriel has announced that he will be touring a performance of his breakthrough solo album So in its entirety, featuring the original musicians who recorded it. The show...

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Willie Nelson at Sunset Station July 21!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 May 2012
Just announced, country music legend Willie Nelson will be performing at Sunset Station on Saturday July 21, 2012. Willie is a certified, bonafide, signed sealed and delivered American music icon who needs no...

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Video: Van Halen at MGM Grand May 27 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 May 2012
The reviews are in, Van Halen's show at MGM was purportedly one of the best of the tour so far. Diamond Dave was his usual goofy self, shooting off Vegas related jokes and...

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Geoff Tate of Queensryche at Hard Rock

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Apr 2012
Geoff Tate, singer of concept-album-based metal band Queensryche is playing a rare solo show with a small acoustic backing band this Friday night (April 27th) at Body English inside the Hard Rock. I've seen Queensryche three...

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The Cult To Play M Resort May 26

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Apr 2012
In the mid-1980s I dated a punk rock girl bedecked in torn colored tights, Chuck Taylors, spiky bracelets and a mostly shaved head whose remainder was bleached three shades of blonde. I loved her. She...

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Fremont Street Gets Rocked

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Apr 2012
Fremont Street Experience announced their summer concert series lineup yesterday, under the witty banner of "Rock of Vegas." And rock it surely will.... check out this lineup: Saturday May 26 - Vince Neil Saturday...

Tagged: fremont street   concerts   downtown   

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Unleashes The Shred At Orleans March 17th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Mar 2012
Speaking of shredding, Kenny Wayne Shepherd... blues rock axe slinger, unpacks his bag of tricks for two nights at the Orleans on March 17th and 18th. Back in the day, KWS was marketed as a Shrapnel...

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\m/: Mastodon, Opeth, Ghost April 25th at Mandalay Bay

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Jan 2012
Calling all metal heads! This year is shaping up to be a great one for live music... one of our early picks for tour of the year - a mind bending triple bill featuring...

Tagged: metal forever or bust   mandalay bay   concerts   

Tool at Mandalay Bay January 15, 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Dec 2011
Grab your blast helmets lunatics, avant metal freak out legends TOOL have scheduled one show for 2012. In Las Vegas. At the Mandalay Bay Event Center. These guys aren't weirdos. They're super weirdoes....

Tagged: metal   concerts   mandalay bay   

Celebrate New Years Eve, Eve With Rock Legend Bob Seger

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Nov 2011
Rock legend Bob Seger and his merry band of Silver Bullets (the band that nick named the beer) have scheduled a very rare fall tour with an even rarer stop in Las Vegas at the...

Tagged: bob seger   concerts   mandalay bay   

The Guns N Roses NYE Package Deal

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Nov 2011
AEG Live, promoters of gigs at The Joint, have teamed up with Hard Rock Hotel for a Guns N Roses New Years Eve Hard Rock Hotel package deal. For $1299 (plus resort fee, hahaha) you get:...

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Guns N Roses New Years Eve At The Joint!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Nov 2011
Book your airfare, reserve your hotel rooms and start getting your liver into shape... Guns N Roses are playing at the Joint at the Hard Rock on New Years Eve. Skeptical? Yeah you are right...

Tagged: new years eve   guns n roses   concerts   the joint   hard rock   

I Hate Steely Dan And You Can Too On October 13th at The Palms

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Sep 2011
Steely Dan is the music that late 70s record executives loved listen to while rolling around Burbank high on blow, chest hair billowing in the wind coming through their Porsche convertible. Anything with Michael...

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Stevie Nicks At The Joint Oct 15!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Sep 2011
Just over the wire comes news that the incomparable Stevie Nicks will be performing at The Joint at the Hard Rock on October 15th. This years winner of America's Got Talent will serve...

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Loverboy Live On Fremont Sat August 6th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Jul 2011
Canadian rock legends Helix Loverboy unpacks their schtick under the Fremont Street Experience on Saturday April 6th at 9pm as part of the Nina Blackwood's Absolutely Camel Non-Filters 80's concert series. Loverboy was actually a late...

Tagged: fremont street   rock n roll   concerts   

Shania Twain Coming To Caesars Palace 12/1/12

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Jun 2011
Moments from now, country pop singer Shania Twain will announce an residency at Caesars Palace's Colosseum, joining Celine Dion, Elton John and Rod Stewart in the starting rotation. Shania's show "Still The One" will begin...

Tagged: shania twain   caesars palace   concerts   

Legends In Concert: The Grateful Dead* at The Joint October 4

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jun 2011
Ok it isn't the Grateful Dead, but this band - Furthur is about as close as you'll ever get again. Furthur, for those who don't know, is the sonic core of the Grateful Dead - bassist...

Tagged: furthur   grateful dead   hard rock   the joint   concerts   

Soundgarden Returns July 23rd at The Joint!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 May 2011
Oh hell yeah the 90's are back... sludge metallers Soundgarden have begun to announce dates for their first tour since reuniting in 2010. The tour includes a July 23rd stop at The Joint at...

Tagged: the joint   concerts   soundgarden   

Awesome: Flaming Lips to Play Cosmopolitan June 17th!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Mar 2011
Grab your noisemakers, confetti cannons, panda suits, light sticks and a ten strip of the acid folks... the always amazing and even more incredible live on stage in concert FLAMING LIPS are booked to play...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   flaming lips   concerts   

Monte Carlo Infested By Ratts

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Aug 2010
The troubles continue at The Gateway To City Center - The Pub at Monte Carlo will be infested by 80's hair metal legends Ratt for one night only THIS THURSDAY August 5th, 2010. As far as...

Tagged: metal   monte carlo   concerts   

Hard Rock To Add Outdoor Concert Stage

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jul 2010
Wow... the Hard Rock has been on a complete tear over the last few years. Between the re-opening of The Joint, the new Paradise and HRH towers, new clubs, dining and casino...

Tagged: hard rock   concerts   

The Scorpions Last Sting

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jul 2010
In case you didn't know, heavy metal legends The Scorpions have decided to hang up their tails at the end of their current tour after 40 years destroying stages all over the world. Yeah,...

Tagged: scorpions   concerts   five hundy   

MGM Grand Offers Roger Waters Package

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 May 2010
In what will surely be Las Vegas' live music event of the year - Roger Waters' mounting of Pink Floyd's epic "The Wall" for the first time in eons - MGM Grand is offering a...

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