The Iron Mike Files

Rockstar Mayhem Festival Overview

Rockstar Mayhem Festival - Auburn, WA 7.8.14 Reviewers/Photos: "Iron" Mike Savoia & Stephanie Savoia The 7th annual Rockstar Mayhem Festival rolled into the White River Amphitheatre area on a perfect 90 degree day. Since the announcement of the bands on this tour earlier this year, many felt...
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Yngwie Better Than Ever in Seattle

Yngwie Malmsteen/Gary Hoey/Bumblefoot - Guitar Gods Tour 2014 Showbox Market - Seattle, WA 6.26.14 Review/Photos" "Iron" Mike Savoia What a day it was! One of Time magazines 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players back in Seattle. For Yngwie Malmsteen, it's been over 10 years since he last played...
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Guitar Gods Yngwie Malmsteen, Bumblefoot next week

The 2014 Guitar Gods tour featuring Yngwie Malmsteen with Gary Hoey & Bumblefoot hits Seattle next Thursday (6/26/14) at the Showbox Market. BUY TICKETS - All ages, doors at 7pm show at 8pm. Hailed by TIME magazine as one the Top 10 greatest electric guitarists of all time, Yngw ie Malmsteen is...
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KISW Pain in the Grass Tickets now on sale

KISW 99.9FM Pain in the Grass 2014 tickets now on sale! CLICK HERE TO BUY!! Powered by Rockstar Energy Drinks, the first 999 people can get lawn tickets for only $9.99! View all ticket pricing and VIP info. September 12th at the White River Amphitheater starting at 5:15pm: Main Stage: Rob Zombie,...
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#TBT KISW Local Licks 1985 w/ Shadow

How about this for a #TBT (Throwback Thursday) KISW post. Going through the garage tonight I found a cassette tape that had a clip from KISW's Local Lick's/Metal Shop back on 2/27/85! What did it include? How about Mike McCready's band Shadow before he went global ruling the world with Pearl Jam!...
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Ukulele Slayer!

I know that headline had to catch your eye! You gotta see how awesome Chicago guitarist Rob Scallon is on his ukulele covering Slayer's "War Ensemble" - solos, headbanging and all! What's even cooler is it was mixed by our very own Seattle Riffs, Beards & Gear dude "Fluff" aka Ryan Bruce! Watch...
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Steel Panther open All You Can Eat Tour in Seattle

Note: Since I was working with Behemoth this same night, Stephanie covered the Steel Panther show/photos for me ;) Here's her quick review & photos: What can I say about the latest concert given by Steel Panther Saturday night at Showbox SoDo? Bad boys, raunchy music, raunchy shtick, lots of...
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Behemoth & Steel Panther tonight

Are you ready to ROCK tonight Seattle? Hopefully you got your tickets to either show cause they're both SOLD-OUT! Few tickets might possibly be available at the doors. BEHEMOTH - Studio Seven - Metal Alliance tour with Goatwhore, 1349, Inquisition, and more. SOLD-OUT! This all a ges show starts at...
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Sevendust return to Seattle

Last night's Sevendust show was one for the ages. A band predominantly know for plugging in and crushing your head live, came to town to promote their new release. An acoustic CD, "Time Travelers & Bonfires", with a show titled "An Evening With Sevendu st." A sit down acoustic version that...
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Concerts this week BLS & Sevendust

Hopefully everyone made it out to either the Dream Theater or Volbeat shows last night in Seattle, unfortunately I took the night off recovering from 3 weeks gone on the Monsters of Rock, Moody Blues and the Cruise to the Edge cruises in the Bahamas/Mexico, but later this week I'll be back out and...
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