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Never fear, Motorhead’s here

Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister’s health issues led him to cancel a number of Motorhead shows during the second half of 2013. But he’s feeling better now and the band hits The Pearl at the Palms tonight.

Familiar faces form intense new group, Illicitor

The song is as hard as the cement wall it’s reverberating off of, filling the room with a sound as thick as the air in the stuffy rehearsal space. The tune in question is “City of Gold,” a fierce, melodic hardcore punk call to arms evocative of bulging veins and red faces, which surges from singer-guitarist Bob Gates’ cellphone through the PA in his band’s practice spot.

Warped fans in Las Vegas get a break

The Warped Tour is taking mercy on Las Vegas fans, moving the punk-rock endurance test off the concrete and on to the grass-covered UNLV Intramural Fields. The all-day show takes place June 19, which triple-digit heat is the norm.