5 Best Rock Concerts in Pittsburgh this weekend

We round up the best Rock concerts in Pittsburgh this weekend.

Oct 14, 2021 by Kwhen Contributors

5 Best Rock Concerts in Pittsburgh this weekend

There are so many things to do in Pittsburgh today, how will you choose? Luckily, we whittled it down for you the best Rock concerts in Pittsburgh this weekend. From The Airborne Toxic Event and Little River Band, to The Struts with The Glorious Sons and Knotfest with Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Fever 333, and Code Orange, find all the best concerts in Pittsburgh with our guides. Want to know the best concerts happening in Pittsburgh today, this weekend or in the coming months? Use our Pittsburgh events calendar as your guide to find the best performances to see and grab your tickets!

Knotfest with Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Fever 333, and Code Orange

Knotfest with Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Fever 333, and Code Orange

1

When & Where

Fri, October 15, 2021, 9:30pm

Fever 333 or the Fever 333 is an American rock band formed in Inglewood, California in July 2017. The three-piece band consists of former Letlive vocalist Jason Aalon Butler, former the Chariot guitarist Stephen Harrison and Night Verses drummer Aric Improta.

Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock. Killswitch Engage's current lineup consists of vocalist Jesse Leach, guitarists Joel Stroetzel and Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D'Antonio, and drummer Justin Foley. The band has released eight studio albums and two live performance albums. Their eighth studio album, Atonement, was released on August 16, 2019.

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. The band was founded in 1995 by percussionist Shawn Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Paul Gray. After several lineup changes in its early years, the band settled on nine members for more than a decade: Crahan, Jordison, Gray, Craig Jones, Mick Thomson, Corey Taylor, Sid Wilson, Chris Fehn, and Jim Root. Gray died on May 24, 2010, and was replaced during 2011–2014 by guitarist Donnie Steele. Jordison was dismissed from the band on December 12, 2013. Steele left during the recording sessions for.5: The Gray Chapter. The band found replacements in Alessandro Venturella on bass and Jay Weinberg on drums. After the departure of Jordison, as of December 2013 the only founding member in the current lineup is percussionist Crahan. Fehn was also dismissed from the band in March of 2019 prior to the writing of the We Are Not Your Kind album.

Code Orange is an American hardcore punk band that formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2008. The band signed to Deathwish Inc. for their first two studio albums Love Is Love/Return to Dust and I Am King and have since released a third, Forever, through Roadrunner Records. In 2012, four of the band's members – Reba Meyers, Jami Morgan, Joe Goldman and Dominic Landolina – formed the rock band Adventures. The band have received one Grammy Award nomination, for their song “Forever.”

The Airborne Toxic Event (16+)

The Airborne Toxic Event (16+)

2

When & Where

Fri, October 15, 2021, 11:00pm

The Struts with The Glorious Sons

The Struts with The Glorious Sons

3

When & Where

Fri, October 15, 2021, 11:00pm

The Glorious Sons are a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario. Formed in 2011, the band signed with Black Box in 2013. Since then, The Glorious Sons have released one EP, Shapeless Art, and three full-length albums; The Union, which was released on September 14, 2014, and their second album Young Beauties and Fools, which was released on October 13, 2017. The band have eight consecutive top-10 rock radio hits in Canada including their first #1 modern rock single "Everything Is Alright".

The Struts are an English rock band from Derby, Derbyshire, England. The band consists of vocalist Luke Spiller, guitarist Adam Slack, bassist Jed Elliott, and drummer Gethin Davies. Formed in 2012, the original lineup was composed of Spiller, Slack, bassist Jamie Binns and drummer Rafe Thomas.

Little River Band

Little River Band

4

When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 12:00am

Little River Band is the debut studio album by the Australian rock group Little River Band which was released by EMI in November 1975. It peaked at No. 12 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart. The band's first single, "Curiosity", was released in September ahead of the album and peaked at No. 15 on the Kent Music Report Singles Chart. The following single, "Emma", appeared in January 1976 and peaked at No. 20. In May, the band released "Everyday of My Life" together with its album, After Hours.

Toadies with Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy

Toadies with Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy

5

When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 12:00am

Toadies are an American rock band from Fort Worth, Texas, best known for the song "Possum Kingdom." The band's classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis on vocals/guitar, Mark Reznicek on drums, Lisa Umbarger on bass, and Darrel Herbert on guitar. It formed in 1989 and disbanded in 2001 after Umbarger left the group. The band reformed and released an album, No Deliverance in 2008. In 2010, they re-released the album Feeler with Kirtland Records. The band's most recent album, The Lower Side of Uptown, was released in September 2017.

Toadies, Reverend Horton Heat, and Drakulas at House of Blues - Houston at 2021-11-05T19:00:00-0500

The Reverend Horton Heat is the stage name of American musician Jim Heath as well as the name of his Dallas, Texas-based psychobilly trio. Heath is a singer, songwriter and guitarist. A Prick magazine reviewer called Heath the "godfather of modern rockabilly and psychobilly".

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