On Stage: Allegaeon ready to rock Philly

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Allegaeon Whenever Allegaeon comes to the area for a show, metal music fans get excited. Allegaeon plays a smorgasbord of metal music that rattles the rafters and usually tours on a bill with several top-flight metal acts. When Allegaeon played the Voltage Lounge last year, the band was on a bill that included Rings of Saturn, Entheos, Neckrogoblikon,...

On Stage: ‘Come From Away’ brings joy to Philly stage

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Come from Away The words “joyous” and “uplifting” are frequently used to describe plays, songs or musical acts. In reality, the words are often misused and should be put in the “hyperbole” category. “Come from Away,” the hit musical which is running now through November 3 at the Academy of Music (Broad and Locust streets, Philadelphia,...