Fitz & The Tantrums Sell Out The House At The Ace OF Spades

Fitz & The Tantrums Sell Out The House At The Ace OF Spades

Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser
Noelle Scaggs co-vocalist left, and Michael Fitzpatrick lead vocalist for Fitz & The Tanrums, performing at the Ace Of Spades venue in Sacramento, CA

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Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser
James King, saxophone and flute player for Fitz & The Tanrums performing at the Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, CA

Bryce Fraser, writer
Shiftsync Media

Tuesday night down on R Street it was hard to find a parking spot, and on the inside of the Ace Of Spades almost every space was filled with adoring fans waiting for Fits & The Tanrums to take the stage.
The venue went dark and after the buildup of anticipation, everyone’s favorite alternative soul music band, Fitz & The Tanrums, took the stage and the audience cheered with excitement. They started the night with “Keeping Our Eyes Out” followed by “Don’t Gotta”. The band played “Sweet Dreams” the popular song from the 80’s created by Eurythmics, the song fit very well to Fitz And the Tantrums style of music and they performed like their own. Near the middle of the show they performed “Out Of My league”, their recent hit that has been playing on the radio almost everywhere, the song was even better live.
Michael Fitzpatrick lead vocalist, with a wide vocal range and alternative sound, combined with Noelle Scaggs’ own vocal power and soul music signing really is what makes the band so unique. Noelle Scaggs dancing while up stage really added to seeing them live and made an even better experience for fans.
James King, saxophone and flute player, really showed his skills and even had three solo’s with the saxophone during the night, the most notable was when he played his performance at the end of their set. He played right before they came out again for the encore. The first song they played was their original big hit “MoneyGrabber”, during which they told fans to crouch down, no one was exempt not even the VIP ticket holders. They then shot back up and started cheering and raising and waving their hands during the rest of the song.
Fitz & The Tanrums sold out the box office at The Ace Of Spades that night and gave fans everything they could imagine.

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Scourge: Outbreak Xbox Arcade Game Review

Bryce Fraser, writerUntitled-1
Shiftsync Media

Scourge Outbreak storyline has you in charge of a squad in the future apart of the rebel group Tarn battling against the evil Nogari Corporation, who are believed to be behind the massive plagues in the game. You start out by landing on a Nogari base to rescue a Reisbeck who has been a spy for Tarn in the Nogari corporation and to retrieve a sample of a meteorite that Nogari is experimenting on.

Starting the game you have your choice of who to play from four different characters. Whoever you choose to play as, will have their own backstory that you will unlock while playing the game. First off, you can choose Major Victor “Stonewall” Dantrix, his back story is he’s from a family of soldiers but has been forced into mercenary for Tarn to eventually receive proof of his innocence. Stonewall is the standard character you would see in most action movies, his stats are that he is fairly good with heavy and light weapons and very good with melee damage and melee resistance, and also very fast.

Tasya “Amp” Semivolkova is a self-destructive adrenalin junkie who is working for Tarn for the promise of a cure to her addiction. Amp is the only female of the four characters, which is great for female gamers out there who are sick of being forced into playing male roles in games. Amp is a standard character generally good at everything, but she is better with light weapons than heavy weapons.

Next, we have James “Mass” Lang, who is more accurate with heavy weapons, great stability with light weapons, and very great with melee damage and resistance.

Finally we have Ramiro “shade” Cortez. He is more of the anti-hero because he is only out for revenge, and because of his appearance the fact he wears a mask and has scars on his face . His skills are that he is great with accuracy, handling, stability, and speed with light weapons.

In the game you have a choice between 6 different control schemes, you can’t customize your own but the default control will feel very familiar to gamer’s, the right trigger to fire, left trigger to aim, the Y button brings up next weapon, and the X button to reload. The B button being the use button in the game might take some gamers some time to adjust to being that so many other games use it as a cancel button, but if it is too much to adjust to there are four other control schemes that have the B button for crouching or melee with feels more in tune with other games.
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MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL

SET FOR SEPTEMBER 14 AND 15
AT DISCOVERY PARK NEAR DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO

ADDITIONAL HEADLINER TO BE ANNOUNCED JULY 1

“PRE-SHOCK” PRE-SALE OFFERS DISCOUNTED WEEKEND TICKETS JUNE 4-6

REGULARLY PRICED SINGLE DAY AND WEEKEND TICKETS
GO ON SALE JUNE 7

Monster Energy's Aftershock 2013

The second annual Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival has expanded to a full weekend in 2013. The biggest weekend in rock to EVER hit the capital of California will take place September 14 and 15 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.

Northern California’s biggest summer rock ‘n’ roll festival will feature two main stages, with rare area headlining appearances from Avenged Sevenfold and Korn, as well as a special additional headliner to be announced on July 1. Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival will include a massive rock lineup, also with Shinedown, Megadeth, Papa Roach, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, HIM, Skillet, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Asking Alexandria, In This Moment, All That Remains, Falling In Reverse, Device, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Pop Evil, Otherwise, Airbourne, SOiL, Heaven’s Basement, Nothing More, and many others. Visit www.AftershockConcert.com for the most up-to-date festival information.
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