"The Backyard Babies from Sweden at Pirate's Cove. They blew me away!" -- Mike A., Sonic Swirl Records, Cleveland
"The Black Keys at the Lime Spider in April, followed closely by the Legendary Shack Shakers at the Lime Spider, Kings of Leon at the Odeon, and the Lords of the Highway CD-release show at the Beachland." -- Phillie N., Cleveland
"Judas Priest/Queensryche [at Blossom] or Aerosmith/Lenny Kravitz [at the Wolstein Center]. Honorable mentions: Meshuggah/God Forbid/ the Haunted/Mnemic [Peabody's] and the Alter Boys/American Werewolves/Asleep/Blush [Peabody's]." -- Jungle P., Mentor
"Hallowicked 2005 [Agora] and the Blackest of the Black Tour with Danzig, the Agony Scene, Himsa, Mortiis, Chimaira, and Behemoth [House of Blues]." -- Violent J., Cleveland
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