Artist of the day: Jon Oliva's Pain
Today, his musical focus is Jon Oliva's Pain, alongside Matt LaPorte (guitar), John Zahner (keys), Christopher Kinder (drums) and Jason Jennings (bass). Since 2003, they have performed under a handful of names, building a huge fan base across the country and even overseas, thanks to their take-no-prisoners classic metal sound.
Jon Oliva's Pain will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the State Theatre in St. Pete, alongside The Eternal Affect, Psyaxis, Thrown Alive and more. Tickets are $15-$18. After that, it's off to another tour of Europe.