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Black Star Riders Rock The Grove With Saxon

Black Star Riders are charging in to SoCal with heapings of hard rock, taking a night off from the Judas Priest Firepower tour to perform Apr. 20 at the Grove of Anaheim, with Saxon. Both bands rejoin the tour at Microsoft Theater Apr. 22. Robbie Crane (bass), proclaims that he and his co-musicians are very excited to play at the venue, claiming that it shall be very special … [Read More]

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SHINEDOWN; photo Reuben Martinez

Shinedown: A Tale From The Photo Pit

Shinedown hit Riverside Apr. 12, as part of their Attention Attention Tour and will return to SoCal Aug. 4 stopping at Fivepoint Amphitheatre with … [Read More]

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URIAH HEEP play The Coach House Apr. 19: press photo

The Heavy Thunder Of Uriah Heep Strikes SoCal

As one of the founders of the ‘eavy metal sound, Uriah Heep has paved a road filled with experimentation, progressive ideas, and rich sounds that has garnered them … [Read More]

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X; photo Frank Gargani

Orange County’s Newest Music Venue Unveils Upcoming Concert Calendar

Reverend Horton Heat, X, The Buttertones, GZA, Wanda Jackson, Pinback, Brenton Wood, The Adicts, WAR, DJ Quik, Allah-Las and more are set to perform at Marty’s Bar … [Read More]

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ALICE BAG plays The Echo Apr. 7; photo Greg Velasquez

Alice Bag Steps Up Her Game

Alice Bag heads over to The Echo Apr. 7 in support of her latest solo album Blueprint. Based in Los Angeles, Bag is a punk rock singer, musician, author, educator … [Read More]

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PALE WAVES; photo Lauren Ratkowski

Pale Waves: A Tale From The Photo Pit

If you’ve never been to The Constellation Room inside the Observatory, let me set the scene. It’s a small room off to the side of the main entrance, just before you reach the main venue space. This small room is reminiscent of the legendary venue Chain … [Read More]

Concert Reviews


Amerikkant but Ministry Took Command In Anaheim

MINISTRY was in top form at House of Blues Thursday night, kicking off the Amerikkant tour. They played well, sounded good, the stage was well-lit, the live mix was LOUD but spot-on allowing enough separation between instruments - a feat in itself - with up to … [Read More]

Album Reviews



Hailing from San Francisco, The Living mesh styles as diverse as Metal, Shoe Gaze and Pop into an emotional witches brew that they make all their own. Made up of long time friends Derek Barnes (vocals/guitar), Julian Balestrieri (guitar), Jeremy Shepherd … [Read More]