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Poptone To Take SoCal On Nostalgia Trip

On the eve of their first Poptone show ever, Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins were excited, ready, and willing to begin performing a retrospective of Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, and Tones on Tail in front of a live audience. “I didn’t realize just how much I missed it actually. I feel about 20 years younger since I started rehearsing,” Ash mused while Haskins chuckled. “I’m … [Read More]

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The Babys

The Babys Pick Up Where They Left Off

British rock band The Babys played what would be their last concert together 37 years ago. At a certain point, and most certainly after three decades, one just has … [Read More]

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THE LONG RYDERS

The Long Ryders Ride Home To SoCal

Whether you call their country-punk hybrid sound Paisley Underground, Alternative Country, or even Cowpunk, there’s no denying that LA band The Long Ryders were … [Read More]

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MEW Visuals

ALBUM REVIEW: Mew “Visuals”

With their new album Visuals, Mew delivers to their fans (both old and new) the perfect soundtrack for the upcoming summer. It is their seventh album in a twenty … [Read More]

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MAMMOTH MAMMOTH "Mount The Mountain" CD cover art 2017

ALBUM REVIEW: Mammoth Mammoth “Mount The Mountain”

Mount The Mountain is the unashamedly riff-rocking new release by Australian stoner metal band Mammoth Mammoth. Mix together the grease of Mudhoney, the energy of … [Read More]

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Skillet, Sick Puppies, Devour The Day: A Tale From The Photo Pit

Skillet headlined the Grove of Anaheim in support of their latest release Unleashed with two great opening bands, Sick Puppies and Devour the Day. As I arrived early at the venue, the one thing that instantly amazed me was how many cars were already in the … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

The Damned

The Damned On Fire At HOB

The Damned stepped onto the huge stage at the newly opened House of Blues in Anaheim and declared it their new home. The crowd roared in approval and from the very first note to the very last, the audience remained enthusiastic. Early on Dave Vanian was … [Read More]