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AmeriKKKant But Ministry Will And You Should Too

Ministry kicks off 2018 with an all-star lineup for the politically charged AmeriKKKant tour where “P.T.-Barnum-meets-Rage-Against-The-Machine” ringmaster, Al Jourgensen and long-time band members guitarists Sin Quirin and Cesar Soto, will be joined by vocalist Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory), drummer Joey Jordison (Slipknot, VIMIC), and live scratcher DJ Swamp (Beck, the Crystal … [Read More]

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Celebrate Michael Schenker Music Past And Current

Michael Schenker will be rockin’ the Grove of Anaheim Mar. 25 performing a 2 ½ hour set of his most popular music with original singers, Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet, … [Read More]

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Accept It – Dirkschneider Turns The Page

Dirkschneider's “Back to the Roots II”, the final tour for playing all Accept songs, stops in SoCal for two nights beginning with the Whisky A Go Go Mar. 22 then on … [Read More]

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MGT play Slidebar Mar. 10 and Whisky A Go Go Mar. 21; press photo

MGT Keep Goth-Rock Alive

Goth-rock duo MGT, a collaboration between former The Mission/Peter Murphy guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite and vocalist Ashton Nyte of The Awakening, head out on a … [Read More]

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The Frenetic Vibes Of Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds

“TBS! TBS! TBS!” When you hear this, you know Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds is about to take the stage and it’s going to be a wild ride. With diverse sets combining elements … [Read More]

Tales From The Photo Pit


Tale From The Photo Pit: One Love Cali Fest 2018

Even in SoCal, a February outdoor concert can have its risks with the weather but this year, you couldn't have asked for anything better at the One Love Cali Reggae Fest. As a concert photographer, if there's any chance of rain, I'll need to bring some plastic … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

ARISE ROOTS; photo Andy Ortega

One Love Cali Fest Day 2: Beautiful Moments Abound

For those of you unfamiliar with Long Beach’s annual One Love Cali Reggae Festival, it is exactly what you would expect a festival called “One Love” to be: music about peace, love, and weed being played to peaceful, loving people smoking weed. But it was also … [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]