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JAMES WILLIAMSON AND THE PINK HEARTS play El Rey Theatre Jun. 29; photo Heather Harris

James Williamson And The Pink Hearts Live Debut

“About this time last year, I started feeling like I wanted to write some more music,” guitarist, James Williamson (The Stooges, Iggy Pop) recalled. “But I really don’t write lyrics. I’m just no good at it. At this point in life I’ve finally admitted it, so I don’t even try anymore.” He reached out to a couple of people, including frontman, Frank Meyer (Streetwalkin’ … [Read More]

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES -Warped Tour 2018/Pomona; photo Lauren Ratkowski

Warped Tour 2018: A Tale From The Photo Pit

The Final First Day of an Era Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate this thing called Warped Tour. This tour has a very special place in my … [Read More]

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MAGIC GIANT play Fonda Theater Jun. 29, Belly Up Jun.30; photo Wilder Bunke

Magic Giant Stomps Back Into SoCal

Magic Giant shall soon be coming to SoCal to woo audiences with their remarkable brand of indie folk-rock music. The trio is scheduled to play at the Fonda Theater … [Read More]

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AL JARDINE plays The Coach House Jun 16; photo Spud

The Musical Glow That Is Al Jardine

"My pal, Brian Wilson and I, went to college together," muses Al Jardine of the legendary Beach Boys. “And we started at El Camino Junior College. He introduced me … [Read More]

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CURTIS HARDING; photo Andy Ortega

Curtis Harding: A Tale From The Photo Pit

I love the El Rey Theater and taking pics of Curtis Harding’s show there made my day epic. If you’ve never been to the El Rey, it’s on Wilshire Boulevard in Los … [Read More]

Tales From The Photo Pit

BLACK VEIL BRIDES -Warped Tour 2018/Pomona; photo Lauren Ratkowski

Warped Tour 2018: A Tale From The Photo Pit

The Final First Day of an Era Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate this thing called Warped Tour. This tour has a very special place in my heart. It was my first TRUE credentialed show circa 2011. I had just graduated high school two … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

MINISTRY

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

GRAVEYARD "Peace" cover art

ALBUM REVIEW: Graveyard “Peace”

They’re Baaaaaack. Two years after announcing their breakup Graveyard makes a very welcome return with their new album Peace, which finds the band joined by a new drummer, Oskar Bergenheim, and with a fresh and inspired new take on their heavy “riffs n’ … [Read More]