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UFO's Phil Mogg; photo James Christopher

Lights Out Cells Up!

After 50 years of hard rocking, hard touring and presumably hard living, UK’s UFO are calling it a day. No more short stops in towns around the globe, living out of a suitcase, or climbing on and off a tour bus. Fifty years. That’s right – fifty! But, Feb. 21, 2020, UFO rocked the Tally Ho in Leesburg, VA and they rocked it hard. The only way they know how. They captured … [Read More]

Live Concert Photos

Featured Article

THE BLACK KEYS; photo Alysse Gafkjen--Courtesy of The New York Times

THE BLACK KEYS CONFIRM 35-DATE “LETS ROCK” 2020 SUMMER TOUR

The Black Keys confirm their 35-date "Let's Rock" summer tour with direct support by Gary Clark Jr. Performances in cities include Seattle, Dallas, Boston, New York, … [Read More]

Featured Article

JUDAS PRIEST; press photo

JUDAS PRIEST ANNOUNCE 50 HEAVY METAL YEARS TOUR 2020

One of heavy metal's all-time greats, Judas Priest will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the US in the fall. The 50 Heavy … [Read More]

Featured Article

CHRISTIAN FRENCH plays Constellation Room Feb. 29; press photo

The Sound Of Positivity

Christian French has had a phenomenal rise to success in a short amount of time. And it all began from quite humble beginnings. “That’s a funny story actually,” he … [Read More]

Featured Article

CANDL; press photo

Fun In The Dark

“That one has a history to it,” explains Walter Morales, AKA CANDL. “Going back to my creative art side, CANDL came from a graffiti background. A buddy of mine from … [Read More]

For The Love Of Bass

K!NGS; press photo

K!NGS Reign Supreme

Bass music continues to get better and better here in LA. Mark Kingsley has long played an active role in this development; through his acts Da Moth and K!NGS, as well as co-producing Mutate Events and being the COO at Producers Social. K!NGS latest release is … [Read More]

Tales From The Photo Pit

WEAPONS OF ANEW; photo Andy Ortega

Weapons Of Anew: A Tale From The Photo Pit

As the elevator door to the top floor of the Anaheim Gardenwalk opened, the older, bearded man next to me with a black jean jacket with patches says, "Looks like the rest of us are here for the show!" A few of my elevator-mates were still wearing their NAMM … [Read More]

Album Reviews

Drive-By Truckers “The Unraveling” cover art

ALBUM REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers “The Unraveling”

Drive-By Truckers are back with a vengeance after 3 ½ years with their new album The Unraveling. Always a political band, the current state of world affairs and the political climate here at home have given them ample fodder to be frustrated about. Lesser … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

UFO's Phil Mogg; photo James Christopher

Lights Out Cells Up!

After 50 years of hard rocking, hard touring and presumably hard living, UK’s UFO are calling it a day. No more short stops in towns around the globe, living out of a suitcase, or climbing on and off a tour bus. Fifty years. That’s right – fifty! But, … [Read More]