There will always be that sparring debate over which band has been the most influential in the world of hard rock.
Summer rock festivals are here.
It goes without saying that someone who makes people happy will be missed when they die. Truly, Taylor Hawkins is one of those someones. Taylor HawkinsCal Jam ‘18October 6, 2018Glen Helen AmphitheaterSan Bernadino, Californiaphoto: Charlie Steffens
Three bands: X, Los Lobos, and The Blasters, embodying the authentic cultural diversity that is the true LA, brought live music to the Pacific Amphitheater on August 1st. Amid an Orange County crowd, too often split by extreme political factions, the irony of rockabilly, Chicano, and punk music coming together was not lost on many. […]
Billy Sheehan and Eric Martin Mr BigJune 23, 2017Canyon ClubAgoura Hills, California Missing the things we took for granted? What I’d give to see live music, a movie, and be able to just basically roam—maskless—without fear of becoming sick. In the meantime we can all do the best we can and be excellent to each […]
Queensryche’s “The Verdict” 2020 U.S. Headline Tour began in mid-January, so having performed several dates already, the Seattle rock quintet was tuned up for its show in Anaheim last Thursday night John 5, who came on prior to Queensryche, played a strong set of guitar-heavy instrumental rock. The longtime Rob Zombie guitarist, accompanied by a […]
The Fabulous ForumLos Angeles, CANovember 30, 2019 It’s sad, even a little strange that Slayer has called it quits. Initially when they announced their farewell tour, which began in May of 2018, that implied they were retiring from touring itself, which left a lot of people with the hope that the band might still record […]
Some of progressive rock’s most revered performers, Yes, Asia, John Lodge, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, joined an enthusiastic crowd of their fans at Five Point Amphitheater for the Southern California stop of The Royal Affair Tour. Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, a trio paying homage to Emerson Lake & Palmer members Greg Lake and Keith […]
Ghost came to Southern California to play a sold-out concert at the Los Angeles Forum, marking the band’s first of two headline arena performances in the U.S. (The second date will be at New York’s Barclays Center on December 15th.) The current tour, dubbed “A Pale Tour Named Death,” is promoting Prequelle, Ghost’s fourth studio album […]