Bad Religion | Mayan Theater | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/9/14 [Review, Photos, Setlist & Videos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Bad Religion | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from M. Sloves full article which you can read by clicking HERE) “[…] Bad Religion religion finally took the stage and started just as you’d expect them to: minimal bullshit, maximumContinue reading “Bad Religion | Mayan Theater | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/9/14 [Review, Photos, Setlist & Videos]”

PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: PINS | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: I love this band for their total sound and style.  This UK band is what the Go Gos circa 2014 would sound like if they went dark Indie Rock, or, if they stayedContinue reading “PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]”

Cloud Nothings | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Cloud Nothings | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  PHOTOS: VIDEO: To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE

Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Dead Dawn | Facebook  SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  This was the surprise set of the day for me the last day of Echo Park Rising. This band kicks ass. Dark and heavy, and with tons of attitude, their set was raw and pretty damn badass.Continue reading “Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14”

Sex Stains | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Sex Stain | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: Unbeknownst to me, Punk and Riotgrrrl veteran Allison Wolfe started a new band named Sex Stains, featuring vocals by her and Mecca Vazi Andrews, Sharif Dumani (guitar), Pachy Garcia (bass) and David Orlando (drums). I reallyContinue reading “Sex Stains | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14”

FEA | AMPLYFi | 6/13/14 [PICS & VID]

FEA (pronounced FAY-ah)  is the feminine form of the Spanish word for “ugly”. It’s also the name of a Riot Grrrl, side project of some bad ass rockers from Texas. Back in 2012, I discovered the music of a band from Texas named Girl In A Coma. It was love first listen. The trio consisting of Jenn AlvaContinue reading “FEA | AMPLYFi | 6/13/14 [PICS & VID]”

The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Formed the year I was born, 1976, The Damned are a rock band from London, England. I was particularly interested in checking out there set as they are known to be one of the forerunners of the “gothic” music genre: a musicContinue reading “The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]”

Fear | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON California hardcore punk took shape in the late 70s and early 80s. Heavier and more abrasive than regular punk rock, bands like Black Flag, the Circle Jerks and Fear were the seminal bands that helped paved the way that particular sound and style. Fear’s music andContinue reading “Fear | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]”

The Briefs | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON The Briefs are a punk rock band from Seattle, Washington. Critics have described their  brand of punk rock as a throwback to 70’s British punk and early 80’s L.A. bands. However you may want to classify them, their music rocks. I triedContinue reading “The Briefs | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]”