• Hard rockers RED9 from North Orange County have recently released a new music video. They have always been one of our favorite bands when it comes to music videos and we love their consistent creativity. This time they really blew us away with their latest video for That Beast. You can’t help but love it and the new song has [Read More]
  • Our Spotlight is shining bright on one of our favorite bands; Modern Kicks.  These Bay Area rockers continue to garner high praise for delivering nonstop rock n roll, reminiscent of  70’s punk/rock era.  They are exactly what we have all been missing from the music scene. Straight up rock with punk rock edge and an attitude that doesn’t quit. They [Read More]
  • Ernie Ball Music Man signature artist St. Vincent has just announced her upcoming Fear The Future Tour, taking place this fall. Of course St. Vincent will be performing her signature St. Vincent Ernie Ball Music Man guitar. Check out the tour announcement below: 8/19 – Tokyo, Japan – Summer Sonic – Hostess Club All-Nighter 10/17 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton [Read More]
  • Kiefer Sutherland’s cinematic “Shirley Jean” video, which tells the story of a man’s last night on death row, taking the form of a goodbye letter to a woman he once loved, premieres on CMT channels and platforms June 21.  You can check out the video here: “It was the one song on the album that obviously was not a very [Read More]
  • We are excited to share that there will be new Gene Loves Jezebel music coming our way on September 15th. The album Dance Underwater  is the first studio album of new material in 14 years from storied English rock band Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel via Restricted Release/Westworld Recordings in North America. Check out the teaser below:   Pre-order the new album, [Read More]

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Photo Gallery of SWMRS at BottleRock Napa and catch them at LIVE105 BFD this Saturday

June 5, 2017

  At BottleRock Napa we were excited to catch the SWMRS set. We have seen them a couple times before and they always give such an incredible high energy punk rock set. They got the crowd riled up with their angsty punk rock that captivated the crowd. The adrenaline was endless and they definitely gained thousands of more new fans that day. Their die hard fans were up front and center singing along with their fists in the air. It was spectacular to witness how this band has grown so much in the past couple years and they will continue to make huge strides in the music scene. Check out photos from their set by our Rockin Ryan: You can catch SWMRS this Saturday at LIVE105 BFD at Shoreline Amphitheatre. They will be playing on the Bud Light Festival Stage. Check out their video for Figuring it Out: Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news. Information & Links: Facebook: http://facebook.com/swmrs Twitter: http://twitter.com/swmrs Instagram: http://instagram.com/swmrs Site: http://swmrs.com

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Who needs coffee, when you have The Helmets high energy set to fuel your day at BottleRock

June 4, 2017

  Once again BottleRock Napa had an endless supply of amazing musicians on four stages.  Whether you were tired or not on Sunday morning, you were ready to party when the festival was kicked off by a fierce set from The Helmets. The young group or rockers consists of Tye Trujillo on bass,  (12, son of Robert Trujillo of Metallica), Bastian Evans (12) on Guitar, Kai Neukermans (12) on drums, and Bryan Ferretti (13) on vocals. They came out with 150% and never wavered with the energy. It was like a instant punch of adrenaline as they rocked the main stage, playing their original tracks and covers that had the crowd singing along.   Check out the photos from their set by our Rockin Ryan: We caught them perform last year and it is amazing to see how they have grown with their musical talent. They blew us away last year and they continue to raise the bar with an even better performance this year. The endless energy was flowing from the stage and infecting the [Read More]

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LIVE’s extraordinary set at BottleRock Napa took me back to my 20’s

June 4, 2017

A very personal highlight for myself at BottleRock Napa 2017 has to be seeing the original lineup of LIVE perform. They have reunited and the original lineup of Kowalczyk, guitarist Chad Taylor, bassist Patrick Dahlheimer and drummer Chad Gracey are in the midst of a World Tour. In addition to touring they will be releasing new music. Their set brought me back to the first time I saw them, back in a small nightlclub (possibly the DNA Lounge or Paradise Lounge) in San Francisco in the early 90’s. It was right before they entered into mainstream success and it was such an honor to catch them in the intimate environment. One thing was certain, over the years, I have held bands live performances to the standards of LIVE’s performance in that small venue.  They had energy, adrenaline and passion exuding with every note, beat and lyric. Fast forward to BottleRock Napa 2017 and LIVE’s performance had me reminiscing of that first show. They hit the stage and were non-stop with the energy. They impressed me all [Read More]

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St. Vincent announces date for her upcoming Fear the Future Tour

June 21, 2017

Ernie Ball Music Man signature artist St. Vincent has just announced her upcoming Fear The Future Tour, taking place this fall. Of course St. Vincent will be performing her signature St. Vincent Ernie Ball Music Man guitar. Check out the tour announcement below: 8/19 – Tokyo, Japan – Summer Sonic – Hostess Club All-Nighter 10/17 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton 10/18 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo Manchester 10/20 – Dublin, Ireland – Olympia Theatre 10/23 – Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique 10/24 – Paris, France – Le Trianon 10/26 – Berlin, Germany – Huxleys 10/27 – Utrecht, Netherlands – TivoliVrendenburg 11/14 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore 11/15 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room 11/17 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater 11/18 – St. Paul, MN – Palace Theater 11/19 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater 11/20 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant 11/21 – Louisville, KY – Whitney Hall 11/22 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium 11/24 – Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre 11/25 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center [Read More]

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DOPE / (HED)Pe Announce The Monster High Tour 2017

June 20, 2017

  Industrial Metal Veterans DOPE are teaming with G-punk innovators (HED)Pe to announce their The Monster High Tour 2017 with metal rockers Ill Niño on select dates. “I’m really excited about this tour” says Edsel Dope. “We have never done a proper USA Tour with (HED)Pe, or Ill Niño, so this should be a really cool experience for the fans and for all of us…Me and Jared from Hed Pe are already talking about doing some collaborations before and during the tour… “We’ve continued to add to our production to each and every tour” Edsel says with a smile.. “The show is almost out of hand at this point” “I am anticipating that this will be the last Dope tour for a little while” says Edsel…”Once it is over, I want to focus on finishing up the next Dope album before we hit the road again…I am looking forward to seeing of our fans and friends out there this Fall…”   Head over to: http://www.enterthevault.com/ for Advance Tickets or head over to: http://www.dopetheband.bigcartel.com/ for Meet and Greet packages. The [Read More]

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The Brevet premiere video for Upholder and catch them at Neck of the Woods on June 21st

June 17, 2017

  The Brevet have just released a video for Upholder: Chapter 3, the final chapter of the band’s American Novel EP series. You can watch the video by heading over to: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/06/exclusive-premiere-watch-the-brevets-video-for-uph.html. The band explains “Upholder”s inspiration and significance, saying: “The song is meant to be a dialogue of people going through challenges and hard times. You don’t have to experience the exact same challenges in life to relate to one another. I think the song is meant to be a reminder that whatever you are going through in life you are not alone. The video was meant to focus more on the band and our live shows. We have grown so much over these past few years in our live performances and really wanted to showcase that in a creative way.” You can catch The Brevet out on their tour, dates are listed below:     On their current west coast tour for Upholder: Chapter 3, The Brevet are selling a special American Novel vinyl record containing all 3 EP’s in one package. When speaking of Upholder: Chapter [Read More]

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