Sharon Van Etten’s Wild Hearts Tour hits Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

“I went to The Wild Hearts Tour and all I got was emotional.” This is a phrase seen on tote bags throughout the night of July 30th at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA. The Wild Hearts Tour brings together indie folk rock artists Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Quinn Christopherson, alongside their […]

Coheed and Cambria celebrates 20 years & new album in St. Louis

Out celebrating both the 20th anniversary of the band, as well as the release of their latest installment in their vast universe of creative progressive rock, Coheed and Cambria stopped off in Missouri at the Saint Louis Music Park on Sunday, August 7th on the Window of the Waking Mind Tour. Joining them were punk […]

Furnace Fest returns to Birmingham, AL for fall 2022

Furnace Fest returns to Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th. The weekend will be packed with performances from over 90 bands of several sub-genres under the rock label across three different stages. Headliners for the festival include The Ghost Inside, New Found Glory, Alexisonfire, Thrice, Manchester Orchestra, Mastodon, […]

A evening of indie folk with Fleet Foxes in Minneapolis

On August 2nd, midwesterners braved the 90-degree heat and angry looking rain clouds to experience a night of indie folk in Minneapolis. Fleet Foxes and Uwade were set to take the stage at the Surly Brewing Festival Field, an awesome outdoor venue settled at the back of craft brewery property. Robin Pecknold (vocalist of Fleet […]

A brilliant night with The Lumineers in Sacramento

It was a magical time, all because of Denver’s amazing band, The Lumineers! Part of their Brightside Tour, The Lumineers stopped by the Golden 1 Center on Tuesday night in Sacramento. Their 26-song setlist was impressive and fun to be apart of. The fans were lined up, anxiously waiting to get in and witness an amazing show. […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers rocks San Diego with Thundercat & HAIM

The Red Hot Chili Peppers returned to San Diego for a fun and nostalgic night of entertainment with a performance at Petco Park on July 27th… and I want you to know about the show in all its glory! The openers included fellow talented LA-based bands, Thundercat and HAIM. Few artists in the music industry […]

TikTok star Emmy Meli at Santa Ana’s Observatory Theater

Emmy Meli, the Long Beach native and TikTok breakout artist, rocked a hometown show at the Constellation Room at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA, Monday, July 25, 2022. Opening the evening was indie pop artist, Gabe James. James, who recently relocated to Los Angeles by way of Colorado, played a dynamic acoustic set of original […]

Rise Against with The Used & Senses Fail in San Diego

Walking up to Petco Park was like going back 20 years in time… everyone was garbed out in their best emo and punk rock attire, a style ubiquitous throughout the 00s. It made me want to grab a Mickey’s and bounce around town aimlessly like in my high school days. Now, there are fans of […]

Leeds Festival ready to rivet the UK for 2022

Leeds Festival 2022 will take place on Friday the 26th through Sunday the 28th this August at Bramham Park in Leeds. This is one half of the iconic Reading and Leeds Festivals that takes place over the bank holiday weekend. This festival duo is known for having the same lineups and similar festival activities — […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 74: A.L.X. of Love Crushed Velvet

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax, lead singer and songwriter A.L.X. from the NYC-based rock band Love Crushed Velvet chats with hosts Victor Ramos and Skunk Manhattan! LVC’s music, like New York City, is diverse, edgy and enticing. Carefully crafted songs combine elements of alternative, glam, post punk, new wave, modern and classic rock, and […]

Tash Sultana entrances Oakland’s Fox Theater

The night of Thursday July 21st, I made my way back to Oakland for the second time in a week for multi-instrumentalist Australian artist Tash Sultana’s sold-out show at The Fox Theater. The show was in such high demand, the venue even added a second show for the following night! Tour support for Sultana’s North […]

Machine Gun Kelly takes Mainstream Sellout Tour to Oakland

On Tuesday July 19th, Machine Gun Kelly’s Mainstream Sellout Tour hit Oakland Arena with special guests Avril Lavigne and WILLOW. The anticipation for this tour was extremely high due to all three artists releasing new albums prior to hitting the road together, all featuring a collab of some sort, as well as Colson Baker (aka, […]

Newly rebranded Rain City Drive drops self-titled album

Rain City Drive, we’ve been “Waiting On You”! This new release is technically the debut album of Rain City Drive, since their rebrand from ‘Slaves’ last October. The band released 2020 album, To Better Days, with Matt McAndrew as the new lead singer although this is their first release with the new name! I’ve been […]

The Black Keys brings masterful blues rock to St. Louis

If you follow The Black Keys on Instagram, then you are undoubtably aware of the fact that they are currently out cruising the country on the Dropout Boogie Tour, promoting their newest album of the same name. You may also be aware of the fact that the band’s Instagram page was recently infiltrated by comedian […]