My Chemical Romance brings the emo out of Oakland

Wednesday, also known as “hump day”, is a day to get ready for the rest of the week. October 5th, 2022 was not a typical Wednesday: it was the day My Chemical Romance returned to Oakland, California after over 10 years! But, before we talk about them, let’s start from the beginning… It was a […]

Escape the Fate rocks Basement Transmissions in Erie, PA

Escape the Fate — a rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada — played live in Erie, Pennsylvania at Basement Transmissions. The band has come a long way since forming in 2004 and has continued to churn out heavy metal bangers over the last 18 years. Even though almost all of their founding members have been […]

Counting down to Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

Blue Ridge Rock Festival is FINALLY only mere days away! If you know me or have read any of my articles (not even related to Blue Ridge) every other word out of my mouth since last year is “Blue Ridge”! Last year’s fest was one of the best weeks of my life and I’ve been […]

Sleeping With Sirens fills San Diego’s Observatory North Park

The CTRL+ALT+DLT Tour — including Sleeping With Sirens, Don Broco, Point North and Garzi — played a sold-out show at San Diego’s North Park Observatory. We saw Garzi earlier this year, when he supported Zero 9:36 on tour; he hit a few obstacles on that tour and didn’t have a band, but still performed with […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jei-Rynn “sleeping (all day)”

Wouldn’t it be delightful to just sleep all day, to just fade away? In a world of never-ending updates and divisive opinions, taking solace in one’s bed is the best we can do to shelter from the hungry storm of humanity. And, that storm has only gotten less satiated with the rise of social media. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Aftershock spans four days for Fall 2022

The west coast’s biggest rock festival, Aftershock, is returning to Discovery Park this October 6th through 9th! And, 2022 is aiming to be the biggest edition of the festival yet by expanding to four days, adding a fourth stage and featuring over 90 bands! After last year’s attendance of 145,000, this year is looking to […]

Purity Ring entrances St. Louis with Ekkstacy

Purity Ring recently graced fans with their presence at Red Flag in St. Louis. After re-scheduling their tour de womb tour multiple times due to Coronavirus, it has been more than two years since the Canadian future-pop duo originally planned to go on tour. Accompanying Purity Ring is another Canadian artist by the name of Ekkstacy. Equal […]

JXDN brings Tell Me About Tomorrow Tour to Los Angeles

JXDN’s Tell Me About Tomorrow Tour hit Los Angeles recently and, WOWZA, what an incredible performance! Singer-songwriter and TikToker, Jaden Hossler (familiarly, JXDN), is exceptionally talented. JXDN is Travis Barker’s protégé, so we have so much more to look forward to!  I’m sure we can all agree, JXDN’s life changed in the Blink of a (182) eye! LOL The […]

A night of prog rock with Anthony Green in Pomona, CA

This should be a thing: it should be some type of Las Vegas residency or traveling circus that never stops. Every artist witnessed at The Glasshouse in Pomona, California on May 21st — which included Tim Kasher, Anthony Green (of Circa Survive) and Laura Jane Grace — mentioned how they wished this tour wouldn’t stop. […]

Pinegrove impresses San Diego’s Observatory North Park

Pinegrove brought their headlining tour to The Observatory, North Park in San Diego recently on April 5th to promote their latest album release, 11:11 (Rough Trade). Alongside the band were the super vibey dudes of Peaer and a completely down-to-earth guy known as ‘Drench Fries’ (a solo project of Levi Natrass). It was a night […]