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 […]

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 […]

A Wilhelm Scream at Santa Ana’s Observatory Theater

There are two rooms at The Observatory in Santa Ana. I was surprised to see the lineup of A Wilhelm Scream, Brendan Kelly of the Lawrence Arms and the opening band, MakeWar, in the smaller of the two rooms on a Saturday night. Okay, so these bands are recognized more on the east coast, since […]

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. […]

A Day To Remember & Asking Alexandria ignite Hollywood

A Day To Remember brought the Re-Entry Tour to the legendary Hollywood Palladium in October, along with longtime tour pals Asking Alexandria. These two have been top favorites in the post hardcore era of the twenty-teens, and the turnout of the crowd spoke highly of how they still appeal to rock lovers everywhere today. The […]