Orange County gears up for third annual Punk in the Park fest

Orange County is about to get lit! Let’s get down to business! This is the show to attend with some of the biggest names in music; it will go down in history. Thirty bands, three grand stages going non-stop with adrenaline all weekend long! For the first time, the event will feature a Vans vert […]

Big Yen gears up to introduce the world to “punkadelic”

Big Yen, a San Diego-based trio, is a band with a name that carries a profound meaning. Rooted in Chinese culture, “Yen” translates to a lifelong yearning or desire, and on their latest release, aptly and uniquely titled Punkadelic, Big Yen intends to utilize music to ignite a similar desire within its listeners. With a […]

Flogging Molly sets Anaheim ablaze

On the memorable evening of September 5th, the City National Grove of Anaheim was set ablaze with the fiery performances of Flogging Molly and their supporting acts, the Vandoliers and The Bronx. This night would leave an indelible mark on the hearts of all who attended. Kicking off the festivities, the Vandoliers, hailing from the […]

Nathan Aurora is gearing up to drop new genre-bending project

In a world too often filled with division and disconnection, music still holds on to an incredible power to beat down barriers and bring people of all backgrounds together. With his latest project — Crossed Heart Clothing Presents: Pop Punk Goes Reggae, Vol. 1 — Nathan Aurora of Iya Terra has managed to create a […]

Bad Cop Bad Cop’s “Shattered” uplifts and unites punk rockers

“Shattered,” the latest single by Bad Cop Bad Cop, is an uplifting anthem that weaves together themes of struggle, resilience, and the power of unity. Written by front woman and total bad ass, Stacey Dee, the song is a heartfelt reminder that even in our darkest moments, we are not alone in our pain. With […]

Yungblud unleashes pandemonium on St. Louis

The St. Louis Music Park was primed for an upheaval, and an upheaval it received. A tempest was unleashed upon the outdoor amphitheater that day, and it went by the name of YUNGBLUD. The air crackled with anticipation as the opening acts, Games We Play and The Regrettes, laid the groundwork with their youthful vigor. […]

Punk band, X, lit the OC Fair on fire this summer

A warm and humid SoCal summer night set the stage for a musical extravaganza at the Pacific Amphitheater, as three legendary bands took the spotlight and left the audience craving more. The atmosphere was electric, buzzing with anticipation as fans eagerly awaited a night of unforgettable performances. Save Ferris and The English Beat got the […]

And…that’s a wrap on Ballyhoo!’s 2023 summer tour

I am going to let you in on a very obvious, and not-so-secret theory of mine. I am convinced that no matter how big a band gets, no matter how many festivals they play or how many shows they sell out, there will always be a calling to go back and play those small, worn, […]

Artistic evolution experienced during ‘One Strange Night in Orange County’

Fans at the Observatory Grounds in Santa Ana, California went hard on a hot summer night as five diverse acts united for an unparalleled musical experience. The OC music scene reached new heights when the “One Strange Night in Orange County” festival brought together a mesmerizing lineup of goth, punk, electronic, rap, and experimental artists, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Jacuzzi Fuzz “Transparent”

Emerging from the vibrant city of Miami, Florida, Jacuzzi Fuzz is a band that defies categorization with their unique blend of influences. Established in 2002, the band was initially a three-piece outfit driven by the sounds of 80s/90s punk rock, ska, reggae, and the diverse Latin music that surrounded them. From their early days playing […]

Less Than Three helps hold down Seattle’s pop punk scene

Seattle-based band Less Than Three is making waves with the release of their single “Demons.” Known for their passion for pop punk music, the band recently signed a deal with Curtain Call Records and can now be heard on rockrageradio.com. Their music is a testament to their evolving creativity and love for songwriting. “Demons” captures […]