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The Melvins @ The Observatory – 12/27/2016

The Melvins @ The Observatory – 12/27/2016

After a few treks across North America and a run through Europe in June, The Melvins are ending 2016 with a few shows in Southern CA and made a stop in Santa Ana at The Observatory on Tuesday night December 27. With a long history of sharing the stage with metal bands, rock bands, grunge […]

Children of Bodom @ The Observatory – 12/06/2016

Children of Bodom @ The Observatory – 12/06/2016

There have been several top-notch heavy metal tours pass through Southern California this fall and on Tuesday night December 6, Santa Ana was in for a treat as Children of Bodom’s “I Worship Chaos Tour” made a stop at The Observatory. Along for the ride and truly making this a top-notch tour meaning that all […]

ARW: Anderson – Rabin – Wakeman @ City National Grove – 12/02/2016

ARW: Anderson – Rabin – Wakeman @ City National Grove – 12/02/2016

2016 has been an amazing year if you are a YES fan as the current version of YES toured in late summer with their album series format/greatest hits and most recently original YES vocalist Jon Anderson re-united with long time YES guitarist Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman to form ARW who just wrapped up […]

Dark Tranquillity @ City National Grove – 11/30/2016

Dark Tranquillity @ City National Grove – 11/30/2016

The metal was flowing in Anaheim on Wednesday night November 30 as one of Sweden’s longest standing metal bands Dark Tranquillity made a stop at City National Grove for a mid-week performance. Dark Tranquillity is out supporting their 11th studio album Atoma which was released on November 4 and joining in on this month long […]

Dream Theater @ City National Grove – 11/16/2016

Dream Theater @ City National Grove – 11/16/2016

Progressive Rock veterans Dream Theater made a stop at City National Grove in Anaheim on Wednesday night November 16 as part of their fall 2016 The Astonishing Tour. A double concept album that was released in January 2016, this tour has the band playing the album in its entirety from start to finish in two […]

Driftwood Festival @ Doheny State Beach – 11/12/2016

Driftwood Festival @ Doheny State Beach – 11/12/2016

A beautiful oceanside view, craft beer tasting, fine wine tasting, tasty BBQ and country music . . . what do all these items have in common? The answer is you would have experienced each one at the 1rst annual Driftwood Festival held at Doheny State Beach on Saturday November 12. Headlined by country music giants […]

Steel Panther @ City National Grove – 11/05/2016

Steel Panther @ City National Grove – 11/05/2016

The ultimate Rock/Glam Metal party band Steel Panther gave Orange County a kick in the groin on Saturday night November 5 at City National Grove in Anaheim. It’s not often the Hollywood based band makes a trip down the 5 highway but the Steel Panther “Fanthers” were out in full force with many dressed in […]

Dope @ City National Grove – 10/29/2016

Dope @ City National Grove – 10/29/2016

Industrial Metal rockers Dope returned in 2016 with a “classic lineup” reunion tour that played its second to last show of the “Die Mother F*cker Die” North American tour in Anaheim, CA on Saturday night October 29. Dope headlining this tour along with openers Flaw and Motograter (Flaw did not play on this night) played […]

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