Chris Loomis

INTERVIEW: Steve Brown of Tokyo Motor Fist

INTERVIEW: Steve Brown of Tokyo Motor Fist

Famed guitarist and producer Steve Brown who first hit the scene in the band Trixter and now leads Tokyo Motor Fist spent some time with SoCalMusicToday.com recently to talk about Tokyo Motor Fist’s new album Lions. The follow up to 2017’s self-titled album will be released on July 10, showcases Brown’s best music of his […]

 Chris Loomis

Suicide Silence Virtual Show Los Angeles – 07/03/2020

Suicide Silence Virtual Show Los Angeles – 07/03/2020

Virtual live shows are becoming the norm currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there is nothing that beats an in person live show but there are a few benefits to a virtual online show; No traffic to get to the venue, don’t have to pay for parking, no waiting in-line to use the restroom […]

 Chris Loomis

ALBUM REVIEW: Testament – ‘Titans of Creation’

ALBUM REVIEW: Testament – ‘Titans of Creation’

There is no doubt the San Francisco Bay area was a hot-bed for the origins of thrash-metal back in the mid-eighties with the likes of Metallica, Vio-Lence, Exodus, Death Angel and Heathen as well as Testament who are often credited as one of the most popular and influential bands of that thrash metal scene. Now […]

 Chris Loomis

The Music of Cream @ The Coach House – 03/11/2020

The Music of Cream @ The Coach House – 03/11/2020

Rock n Roll groups don’t last forever but their music does . . . to celebrate over 50 years of Cream, the late Ginger Baker’s son Kofi Baker on drums/vocals along with Will Johns (nephew of Eric Clapton) on guitar/vocals have teamed up with guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Chris Shutters and the extremely talented Sean McNabb on bass […]

 Chris Loomis

Black Label Society @ House of Blues San Diego – 02/27/2020

Black Label Society @ House of Blues San Diego – 02/27/2020

Does Zakk Wylde ever stop touring? If he is not touring with Zakk Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Generation Axe or Experience Hendrix he is fronting Black Label Society who played the second date of their North American Crusade Tour at House of Blues in San Diego on Thursday night February 27. For this trek BLS has […]

 Chris Loomis

Overkill @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/26/2020

Overkill @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/26/2020

It’s been just over a month since Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth ruled the stage at House of Blues with Metal Allegiance and Overkill took the same stage on Wednesday night February 26 in Anaheim for the first night of their Wings Over the USA tour supporting their 19th studio album Wings of War. Joining the Garden […]

 Chris Loomis

Machine Head @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/22/2020

Machine Head @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/22/2020

Saturday night February 22 is a night Machine Head fans in Anaheim will not soon forget as the band ended their North American Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary tour at House of Blues with a 26 song, 3hr and 20 min rager of a performance. Yes Machine Head has gone through some changes and uncertainty […]

 Chris Loomis

Night Ranger @ City National Grove – 02/01/2020

Night Ranger @ City National Grove – 02/01/2020

YES . . . they can Still Rock in America and they Rock harder and with more passion than any band from their era! Night Ranger performed to a capacity crowd at City National Grove on Saturday night February 1 with no opening act – an evening with Night Ranger as they played their first […]

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