Chris Loomis

Doyle @ Malone’s Bar & Grill – 12/12/2018

Doyle @ Malone’s Bar & Grill – 12/12/2018

Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein best known as the guitarist for The Misfits and more recently his own band Doyle released Abominator in 2013 and their sophomore effort Doyle II: As We Die in June of 2017 and have spent the better part of 2018 out on the road supporting that effort. Southern California got a […]

 Chris Loomis

Stone Sour @ House of Blues Anaheim – 12/11/2018

Stone Sour @ House of Blues Anaheim – 12/11/2018

Vocalist Corey Taylor cannot be left out of the conversation for the busiest man in the music business as Taylor fronts two of the biggest bands in the world, Slipknot and Stone Sour. Flip flopping between the two bands every couple of years, Stone Sour released Hydrograd in June of 2017 and have toured the […]

 Chris Loomis

Nita Strauss: The Guitar Collective @ Brick by Brick – 12/07/2018

Nita Strauss: The Guitar Collective @ Brick by Brick – 12/07/2018

2018 has been the year of the guitar player with tours from G3 with Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Phil Collen to Generation Axe with Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi to the recent Ritchie Kotzen tour with Gus G and Vinnie Moore to Michael Schenker Fest and Rob Zombie guitarist […]

 Chris Loomis

Municipal Waste @ The Observatory – 11/26/2018

Municipal Waste @ The Observatory – 11/26/2018

After a three-week run, The Speed of the Wizard Tour featuring Municipal Waste played its last show at The Observatory in Santa Ana on Monday night November 26. Originally slated to be a co-headline tour with High on Fire who had to cancel their touring plans due to medical issues with Matt Pike, Municipal Waste […]

 Chris Loomis

John 5 & Chevy Metal @ DesignerCon 2018 – 11/17/2018

John 5 & Chevy Metal @ DesignerCon 2018 – 11/17/2018

The 2018 DesignerCon – the annual art and design convention that mixes together collectible toys and designer goods with underground and popular art took place at The Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 16, 17 & 18. DesignerCon brings together everything from the world of design such as apparel, plush, printing, sculpture, […]

 Chris Loomis

Generation Axe @ City National Grove – 11/08/2018

Generation Axe @ City National Grove – 11/08/2018

2018 has been the year of the guitar player with tours from G3 with Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Phil Collen to the recent Ritchie Kotzen tour with Gus G and Vinnie Moore to Michael Schenker Fest and Rob Zombie guitarist John 5’s solo tour, all focusing on guitar driven instrumental performances. Add Generation Axe to […]

 Chris Loomis

Danzig, Venom Inc. & Power Trip @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 11/03/2018

Danzig, Venom Inc. & Power Trip @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 11/03/2018

It was a wicked night at Fivepoint Amphitheater in Irvine on Saturday November 3 as Danzig celebrating 30 years as a band played the last date of his short west coast Halloween Hell Bash. Hand picked by Glenn Danzig himself to play this musical soirée were Mutoid Man, Power Trip, The Meteors, Venom Inc and […]

 Chris Loomis

Surf City Blitz Day 2 @ Huntington Beach – 10/28/2018

Surf City Blitz Day 2 @ Huntington Beach – 10/28/2018

One of the largest punk rock festivals took place over the weekend of October 27 & 28 at historic Huntington State Beach. Surf City USA hosted the first annual Surf City Blitz, a two-day event with some of punk rocks biggest bands with most rooted right in Southern California as well as the Roland Sands […]