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Young the Giant @ FivePoint Amphitheatre – 10/05/2017

Young the Giant @ FivePoint Amphitheatre – 10/05/2017

Young the Giant played with Gwen Stefani in October 2016 at the last show at The Irvine Meadows Amphitheater before it was torn down so it was only fitting that Young the Giant played the first show at the brand new FivePoint Amphitheater in Irvine on Thursday night October 5. Originally from Irvine, the band […]

Superjoint @ The Observatory – 10/01/2017

Superjoint @ The Observatory – 10/01/2017

Phil Anselmo certainly keeps himself busy . . . the former Pantera frontman currently fronts the NOLA based heavy metal supergroup DOWN as well as his solo band The Illegals and he has a new underground metal band SCOUR and he is currently out on the road with his hardcore metal project Superjoint (formerly Superjoint Ritual). Superjoint […]

Invidia @ The Glasshouse – 09/23/2017

Invidia @ The Glasshouse – 09/23/2017

Sometimes when band members don’t work out in one band, good things can result from those situations and that is exactly the case with Las Vegas’ Heavy Metal powerhouse Invdia. With a pedigree that includes former members of Five Finger Death Punch (Matt Snell on bass) and Skinlab (Brian Jackson & Marcos Rivera on guitars) […]

Overkill @ The Glasshouse – 09/23/2017

Overkill @ The Glasshouse – 09/23/2017

The Metal Alliance tour returned in 2017 for its seventh year for a month long trek in the USA. Previous Metal Alliance touring packages have had some of the biggest names in heavy music such as Behemoth, Anthrax and Devildriver and this year’s version continues that theme with Overkill and Crowbar along with Havok, Black […]

Marty Friedman @ The Parish Room – 08/27/2017

Marty Friedman @ The Parish Room – 08/27/2017

Anaheim was hit with a Wall of Sound on Sunday night August 27 as the tour of the same name hit The Parish Room at House of Blues featuring Marty Friedman, Scale the Summit and The Fine Constant. The capacity crowd at the 400 person venue proved that instrumental music is in demand as each […]

Dead Cross @ The Observatory – 08/10/2017

Dead Cross @ The Observatory – 08/10/2017

Faith No More’s Mike Patton and Suicidal Tendencies (and former Slayer) drummer Dave Lombardo are no strangers to working with one another as they played together in Fantomas back in the early 2000’s and have teamed up again in 2017 in the hardcore punk infused metal band Dead Cross. Guitarist Michael Crain and bass player Justin Pearson […]

Metallica @ Petco Park – 08/06/2017

Metallica @ Petco Park – 08/06/2017

San Diego was Hardwired to Self-Destruct on Sunday August 6 as heavy metal giants Metallica brought their massive World Wired stadium Tour to Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. Touring in support of their 2016 release Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, Metallica launched this epic tour in May 2017 with Avenged Sevenfold in the direct […]

Vans Warped Tour @ Qualcomm Stadium – 08/05/2017

Vans Warped Tour @ Qualcomm Stadium – 08/05/2017

The largest traveling music festival in the United States and the longest-running touring music festival in North America (in existence since 1995), the Vans Warped Tour made its way to Southern California on Saturday August 5 with a stop at The Jack Murphy Festival Grounds outside of Qualcomm Stadium. The first of two Southern California […]