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Stevie Nicks @ City National Grove of Anaheim – 10/12/11

Stevie Nicks @ City National Grove of Anaheim – 10/12/11

The Gold Dust Woman, Stevie Nicks made the fourth stop of her brief intimate five date fall 2011 tour at The City National Grove in Anaheim on Wednesday October 12 supporting her latest solo release In Your Dreams (released May 2011). Nick’s popularity is as strong as ever evidenced by the sold out show in […]

Down @ City National Grove of Anaheim 9/10/2011

Down @ City National Grove of Anaheim 9/10/2011

What do you get when you combine Pantera, Crowbar, Corrosion of Conformity and Eyehategod – you get DOWN . . . a southern metal sludge machine made up of Philip Anselmo (vocals), Kirk Windstien (guitar), Pat Bruders (bass), Pepper Keenan (guitar) and Jimmy Bower (drums). The New Orleans based supergroup played The Grove in Anaheim, […]

Ted Nugent @ City National Grove – 6/30/11

Ted Nugent @ City National Grove – 6/30/11

The MotorCity Madman Ted Nugent came stormtroopin through Anaheim, CA on Thursday night June 30 as part of the “I Still Believe” 2011 tour. This summer Uncle Ted’s band mates (better known as his funk brothers) include original Nugent co-vocalist/guitarist  Derek St.Holmes, bass player Greg Smith (who has previously played with Alice Cooper, Rainbow, Blue […]

Black Label Society @ House of Blues-Sunset 5/6/2011

Black Label Society @ House of Blues-Sunset 5/6/2011

The Los Angeles Chapter of Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society packed the House of Blues in West Hollywood Friday evening May 6 for the second night of the Uranium Tour 2011 with opening band All That Remains. This was a benefit show with all proceeds going to The St Jude Children’s Hospital on behalf of […]

Feature: Better Left Unsaid

Feature: Better Left Unsaid

During the second night of the Jagermiester Hed to Head tour featuring HED PE, Mushroomhead, Livan and Better Left Unsaid, SoCalMusicToday.com sat down with Adam Raffety (vocals) and Rob Fernandez (guitars) of the Modesto, CA based band Better Left Unsaid. Rob and Adam answer questions regarding the band, their music, touring and the state of […]

Mushroomhead @ Galaxy Theatre – 4/16/2011

Mushroomhead @ Galaxy Theatre – 4/16/2011

The Jagermiester HED to HEAD tour featuring headliners HED PE and Mushroomhead along with openers Livan and Better Left Unsaid marched into Santa Ana at The Galaxy Theater on Saturday April 16. This being the second night of the tour, I was confident all participants would be fresh and eager to melt some eardrums. This […]

Exodus @ The Galaxy Theater 9/11/10

Exodus @ The Galaxy Theater 9/11/10

Exodus marched into Santa Ana, CA on Saturday night September 11 to headline their March of Brutality tour alongside Malevolent Creation, HolyGrail and Bonded by Blood. Both Bonded by Blood and HolyGrail performed a worthy opening set. Bonded by Blood are a very fast paced “thrashy” band that put out a lot of energy and […]

Slayer – “World Painted Blood”

Slayer – “World Painted Blood”

Slayers’ 11th studio album “World Painted Blood” is the second album with original drummer Dave Lombardo since 1990’s “Seasons in the Abyss.” This album proves once again that Slayer is as relevant today as they were in 1986 when “Reign in Blood” was released and that Dave Lombardo is the godfather of double-bass drumming. With […]