James Gobee

Rise Against @ Long Beach Arena 4/7/2011

Rise Against @ Long Beach Arena 4/7/2011

Punk rock and politics took over the Long Beach Arena Thursday night as punk rock legends The Decedents and Bad Religion played a sold out show with the headliners, Rise Against. The show was comprised of Four Year Strong, The Decendents, Bad Religion and Rise Against and was clearly no surprise that there were over […]

 James Gobee

Rebelution @ The Wiltern – 4/1/2011

Rebelution @ The Wiltern – 4/1/2011

It was no April Fools joke, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Iration and Rebelution were in LA and packed the Wiltern Theatre April 1 and amazed the sold out capacity crowd. The crowd slowly trickled in while GPGDS opened the show. The Rochester, New York natives brought their east coast Afro-beat and reggae music to […]

 James Gobee

Street Dogs @ House of Blues-Anaheim 3/17/2010

Street Dogs @ House of Blues-Anaheim 3/17/2010

Green punks flooded the House of Blues on St. Patrick’s Day evening as the Irish-Americans from Boston, The Street Dogs, came to celebrate in Anaheim. The crowd seemed to be in high spirits sporting green shirts, shamrock logos and even green shamrock stickers on some girl’s faces. Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One kicked off the […]

 James Gobee

Pepper @ Sainte Rocke 2/27/2011

Pepper @ Sainte Rocke 2/27/2011

Hermosa Beach’s venue, Saint Rocke, played host Sunday February 27 to an acoustic session put on by reggae rock band, Pepper and their friends. Sand Section and Josh Fischel opened up for Pepper with their own sets of laid back, surf and acoustic music. Sand Section, a Manhattan Beach based band, set the tone for […]

 James Gobee

Feature: Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds

Feature: Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds

The late late show used to probably mean something totally different to the members of Southern California based Tomorrows Bad Seeds but come tomorrow night it will mean being special musical guest on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. The Bad Seeds started as a local reggae, dub, punk band in 2003. Over the […]

 James Gobee

Less Than Jake @ House of Blues 2/21/11

Less Than Jake @ House of Blues 2/21/11

In the Anaheim House of Blues, unless you have VIP passes to sit in the loft or lucky enough to score an open bar stool, there is standing room only. Even that was extremely limited President’s Day evening as Less Than Jake packed the venue February 21. The Supervillans opened up their set and with […]