Event Reviews/Photos

 Chris Loomis

Ultimate NAMM Night @ Anaheim Hilton – 01/26/2019

Ultimate NAMM Night @ Anaheim Hilton – 01/26/2019

The riveting Rock ‘N Roll experience known as Ultimate Jam Night put on a special show Saturday night January 26 at The Anaheim Hilton California Ballroom to celebrate the 2019 NAMM show. Rebranded as “Ultimate NAMM Night Anaheim” for this one night special, the show had a long list of Rock n Roll royalty as […]

 Alex Matthews

NAMM 2019 Highlights

NAMM 2019 Highlights

The 2019 NAMM Show was held from January 24th-27th at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim California. Billed as a crossroads where music, sound, and event technologies meet, the invite only show is attended each year by over 115,000+ industry professionals and guests. Over 7,000 brands are represented at the convention and hundreds of demos, training classes, and […]

 Paul Hebert

Schecter NAMM Jam @ Grove of Anaheim – 01/26/2019

Schecter NAMM Jam @ Grove of Anaheim – 01/26/2019

Schecter hosted their yearly party during NAMM weekend on Saturday night at the City National Grove of Anaheim. This years lineup included Body Count, Silvertomb, and Interloper. Here are some photos from Body Count’s headlining set.

 Alex Matthews

Yamaha All-Stars @ Grand Plaza Stage – 01/25/2019

Yamaha All-Stars @ Grand Plaza Stage – 01/25/2019

On Friday evening January 25th the NAMM Show (National Association of Music Merchants) was treated to an all-star performance of Yamaha musical artists on the aptly named Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage in the main courtyard of the Anaheim Convention Center. This was the 2nd annual iteration of this spectacular event and thousands of music industry attendees gathered […]

 Chris Loomis

Metal Allegiance @ House of Blues Anaheim – 01/24/2019

Metal Allegiance @ House of Blues Anaheim – 01/24/2019

Metal Allegiance is the all-star team of heavy metal musicians, spawned from the Metal Masters clinics by former Marketing Director at Samson Technologies Mark Menghi. Metal Allegiance started as a live revolving door of musicians from the metal brotherhood of bands like Megadeth, Testament, Winery Dogs, Anthrax, Death Angel, Exodus and many more and play […]

 Paul Hebert

Gibson Opening Party – NAMM Jam – 01/24/2019

Gibson Opening Party – NAMM Jam – 01/24/2019

Gibson guitars hosted a star studded Jam to kick off the 2019 Winter NAMM convention on Thursday night. The event took place at the City National Grove of Anaheim, with performances by both musical legends and new icons. Featured performers included Toby Lee, Jared James Nichols, Nancy Wilson, CAM, Emily Wolfe, Black Pistol Fire, Robby […]

 Chris Loomis

The NAMM Show Returns to Anaheim – 01/24/2019

The NAMM Show Returns to Anaheim – 01/24/2019

The 2019 NAMM Show produced by the National Association of Music Merchants is being held again this year at the Anaheim Convention Center from January 24th-27nd. This year’s show is another massive gathering of all things music industry related and featured thousands of new products and innovative designs from manufacturers all over the world. Drawing  over 100,000 […]

 Paul Hebert

Hall of Heavy Metal History Awards – 01/23/2019

Hall of Heavy Metal History Awards – 01/23/2019

The 2019 Hall of Heavy Metal History induction ceremony took place on January 23, 2019 in Anaheim. This years inductees included: Jon and Marsha Zazula, Lita Ford, Mike Portnoy, David Ellefson, Lee Kerslake, Frank Bello, Jeff Scott Soto, Max Norman, Saxon, Jeff Pilson, Testament, and KLOS 50th Anniversary. SoCalMusicToday was once again the official backstage […]

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