Event Reviews/Photos

 Paul Hebert

Taylor Swift @ Staples Center 4/15/10

Taylor Swift Kellie Pickler Gloriana

 Paul Hebert

The Darlings @ House of Blues – Anaheim 4/1/10

The Darlings @ House of Blues – Anaheim 4/1/10

Local punk rockers The Darlings stormed into Anaheim on Thursday night with their high-energy live show to a near sold out House of Blues crowd. The foursome from nearby Redondo Beach served as opening act for Jugg’s Revenge and Bad Religion, however they very easily could have moved up the bill as they easily outshone […]

 Robert Fayette

Puddle of Mudd @ The Grove of Anaheim 4/1/10

Puddle of Mudd @ The Grove of Anaheim 4/1/10

Puddle Of Mudd achieved early success in their career backed by their triple platinum debut, “Come Clean” in 2001. Radio friendly singles “Control,” “Blurry” and “She Hates Me” pushed the group into rockstar status along with a spot on the 2001 edition of the Family Values Tour with Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park and Staind. […]

 Robert Fayette

Black Eyed Peas @ Staples Center 3/29/10

Black Eyed Peas @ Staples Center 3/29/10

Grammy Award winning Black Eyed Peas showcased their arena-rock spanning their 15-year career on Monday evening at Staples Center. The first of two sold-out shows on the North American leg in support of multi-platinum record “The E.N.D.,” the Black Eye Peas transformed the arena into a massive club party with state of the art lasers, […]

 Robert Fayette

The Bamboozle – Day 2 @ Angel Stadium 3/28/10

The Bamboozle – Day 2 @ Angel Stadium 3/28/10

Following up a less than stellar first half of The Bamboozle a day earlier highlighted by brilliant performances from AFI and Say Anything, small lines were lined up early in the morning for the eager anticipation for the days headliner, reunited Something Corporate. After the previous day which saw high winds and frustrations amongst the […]

 Kevin Norris

Surfer Blood @ Detroit Bar 3/28/10

Surfer Blood @ Detroit Bar 3/28/10

With their critically acclaimed debut album, “Astro Coast,” just two months removed from it’s birth, the lo-fi enthusiasts of Surfer Blood made their first appearance in Orange County on Sunday night. Performing at the packed Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, the South Floridians turned the intimate setting into a raucous dance party with their turbocharged […]

 Robert Fayette

The Bamboozle – Day 1 @ Angel Stadium 3/27/10

The Bamboozle – Day 1 @ Angel Stadium 3/27/10

The fourth installment of The Bamboozle, previously known as Bamboozle Left kicked off on Saturday without a hitch or much excitement. By the time the doors opened at 2:00pm, the seemingly dismal crowd made their way into Angel Stadium of Anaheim in short waves as Twin Atlantic began to make their way onto the Main […]

 Kevin Norris

The Morning Benders @ Detroit Bar 3/27/10

The Morning Benders @ Detroit Bar 3/27/10

You know all that buzz you have been hearing about the Morning Benders – believe it, because it’s true. The Bay-area quintet are the real deal and their performance Saturday night at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa proved that they deserve ever ounce of hype they get. Their sophomore release, Big Echo, speaks for […]