Chris Loomis

Overkill @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/26/2020

Overkill @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/26/2020

It’s been just over a month since Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth ruled the stage at House of Blues with Metal Allegiance and Overkill took the same stage on Wednesday night February 26 in Anaheim for the first night of their Wings Over the USA tour supporting their 19th studio album Wings of War. Joining the Garden […]

 Chris Loomis

Machine Head @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/22/2020

Machine Head @ House of Blues Anaheim – 02/22/2020

Saturday night February 22 is a night Machine Head fans in Anaheim will not soon forget as the band ended their North American Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary tour at House of Blues with a 26 song, 3hr and 20 min rager of a performance. Yes Machine Head has gone through some changes and uncertainty […]

 Chris Loomis

Night Ranger @ City National Grove – 02/01/2020

Night Ranger @ City National Grove – 02/01/2020

YES . . . they can Still Rock in America and they Rock harder and with more passion than any band from their era! Night Ranger performed to a capacity crowd at City National Grove on Saturday night February 1 with no opening act – an evening with Night Ranger as they played their first […]

 Chris Loomis

Queensryche & John 5 @ House of Blues Anaheim – 01/30/2020

Queensryche & John 5 @ House of Blues Anaheim – 01/30/2020

Progressive metal pioneers Queensryche now in the 40th year of their career are out on the road continuing to support their March 2019 release The Verdict. Their 15th studio album and the 3rd with vocalist Todd La Torre has been the most successful Queensryche album in recent years and had charted in the top 20 […]

 Chris Loomis

Sons of Apollo @ The Glasshouse – 01/24/2020

Sons of Apollo @ The Glasshouse – 01/24/2020

The five-headed monster known as Sons of Apollo have kicked off 2020 with a new album – MMXX (released January 17) and are now out on the road supporting the new release with a short North American Tour. Joining this progressive supergroup in the opening slot is multi-instrumentalist Tony MacAlpine. Often described as a virtuoso, […]

 Chris Loomis

Ultimate NAMM Night @ Anaheim Hilton – 01/18/2020

Ultimate NAMM Night @ Anaheim Hilton – 01/18/2020

The definitive Rock ‘N Roll experience known as Ultimate Jam Night once again put on a special show Saturday night January 18 at The Anaheim Hilton California Ballroom to celebrate the 2020 NAMM show. Rebranded as “Ultimate NAMM Night Anaheim” for this one night special, the show had a long list of Rock n Roll […]

 Chris Loomis

Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger @ Gibson VIP After Party – 01/18/2020

Lzzy Hale & Joe Hottinger @ Gibson VIP After Party – 01/18/2020

Playing her signature Alpine White Gibson Explorer, Lzzy Hale along with fellow Halestorm guitarist Joe Hottinger made an appearance on the Gibson stage at NAMM 2020 on Saturday evening January 18 at an invite only VIP experience. Hale and Hottinger played a few Halestorm songs in this intimate setting that included a killer version of […]

 Chris Loomis

The NAMM Show: Familiar Faces Photo Gallery – January 2020

The NAMM Show: Familiar Faces Photo Gallery – January 2020

Aside from the plethora of music gear at NAMM each year, musicians from all genres show up to endorse the products they use by doing signings, meet n greets, Q & A sessions and live performances. Below is who we ran into at The 2020 NAMM Show: