Chris Loomis

Sounds From Behind the Orange Curtain @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 10/26/2019

Sounds From Behind the Orange Curtain @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 10/26/2019

40 years is a long time and 40 years is even more impressive if you are a successful band that has been together for that long. On Saturday October 26, one of the biggest most influential bands from Orange County celebrated their 40th Anniversary . . . Mike Ness and Social Distortion chose Fivepoint Amphitheater […]

 Chris Loomis

Las Rageous @ Las Vegas Events Center – 10/19/2019

Las Rageous @ Las Vegas Events Center – 10/19/2019

Las Rageous returned to the Las Vegas Events Center in Downtown Las Vegas on Friday and Saturday October 18 and 19 for its third year of extreme music in the Fremont Street area of the city that never sleeps. SoCalMusicToday.com  attended on Saturday to experience sets by The Hu, Beartooth, Whitechapel, I Prevail, Atreyu, Chevelle […]

 Chris Loomis

Godsmack & Halestorm @ Toyota Arena – 10/13/2019

Godsmack & Halestorm @ Toyota Arena – 10/13/2019

Still out supporting their early 2018 release When Legends Rise, Godsmack once again are proving themselves as the kings of arena rock. Out for a month long tour, Godsmack has recruited Halestorm as direct support for these shows and the band Monster Truck in the opening slot. This superstar tour made a stop at Toyota […]

 Chris Loomis

Delain & Amorphis @ City National Grove – 10/11/2019

Delain & Amorphis @ City National Grove – 10/11/2019

Another fantastic tour package came through Southern California on Friday night October 11 as Delain and Amorphis brought their co-headline tour to City National Grove in Anaheim with special guest Anneke Van Giersbergen. Representing Netherlands, Finland and Netherlands respectively, Anaheim was in for a night of some of the best Symphonic Metal Europe has to […]

 Chris Loomis

Abbath @ The Observatory – 10/04/2019

Abbath @ The Observatory – 10/04/2019

Abbath may not be a household name but in the world of Black Metal he is a GOD. Former frontman for Norwegian Black Metal innovators Immortal, Abbath split with Immortal in 2015 and continues to carry the torch on his own. Out supporting his second album Outstrider released on July 5, Abbath is supporting the […]

 Chris Loomis

Greta Van Fleet @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 09/30/2019

Greta Van Fleet @ Fivepoint Amphitheater – 09/30/2019

Great Van Fleet’s The March of the Peaceful Army Tour stormed The Fivepoint Amphitheater in Irvine on Monday night September 30 to some 8,000 hungry Rock n Roll fans. Having taken the music world by storm back in 2017 with their single “Highway Tune”, these young rockers immediately drew comparisons to Led Zeppelin and that’s […]

 Chris Loomis

Ohana Fest 2019 Day 2 – 09/28/2019

Ohana Fest 2019 Day 2 – 09/28/2019

Now in its fourth year, The Ohana Fest returned to Doheny State Beach on the magical shores of Dana Point on Friday, Saturday and Sunday September 27-28 & 29 with a jam packed artist roster and activities. Curated by Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder who hand picks the lineup made up of friends and bands […]

 Chris Loomis

Melvins @ The Observatory – 09/04/2019

Melvins @ The Observatory – 09/04/2019

It’s challenging to classify the Melvins style of music (Sludge, Doom, Experimental, Alternative, etc) but one thing is certain – these noise making pioneers have influenced just about every band out there with their unique and heavy sound. Hitting the road for a 10 week “Escape from LA” Tour, the Melvins along with Redd Kross […]