Photo:¬†Cybele Parsignault   It was almost all wrong from the initial countdown to the launch. Conceptually, Orange County, California, was created to isolate decent, god-fearing folks from the likes of Dave Wyndorf’s ancestors. “Keep them hairy beatniks far, far ...

  The Lyft driver describes this neighborhood of lofts and studios just off skid row in downtown Los Angeles we’re driving through as “hipsterville,” just as we pull up to an Arts District bar called Resident. It’s been a while ...

  This rather fine night out at the venerable Sunset Strip club began with a number of surprises. First off, a 9:15 p.m. start time for the headlining group is a substantial shock … just how young IS this band, ...

  Pic from QOTSA Twitter. Words by Joshua Sindell   Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood Josh Homme lets the applause die down before casually approaching the mic to address the audience for the first time of the evening’s ...

  Fu Manchu, Dusted Angel Who’da thunk that a band that celebrates the laissez-faire SoCal ethos of “whatever, dude … let’s go surfin’/boarding/drivin'” could find itself releasing twelve albums and completing hundreds of gigs around the globe over the course ...

Slipknot: Day Of The Gusano Review by Joshua Sindell By now, Iowa’s biggest-ever metal band Slipknot have been thoroughly covered in more than a few home-video releases, with hours of biographical, live concert and in-studio footage already available. But in ...

Photo by Phil Knott Kasabian Slippery fish, this Leicester group. They’ve named themselves (in tribute?) after one of the infamous Manson Family, their sound is a mix of gritty riffs crashing into sampled beats and electro soundscapes with the hooks ...

Photo: Nuclear Blast Records Accept At this stage of their career, longtime Deutschland crew Accept are simply going to have to … well … ACCEPT the fact that they may be regarded in the numerous history books devoted to their ...

  Photo courtesy of Warner Bros   Inasmuch as it takes some cheek indeed to name your band Royal Blood, Britain has reacted to the musical duo of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher practically as if they were actual descendants ...