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Live Review & Photos: John 5 at Ramona Mainstage, February 8, 2015

The Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson guitarist struck out on his own

John 5 at Ramona Mainstage

Photos by Alex Matthews

John 5, best known for his work with metal icons like Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, played his first-ever solo show near San Diego at the Ramona Mainstage on Sunday. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Nothing at the Soda Bar, January 30, 2015

Noise rockers Nothing played an earsplitting show at the Soda Bar

Nothing by Rocío Flores

Photos by Rocío Flores

Philadelphia noise rockers Nothing played to an fan-filled Soda Bar on January 30. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Motion City Soundtrack, Hellogoodbye and Driver Friendly at House of Blues, February 11, 2015

Nostalgia for the early 2000s reigned supreme at Motion City Soundtrack's San Diego show

Motion City Soundtrack

Photos by Jade Park

On February 11, 2015, House of Blues was packed with a nostalgic crowd that eagerly anticipated sets from Motion City Soundtrack, Hellogoodbye, and Driver Friendly. Continue reading…

Live Review: Jukebox the Ghost, Twin Forks, and Secret Someones at Soda Bar, February 2, 2015

Three bands delivered enthusiastic performances at the sold-out Soda Bar show

Jukebox the Ghost

Photo credit: Alexandra Bellink

If it was redemption that Jukebox the Ghost were looking for in San Diego, then surely they found it Monday night at Soda Bar. Continue reading…


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Live Review & Photos: Catfish and The Bottlemen at the Merrow, February 8, 2015

Welsh quartet Catfish and The Bottlemen whipped fans into a frenzy…

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Live Review & Photos: Catfish and The Bottlemen at the Merrow, February 8, 2015

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Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole…

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Interview & Photos: Midge Ure

Ultravox singer Midge Ure talked to us about the music business, Band Aid 30, his new album, and mor…

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The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 186

Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?…

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