Last weekend the Self Help Festival hit San Bernardino’s National Orange Show Event Center with a great selection of bands. Some would argue that rock, and metal in particular, has too many sub-genres. Well, last weekend covered them all – ranging from Metal, to Deathcore, Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Pop and Punk. The headliners were A Day To Remember, and they put on a great show, complete with confetti and fire. I’ve wanted to shot photos of this band for some time and finally got the chance. Joining them was a lineup including A Skylit Drive, Attila, The Story So Far, Of Mice + Men, and Bring Me the Horizon, along with a few more. 19 bands in all performing on 2 stages – one inside, and one outside. Below are a few photos from the day…
It has been a crazy few hours for Nirvana fans as KiroTv 7 was reporting that Seattle Police were going to reopen the investigation of the death of Kurt Cabain.
Now it appears to all be false.
“Despite an erroneous news report, we have not ‘reopened’ the investigation into the suicide of Kurt Cobain,” the Seattle Police Department tweeted from a verified account.
The rumor was that they were going to reopen the case because some undeveloped photographs from the crime scene were printed. The police went on to clarify on Twitter that the case was only being reviewed in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s death.
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International rock stars Green Day will release 18 new tracks to help celebrate record store day on April 18th! No word yet on if the songs will be available as singles or on a full album. However the band did say the new tunes will be on Vinyl, CDs and even cassettes!
Green Day has always been a huge supporter of Record Store Day. In 2009 they released a limited edition reissue of their breakthrough album Dookie on vinyl! I remember being blown away when I heard Dookie for the first time as a kid, so I’m always stoked when these guys are coming out with more new music!
You’ve heard Stu, Tiffany, and Jimbo talking about it, and they’re giving away tickets every morning this week before you can buy them, for a special one of a kind Kiss show. Now, we can give you some more details!
KISS will play a rare acoustic show on Thursday, April 3 at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland, California, exactly one week before they are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
Billed as “Kiss: An Acoustic Evening And Stories With Kiss”, the concert will feature the band performing stripped-down versions of its classic songs without makeup and telling stories, a setup that is said to be “not unlike” the “MTV Unplugged” episode the band filmed nearly 20 years ago.
Tickets are $65-$75 and go on sale Friday, February 28 at 11 a.m. via Ticketmaster or at the box office at San Manuel. You must be 21 or older to attend the show. Listen to STJ for your chance to win, but if you don’t be sure to grab some through this link when they go on sale Friday morning!
Well, Jimmy Fallon didn’t waste any time bringing in the big names for his first show as host of the Tonight Show, did he?
Well, we all knew it was coming, and now we’ve got the details about Motley Crue’s huge Final Tour. They’ve decided to call it quits as a touring band while they can still rock the hell out of an arena, and we’ll have a couple of chances to catch them here in So Cal:
They held a press conference to announce the shows and the addition of a special guest for the full tour, the legendary Alice Cooper will open up each night.
Keep listening for your chance to win tickets to both of the shows on 96-7 KCAL Rocks!!
Well…sort of? Green Day’s American Idiot, the ground breaking musical is coming to the California Theatre in San Berdo on May 19th!
I know it sounds strange to mix punk tunes with a musical but the show actually looks really rad and the critics think so too!! Check out the video below and let me know what you think!
If you’re going to be hitting one of the Eagles shows that are heralding the grand re-opening of the Forum in Inglewood, check out this great photo tour taking you inside and all around the newly remodeled arena from Curbed LA to get you ready. The MSG group has really done an amazing job turning the legendary venue into a great music only facility. I guess $100 million will do that, right?
Listen for your chance to win tickets to catch the Eagles there each morning with Stu, Tiffany, and Jimbo. Plus, we’ll be breaking them out all weekend long as we celebrate the best damn state in the country with a California At The Top Weekend!
To get ready for the opening of the Eagles two week run of shows newly refurbished Forum in Inglewwood, they’ve built a giant “Hotel California” record on top of the building. Check out the video:
I can’t wait to hit some shows there again!
METALLICA recently played an hour-long, 10-song set in Antarctica, to become the FIRST BAND EVER to perform on all seven continents. Here’s the updated HD video of the concert. They filmed the show and called it “Freeze ‘Em All”,
|2.||For Whom the Bell Tolls|
|3.||Sad But True|
|4.||Welcome Home (Sanitarium)|
|5.||Master of Puppets|
|8.||Nothing Else Matters|
|10.||Seek & Destroy|
The audience consisted of about 120 scientists and contest winners, and because of the “fragile environment”, the music couldn’t be amplified in the traditional sense. Instead, amplifiers were enclosed in isolation cabinets, and the crowd had to listen though HEADPHONES.