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The xx Release Digital Deluxe Version of Their Classic Third Album, ‘I See You,’ Play Glastonbury

The xx Release Digital Deluxe Version of...

By JOHN DALY The xx have released a digital deluxe version of their classic third album, I See You.  I See You is available on all digital services...

VIDEO: St. Vincent Announces ‘Fear The Future’ Tour Without Uttering a Word

VIDEO: St. Vincent Announces ‘Fear...

St. Vincent Tickets on Sale June 27 By DONNA BALANCIA St. Vincent will tour for the first time in two years with her Fear the Future Tour this fall. She...

Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend Brings the Best of Music, Food to Pasadena Saturday and Sunday

Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend Brings the Best...

By DONNA BALANCIA This weekend, the Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend will bring together the likes of top musicians like Tom Petty, Dawes and Alabama Shakes...

REVIEW: Dead Kennedys Bring Life to Classic Punk Performance at The Dive Bar in Las Vegas

REVIEW: Dead Kennedys Bring Life to Classic...

By ALENA LIM When it comes to Dead Kennedys, I know everybody in the punk rock industry is familiar with them. Their single, “Holiday In Cambodia,”...

Since We Were Kids Rip It Up in Neighborhood Skate Pools and also In Their Punk Music

Since We Were Kids Rip It Up in Neighborhood...

‘No Regrets’ About Longterm Friendships By ALENA LIM Since We Were Kids were formed in 2012 by old friends who are hardcore skaters. They’ve...

With ‘Trouble Maker,’ Rancid Tells Us Where They’re Going With Hot Album: To The Top of the Charts

With ‘Trouble Maker,’ Rancid...

Rancid Tackles Important Issues with New Record By DONNA BALANCIA Rancid’s new record, Trouble Maker, was inspired by freedom of speech and people...

O’HEFFERNAN: Kris Angelis is Melodic, Hypnotic, and Addictive in Her New EP, ‘Heartbreak Is Contagious’

O’HEFFERNAN: Kris Angelis is Melodic,...

Love’s Demise Takes Front Seat on New Record By PATRICK O’HEFFERNAN I have been listening to Kris Anglis’ new EP, Heartbreak Is Contagious...

The Suffers, The Buttertones and Thee Commons In the Lineup at Levitt Summer Series by Spaceland Presents

The Suffers, The Buttertones and Thee Commons...

Concerts Under The Stars Runs June 17-Sept. 10 By DONNA BALANCIA Diverse musicians ranging from The Suffers to The Buttertones and Thee Commons will take...

HAMMONS REVIEW: Woolly Bandits and The Weirdos Bring Old Style Punk Back to ‘Destroy All Music’

HAMMONS REVIEW: Woolly Bandits and The Weirdos...

Sweet But Wild Reunion at Echo By CRAIG HAMMONS After being held captive by my Uber driver I finally made it to The Echo for the long awaited homecoming...

PREMIERE: The Dollyrots Debut Video, “Other Trucker” on California Rocker, Duo to Play Roxy Theater

PREMIERE: The Dollyrots Debut Video, “Other...

Punk-Pop Duo Plays CA Gigs with the Buzzcocks By DONNA BALANCIA The Dollyrots debut the new video for their song, “Other Trucker” right here...

Metal Rocker Willie Basse to Perform Free Concert Tuesday Night at The Viper Room on The Sunset Strip

Metal Rocker Willie Basse to Perform Free...

Battling Cancer Has Brought Changes, He Says By DONNA BALANCIA Willie Basse, who has given a boost to many fellow musicians over the years, will headline...

Check Out The Kills’ New Video For ‘Wait’ From ‘Echo Home – Non-Electric EP’ Out Today on Domino

Check Out The Kills’ New Video For...

A Beloved Tune Gets Revamped By DONNA BALANCIA When our favorite duo, The Kills, are a little bit quiet, the result is usually a great new tune. In this...

Ageless Guitar Great Robin Trower Continues His Story, Makes ‘Time And Emotion’ Count With New Album

Ageless Guitar Great Robin Trower Continues...

A True Original, Trower Wows the Wiltern By DONNA BALANCIA Robin Trower may have been one of the founding fathers of rock, but he puts on a heck of a blues...

Foo Fighters Drop a Surprise Single and Rebellious Old Folks Video With Thunderous ‘Run’

Foo Fighters Drop a Surprise Single and Rebellious...

Never Too Old to Crowd Surf Photo by BRANTLEY GUTIERREZ The Foo Fighters have surprised their fans and the public by releasing the powerful new song and...

Living Colour Rocks the Canyon Club, Corey Glover and Crew Bring Elite to Agoura Hills Scene

Living Colour Rocks the Canyon Club, Corey...

Band’s ‘Personality’ Attracts Friends and Fans By DONNA BALANCIA Living Colour brought their style of bluesy punk to Canyon Club playing...

Exclusive Interview: Rick Derringer Plays Through the Work, Performs With The Standells in LA June 3

Exclusive Interview: Rick Derringer Plays...

Derringer’s ‘Rock and Roll Hootchie-Koo’ Still Popular Today BY DONNA BALANCIA Rick Derringer has a knack for turning play into work....

VIDEO: Check out Iggy Pop Performing ‘Lust For Life’ at Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival in Las Vegas

VIDEO: Check out Iggy Pop Performing ‘Lust...

‘Godfather of Punk’ Scores Perfect Game As Festival Grows Video and Photos by ALYSON CAMUS Punk Rock Bowling fest in Las Vegas really scores....

All These Girls Can Rock Too! Rock And Roll Camp For Girls LA Teaches Young Women More Than Music

All These Girls Can Rock Too! Rock And Roll...

Rock N Roll Camp for Girls LA Now Enrolling Campers By DONNA BALANCIA Rock N Roll Camp for Girls LA is an empowering experience for young women –...

Alena Lim Review: Hideouts Blend Some Well-Liked Alternative Ingredients to Create Tasty Punk Treats

Alena Lim Review: Hideouts Blend Some Well-Liked...

Sink In Opens Can of Cool at Slidebar RNR Kitchen By ALENA LIM Hideouts is a 5-piece alternative rock/pop punk band from Huntington Beach, formed in...

EXCLUSIVE: Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum: ‘Chris Cornell and I Were Brothers in Arms During Tough Times’

EXCLUSIVE: Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum: ‘Chris...

Pirner to Play Tribute at Whisky A Go-Go Tuesday By DONNA BALANCIA Soul Asylum founder Dave Pirner said he and the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell...

‘Positive Mental Attitude’ Required When Seeing the Ho99o9 Show With The Controversial Kate Moss

‘Positive Mental Attitude’ Required...

Echoplex Hosts Incredible Punk Pandemonium By DONNA BALANCIA There’s something new with Ho99o9; and it’s about time an interesting, semi-new...

CaliforniaRocker.com Earns Three Finalist Designations for Southern California Journalism Awards

CaliforniaRocker.com Earns Three Finalist...

CR Finalist in Best Blog, Best Social Media STAFF REPORT LOS ANGELES – CaliforniaRocker.com, the Los Angeles-based music blog, nabbed three Finalist...

Suicycos, Fatal Riot, Sin Drogas Among Top Punkers Who Impress at Pico Rivera Hardcore in Vernon

Suicycos, Fatal Riot, Sin Drogas Among Top...

Extensive Review of Pico Rivera Punk By ALENA LIM Pico Rivera Hardcore Presented a punk show that ripped the rafters at San Antonio Rose in Vernon.  Suicycos,...

Nancy Wilson and Band, Roadcase Royale, Debut New Video ‘Not Giving Up,’ Play Local SoCal Gigs

Nancy Wilson and Band, Roadcase Royale, Debut...

Royale to Headline Coach House, Rose and Canyon By DONNA BALANCIA Check out Nancy Wilson and her new band Roadcase Royale perform the video “Not...

Fans and Friends Mourn Chris Cornell; Soundgarden Frontman Had Ties to Seattle And Sunset Strip

Fans and Friends Mourn Chris Cornell; Soundgarden...

Wife Blames Meds for ‘Suicidal Thoughts’ Photo by HARMONY GERBER, Story by DONNA BALANCIA Fans and the faithful followers of Chris Cornell...

Todd Rundgren: ‘A Wizard A True Star’ Was Abomination to Everyone Else, But It Was My Defining Moment

Todd Rundgren: ‘A Wizard A True Star’...

Prolific Musician Addresses Berklee Commencement By TODD RUNDGREN “I barely graduated high school, I did not go to college, I did not qualify for...