Musicians

Keith Richards Had Final Cut on ‘Under The Influence’ Movie; Tom Waits Brought Notes, Director Says

By DONNA BALANCIA — Keith Richards “cackled” when he first saw the documentary Under The Influence, and exerted his right to approval of the film’s final cut, director Morgan Neville told an audience at the […]

California Rocker Interview

Music Photographer Henry Diltz Has Hundreds of Album Covers And Now He has a Lucie Award

By DONNA BALANCIA – Photographer Henry Diltz will be honored next week with a prestigious Lucie Award for his work in Rock Photography. Diltz said he never expected to be honored for his career.  After […]

The Dave Schultz All-Star Jam - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Gigs and Photos

The Dave Schulz All-Star Jam Brings Rock and Roll Thursday to New Venue Mrs. Fish in Downtown LA

By DONNA BALANCIA – Thursday nights won’t be the same in Downtown LA as The Dave Schulz All-Star Jam brings a rockin’ new show to Mrs. Fish. Schulz’ All-Star Jam plays a great range of dance […]

Mary Kay and Loren Molinare - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
By DONNA BALANCIA

The Dogs of Detroit: Old School Punk Rock Pros Weather The Years, Fetch New Fan Base

The Dogs, considered among the innovators of punk rock, are one of the most influential bands in the genre. Legendary Detroit bandmates Loren Molinare, Mary Kay and Tony Matteucci sat down with California Rocker Editor […]