Halo Circus record release party at Sphere Studios - Photo © 2016 Donna Balancia

Allison Iraheta and Halo Circus Drop Album ‘Bunny’ With Rockin Release Party at Sphere Studios in LA

By DONNA BALANCIA – Allison Iraheta and Halo Circus are going strong. Halo Circus has a great new album ‘Bunny’ and as front woman Iraheta has proven she has pushed far beyond her American Idol fame […]

Streetwalkin Cheetahs © 2016 Donna Balancia for CaliforniaRocker.com
Gigs and Photos

Cherie Currie, Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs and GayC-DC to Play a Benefit Concert at Viper Room Tonight

By DONNA BALANCIA – Cherie Currie, the lead singer from The Runaways, will headline a benefit for the victims of the Orlando shooting at the Viper Room tonight. All proceeds from the event, called Highway […]

Chip Kinman and Ford Madox Ford release a new single, "Expect It" - Photo © 2016 Donna Balancia
California Rocker Interview

Punk Rock Legend Chip Kinman and his New Band, Ford Madox Ford, Release Single, Announce Tour

Guys Behind Rank and File Create ‘Blues-Punk’ With Ford Madox Ford By DONNA BALANCIA Chip Kinman, the power behind Rank and File and The Dils, is using his new band Ford Madox Ford to take […]


Magic Lightnin’ Boys Revive American Swamp Music With Scorching New Album ‘Stealin’ Thunder’

Magic Lightnin’ Boys Add Zap to Southern Rock Genre By DONNA BALANCIA The Magic Lightnin’ Boys are helping the South to Rise Again.  South Ohio, that is. With ripping guitar, cool songs and a charismatic […]

B Real of Prophets of Rage - Photo © 2016 Michelle Howard

Tom Morello’s ‘Prophets of Rage’ Announce 35-City U.S. Tour Set to Kick Off at Republican Convention

‘Prophets’ Rage, But Fans Ask ‘Where’s the Love?’ By JOHN DALY The mystery is over. Tom Morello and his Prophets of Rage political “movement” have announced a massive 35-city U.S. tour that wraps in mid-October, […]