American Idol

‘Scary Pool Party’ Alejandro Aranda Won College Music Contest Before American Idol

By DONNA BALANCIA American Idol favorite Alejandro Aranda, known as Scary Pool Party, has been a well-loved fixture on the  Southern California music scene and even won a college music contest in 2017. Aranda impressed […]

America's Got Talent

We Three of America’s Got Talent Fame Release New Video for ‘Lifeline’

By JOHN DALY Pop/rock sibling-trio and America’s Got Talent semi-finalists, We Three, have released a new video for their song “Lifeline”. The heartfelt, uplifting track is truly brought to life through the collaboration of We […]

FILM AND TV

Watch Pomona Musician Alejandro Aranda AKA Scary Pool Party Wow Judges on American Idol

By JOHN DALY Pomona Musician Alejandro Aranda gave the performance of a lifetime on American Idol Tuesday. Aranda performed his original song, “Out Loud,” and left the three judges, Lionel Riichie, Luke Bryan and Katy […]

Iggy and Steve Jones. 'Jim wore a different chain top designed by Michael Schmidt on stage with finger size rings perfect for the kids to hang on to - © 1988 Photo by Paul McAlpine
Books

A Young Iggy Pop Portrayed Poignantly in Photographer Paul McAlpine’s Book ‘Iggy Pop: Bare & Real’

By DONNA BALANCIA A new book of photos documenting Iggy Pop’s early days has just been released and California Rocker has an exclusive inside look. “Iggy Pop: Bare & Real” (Fat Possum Records and Tyrant […]

Musicians

Tom Petty Family and Friends Curate and Release ‘The Best of Everything’

By DONNA BALANCIA Tom Petty’s The Best Of Everything, a collection of his hits from Mudcrutch, The Heartbreakers and his solo work has been released today via Geffen Records-U/Me. Petty’s family and bandmates curated the selections on […]