By DONNA BALANCIA

Desert Daze 2017: Interview With Knitting Factory President and CEO Morgan Margolis

Desert Daze 2017 features some of the biggest headliners in the event’s history. Spaceland, Moonblock and Knitting Factory Entertainment are the three powerhouse promoters behind Desert Daze in Indio. The festival holds a lot of […]

California Rocker

David Lynch Set for Talk at Second Annual Festival of Disruption at Theatre at the Ace Hotel Oct. 14-15

Lynch Joins The Kills, Moby, Shepard Fairey By JOHN DALY David Lynch will appear for an in-depth talk at the second annual Festival of Disruption at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel. The Lynch talk […]

Coachella

Lady Gaga Pops Her Coachella Cherry with Dynamic Show, Drops New Single ‘The Cure’

By DONNA BALANCIA Lady Gaga blew away the estimated 100,000 fans during her theatrical and long overdue appearance at Coachella Saturday night.  And she dropped a new single just for the occasion, called “The Cure.” […]

California Rocker

Tickets for This Summer’s Bi-Coastal Classic East and Classic West Music Festivals Go On Sale April 7

By JOHN DALY The Classic East and Classic West music festivals finally have a presence on the world wide web and tickets for the July concerts go on sale April 7. The hotly anticipated classic […]

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VIDEO: Gorillaz Debut Four Tracks from The New Album, ‘Humanz’ Which is Set to Drop on April 28

By JOHN DALY Check out the new video from Gorillaz as the dynamic band confirms it will drop the new album Humanz on April 28. RELATED: Gorillaz to reissue Demon Dayz Gorillaz have been busy.  In […]

Festivals

Weezer, Lord Huron Top Chris Hardwick’s ID10T Comedy Music Fest in Mountain View June 24-25

By JOHN DALY ID10T Music Festival and Comic Conival will take over the Shoreline Amphitheatre and surrounding grounds in Mountain View, Saturday, June 24 through Sunday, June 25. Created and hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, ID10T (pronounced I-D-ten-T) will combine musicians, and comedians in […]

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Gorillaz To Reissue 2005 Album ‘Demon Dayz’ Through Vinyl Me Please as Record of the Month

By DOTTIE PARIS Gorillaz will reissue their second album, Demon Dayz, on vinyl through Vinyl Me, Please. The band also revealed four tracks from its upcoming Humanz, which is rumored to drop during the Demon Dayz […]

California Rocker

New Goldenvoice Festival: Arroyo Seco Weekend in Pasadena This Summer to Feature Tom Petty, Weezer

By DOTTIE PARIS Goldenvoice has created another music festival to add to its impressive mass music events portfolio. Arroyo Seco Weekend, to be held on June 24-25 will feature Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mumford […]

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Coachella

Lady Gaga to Headline Coachella in Place of Beyonce, Promoter Says Festival Site Hacked

Photo by PHILIP NELSON, Story By DONNA BALANCIA Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce for both weekends at Coachella but the good news comes amidst reports that the Coachella website was hacked. Some 950,000 accounts related […]

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The Kills Drop ‘Whirling Eye’ Video, Headline Santa Barbara Starry Nites Fest Mar 18, Catalyst Mar 21

By JOHN DALY The Kills have released a new video for “Whirling Eye” and will play several California dates including the Starry Nites Festival in Santa Barbara March 18-19. Check out the new 360-degree video […]

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By JOHN DALY

And Now for Something Completely Different: Mike Patton Debuts Tetema at Tasmania MoFo Festival

Posted By JOHN DALY Check out Mike Patton’s latest venture: Tetema, which debuted some new sounds for the fair folks at Tasmania’s Mona Foma fest:   Patton wears many different hats and is known for […]