California Rocker Fender Guitar Corp. Bob Rodack
By DONNA BALANCIA

Bob Roback Joins Fender as President

LOS ANGELES — Bob Roback has been named President of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. and will open a new Los Angeles-based office for the company. Mainly known as co-founder of Dashbox and former Head of […]

SFX Founder Robert Silerman California Rocker
By DONNA BALANCIA

Sillerman Brings Rock in Rio to Vegas May 2015

Financial Reporters ‘Stunned’ by SFX Q4 Conference Call -NEW YORK — Amid what pundits speculate may be the downhill side of the EDM festival era, SFX has invested in Rock in Rio, a well-known Brazilian […]

Sammy Hagar California Rocker
By DONNA BALANCIA

Hetfield, Hagar Headline Benefit Show at Fillmore

SAN FRANCISCO — Metallica’s James Hetfield and Sammy Hagar will headline a benefit for Acoustic-4-A-Cure on May 15 at the Fillmore in San Francisco. Performing at the first-year event are Heart’s Nancy Wilson, Billie Joe […]

Stevie Salas California Rocker
By DONNA BALANCIA

How Rock Stars Pick Their Guitars: Stevie Salas

By DONNA BALANCIA — Stevie Salas has worked with world-class musicians but stays true to his humble Southern California roots. He was selected to play guitar for Mick Jagger, has toured with Rod Stewart and […]