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CD Review: Atreyu

American metalcore has been tossed around for a while now since its formation. So out of the wide range of bands that fall into this genre, what band has proven themselves worthy enough of being known as this genre? One band that pops into my head is a small town […]

CD Review: Blessthefall

Blessthefall were nothing but your average high school teenagers with one thing on their mind — music! After a series of practice sessions with guitarist Mike Frisby, drummer Matt Traynor, vocalist Craig Mabbitt and bassist Jared Warth, their founder Miles Bergsma left to attend college. The band then unleashed a […]

Royal Thai: Brown Bag Lunch Break

The Torrance Crossroads shopping center is filled with many shops and eateries. There’s one section of the shopping center that is a strip of many Asian cuisines including Japanese and Thai to name a few. I learned that Royal Thai had a lunch special so I decided to check it […]

Halloween Look: Jennifer’s Body

Forget the girl next door routine and vamp up your style this Halloween with a sexy, Megan Fox inspired look. This bad girl’s new movie, Jennifer’s Body, is a scream-worthy showcase of her oozing sex appeal that every guy dreams about and secretly fears. This Halloween is the perfect time […]

Story of the Year Interview

While doing their on again, off again routine, St. Louis, MI rockers Story of the Year or SOTY recently stopped by Long Beach, CA to pay their respects to a local charity event but before hitting the streets, they decided to do what they do best and play music. Band […]

Band Spotlight: The 88

“All in all, The 88 are a great band, they’re really happy to play with each other, the shows have been fantastic, and we all consider ourselves very lucky,” says Todd O’Keefe, bass player for L.A.-based band The 88—a band you’ve probably heard, but you might not know it yet. […]

Interview With Speaker Junkies

If you think you don’t like the electronic-dance scene, think again: the Speaker Junkies are here to change your mind. Hollywood was electrified by the Speaker Junkies last Wednesday night at Les Deux as the tight knit foursome performed songs from their upcoming self-titled album “Speaker Junkies.” Tekno Tom (Keytar), […]

Prost! Celebrate LA Oktoberfest

Every year thousands of people flock to beer gardens to consume copious amounts of alcohol, gobble hearty German fare and celebrate with old time drinking songs. Yes, we’re talking about Oktoberfest. Besides being one of two major drinking holidays, there’s more to Oktoberfest than just getting drunk. Oktoberfest, aka the […]