Sunday, September 19, 2021

FEATURES / INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: Jared James Nichols

Guitarist extraordinaire and the modern-day Blues Rock Ambassador Jared James Nichols spent some time with SoCalMusicToday.com recently to talk about his new single “Bad Roots” off his upcoming EP Shadow Dancer to be released in September 2021, his return to performing live, being a Gibson Brand Ambassador, touring with John 5 and memories of the […]

INTERVIEW: Steve Brown of Tokyo Motor Fist

Famed guitarist and producer Steve Brown who first hit the scene in the band Trixter and now leads Tokyo Motor Fist spent some time with SoCalMusicToday.com recently to talk about Tokyo Motor Fist’s new album Lions. The follow up to 2017’s self-titled album will be released on July 10, showcases Brown’s best music of his […]

EVENT REVIEWS / PHOTO GALLERIES

Between the Buried and Me 09/15/2021 @ Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN

Between the Buried and Me are celebrating the 21st anniversary by playing solo shows consisting of two full sets. Unfortunately bassist Dan Briggs missed the show do to a breakthrough case of Covid-19. Earlier in the day the band issued the following statement. “Well, we ALMOST defied the odds and made it through this tour […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest – Day 1 09/09/2021 @ Danville, VA

The Blue Ridge Rockfest took place this past weekend in Danville, VA. The festival which is in its fourth year was plagued with countless logistical problems this year. The three previous years were much smaller in attendance and a much smaller venue. This years event moved to the newly announced Blue Ridge Amphitheater area in […]

K. Flay 09/14/2021 @ Headliners Music Hall – Louisville, KY

While much of the world is still uncertain how to proceed forward during the Covid-19 pandemic, K.Flay has been touring the US in support of her “Inside Voices” EP. The singer who usually sells out much larger venues, appears to be doing so back at her roots in smaller clubs and brought a very stripped […]

Touring News

James Blake Kicks off “Friends That Break Your Heart” Tour

GRAMMY® Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer James Blake will launch his highly anticipated headline Friends That Break Your Heart Tour tonight with a sold out show in San Diego, CA at The Observatory North Park. To celebrate the tour kick-off, James Blake will appear as tonight’s musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC. Blake will perform the television debut of his song “Say […]

Post Malone reveals lineup for 3rd annual Posty Fest in Dallas, TX

Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated diamond-certified Dallas, TX maverick Post Malone reveals the stacked lineup for his third annual Posty Fest. Hosted by Kerwin Frost, the Dallas festival includes A-list superstars such as MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL UZI VERT, RODDY RICCH, JACK HARLOW, ROD WAVE, POLO G, $UICIDEBOY$, AND MORE Check out the full confirmed lineup below: Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert, Roddy […]

1rst Annual SoCal BikeFest to take place on October 8-9-10 in Lake Elsinore

3-day General Admission and VIP Areas will be available. For those looking for the ultimate viewing experience can buy passes to the Party Deck. Single day passes will be available for General Admission Only. There will be musical guests throughout the day and evening, along with a Stunt Show, Custom Bike Show and demonstrations. We […]

Sammy Hagar, Umphrey’s McGee, Sam Hunt, X Ambassadors, Cassadee Pope and more set for Afterburner Music Festival

-Thrill Seekers Unite on October 1 & 2, 2021 for Huntington Beach’s First Concert on City Beach in Nearly a Decade, featuring Performances by Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Sam Hunt, X Ambassadors and Cassadee Pope – The inaugural Afterburner Music Festival announces the addition of popular American jam band Umphrey’s McGee and alt-grunge tribute […]

Album News & Reviews

JOHN 5 Announces Highly Anticipated New Album SINNER

Pre-Orders Available Here Official Music Video For New Single “QUE PASA” Featuring Dave Mustaine – Watch Here As evidenced by the latest slab of sinister sounds, JOHN 5, who moved to Hollywood as a teen to pursue his rock n’ roll dreams, follows his artistic muse wherever it leads. SINNER is ten tracks of pure […]

Instrumental progressive metal duo The Blue Prison stream debut album, in full

Los Angeles based instrumental progressive metal duo THE BLUE PRISON will release their self titled debut album this Friday September 17, 2021 on Metal Assault Records. Ahead of tomorrow’s anticipated release, THE BLUE PRISON are streaming their debut album in its entirety right now on BigMusicGeek.com. Heralded as both crushingly heavy and laden with technical intricacies, […]