All roads have led us here. On their sleek new album Last Young Renegade, All Time Low establish themselves at the forefront of contemporary music by daring to shake off pop-punk expectations.
The 262-mile road trip from Las Vegas to Pasadena, CA includes a stretch along the hip of Mojave National Preserve. With all due respect to the impeccably attired Lumineers, the real opening act for U2’s return to the Rose Bowl was the miles upon miles of Joshua trees stretching around us as my wife and I descended into California to celebrate the 30th anniversary of U2’s landmark album with 100,000 or so friends.
Teenage girls have always been pretty smart when it comes to sifting through their teen idols and spotting the real deal. The early Beatles concerts? All teenage girls.
“We’re putting the band back together” – Elwood Blues
Blondie has nothing left to prove after four decades in the business.
Robert Smith turns 58 today. Let’s rank every single Cure album from worst to first, shall we?
If Gram Parsons ever sat drinking with Tom Petty at a roadside bar outside 29 Palms, Jerry Leger’s Nonsense and Heartache would be playing on the jukebox.
With the recent unveiling of this year’s Warped Tour line-up, old school punk is again in the air as California legends The Adolescents, The Dickies and T.S.O.L are heading out with bands that weren’t even born when they put California punk on the map in the late ‘70s/early ‘80s. Inspired by the music coming out of New York and the UK, something happened to punk when it reached the Pacific Ocean.
Armed with a cupboard full of trophies, including two NME awards for Best British Band, Biffy Clyro kicked off their U.S. tour in the intimate confines of Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
With over 20 studio albums under each band’s belt, UFO and Saxon represent the old-school rock and roll approach to life. Write some songs, record an album and then tour the hell out of it. At the end of the tour, hopefully you made a little money.