Beachlife Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup: Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Bob Weir Headlining CA Fest in May 2019

Beachlife Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup: Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Bob Weir Headlining CA Fest in May 2019

There’s announcing your first lineup, and then there’s announcing your first lineup in the way the Beachlife Festival did on Monday. Set for picturesque Redondo Beach, California on May 3-5, the fest is just teeming with talent spanning genres and decades, all in the name of what’s sure to be a great weekend on the […]

Dave Grohl Cooked BBQ Meals for Southern California Firefighters Battling the Fires This Week

Dave Grohl Cooked BBQ Meals for Southern California Firefighters Battling the Fires This Week

Voracious wildfires have erupted throughout California for days, causing unprecedented damage, destroying homes, displacing residents and claiming the lives of far too many. Fierce winds have fueled the fires, which local firefighters and emergency personnel have been battling all week. Seeking to do what he can, Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl took matters into […]

Stream Dawes’ New Album ‘Passwords,’ a Reaction to Our Complicated Modern Existence (New Music Friday)

Stream Dawes’ New Album ‘Passwords,’ a Reaction to Our Complicated Modern Existence (New Music Friday)

On their sixth full-length album, Passwords, Southern California-based indie-rockers Dawes are caught up with our contemporary world and all of its trappings — technology, anxiety, relationships, and so on. The album was released on Friday and finds vocalist/guitarist Taylor Goldsmith putting the band’s thematic focus on full display through his lyrics, delivered in the earnest, […]

Best New Music: Incubus Return with Varied Styles on Solid New Album, ‘8’

Best New Music: Incubus Return with Varied Styles on Solid New Album, ‘8’

Southern California alt/rockers Incubus have returned. Today, April 21, their new studio effort, 8, is released via Island Records. Guitarist/co-songwriter Mike Einziger told us a lot about the album’s conception in our exclusive April cover story, so click here to read that if you’re interested. The band’s first full-length LP in six years, following 2011’s […]

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Shins, Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, Weezer, More Tapped for Inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend in Pasadena

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Shins, Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, Weezer, More Tapped for Inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend in Pasadena

On June 24 and 25, an eclectic (and expansive) array of notable musical acts will convene in Pasadena, California for the first-ever Arroyo Seco Weekend. The latest mega-event put on by Goldenvoice, the company behind Coachella, Desert Trip and other marquee music festivals in the Southern California area, Arroyo Seco Weekend is being billed as […]