Jimmy Eat World, Wonder Ballroom, Portland Oregon

Jimmy Eat World Wonder Ballroom, Portland Oregon, May 19, 2011 Arriving at the show I was greeted with an interesting mix of fans. The venue was split in half between the non-drinkers ... Continue Reading →

Tunnel Blanket “This Will Destroy You”

This Will Destroy You Tunnel Blanket (Suicide Squeeze Records) It’s great to come back with a bang! This Will Destroy You’s third effort is a great way to mark my return to the ... Continue Reading →

Aberlin, Drums of Death, and FAR

Aberlin Roseland Theater Back in my touring days, bands and fans would always ask if I’ve heard of this band or that, most of the time I had no clue who these bands were they ... Continue Reading →

A Skylit Drive, Adelphia

A Skylit Drive Adelphia June 9th – Fearless Records I first heard of A Skylit Drive when I was visiting my friends in Chiodos on their recent stint.  I had a very surreal ... Continue Reading →

June CD Review

June CD Review Disco Ensemble, The Sound and Crossing The Rubicon Why are all the good bands nowadays from other countries?  Maximo Park, Mew, the Sounds, and Disco Ensemble ... Continue Reading →

Obi Best for First Full National Tour

Obi Best Hits the Road for First Full National Tour LA's Obi Best is hitting the road to share their fanciful pop with you in person.  First they'll be play several ... Continue Reading →

Winter CD Reviews

Winter CD Reviews   For up-and-coming holiday season, Mark Johnston personally handpicked the collections for your winter, including Rodrigo Y Gabriela’s Live in Japan, ... Continue Reading →

Minus the Bear, “Acoustics”

Minus the Bear, Acoustics Tigre Blanco Records Minus the Bear are hitting the road, and in the vein of Coalesce, Henry Rollins, and Defacto, have made a tour-only EP available. ... Continue Reading →