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Get Your Foo on at Love Ride

Get Your Foo on at Love Ride

Get Your Foo on at Love Ride by Russ Allsup Get ready to rock and roll for a great cause on Sunday, October 18th at Caustic Lake with THE double bill of the year- The Foo Fighters (who will be joined by a line-up of very special guests curated for this event) and Social Distortion, […]

By October 12, 2015 Read More →
Blondie at the Greek – July 26

Blondie at the Greek – July 26

Blondie at the Greek By Russ Allsup Went to a great evening of music on July 26th at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, where the co-headline tour of Melissa Etheridge and Blondie took over and yes, rocked it. First Blondie came out and played a long set jam packed with hits from their storied […]

By September 1, 2015 Read More →
The Mayhem Festival

The Mayhem Festival

The Mayhem Festival By Russ Allsup On Saturday, June 27th the mighty Mayhem Festival came to the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Ca. for the 2nd show of the tour. This years’ show was headlined by the all time kings of thrash metal- Slayer. Also on the traveling festival this year were some of […]

By September 1, 2015 Read More →
Motorhead Rocks the Shrine

Motorhead Rocks the Shrine

Motorhead Rocks the Shrine By Russ Allsup On August. 22nd, the masters of heavy metal, Motorhead played the Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles for a devoted crowd of music lovers that came to worship at the altar of the one and only Lemmy. Starting off the show and putting on a solid performance were […]

By September 1, 2015 Read More →
Aftershock Is Approaching

Aftershock Is Approaching

Aftershock Is Approaching By Russ Allsup The biggest music festival to ever happen in Northern California has just been announced. Monster Energy Drink is presenting The Aftershock Music Festival on October 24-25 at Gibson Ranch in Sacramento, Ca. With a festival lineup most could only dream of, they’ll be talking about this one for a […]

By August 24, 2015 Read More →
Cathouse Live All Star Jam

Cathouse Live All Star Jam

Cathouse Live All Star Jam By Russ Allsup If you took all the bands that ruled the Sunset Strip during rock and metal’s heyday from 1985-1995 and put them all in one huge concert, that concert would be the upcoming Cathouse Live show at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Irvine, Ca. on August 15th. This […]

By July 31, 2015 Read More →
Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8

Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8

Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8 By Russ Allsup The fourth annual IES : the Indie Entertainment Summit is coming up fast and looks to be one of the biggest events in the entertainment industry. The summit, founded by 40+ year industry veteran CEO Jay Warinske, covers all aspects of the entertainment field and is […]

By July 26, 2015 Read More →
Veruca Salt at the El Rey

Veruca Salt at the El Rey

Veruca Salt at the El Rey By Russ Allsup When I found out one of my favorite bands, Veruca Salt, playing in town it was a happy day for this guy. The show had sold out so it was Christmas in July for me. There are bands I like and bands I love. Veruca Salt […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
ELO Creator Jeff Lynne Honored at Walk of Fame

ELO Creator Jeff Lynne Honored at Walk of Fame

ELO Creator Jeff Lynne Honored at Walk of Fame By Russ Allsup On May 23rd music icon Jeff Lynne received a star on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. I arrived to the 11:30 am ceremony at 10:30 am, and was given a wristband with 73 on it, so I knew I would get […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25

Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25

Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25 The biggest music festival to ever happen in Northern California has just been announced. Monster Energy Drink is presenting The Aftershock Muscic Festival on October 24-25 at Gibson Ranch in Sacramento, Ca.. With a festival lineup most could ony dream of, they’ll be talking about this one for […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
Ringo Starr’s 75th Birthday Celebration

Ringo Starr’s 75th Birthday Celebration

Happy Birthday Ringo! By Russ Allsup On Tuesday, July 7th, I headed out to the home of The Beatles and so many other legendary bands and musicians, Capitol Records on Hollywood and Vine to take part in a free celebration for Ringo Starr’s 75th birthday. First, a little Beatles personal history. I drive by the […]

By July 8, 2015 Read More →
Dick Dale at the Whiskey a Go GO

Dick Dale at the Whiskey a Go GO

Taken at Whisky a Go Go By Russ Allsup Dick Dale 6-19-15 at the Whisky A Go Go Yes it was a night I like to call Whisky Dick. June 19th was when the king of surf guitar Mr. Dick Dale played at the Whisky a Go Go. He said he hadn’t played there since […]

By June 25, 2015 Read More →
Queen Mary Ink-N-Iron

Queen Mary Ink-N-Iron

Queen Mary Ink-N-Iron By Russ Allsup There’s a buzz in the air for what’s about to take place in the next two weeks- the 13th annual Ink-N-Iron Festival on the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Taking place from June 12-14, the festival with feature 280 of the best tatoo artists from over 30 states and […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →
U2 Hits the Roxy

U2 Hits the Roxy

U2 Hits the Roxy By Russ Allsup When radio station KROQ announced that legendary rock band U2 would be playing the Roxy in Hollywood on May 28th, it instantly became THE ticket to get and the show of the year in the Los Angeles area. This would be the smallest venue the band had played […]

By June 21, 2015 Read More →
Rockin’ with AC/DC

Rockin’ with AC/DC

Rockin’ with AC/DC By Russ Allsup I opened up Facebook last Friday and saw a post that my friend Shaunna had shared and I had been tagged by my friend Liz, that said “AC/DC Seeks 150 Fans for Los Angeles-Area video shoot”. It went on to say that the band were in town to perform […]

By March 11, 2015 Read More →