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Red Carpet for Alleluia! The Devils¹ Carnival

Red Carpet for Alleluia! The Devils¹ Carnival

Red Carpet for Alleluia! The Devils’ Carnival by Russ Allsup On Aug. 11th I went to the historic Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd. and attended the world premier of Alleluia! The Devils Carnival. As I arrived and took in the festivities, I could see that this was not your normal red carpet premier- the were […]

By November 17, 2015 Read More →
Mighty Mudhoney

Mighty Mudhoney

Mighty Mudhoney by Russ Allsup First a little personal history. I love music. I’d have to say it’s my favorite thing. I’ve been to many shows, and I moved to Los Angeles in 1991, right as the grunge music movement was taking over. That year I got to see most of the Seattle bands that […]

By November 16, 2015 Read More →
The Foo Fighters Play Everything!

The Foo Fighters Play Everything!

The Foo Fighters Play Everything by Russ Allsup The Foo Fighters wrapped up their American tour on Oct. 18th at Castaic Lake for the 32nd annual and final Love Ride, proceeds of which went to the Wounded Warrior Project. This was billed as an extra special show by the Foo Fighters, and it was. As […]

By November 15, 2015 Read More →
The Wall Masterpiece

The Wall Masterpiece

The Wall Masterpiece By Russ Allsup When I went to go see Roger Waters live presentation of the Pink Floyd masterpiece ‘The Wall’ in 2010, it was an event I’d waited my whole life for. The show delivered in a way that few concerts these days do. It was more of a multimedia event than […]

By October 12, 2015 Read More →
The Scorpions Rock!

The Scorpions Rock!

The Scorpions Rock! by Russ Allsup When the Scorpions rolled into the Los Angeles Forum on Saturday, October 3rd, it a cause for celebration. As the band enters it’s fiftieth year, it’s still rocking as hard as ever. The forum was packed with rockers young and old who saw the show opened by Seattle band […]

By October 12, 2015 Read More →
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 →