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Twisted in His Own Way: Jesse Blaze Snider Is a Possible Highlight at the Desert Moon Metal Fest

Twisted in His Own Way: Jesse Blaze Snider Is a Possible Highlight at the Desert Moon Metal Fest

Tuesday, October 17, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider is a fiery, creative force—and the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: The same can be said about his son, Jesse Blaze Snider.

Jesse Blaze Snider has found success in many different areas of the entertainment industry, and is slated to bring his show to the Desert...

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Live: Gorillaz at The Forum, Oct. 5

Live: Gorillaz at The Forum, Oct. 5

Monday, October 09, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

When Gorillaz—a “virtual” band featuring four animated members—released its first, self-titled album in 2001, I didn’t know what to think about it.

Now two decades into Gorillaz’s existence, many people still don’t know what to think about Gorillaz, which was founded by Damon Albarn of the Britpop ba...

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Laura Palmer Won't Be Present: Twin Peaks Performs at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree

Laura Palmer Won't Be Present: Twin Peaks Performs at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree

Friday, October 06, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

The band is called Twin Peaks. Is the name related to that awesome David Lynch show?

Nope. Twin Peaks is named after … a Texas based sports bar and restaurant chain?

Yep. After turning in awesome performances at Coachella in April, the Chicago natives will be performing at Desert Daze in Joshua Tree o...

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He's Doing Good: Longtime R&B/Soul Performer Lee Fields, Coming to Desert Daze, Is Enjoying His Late-in-Life Career Surge

He's Doing Good: Longtime R&B/Soul Performer Lee Fields, Coming to Desert Daze, Is Enjoying His Late-in-Life Career Surge

Thursday, October 05, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

This year’s Desert Daze lineup includes a lot of psychedelic-rock and garage-rock bands—but it also features an impressive array of R&B and soul singers.

One of the R&B/soul highlights is Lee Fields and the Expressions, which will be performing at Desert Daze on Friday, Oct. 13.

Fields has enj...

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Desert Rock Chronicles: Double Naught Spy Car Gets a Little Help From Friends on New Release 'MOOF'

Desert Rock Chronicles: Double Naught Spy Car Gets a Little Help From Friends on New Release 'MOOF'

Thursday, October 05, 2017  |  Robin Linn

Longtime desert-rock fans are a breed all their own.

We were created from the desert sun and sand and raised up by Mario Lalli, who spoon-fed us so much off-the-wall crazy music that we thought the entire world was as hip as we were.

Alas, not everyone knows who Mario Lalli, Fatso Jetson, Kyuss or eve...

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A Room Loaded With Music: JD McPherson's Amazing New Album Was Influenced by the Legendary Place Where It Was Recorded

A Room Loaded With Music: JD McPherson's Amazing New Album Was Influenced by the Legendary Place Where It Was Recorded

Tuesday, October 03, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

People who love rock ‘n’ roll should thank their lucky stars that JD McPherson exists and makes records.

The Broken Arrow, Okla., native on Oct. 6 will be releasing his third record, Undivided Heart and Soul —and this album will put to shame those articles on the Internet about rock ‘n’ roll being dead...

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