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Live: Splash House, August Edition, Aug. 11-13

Live: Splash House, August Edition, Aug. 11-13

Thursday, August 17, 2017  |  Guillermo Prieto

The three-day party that it is Splash House returned for the second and final time this summer, running Aug. 11-13.

The Friday night pre-party, at the Palm Springs Air Museum, featured the best performances of the entire weekend, in my book—but I must admit I’m biased toward performers who use instru...

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The Lucky 13: Brian Parnell, Guitarist for Throw the Goat

The Lucky 13: Brian Parnell, Guitarist for Throw the Goat

Wednesday, August 16, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

This past spring, Throw the Goat toured the United States and even made it overseas to play in the United Kingdom. The Idyllwild punk outfit seems to have a promising future; catch the band at the Red Barn on Saturday, Sept. 30. For more information, visit www.throwthegoat.net . Recently, guitarist Br...

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Sounds in Swedish: Dungen Delivers Its Acclaimed Psych-Rock Music to Pappy and Harriet’s

Sounds in Swedish: Dungen Delivers Its Acclaimed Psych-Rock Music to Pappy and Harriet’s

Monday, August 14, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

A language barrier has not kept Swedish band Dungen from finding ample success in America.

The band has performed at Bonnaroo and Coachella; played on Late Night With Conan O’Brien ; and won the acclaim of American music critics. The band’s psychedelic rock sound has much to like, and at times will hea...

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Live: The Vans Warped Tour at the Pomona Fairplex, Aug. 6

Live: The Vans Warped Tour at the Pomona Fairplex, Aug. 6

Tuesday, August 08, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

The 2017 Warped Tour came to a close at the Pomona Fairplex, 80 miles west of Palm Springs, on Sunday, Aug. 6.

A cloud hung over much of the summer tour after The Dickies made some jokes that angered feminist punk band War on Women during a stop in Denver, dividing many fans over questions of free sp...

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Still Burning: Although Monreaux Remains on Hiatus, Frontman Giorg Tierez Is Returning to Bart Lounge to Throw His Annual 'Bash'

Still Burning: Although Monreaux Remains on Hiatus, Frontman Giorg Tierez Is Returning to Bart Lounge to Throw His Annual 'Bash'

Monday, August 07, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

In 2015, Monreaux was on a roll. The local band’s live performances were becoming increasingly impressive, and the group’s fan base was growing.

Then the band had to hit the brakes.

Last year, before front man Giorg Tierez’ annual Burning Bash, he announced that Monreaux would not be playing at the sh...

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Warped Tour: CKY Celebrates the Rise of New Album 'The Phoenix'

Warped Tour: CKY Celebrates the Rise of New Album 'The Phoenix'

Monday, August 07, 2017  |  Brian Blueskye

When Jackass first aired on MTV, it not only made stars out of its cast; it brought attention to the band CKY.

The music of CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) was featured on the show, and the band played the Warped Tour this summer. On the final tour date, yesterday in Pomona, members Matt Deis (bass) and Jess ...

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