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Concert Review: The Eels At The Galaxy Theatre

REVIEW BY ERIC PAULSEN PHOTOS BY J.D. CARNES The Eels played the first show of their surprise tour at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana on Wednesday, June 1 to a crowd who clearly enjoyed the antics of the introverted and outlandish lead-man known affectionately as E (Mark Oliver Everett). With fresh arrangements of songs […]

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Stryper Brings Their Yellow And Black Attack To Club Nokia In LA

If there’s one thing you can say about Stryper, it’s that they still bring the rock that makes them roll.  Even after 28 years of making music, the heavy metal pioneers sound as powerful as they were in the 80’s.  Having last seen the Yellow and Black Attack rockers in 1985, it was tough for […]

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Daniel Lanois And Black Dub Bring A Chaotic Synergy To The El Rey

Review by: Eric Paulsen Black Dub played their first west coast show to an enthusiastic crowd at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Friday, Jan. 28. in support of their recently released self-titled debut album. Daniel Lanois was clearly leading the direction of the music, taking the band down unexplored musical paths […]

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Quick Look: Daniel Lanois And Black Dub At The El Rey Theatre In Hollywood

Musical legend and mega producer (U2, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Neil Young) Daniel Lanois and Black Dub brought their soulful, eclectic sound to the packed El Rey Theatre on Friday night.  Black Dub features Brian Blade on drums, Lanois, Trixie Whitley on vocals/drums/keyboards and Daryl Johnson on bass.  They are a skilled and complex mix […]

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Switchfoot Thrill Their Hometown Christmas Crowd With Wrex The Halls Performance

Switchfoot brought the most energetic and euphoric performance of the night at 91x’s Wrex The Halls at Viejas Arena in San Diego.  This was a hometown Christmas crowd for the SD natives.  Jon Foreman and company brought an energy that was intimate, yet out of control.  The entire band was spinning and careening across the stage, all […]

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Jimmy Eat World Wrex The Halls At San Diego Holiday Show

Jimmy Eat World stood out from the rest of the bands at 91x’s Wrex The Halls event at San Diego’s Viejas Arena.  Their set was loud, tight and crowd-pleasing.  They have reached a place in their career where they have a plethora of radio hits to play and stoke the passion of a full arena. […]

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Quick Look: Danger Days For My Chemical Romance At San Diego’s 91x Wrex The Halls

Gerard Way and the guys from My Chemical Romance brought their theatrical brand of rock to a passionate full-house of fans at Viejas Arena for 91x’s Wrex The Halls.  The San Diego crowd was pumped up for this performance and it showed as they were on their feet for most of the set.  Sandwiched in-between […]

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Quick Look: The Smashing Pumpkins Finish Their Tour With A Landslide At 91x San Diego’s Wrex The Halls

The legend of Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins (Jeff Schroeder, Nicole Fiorentino, Mike Byrne) continued to grow in 2010.  Sunday night, their tour came to an end in San Diego as the band headlined the 91x Wrex The Halls.  As always, Corgan and company rocked the faces off of the Holiday fans.  Review to […]

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Quick Look: The Black Crowes Last Stand In Los Angeles At Hollywood Palladium

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Quick Look: The Black Crowes Say Goodnight To Santa Barbara At Arlington Theatre Show

The Black Crowes steamrolled through Santa Barbara on Tuesday night, near the end of their “Say Goodnight To The Bad Guys” tour.  The band, which is going on indefinite hiatus, later this month, was playing their second to last Southern California show.  Here’s what the night looked like in photos.  Review to come, tomorrow…

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