Monthly Archives: December 2019

G-Spot NOW Beta7??

G-Spot? Beta7?? Image credit - Anita Martinez of Ratgirl Photos So, if you have ever heard of a San Diego area Ska band called, G-Spot then wondered whatever happened to them, you have a nice surprise. After a 15 year hiatus, G-Spot is back! With a new name, Beta7  and  a couple of new members.  Don't worry though, Beta7 still has all the same songs you enjoyed from G-Spot. We took more than a minute to check out [...]


Defacore? Photo by @spencerdavidblair and edits by @juneberryphoto   The name of the band is, Godhammered. According to their Facebook page, Godhammered's listed genre is, "Defacore". So, is this is a sub-genre we have not heard of before. Have you? Nevertheless, this is one crystal clear reason why supporting and exploring San Diego's local music scene is essential. So, why don't we just hang out for bit, maybe sesh about it all and find out more about Godhammered [...]

2019-12-23T12:52:35-08:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Metal|Tags: , , , , , |

Pissed Regadless

Meet Pissed Regardless.... I've seen Pissed Regardless a couple of times, recently at San Diego's SOMA. They were part of this amazing line up that played the same night as The Rookies. Were they good?  Hell Yes! They were absolutely brutal as fuck! Are they metal? Are they punk? Well, Pissed Regardless, to me, is a hybrid of hardcore street punk and thrash metal band that will damage your neck whether you want to bang or not, you're simply compelled [...]

Hollow Stage

Meet Hollow Stage! Am I slow? Kind of. Why? Hollow Stage also shared the stage at San Diego's SOMA the very same night that The Rookies and Pissed Regardless played. They were on stage when I walked into for an evening of mind blowing entertainment. I would have loved to have caught their full set but what I did enjoy and has definitely whet my appetite to see Hollow Stage again. I hope you feel the same! So, on to [...]

2019-12-23T12:45:02-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Metal|Tags: , , , , , |


So This is The Rookies... I have to confess, when I first heard about The Rookies and that they were playing at an all ages venue, I thought they would lean more towards a lighter but not fully pop punk rock sound. They don't! After listening to their tracks and watching their videos, I was like, " Ahhhh! So, this is The Rookies!" Duh! It's not as if I have never seen a hardcore punk or metal show at SOMA [...]

2019-12-06T15:21:21-08:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Metal|Tags: , , , , |

The Strikers – Psychobilly, Punk, Rock and Metal? Yaaaaasss

The Strikers! The beauty of supporting your local music scene is happening upon bands who infuse genres to create luscious ear candy. Case in point, The Strikers! This San Diego based band, who according to the bio on their Facebook page, have drawn from the influences of psychobilly, punk rock, rock n roll and metal  then artfully created material that is original and hardcore. When listening to The Strikers, we heard the metal/hardcore punk vocals, the punk drum beats, the [...]