San Diego California

ALL Lives Matter! Just Not Black Lives??

I stood on one of the four corners with quite a few people but trying to keep a social distance. Most of my co-protesters are white, I'm one of the few brown people there.  I heard passing motorists scream at me, "Go back to your country!" We all heard the idiotic racists with their comeback to our Black Lives Matter signs with "All lives matter!" and " N*** Lover!". Along with signs that said, "Black Lives Matter" we also held [...]

Some Kind of Nightmare

  Some Kind of Nightmare is rough as hell with an abundance of energy and a fucking delicious rawness that's punk as fuck  perfection. I loved the scratchy vocals that are so specifically in place among this cohesive band. Some Kind of Nightmare is San Diego based but nomadic by nature but lets hope they are in San Diego to lift us up from our doldrums  as soon as this Covid shit is dealt with. Until then, please be sure [...]

Crooked Nuns

Perfect Insolence! With massively addictive beats, catchy guitar and bass keeping it bouncy entwined with perfectly insolent "fuck off" punk vocals, Crooked Nuns is a  San Diego based punk band you need to know! Alright, I don't know much about Crooked Nuns, yet. So, I'm going to share what I have with you and you do whatever you want to do with whatever Crooked Nuns shit I'm sharing. Just be sure to connect with them through the following social media [...]

Thread The Lariat

Ready for Something Wonderful? Beautifully crafted rock n roll with clearly fine tuned vocals, rocking beats, slight fuzzy riffs then melodic with truly lovely finger picking; Thread The Lariat is a prime example that alternative rock is alive and thriving.  When the moment calls for music that is wonderfully soul satisfying that's going to snag you with rock'n beats, one simply cannot go wrong by listening to Thread The Lariat. For your consideration, I have included a couple of their [...]

Psylow

For The Stoner Metal Lover... Photo credit: The sorely missed Scott Clift   Psylow's creations are substantial with low distortion, psychedelic and  blues influences with nicely shredding riffs with nicely done vocals all this talent has blended in to something that is utterly intoxicating. Honestly, Psylow is a perfect audio confection for those of us who enjoy that Stoner Metal. At this time, there isn't much to post about Psylow but once this lockdown is lifted, I'm sure [...]

Midnight Track

Midnight Track Looking for those perfectly exhilarating  punk / ska tunes that are so damn good, even in quarantine, you're going feel better? So much so that you'll feel brighter?  Maybe even in a party mood? Yeah, you can throw a front porch to front porch or backyard to backyard party with your neighbors or a online happy hour with the people whom you actually like.  Sounds good? Meet Midnight Track, a San Diego based punk / ska band! Band [...]

Sergulath

Sergulath Should I unleash the information about this band? Are you sure you're ready for this ungodly magnificent black / thrash metal quartet? Well pull your panties up because this band, Sergulath, is no joke - serious as death and ultra next level metal!  Sergulath was one of three bands, along with Defy The Tyrants and Mystic Ritual,  who moved forward in round 1 of San Diego Wacken Metal Battle 2020.  It was pure metal therapy and an absolute joy [...]

Mystic Ritual

The Bomb Diggity Bomb Mystic Ritual is the  band you'll blast when you want to empty beach on a fine summer day, just so you can have it all to yourself. The beach shall swiftly empty of those sand hogging tourists and families with those whiny kids, leaving just you and the remaining few who realize that Black Metal is perfect - everywhere and anytime. Sounds perfect? Why yes it does. Mystic Ritual is Black Metal band from San Diego [...]

2020-03-27T13:41:46-07:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Metal|Tags: , , , |

Epic 18

Fun Times! Epic 18 brings their ska / punk rock vibes fun filled with positive emotions entwined with music that's made to bring us together and party our asses off! I found I couldn't listen to Epic 18 without smiling and dancing. Love Epic 18! This band does hail from the Imperial Valley ( San Diego County - ish (?) )  but they have played in San Diego at the 710 Beach Club, The Tower Bar and Mothers Saloon and [...]

Wacken Metal Battle Round 1

Metal Freaks! Wacken Metal Battles are for YOU. That is, if you ADORE metal and love convenience, you cannot go wrong by attending a Wacken Metal Battle. Seriously, the Wacken Metal Battle is basically a one stop party your ass off and senses altering event. For example, last night's event included 6 bands, a door fee of $15 and a shit ton of fun that will leave you grinning for days! Last night was Wacken Metal Battle Round 1 and [...]