Gooood morning everybody! The Pretty Reckless moves into the #1 slot at active rock this week with “Messed Up World.” This is the second #1 single for the band from their album “Go to Hell.” On top of this, “Heaven Knows” hit the #1 slot at mainstream rock for the third time—the track has topped the charts 14 weeks this year. The band is currently on their headline tour which began last week. Continue Reading »
Jefferson A. Laufer is a second-generation native to Los Angeles, the music capitol of the world. He is the chief journalist for Rock Bands of LA. This has been a long laborious under taking yet it’s been a labor of love and devotion for Jeff…..
I was fortunate to work in the record business for over 27 years. Within these 27 years I was fortunate to work with many artist that altered social culture. My job entailed getting records played on the radio. It was considered that the more radio airplay you accumulated the more records you’d sell. Unfortunately it did not always work that way. The public is fickle and never follows the norm. Continue Reading »
Band performance times have been revealed for Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival–California’s biggest rock festival–held September 13 & 14 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.
This year’s festival is bigger than ever, with four stages and a massive lineup including Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Bad Religion and many more. Continue Reading »
Two of Sweden’s most respected and beloved rock exports will descend upon North America this December for a 15-date, co-headline tour that kicks off December 3 in Chicago and runs through December 21 in Toronto. Red Fang will serve as support.
Tickets for the tour, dubbed “Communion of Sirens,” will go on sale Friday, August 15 at 10AM local time. Go here for all details and ticket links. Continue Reading »
1. So what’s the current story with Crobot? Continue Reading »