Alex Distefano


Alex Distefano is a freelance writer/music blogger from the Los Angeles area. With over a dozen years under his belt as a published Journalist, he covers the worlds of heavy metal music, punk rock, current events, cannabis culture, comedy, food, the paranormal, and 'conspiracy theories'. He graduated from California State University Long Beach, in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in both Journalism and Ancient History, and also works in Education, and as an Uber/Lyft driver.

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  • 8 days ago | live review

    Dead Cross The Observatory 8/10/2017 After at least a year’s worth of buzz and anticipation, Dead Cross made its live debut to a packed house at the Observatory on Thursday night, giving fans a taste of the inner frustration and anger that fueled ...

  • 12 days ago | Metal

    Gojira House of Blues Anaheim 8/5/2017 The massive amount of people stuffed into the House of Blues in Anaheim for Saturday night’s performance by French heavy metal band Gojira was impressive, considering that evening in Southern California there...

  • 19 days ago | live review

    Punk Invasion The Observatory 7/30/2017 As tens of thousands flocked to see Metallica at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday night, a slightly smaller crowd of rabid fans invaded the Observatory in Santa Ana for the 2017 Punk Invasion festival, ...

  • 19 days ago | Metal

    As much as musicians love to romanticize the idea of playing shows abroad, the hazardous realities of being a musician in a foreign country should never be ignored just because you're in a band on tour. Earlier this month New York hardcore ba...

  • 2 months ago | Metal

    Portland, Oregon’s purveyors of demented doom inspired heavy metal, Lord Dying are playing only two exclusive Southern California shows, for several months, as the band keeps chugging away at its third yet to be released album. One of these intima...

  • 2 months ago | Metal

    July in Southern California usually means sweltering temperatures, longer days, and of course the endless amounts of metal shows, including many local, regional and national tours hitting the OC and surrounding areas. So whether you want to dive b...


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