Josh Chesler used to play baseball for some pretty cool teams, but now he just writes about awesome stuff like tattoos, music, MMA and sneakers. He enjoys injuring himself by skateboarding, training for fights, and playing musical instruments in his off time.
2 days ago | Locals Only
In the time the Simpkin Project has been around, many bands in the Huntington Beach reggae scene have gone from teenagers to touring artists to parents working day jobs to support their families while playing the local bar scene on the weekends. B...
5 days ago | Under Their Skin
Noel Molina has always enjoyed conveying his artwork through drawing and painting, but he never really planned on tattooing. That’s why when his friends wanted him to start tattooing them back in 2011, it didn’t seem like much more than a random i...
11 days ago | Locals Only
At this point, there’s really no reason for anyone in OC’s indie rock scene not to know about Wetwood Smokes. With a fourth EP and a corresponding mini-tour through the Southwest carrying them through August, the Costa Mesa-based group has already...
12 days ago | Metal
For most bands, having a fan die at a concert is a tragic and traumatic event. For the intergalactic warlords in Gwar, it’s an occurrence that happens at least once a minute during most performance — and that’s still not enough. As janitors and co...
12 days ago | Under Their Skin
Michael Hovaguimian didn’t grow up around tattooers or in the tattoo scene in any way. For that matter, he never even got tattooed growing up. Even these days — after spending the last handful of years establishing himself as a respected tattoo ar...
17 days ago | Locals Only
For a local band that’s technically releasing their first record, the White Noise are in a pretty damn good position. It’s hard for the quintet not to be happy about how so much of the country is hearing their ambient hardcore and industrial sound...