Ernie Ball Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Vans Warped Tour- Pomona Fairplex - June 21, 2013

    Day two of the Vans Warped Tour brought out the masses of music fans once again to the Fairplex in Pomona for another sun-soaked day full of eclectic bands, vendors, and fans of all ages and backgrounds. This year's festival was dominated by up and coming popular emo, indie rock, metalcore bands, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    OC Music Awards: Finalists For Best Live Band Announced

    After Tuesday's seventh and final preliminary showcase at the Yost Theater, the finalists for this year's Best Live Band Showcase Finals have been announced. After 35 bands competed, only five have advanced to compete next Tuesday at the House of Blues in Anaheim.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    NAMM Announces Best in Show Winners

    The fact that NAMM's Sunday Best in Show event, featuring a panel discussion of the week's  coolest gadgets and companies, happened at the ungodly hour of 8 a.m.and was still packed speaks volumes about the allure of this epic trade show and its ability to inspire musical gear heads and retaile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Allensworth Win Best Acoustic Band at OC Music Awards

    ​The winner of this year's best acoustic band at the 2012 OC Music Awards was announced at last night's showcase held at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. And the winner is...Allensworth. The soul-skewing rock quartet played an incredibly tight set of songs swinging with loose grooves. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Tonight: OC Music Awards Best Live Acoustic Finals at Fullerton Museum

    ​Tonight, the Fullerton Museum will host acoustic artists vying for the Best Live Acoustic title at the 2011 OC Music Awards. The winner will get a four-day recording session at Red Bull Studios, $1,000 Best Buy gift card, an Ernie Ball endorsement and a chance to perform at the big event on March ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Chris "Seefor Yourself" Carpenter Plays Warped Tour

    ​​When I asked Chris Carpenter, the  meat and potatoes of So Cal hip-hop act Seefor Yourself where he was from, he offers a vague response. "Southern California." But his southern accent told a different story. When pressed, the former 29-year-old Army brat admits he was born in North Carol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Taste of Chaos Tour-Avenged Seven Fold and Atreyu at the Long Beach Arena

    It's funny how music styles always manage to come full circle, even the ones some would like to forget. Sure, people may have thrown their stretchy leotard pants and hairspray in the garbage a couple decades ago, but who says hair metal is dead? Definitely not anyone packed into the Long Beach arena ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Another Man Done Gone

    Guitar string pioneer Ernie Ball, RIP

  • Music

    September 2, 2004
  • Columns

    January 22, 2004

    Numb at NAMM 2004

    The Music Industry Descends on Anaheim and Gives it a Hickey

  • Columns

    January 30, 2003

    The Future Is Loud

    Facing the music at NAMM

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Whats that Sound?

    The buzz about Square

  • Features

    July 27, 2000

    Life, Death, and Devotion

    The Killingtons on the Verge of a Verge

  • Unknown

    July 20, 2000
  • Music

    April 20, 2000