Ian Williams

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Long Time Mom and Pop Store Rockit Music Closing its Doors

    After more than two decades of selling guitars, amps and drums to a fiercely loyal group of customers, Rockit Music in Brea will soon close for good. Though he declined to name a specific date, owner Ian Williams said the store will likely shutter its doors in two weeks."I think it's a fait accompli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Battles at the Glass House Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​BattlesOctober 16th, 2011Glass HousePomona was a hotbed of activity on Sunday night as Battles headlined the Glass House while Foster the People sold out the Fox Theater across the street. In a perfect world, Battles should have been headlining the Fox Theater as they engi ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011

    Battles Come Back As a Trio

    After losing a member, the purveyors of contemporary prog take on a slew of new vocalists

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Battles at The Echoplex Last Night

    ​BattlesThe EchoplexMay 2, 2011With the release of their second LP Glass Drop a month away, Battles gave the LA prog set a sneak peak at its sans-Tyondai Braxton lineup at a sold-out performance at The Echoplex last night. When Braxton left the band in August while they were still finishing the fo ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Steep Learning Curve

    Don Caballero’s Jazzbo Metal Is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007