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Our favorite Long Beach punk rock institution goes a little bit blues-country tonight with their headlining act Patrick Sweany. A choice player on the All-American Nashville scene, Sweany first broke out in '99 with the debut release of I Wanna Tell You, a modern tribute to the spirit of old-school swampy blues. Black Keys fanatics, […]
It doesn't take a music journalist to point out that the Black Keys are officially the meat and potatoes for the modern day rock fan. Anyone pitted inside the belly of the roaring crowd at the Honda Center last night saw both the passionate fervor of an arena-caliber concert and the safe familiarity of a […]
See Also:*Kottonmouth Kings' Pakelika Dies From Health Complications* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and Skrillex Good news for fans of Dana Point's The Growlers. Today, the group announced that their third album, Hung at Heart, will be released on November 13 via Everloving Records. It was […]
Last time we talked to Growlers singer Brooks Neilson (“Further? Fursure!” by Chris Ziegler, Dec. 23, 2011), his bandmates were gashing girls' heads on a small winter tour and waiting for the album they recorded in Nashville with Dan Auerbach (of the Black Keys) to find a release date. The band are still waiting for […]
The Black Keys are a two-piece that rip heavy electric blues with a dense boogie that reverbs into the hardest to reach parts of the soul. At his best, guitarist/singer Dan Auerbach belts out the sound of unrequited lust. But there’s an underlying vibrance to the band’s wails, one that made it seem natural for […]
Photo by Matt OttoBLACK KEYS GALAXY CONCERT THEATRE, SANTA ANA WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21 The guy from Connecticut in line said he'd just found out about this show—and was he glad! He'd seen the White Stripes the other night, somewhere, and Jack White, with face painted white for thematic reasons, kept ducking offstage and fuckin' up […]