Halestorm, In This Moment, New Years Day SoCal 2018

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Halestorm and In This Moment wrapped up their co-headlining tour in Funner, California, an appropriately named location, as they giddily rocked the Harrah’s Resort SoCal in Valley Center, California, on August 24, 2018 with New Years Day supporting.

New Years Day opened the concert with excitement as this show was not only the last show of this tour but SoCal is their home and they hadn’t played …

Dio Disciples at Brick By Brick San Diego

Images by Johnnie Crow
Words by Thomas Hernandez

I would say greatness can be measured by longevity. 36 years later, the spirit of DIO is still going strong thanks to the Dio Disciples. There’s probably nothing harder in music then replacing an iconic lead singer like Ronnie James Dio, but Tim “Ripper” Owens has taken the reins brilliantly, and definitely has the Dio Disciples sounding like the real deal. Craig Goldy can still rip off …

Act of Defiance Kick Off 2018 Tour

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

Act of Defiance kicked off their spring headlining tour at the Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on March 1, 2018. If you don’t already know, Act of Defiance is a Los Angeles metal band made up of former members of Megadeth, Scar The Martyr and Shadows Fall. They have produced two outstanding albums full of aggression and dynamic flourishes, “Birth and the Burial” and “Old Scars, New …

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 – Day One

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Paul Stephens

Ozzfest is a festival unlike any other and for the past two years Ozzfest has linked up with Knotfest to give metal fans a unique experience. The first band on Second Stage A hit the stage at 11:00 AM and Ozzy’s last lyric was sung at 11:00 PM. For those 12 hours there is not one moment when music is not ringing in your ears. There is …