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    • John Legend

      Live Review: John Legend – The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

      Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:04:50

      Modern soul music does have a king, and his name is John Legend. Now, he proved that tenfold last night during a sold out show at the Hollywood Bowl celebrating the legacy of the legendary Marvin Gaye. Legend is the only guy who could pull this off, and Gaye would undoubtedly be proud. The night proved so magical because Legend didn't just perform ...more

    • Kanye West

      Live Review: Kanye West Owns Outside Lands 2014

      Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:17:10

      Kanye West brought in a gust of "Cold" during the opening night of Outside Lands in San Francisco. Early in his phenomenal headlining set, he delivered a raw, rough, and riveting flow propelling Cruel Summer's "Cold" viscerally through the night sky and chilling the thousands in attendance as they raised their hands. Immersed in Yeezus-style ...more

    • Eminem

      Live Review: Eminem x Rihanna "The Monster Tour" – Los Angeles

      Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:04:32

      Now, at the historical Los Angeles kick-off of the six-date Monster tour, Eminem and Rihanna both indisputably delivered legendary performances—alone and together. The real marvel of the tour stood in its delicate balance of monstrous production and the raw, real, and righteous talent of the two superstars. That's not easy. In fact, both of their ...more

    • Julianne Hough

      Feature: Julianne Hough & Derek Hough Move Live On Tour

      Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:13:59

      Consistently, we hear, "It’s all been done before", "there’s nothing new out there", or "nobody’s original anymore". Julianne Hough and Derek Hough disprove all of those pervasive pop culture complaints (and more) with their current roving spectacle Move Live On Tour. Simply put, you’ve never seen this before. It’s completely original and totally ...more

    • DevilDriver

      Live Review: DevilDriver – House of Blues, West Hollywood

      Wed, 21 May 2014 10:15:52

      Some bands just always slaughter live. Like clockwork, they take the stage and engage an aural onslaught of epic proportions no matter rain or shine. When you think of those consistently crushing beasts, Slayer, Pantera, and Meshuggah all come to mind. However, DevilDriver should also be on the top of that list as well. It doesn't matter who ...more

    • A Perfect Circle

      Feature: Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Failure Celebrate "Cinquanta"

      Sun, 11 May 2014 08:53:29

      Los Angeles is unlike anywhere else in the world. Five minutes from the congested, touristy streets of Hollywood and nestled comfortably in the hills of Los Feliz, the Greek Theatre played host to a (twice)-in-a-lifetime extravaganza last night. Cinquanta saw Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan celebrate his fiftieth ...more

    • Pearl Jam

      Live Review: Pearl Jam – Los Angeles Sports Arena

      Mon, 25 Nov 2013 08:05:17

      To start night two of what will be remembered as a legendary stand at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder walked up to the mic and simply counted off. A swaying strum of Stone Gossard and Mike McCready's guitars signaled the swell of "Oceans" as the entire venue roared in approval. Blue lights bathed the band as Matt ...more

    • Geezer Butler

      Live Review: Bass Player Live! Featuring Geezer Butler, Corey Taylor, Zakk Wylde, and More

      Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:56:25

      As he accepted the Bass Player Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award, Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler announced to the audience at Bass Player Live!, "Tonight's proven that metal musicians are probably the best in the world". Count Butler among them. He anchored Black Sabbath from the jump with his ominous four-string witchery and vivid, vibrant ...more


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