Surprise reunion takes over Cal Jam

October 10, 2018

The music festival was a two-day celebration of rock ’n’ roll, featuring both long-established rock legends and a new generation looking to take their place among them.

The legendary grunge band, Nirvana, reunited at Cal Jam 18 after rumors of a reunion at the music festival began circulating on social media.


OPINION: K-Love kills off rock ‘n’ roll genre to be replaced with gospel

By Frank Portillo Fans of rock music in Los Angeles will find it difficult to find a good quality radio station dedicated to the dying genre. The announcement that 100.3 The Sound is being sold and converted to K-Love, a contemporary Christian music station, makes the problem worse. According to the website, which compiles a list of all the radio stations in Los Angeles, out of approximately 117 total…

November 16, 2017

Black Mambas prepare for overseas tour

By Diego Linares Southeast Los Angeles band Black Mambas are set to take the stage for their third European tour starting this Friday after first starting out by performing in backyards and underage in local venues. The band members say the ability to play overseas has come after gaining experience in the scene and being diligent with their craft. “It’s cool. It’s great, but it’s a lot of hard work….

May 3, 2017

‘Red’ juggles music, school at ELAC

By Andrew Valdez Young, energetic and do-it-yourself three-piece band are three ways to describe Hello My Name is Red from East Los Angeles. This self-proclaimed underdog, is a band that if Elans don’t know now, they should. Known for their impromptu generator-shows at places like The Palladium, the recent Pixies concert, The Smell, Mika Miko’s last show, and Venice beach. This band really lives by their guerillaesque, self-empowerment attitude. Musically, their…

October 10, 2011