Tangerine: Robert Plant & the Band of Joy @ Stubb's BBQ, 7/26/10

I woke up with the sun on Monday morning. It trickles in my windows as it rises over the hills that surround my new home. I now live in the middle of nowhere. But today, I would drive to Austin- a place where I am much more comfortable- to see a living legend. I don’t […]

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Schism: Tool, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine @ Bill Graham Civic Center, 7/12/10

schism (skzm, sz-) n. 1. A separation or division into factions. As I watched my couch- the last piece of furniture to go on Craigslist- leave my apartment this morning, I thought about what home means. I also thought about all the things that happened on that couch. Some of my best work was written […]

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18 and Life: Mayhem Fest: Korn, Rob Zombie, Lamb of God, Five Finger Death Punch, Hatebreed, Chimaira, 3 Inches of Blood @ Shoreline Amphitheater, 7/11/10

Dear 18 year old me, I’m writing you from 12 years in the future, where everything and nothing is the same, and your life is about to come to one of those defining full circle moments. You’re about to graduate high school and leave that small town you hate. I’m about to move back there. […]

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Fan's Addiction: Jane's Addiction @ The Roxy, 7/2/10

When I made the decision to move home on account of my mom’s illness, I wanted to have one last crazy weekend in LA as a send off. It just so happened that this coincided with a Jane’s Addiction club show at The Roxy, and it couldn’t have been more perfect. When something tragic happens […]

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