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All Shall Fall: Immortal, Absu @ Backstage Live, 2/26/11

I woke up one day last week and decided that today was the day that I stop letting people walk all over me. As I emerge from the shadow of my time of need, I’m gaining some clarity. I’m starting to figure shit out…that a friendship is a fallacy, that my love was just their […]

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NIL: ELUVEITIE, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, HOLY GRAIL @ BACKSTAGE LIVE, 2/21/11

Nil: Eluveitie, 3 Inches of Blood, Holy Grail @ Backstage Live, 2/21/11

Every time I look down I’m going 85. I’ve really been trying to slow down….but it’s so hard. I just want to get to the good stuff. This was my first time to venture to Backstage Live. It’s across the railroad tracks from downtown San Antonio, in a slightly shady area. The small parking lot […]

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The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards and Afterparty @ The Staples Center, 2/13/11

We had approximately 30 minutes between the Pre-Tel and the Telecast to run to the Social Media suite and recharge our phones/iPads and ourselves. This happened to be one of the only moments where all of us were in the same room- and here we are! We were warned that we had to be in […]

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53rd Annual GRAMMY Pre-Telecast @ LA Convention Center, 2/13/11

Last year’s GRAMMY Pre-Tel was one of the surprise highlights of my GRAMMY adventure. On paper, it looks really boring: 100 some odd categories including genres of music that I would probably only listen to if it happened to be piped into a restaurant I was dining at. But there’s something about how casual the […]

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The Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala @ The Beverly Hilton, 2/12/11

The Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala is one of the hottest tickets of the year. Beyond the star-studded guest list, the party is know for its stellar performances. This year I was lucky enough to be able to cover the event after campaigning that the honoree for the evening- David Geffen- is an important rock figure. […]

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Social Media Rock Star Summit @ The Conga Room, 2/11/11

My first event to cover as the Rock community blogger for the GRAMMYs- my second year in this role- was the highly anticipated Social Media Rock Star Summit. Last year’s event featured members of YouTube, Tumblr, Digg, and Mashable, while this year’s panel would consist of Facebook Director of Platform Product Marketing Ethan Beard; Foursquare […]

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Black Meddle: Cradle of Filth, Nachtmystium, Daniel Lion, 2/9/11eye @ the Regency Ballroom

Everything old is new again. As I removed the gum from my purse in preparation for the Regency Ballroom security guidelines, I laughed at how ridiculous it is. Regardless, I was excited to return to one of my old haunts in SF for a metal show. The experience wouldn’t have been complete if I didn’t […]

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House of 1000 Corpses: Rob Zombie, Eyes Set to Kill @ The Catalyst Santa Cruz, 2/6/11

“Now you’re lying on the floor Yeah, you can’t take anymore The devil’s laughing in your face Give me another taste, yeah” ~House of 1000 Corpses When it was announced that Rob Zombie would play a club show in Santa Cruz, I had a hard time wrapping my head around it. Why would an act […]

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