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Head Like A Hole: A story of death, life, and a music-fueled journey in between

My book is out! You can see the incredibly ridiculous trailer that I had a lot of fun making below. Available at the following: Amazon Barnes & Noble iTunes

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Madness of an Architect: Scion Rock Fest in Pomona, 5/17/14

You can read my recap of the great Scion Rock Fest on GRAMMY.com! I also did some interviews with Orchid, Red Fang, and Lord Dying, which you can check out below.

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Diary of a Madman: 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit & Concert featuring Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne @ Club Nokia, 5/12/14

This was my 4th year attending this event, and it is a surreal, cool one-off show made even better because it is all done to support a great cause. MusiCares is the “safety net” that steps in when one of those elements of the trifecta know as Sex, Drugs, & Rock ‘n’ Roll gets a […]

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Into the Void: Black Sabbath, Reignwolf @ Hollywood Bowl, 4/26/14

Well, it wasn’t the last time! How could a band that is missing their original drummer and played the same set as last year not make me have buyer’s remorse from two very expensive tickets? Two words: Black Sabbath. Two more words: Hollywood Bowl. I’ve learned that, regardless of the hell experienced getting in and […]

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Interview with Jørgen Munkeby of Shining

April 24, 2014 | I spoke with the Shining vocalist about their high energy tour with Dillinger Escape Plan, Trash Talk, and Retox, where Jazz met Metal for him, being labeled as a ‘progressive band’, their Nine Inch Nails connection, and what he’d like to do for fun. Filmed at the Echoplex, Los Angeles.

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No More Mr. Nice Guy: Super Duper Alice Cooper screening @ The GRAMMY Museum, 4/22/14

“I was thinking of coming out here with powdered sugar all over my face”, Alice Cooper, star of the documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper, proclaimed in jest as the panel discussion after a screening of the film at the GRAMMY Museum began. Only the second screening of the film after a premier the previous weekend […]

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6th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards @ Club Nokia, 4/23/14

Read about the show on GRAMMY.com here, and see my Black Carpet interviews, where I asked tons of artists about music eduction, below!

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Bad Reputation: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts @ The Roxy, 3/16/14

I was sitting at my computer on Valentine’s Day when I got an alert that Joan Jett & The Blackhearts would be playing The Roxy, and was immediately on sale. Freak out! I pounced on two tickets for my lover and I, and V-day was off to a brilliant start. A month later, and I […]

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