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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Staying True at Crue Fest 2, Shoreline Amphitheater, 7/30/09

Last week, I was given the opportunity to attend Crue Fest and interview one of the opening bands. While I’m not the biggest Crue fan, or any of the bands on the bill, really- I decided that it would be fun, plus I wanted to test out doing video interviews as a new feature for […]

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2 Days of Pure Mayhem @ Marysville and Mountain View, 7/10-11/09

As I sit here in my new bachelorette pad, sore from moving and scared for what the future holds, I somehow have a smile on my face. I’m pretty sure it’s because I’m still high from the last two days, and I didn’t even take any drugs. It all started Friday morning at 11am, when […]

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NIN/JA Tour Diary 5- Mountain View- Then She Did

I’m very happy to share with you all one of the most exciting experiences of my life. My friend and I made the $1000 donation to help out Eric. It’s an amazing thing to be a part of- the total as of now is somewhere around $600K in three days. That’s the power of a […]

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Bridge School Benefit (Neil Young, Metallica, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tom Waits, John Mayer, My Morning Jacket, Tegan & Sara, Regina Spektor), Shoreline Amphitheater, 10/28/07

Last year’s Bridge School Benefit may very well be the best concert I ever attend. Beyond stellar all-around performances by Devendra Banhart, Gillian Welch, Death Cab for Cutie, and Dave Matthews Band (who I’ve never understood beyond their fierce looking fiddler), I experienced things I had been waiting to see/hear my whole life, basically. First […]

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