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Godsmack’s vocalist discusses Uproar Fest, new album, worst tour experience

September 16, 2014

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Although Godsmack just released their sixth full-length album over a 20-year career, the hard rock Boston, Mass. quartet remains heated amid the mainstream rock scene as they continue a packed year of touring, headlining the Rockstar Energy Drink’s Uproar Festival. OC and other southern California fans, including the diehards that […]

Nine Inch Nails bring ‘apocalyptic’ show to Irvine’s Verizon Amphitheater

September 9, 2014

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Nine Inch Nails and Sound Garden Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 8/22/14 After 20 years from both of their breakthrough albums “Superunknown” and “The Downward Spiral,” both heavily popularized ’90s- scene leaders Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails proved their relevance in 2014 at their joined tour stop at Verizon Amphitheater on Friday, […]

Metal Invictus promoter Angie Gabriel keeps the OC, LA metal scene fresh

September 9, 2014

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Lingering cigarette smoke from the upstairs balcony fogs the midsize open floors packed with shaggy, sweat-stained concertgoers at the Airliner bar. Located off North Broadway in Lincoln Heights in Los Angeles, the club offers a dark, packed crevice of underground culture with a low cover charge and multiple music acts […]