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Gallery: Gojira, Pallbearer, Oni at House of Blues in Anaheim on 08/05/2017

August 10, 2017


By Rachael Mattice For SoCalMusicToday See Original Post Here Behemoth, Slayer and Lamb of God may have sold out an arena show just a few miles north in Los Angeles, but Gojira’s headliner, in-between-tour stops, performance packed the House of Blues in Anaheim on Saturday August 5 with their own raging metalhead diehards. “I know […]

Jose Mangin Squeezes His Love for Metal Into Orange County

August 7, 2017


By Rachael Mattice Cover story for OC Weekly See original article HERE More than a shredding guitar player, thundering drummer or even a guttural vocalist, Jose Mangin knows how to ensure the local metal community gets heard. On a recent Wednesday night at the Observatory in Santa Ana, the sounds of Satan echo from the […]

On Stage at the Coach House: JD Souther Brings California Country Rock

July 27, 2017


By Rachael Mattice For Picket Fence Media Country rock songwriter and pioneer JD Souther prefers to perform in intimate venues like the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano where he can capture an audience’s undivided attention free of typical distractions and transport the concert goer to a time when his music was personal to them. “As a […]

Dana Point’s local musician-turned-celeb Andrew McMahon to perform free concert at Salt Creek Beach

July 15, 2017


By Rachael Mattice For Picket Fence Media Concert tickets can wreak havoc on entertainment budgets rather quickly, especially the cost to see high caliber musicians and bands. Andrew McMahon and the Wilderness, Dana Point’s local indie-pop musician-turned-star, has made it possible for locals to enjoy a large production-quality show for the entire family free of cost. […]

Notes by Genre: 2017 Summer Concerts

July 14, 2017


By Rachael Mattice The average music lover will be satisfied with most live sets regardless of who is performing or their set list. However, music enthusiasts are much pickier and prefer specific styles rather than the house residency group. Here is a list of a few prominent South Orange County concerts taking place this summer, […]

Woodie Cars to Make Appearance at Ocean Festival for 25th Year

July 13, 2017


By Rachael Mattice San Clemente Times See original post here Ocean Festival attendees will need to ready their favorite car-song-centric cassettes, CDs or playlists with favorites like the Eagles’ “Ol’ 55,” Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally,” War’s “Low Rider” and the Beach Boys’ “Surf City” for the 25th anniversary of the Woodie Car Show on the […]

Lyme Disease and Kids: What You Need to Know Before This Summer’s Outdoor Adventures

July 5, 2017


  By Rachael Mattice For OC Family Magazine Contributor’s Note: “Contracting Lyme disease at age 10 left me questioning many things, including the efficacy of Western medicine and the reliability of news sources to publish accurate research. Many of my questions still remain 18 years later despite small advancements in the diagnosis, testing and treatment of […]

Go See Do – South County Music: Festivals, Concert Series, Shows by Genre

June 22, 2017


By Rachael Mattice For Picket Fence Media (San Clemente Times, Dana Point Times, Capistrano Dispatch) See the digital copy of the special section HERE

How Drag Queen Musician Trixie Mattel Became a Country Star

June 22, 2017


By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly See the original article HERE During the day and out of costume, internationally famous drag queen Trixie Mattel – also known as Brian Firkus- looks like any other 27-year-old redneck from Wisconsin. Sporting black overalls, a faded black muscle tee with a wolf on the front, flea market cowboy boots […]

Gallery: Society 1 at Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA

March 30, 2017


  Los Angeles’ Society 1 performed at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, Calif. on Monday, March 27th along with Skumlove, Heaven Below and more. Take a look at some of the photos of Society 1 from the event below: