Posts Tagged ‘ California ’

Pop Icon Whitney Houston Dead at 48

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February 11, 2012
Whitney Houston - Dead

By Demian Russian Pop icon Whitney Houston died today, February, 11th, 2012, in Los Angeles at the age of 48. Her publicist Kristen Foster confirmed the singers death moments ago. Houston was expected to perform this evening at the annual pre-Grammy party held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California by her...
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Cage Rages With ‘Supremacy of Steel’: A Review

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December 20, 2011
Cage - Supremacy of Steel

Eye popping album artwork still lives, and the cover of Cage’s new release ‘Supremacy of Steel’ is a fine example. The standout  track “Braindead Woman”, apparently a previously unreleased song now revived, is fast paced, quirky, and excellent Metal. If Metal is dead, Cage doesn’t know or care. Powered with some hot lead guitar, ”Blood Steel”...
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Switchfoot – Vice Verses: A Review

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October 11, 2011
Switchfoot - Vice Verses

We are right at the beginning of a busy major release season. I have heard the track “Dark Horses” from Switchfoot’s new release Vice Verses during a football game, so it has received major exposure to a large audience. It’s also an excellent song with nice guitar work. “Selling the News” is an unusual...
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Colbie Caillat – ‘All Of You’: A Review

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July 13, 2011
Colbie Caillat - All of You

Things get going right away with the beat driven “Brighter Than the Sun”, one of the best on Colbie Caillat’s new release All of You. Establishing herself as an Adult Contemporary artist with her unique and breezy California Pop sound, the third release is showing her ability to continue to produce really good songs. “I...
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Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

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April 22, 2011
Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

Rebecca Black just doesn’t get the criticism and recent death threats in response to her song “Friday.” The Anaheim, California Police Department recently opened up an investigation into multiple death threats launched against the 13-year-old singer. In an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez, Black said that she just doesn’t understand what she did that was so wrong. I...
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Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

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April 21, 2011
Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

Singer Rebecca Black has achieved overnight stardom. The popular YouTube video for her song “Friday” quickly went viral and has already received over 113 million views since it was posted just over two months ago. Does Rebecca Black have any talent and why did the video become so popular so quickly? It appears that...
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Green Day Releases ‘Awesome As F#%!’: A Review

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March 23, 2011
Green Day Releases ‘Awesome As F#%!’: A Review

Punk Rockers Green Day chose to comprise ‘Awesome As F#%!’ of performances from all over the world instead of just one or a few concerts. From East Bay, California, they have established themselves as a major presence on the music scene. Starting things off is “21st Century Breakdown” (London, England), and it shows the...
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Social Distortion — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’: Polished Without Compromising the Edge

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January 25, 2011
Social Distortion — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’: Polished Without Compromising the Edge

Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes finds Social Distortion, the long time Punk Rock group, in fine form. The group was formed in Fullerton, California in 1978. The single “Machine Gun Blues” is a fine example of how catchy Punk Rock can be. The song “Bakerfield” is slower, yet hard driving, with a stellar guitar....
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