RIP Chester Bennington

News hit recently that Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington had committed suicide at the age of 41. I first learned of the news when I tuned in to MartyInYourEar on 98.7FM when he broke the news to the audience. One could hear how hard he tried to hold back the tears as he spoke….

RIP Chris Cornell

Woke up to the shocking news this morning that Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell passed away. News is still breaking in as to the cause of death, but many outlets are reporting that it might have been a possible suicide. Cornell’s representative Brian Bumbery stated that the death came “sudden and unexpected.” Cornell was…

Panteón Rococó and Antidoping cancel appearance at L.A. Skanking Reggae Fest

Latino ska bands Panteón Rococó and Antidoping were scheduled to perform at the L.A. Skanking Reggae Fest this year. However the day before the festival both bands announced that they were not going to be able to attend due to “difficulties in renewing their visas.” On Panteón Rococó’s official Facebook page they posted the following message: EL…

The Goodwin Club at House of Blues Anaheim

The Goodwin Club Skapeche Mode Jackie Mendez Skadonna Date: September 11, 2015 Location: House of Blues, Anaheim Story After a 20 year hiatus The Goodwin Club reunited to bring a memorable night filled with ska music. Received a pair of free tickets by messaging the band’s Instagram page. The tickets were mailed which also included stickers…