Summer presents exciting concerts

With the school year coming to a close, students are in the midst of the stresses of final projects and exams, all the while fully aware that the allure of summer is within their grasp. That means internships, jobs, vacations and hopefully taking advantage of the bustling concert circuit. Summer marks a time when the […]

Paramore moves forward

Paramore has had a lot on its plate lately and the band plans to keep it that way for awhile. A couple weeks ago, singer Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and bassist Jeremy Davis, laid down some tracks with producer Rob Cavallo for their next album. While many of the songs are finished being recorded, […]

Haute High Lights

  Movie of the Week — Super, Premieres Friday If Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Kick-Ass just weren’t enough for you, here is yet another movie based on the average guy in an unfortunate situation who becomes a super hero of sorts. Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page are unlikely and largely untalented sidekicks in […]

Vans Warped Tour sells out pre-sale tickets

It may only be beginning of spring, but this summer’s Vans Warped Tour is already stealing the attention of die-hard fans. Pre-sale tickets became available on Saturday and several cities have already sold-out. The discounted, custom designed pre-sale tickets come with early entry, the 2011 VWT compilation CD and the option to buy an exclusive […]

Coachella underdogs worth the early trip

April in Southern California brings three certain, oft-dreaded events: rainstorms, tax day and Coachella. Currently in its 11th year, the formerly two-day-, once one-day- and now three-day-long Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual mecca for area music fans. In its relatively short tenure, Coachella has become a local staple. But what started […]

A Warped History

In movies, music, art and television, there are no such things as good ideas. Well, there are, but a good idea is one you hardly remember. Great ideas, however, are the ones you’ll never forget. For Vans Warped Tour creator Kevin Lyman, his great idea has been able to clutch the single-best luxury that most […]