Tag: Hollywood

Rich Jewels: Diamond Lane presents Sapphire

spandexpanda L.A.-based rockers Diamond Lane will release their latest album, Sapphire, on June 1, as part of their appearance at A-rock-alypse Now! at the Dragonfly in Hollywood. We at DGT&G are offering up two tickets to that event (click here [...] Read more »

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Heart of Rock interview: Brandon Baumann. Frontman. Diamond Lane.

Hazelzworld & Fleur A San Francisco Bay Area native, Brandon Baumann is co-founder and frontman of Los Angeles-based hard rock band Diamond Lane. From now until the end of time (or until too many people die for us to continue), [...] Read more »

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Signature Style: An interview with Suzanne Slair of Glyscian

Fleur the Kiwi Suzanne Slair is vocalist and guitarist for Glyscian, a three-piece band that melds loud, heavy guitars with pretty melodies, and mixes punk sensibilities with a sharp sense of songwriting. Glyscian’s song “Awakening,” from the debut album, Never Return the [...] Read more »

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Heart of Rock interview: Suzanne Slair. Vocalist, guitarist. Glyscian.

Fleur the Kiwi Suzanne Slair of hard-rockin’ band Glyscian sent her written answers to the Heart of Rock questions. Stay tuned for a full-length interview with Suzanne, in which she talks about giving up opera for a life in rock [...] Read more »

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Rambling on: A conversation with singer/songwriter Sean Okin – Part 1

Fleur the Kiwi Singer/songwriter Sean Okin is an old friend of Hazelzworld’s from the late 1980s Bay Area club scene—the Stone, the Omni, One Step Beyond, and the others that were home to the glory days of hair rock. Sean [...] Read more »

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Vintage Trouble: The Bomb Shelter Sessions

spandexpanda I owe an apology to the passengers and crew of a recent JetBlue flight from Boston, MA, to Charlotte, NC, for my behavior during boarding, which, while not illegal, certainly pressed the boundaries of good taste and the laws [...] Read more »

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Heart of Rock interview: Nalle Colt. Guitarist. Vintage Trouble

Fleur the Kiwi Nalle Colt grew up in Sweden, where access to British and American rock music was hard to come by. When he was 11, he got hold of a rare recording of Jimi Hendrix jamming with Curtis Knight … [...] Read more »

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Power bass: An interview with Steve Slaughter of Octane Mob

Fleur the Kiwi Best known as the bass player for heavy metal band Octane Mob, Steve Slaughter is quickly making his mark on the LA/OC music scene. Although it is not his first band, Steve considers joining Octane Mob the first [...] Read more »

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Photos from the Rockers Against Cancer benefit show, Key Club, Jan. 5. 2013

hazelzworld On January 5, 2013, we rocked out at the Rockers Against Cancer benefit at the Key Club on Sunset Strip.  I was going mainly to see Stonebreed and Leatherwolf, but was very surprised at who else performed that night. [...] Read more »

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Songwriter: An interview with Lonny Paul of Adler – Part 2

Fleur the Kiwi On our way out of town (driving back to the Bay Area) the day after the Rockers Against Cancer benefit show  at the Key Club in West Hollywood in early January, we stopped to interview Lonny Paul, guitarist and backing [...] Read more »

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