Lit Brings the ’90s Back with a Raucous Lakeside Party in New Song/Video, “Yeah Yeah Yeah”

More than two decades removed from 1999’s A Place in the Sun, a dynamic, power pop-inspired alt/rock album that catapulted Orange County-based band Lit to stardom with songs like “My Own Worst Enemy” and “Miserable,” the record holds up as one of the most memorable of the pop/rock scene of the time. Fast-forward to 2021,… Continue reading Lit Brings the ’90s Back with a Raucous Lakeside Party in New Song/Video, “Yeah Yeah Yeah”

Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)

Thrice (Photo: Matt Vogel)

Horizons/East is not the album some Thrice fans will be hoping to hear. That this sentence could be written about a number of previous releases from the Orange County, Calif.-based band — and isn’t exclusive to this new album  — speaks to the work the group has put in over the years, expanding its sound… Continue reading Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)

Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)

Nine years is quite a while between albums for active groups, so Let The Bad Times Roll comes with a special kind of anticipation among fans of The Offspring. Despite a prolonged gap in the creative process — one that afforded front man Dexter Holland the time to go back to USC and finish his… Continue reading Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)

Watch The Offspring’s New Music Video for ‘Let the Bad Times Roll,’ New Album Out 4/16

Southern California punk/rock vets The Offspring recently debuted a new single, “Let The Bad Times Roll,” which packs in all the requisite Offspring radio anthem trademarks, from front man Dexter Holland’s high-pitched vocals to a bouncy rhythm and propulsive riffs from guitarist Noodles. The title track to the band’s new album out on April 16, “Let The… Continue reading Watch The Offspring’s New Music Video for ‘Let the Bad Times Roll,’ New Album Out 4/16