Metallica closes Outside Lands Day 2 with Fire and Fury

Day two of any festival is a little rough. Your energy is a little bit zapped from the day before. You can’t seem to drink enough water or coffee. Your legs are sore. But, when you arrive, you need something to kick yourself into gear. And I managed to stumble across that band at 12:00 […]

Ben Irwin
Alt-J at the Shrine Auditorium by Steven Ward
Alt-J bathed fans in light and synths at night one of Shrine Auditorium stop

Beaming their way into the souls of everyone in the Shrine Auditorium with their prismatic light shows as much as their colossal atmospherics, Alt-J has become the arena consuming rock band they’ve always meant to be. With Joe Newman’s iconic high-pitched mumble weaving its way through the trio’s guitar/percussion grooves and spirals, the band’s sound […]

Steven Ward