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Recap: The Best of Riot Fest 2016, Day Three

posted by Rosario Edwards September 18, 2016
Joey Badass on the Rise Stage

Joey Badass on the Rise Stage

Sunday kicked off with beautiful weather and excellent performances from Billy Talent, Juliette and the Licks, Thursday, Andrew W.K, and The Wonder Years.

Unfortunately the Joey Badass performance was marred by audio difficulties, but Joey still soldiered through to perform “Christ Conscious” and some new bangers.

The Deftones brought their own unique atmosphere to the show.

Deftones on The Riot Stage

Deftones on The Riot Stage

Sleater Kinney on the Rock Stage

Sleater Kinney on the Rock Stage

The evening was filled with epic performances, including Sleater Kinney. With a dazzling light show, and stage prescence like no other, the all female band proved why they’ve been called one of the best rock bands of the last two decades. After their long hiatus it was a treat to see them performing with such energy, and enthusiasm. Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker, and Janet Wise absolutely killed it. Continue Reading


Video: Pearl Jam Talk with Judd Apatow + others about ‘Lightning Bolt’

posted by Oscar September 27, 2013

Storied band Pearl Jam sat down with Judd Apatow, Carrie Brownstein (of Portlandia and the band Sleater-Kinney), Mark Richards (World Champ surfer), and Steve Gleason (former NFL safety) to talk about the band’s new studio album, Lightning Bolt. Directed by Danny Clinch, this short documentary gives us a look into the new album and the seasoned Rockers look (and sound) like they’re delivering a really solid product.

Not sure why I didn’t post this sooner, but the band’s latest single “Sirens” is a real beauty.  When I first heard it on the radio (the radio?!) I could have sworn this was a deep cut from the band during the 90’s. See the video for that song below. Continue Reading