ONE TO WATCH: BRETT PEMBERTON
Every musician has a unique story, their own path to success. But it's not often that you meet a musician on the rise who has had such an extensive and eclectic background as having been an international superstar- starring in the recent #1 Japanese film - modeling for high fashion brands like Hermes, and touring in his early years with acts that include Bad Religion, Good Charlotte, and Dredg. Meet Brett Pemberton.
AAR, BOYS LIKE GIRLS, & PARACHUTE AT THE WILTERN
Beautiful night in Los Angeles. 75 degrees, nice breeze, and a line around the corner for Boys Like Girls, The All-American Rejects, and Parachute. You could feel the music breathing in the air. Everyone was here to listen to his or her favorite bands and enjoy this November night.
LAMB OF GOD PLAY THE PALLADIUM, ALL HALLOWS EVE
Halloween night in Hollywood marked a big event for metalheads everywhere – Lamb of God’s first show in Los Angeles since singer Randy Blythe’s June incarceration in a Czech prison for an alleged manslaughter charge of a stage diver at a Lamb of God concert in Prague in 2010. The circumstances forced the band to cancel tour dates in both Europe and Stateside after Blythe was held by Czech authorities for 37 days.
DANKO JONES: BRING ON THE MOUNTAIN
While Danko Jones might be big in Canada, the band is still making a name for itself in the US. All that might change with the band’s new two-disc DVD Bring on the Mountain, a comprehensive look at the band’s history and discography. Containing all 19 of the band’s music videos, a feature length documentary that delves into Jones’ history and a completely original short film the product packs a punch. Unfortunately the content inside is lacking.
SKYLER STONESTREET: SONGSTRESS TO ABC'S DRAMAS
Have you ever watched your favorite TV show and thought, I love that song in the opening credits or during the big climatic scene! Well, you might have been listening to artist on the rise Skyler Stonestreet whose music recently aired on the season premieres of the hits Once Upon A Time and Revenge. PPLA had the chance to sit down with Skyler to discuss her emerging career.