Dirty Heads Announce Spring Tour

One of the flagship reggae-rock bands of our time, The Dirty Heads, have announced their plans for 2013. Some folks may say this community gets saturated with like-minded sounds and recycled tours, but one thing The Dirty Heads have always done is blaze their own trail.

MP3 Leak of the Week: Prezident Brown

Our hearts and prayers go out to all the victims of gun violence everywhere. With the raised awareness over recent attacks, we wanted to issue a Cease Fire to the tune of sweet Reggae music! Prezident Brown is with us on this campaign as he is giving away his song “Cease Fire” for FREE this […]

Gonzo the New Singer for Beyond I Sight

Since some of the earliest seeds of reggae-rock music were planted in Southern California, the area has turned into a hotbed for top-tier musical talent. Recently, one of the bigger names making noise in So Cal is Beyond I Sight. Now, the band features a new frontman familiar with the reggae-rock community.

Video: The Black Seeds – “Love Me Now”

Watch the latest official music video from the 2012 Pier Awards Album of the Year nominee, The Black Seeds. Hailing from New Zealand, The Black Seeds filmed a video for their third single off of their 2012 full-length release Dust And Dirt via Easy Star Records. “Love Me Now” was directed by Foxtree Studio’s Vibol […]

The 2012 Pier Awards

Welcome to The Pier's 2nd Annual, Pier Awards. These awards include five categories with five nominees per category, all voted for by YOU, the fans! Review all of the nominees below, which include their 2012 credentials for each nominee. Enjoy the feature and celebrate the hard work of each group in 2012, providing us with [...]

The Aggrolites’ Holiday Plans

After spending the better part of the fall season touring throughout Europe, The Aggrolites will be bringing their dirty reggae sound back to their home state of California for a string of dates in Southern California.

December 2012 Album releases

It’s December, a time to celebrate the holidays and the ending of one year, while a new year begins. During the rush of the season be sure to take a second and check out a few NEW records that may even make the perfect gift for the holidays!

2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: 311

The Pier's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: 311 One of the biggest names in the history of American reggae-rock is 311. 311 is not just a talented group of musicians or a phenomenal live touring act, they have become a movement and a lifestyle for legions of fans across the globe. With their celebratory live shows [...]