The Expendables Announce Pleasure Point Tour With Tunnel Vision

The Expendables

Santa Cruz’s hometown heroes, The Expendables, released their eighth studio album earlier this year and everyone at The Pier loved it. Now The Expendables have announced plans to hit the road in early 2024 with Tunnel Vision on the Pleasure Point tour. “Pleasure Point” harkens back to the quartet’s musical and geographical roots as a reggae/surf rock/punk-adjacent […]

New Zealand Singer/Songwriter Sammy Johnson Commemorates 10th Anniversary Of Debut Album ‘Prelude’

Multi-platinum New Zealand singer-songwriter Sammy Johnson is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his now classic debut album ‘Prelude’. The album produced massive hits like “Give Me All,” “Don’t Say Goodbye,” and “Fall in Love” for Sammy, and it has become a streaming juggernaut with nearly 100,000,000 streams Australian native, Sammy Johnson (a.k.a Sammy J) embraces his Maori and Polynesian roots to create positive and uplifting […]

Ska/Reggae Punk Legends Mad Caddies Returning with New Album ‘Arrows Room 117

Mad Caddies

The Mad Caddies are one of the leading bands in ska and reggae punk. Their long career has taken them to all corners of the world. Now the time has come for the Caddies to travel to new shores with the release of their new album ‘Arrows Room 117’ which is being released jointly by SBÄM Records (Europe) and 55 Rose Records (USA). […]

Grammy-Nominated Artist Matisyahu Releases His New Single “Fireproof”


Grammy-nominated artist Matisyahu released his new single “Fireproof”. “Fireproof” explores the topics of perseverance and gratitude in times of trouble; a theme everyone, especially within his very prominently Jewish fanbase, can relate to with what is currently happening in Israel. “Fireproof” is the first taste of music off Matisyahu’s forthcoming Hold The Fire EP, due out February 2nd via his own label Fallen Sparks Records. “Fireproof” stems from a […]

Slightly Stoopid Releases First Single In 6 Years With Stick Figure And Pepper

Slightly Stoopid returns with their rhythmic and lustrous new single, “Got Me On The Run,” out today on Stoopid Records. The new track is a collaboration with longtime friends Pepper, and Stick Figure, who featured Stoopid on last year’s “Way of Life.” Both Stick Figure and Pepper will also be performing at the band’s sold-out Closer To The Sun destination festival […]