The Elovaters at Jannus Live (Review)

Elovaters live in NYC.

It was once said, “God loves Reggae”. Tonight may have been some proof. The rain clouds parted for clear skies as the gates opened at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida to start The Elovaters New Year’s Eve run in the sunshine state. There is something magical about this venue. Sonically, the sound is always […]

The Pier Staff Picks For The Best of 2023

2023 produced some absolutely incredible rock-reggae music. Our team narrowed down some of the best releases of the year and compiled them into their own staff recap. We covered everything from best albums, best singles, music video, and tour of the year. What do you think was the best release of 2023? Adoo from Space […]

SUBLIME WITH ROME Announces The Future Of The Band

Sublime Rome

Critically acclaimed rock band, Sublime with Rome announces the future of the band. Rome says, “After almost two remarkable decades, I am announcing my departure from Sublime with Rome at the close of 2024. The upcoming performances over the next year will allow us to reflect on countless incredible memories together! Over the last 2 […]

New Zealand Singer/Songwriter Sammy Johnson Returns With New Single “Unconditional” Featuring Aaradhna


Singer-songwriter Sammy Johnson has given his fans an early Christmas present in the form of a brand new single “Unconditional” featuring New Zealand-based singer-songwriter Aaradhna on tastemaker label Mensch House Records. The sound comes with a vintage soulful feel on top of Sammy’s own sugary sweet trademark reggae melodies. The song is about two people […]

Did A Benefit for Bad Brains frontman HR reunite the legendary Sublime?

In a vibrant celebration of music and unity, artists like Sublime, Fishbone, Mr. Bungle, Slayer, and more joined forces at The Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles for the Positive Mental Attitude benefit concert on December 11th. The evening took center stage in honoring Bad Brains‘ iconic frontman, Paul “HR” Hudson. Paul “HR” Hudson, the legendary […]

The Nowell Family Might Just Re-define SoCal Music Once Again

Jakob Nowell of Jakobs Castle

The Nowell Family Might Just Re-define SoCal Music Once Again Jakobs Castle releases lyric video for “Time Traveler,” offering a full-circle glimpse into the storied life of Jakob Nowell “While getting the official Time Traveler music video finished, I started looking through some old photobooks and got lost in time. So consider this video a […]

Interview: Mihali Talks New Record

Mihali released a new live acoustic record named ‘Mihali – (Live at Sugarshack Sessions Vol. 2). It is 5 acoustic songs off his newest album, Effection. Famously known as the co-founder, lead singer and guitarist for Twiddle, Mihali kicked off his solo project with the release of Breath and Let Go in 2020. We were […]