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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer It’s an all too familiar story of bands becoming mainstream to make more money in a commercial-driven industry. The Deftones however, breaks the […]

    Fans are all ears for new Deftones album

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer It’s an all too familiar story of bands becoming mainstream to make more money in a commercial-driven industry. The Deftones however, breaks the […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Kid Rock’s music is neither about sandboxes, nor toys, despite the singer’s stage-name. Getting his feet wet in the 80’s and 90’s as […]

    Kid’s Rock music is no child’s play

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Kid Rock’s music is neither about sandboxes, nor toys, despite the singer’s stage-name. Getting his feet wet in the 80’s and 90’s as […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Every once in a while, a band comes along and releases an album that restores my faith in American rock n’ roll bands.  […]

    Conjuring up past to expand the future

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Every once in a while, a band comes along and releases an album that restores my faith in American rock n’ roll bands.  […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in literature, the dreaded post-college job hunt has consumed my life. I assumed that companies would be […]

    Bachelor of paying debt

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in literature, the dreaded post-college job hunt has consumed my life. I assumed that companies would be […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Located on a convenient corner in the emergently hip, downtown Santa Ana district, The Playground is a confident, eclectic, and fun brick-and-mortar restaurant. […]

    A Playground of flavor

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer Located on a convenient corner in the emergently hip, downtown Santa Ana district, The Playground is a confident, eclectic, and fun brick-and-mortar restaurant. […]

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  • By Leo Gormon Western Sun staff writer Steve Jobs, the innovative and visionary force behind Apple products, lost the fight to pancreatic cancer on October 5. His life is now […]

    Steve Jobs: unworthy of pedestal

    By Leo Gormon Western Sun staff writer Steve Jobs, the innovative and visionary force behind Apple products, lost the fight to pancreatic cancer on October 5. His life is now […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • What Mastodon’s “The Hunter” lacks in length and abstraction, it makes up for with energy, clarity, and no filler material, allowing them […]

    Mastodon mastering its craft

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • What Mastodon’s “The Hunter” lacks in length and abstraction, it makes up for with energy, clarity, and no filler material, allowing them […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • Similar to Thrice’s previous effort “Beggars” (2009), “Major/Minor” is another folk/grunge influenced CD. • Heavy content is abundant in tracks like “Treading […]

    Major talent, minor letdown

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • Similar to Thrice’s previous effort “Beggars” (2009), “Major/Minor” is another folk/grunge influenced CD. • Heavy content is abundant in tracks like “Treading […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt’s voice is haunting, pure, and emotional throughout “Heritage,” which is a welcome change from his previous death metal growls. […]

    Opeth’s legacy continues on

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer • Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt’s voice is haunting, pure, and emotional throughout “Heritage,” which is a welcome change from his previous death metal growls. […]

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  • By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer The Red Hot Chili Peppers have established a solid fan base and do not have to prove themselves after a successful 25 years. […]

    Chili Peppers’s new guitarist is red hot

    By Leo Gomon Western Sun staff writer The Red Hot Chili Peppers have established a solid fan base and do not have to prove themselves after a successful 25 years. […]

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