Your OMG Labor Day Weekend Guide for Los Angeles

It’s Labor Day Weekend once again, you know, that one you always get confused with Memorial Day Weekend.  There are a lot of things to do in Los Angeles for the next few days, a few which we will be participating in, and few we won’t be because we are headed to Vegas in a few hours.  For those of you staying in LA, the parties really get going tomorrow night.  Check out everything from the best Trance DJ in the world in Ferry Corsten to FYF Fest. (more…)

Dax Riggs talks to Rabbits (An Interview)

Ronnie from Rabbits Black sat down with Dax Riggs and his band, Charley Siess on drums and Kevin Fitzsimmons on bass.  The interview was conducted on June 10th, 2011 following the first of two shows by the band at The Echo.  The interview was intended to be on video, but because of the super loud dub-step DJ downstairs during the interview, the sound was shot!  Read the interview below to find out about the upcoming new album, what inspires Dax, what the band is listening to now, and of course magic. (more…)

Show Alert: Dax Riggs @ The Echo 6/10 & 11

You have probably heard us talk about Dax Riggs on these pages- the once frontman of the Louisiana metal band Acid Bath (also worth checking out for you heavier metal heads).  Well Dax Riggs is solo now, and we at Rabbits Black think he’s that much better for it.  Dax has really let his creative styles flow on his first two solo albums under the Dax Riggs moniker.  (more…)

SXSW 2011: Biggest Surprise, Biggest Disappointment

South By Southwest 2011 is in the books, and March is almost over.  As SXSW becomes a memory, there are two shows we can’t get out of our mind.  Keep in mind, each show cost between $10 and $15 to get into, and each venue was smaller than The Troubadour in West Hollywood.  Alright, we won’t keep you waiting.  Find out who our picks for Biggest Surprise and Biggest Disappointment of SXSW 2011 are after the jump. (more…)

SXSW Preview: The LA bands to see, and other highlights

South By Southwest (SXSW), the music, film and interactive festival kicks off the music portion of the festival next week in Austin, TX.  There are so many bands and so much to see at SXSW that it can get overwhelming pretty quickly.  That’s why we are here to help you!  Don’t worry, we listened to every single band playing at SXSW over the last few weeks just to provide this guide for you.  Yes, it took us 24 hours a day for 14 days, but that’s our dedication to you!  Check out the guide, you’ll thank us in Austin…