Interview – Camper Van Beethoven

Interview with David Lowery 8/27/12 Camper Van Beethoven (CVB) will be releasing their forthcoming studio album, La Costa Perdida on January 22, 2013.  This will mark the first studio album they’ve recorded together since 2004’s New Roman Times! Ventura...

Album Review – Chi McClean

A Thing or Three by Stephanie Rose Artist really are the heart and soul of a society. Without them, you have no vision.  Without them life is dull.  Of course art is totally subjective and so it is something special when you come across an artist who strikes a chord...

Album Review – Winchester Rebels

3 Sheets to the Wind by Stephanie Rose   Having earned my stripes as Program Director at a local Alternative Rock radio station in the mid 90’s here in town called KXBS the Bus, and then launching a national publication, Buzzine Magazine as Vice-President...

Ventura County Music Awards

The practice of pitting bands against one another is not a new idea.  For as long as I can remember there have been talent shows and award shows.  Giving honors to artistic merit (subjective on so many levels) or a popularity contest (where the most votes win), are...

VenturaRocks.com Mission Statement

We posted the following NOTE on our Facebook page (http://facebook.com/venturarockswebsite)  for our Third Anniversary so we could let everyone know what our vision is behind VenturaRocks.com. We would like to repost it here for future reference! Dearest Friends of...