The Marvel Countdowns of 2016

It seems with each passing the month, the Marvel Cinematic Universe story developments are getting harder and harder to resist. If you’re anything like us, you’re counting down the days until Thor revisits Earth from Asgard, Ward is finally defeated, Cap misses another pop culture reference, Matt Murdock continues to clean up Hell’s Kitchen and we watch Peggy Carter co-create […]

Andaz: Preserving The Spirit Of The Sunset Strip

The Sunset Strip has always been home to an unique community of creative arts often spear-headed by passionate locals. Over many decades The Sunset Strip has produced comedy legends like Richard Pryor, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, Cheech and Chong and musical acts like The Doors, Motley Crue, Guns N Roses and Frank Zappa (to name a few). And through it […]

Impress Your Friends This World Cup

What’s this? A sports post on High Voltage. Yes, even we are World Cup fans; in fact, this particular writer only pays attention to one sport and it’s football – real football (which you Americans call soccer). And this is the second time Brazil (one of the best football nations in the world) is hosting the affair. Because our typical […]

Top 10 Reasons Venues/Promoters No Longer Want To Book Your Band

NOTE: This was the first article in the series of educational humor notes posted by High Voltage on Facebook last year, just figured they should live on our website too. The series was themed “BANDS, TREAT YOUR BAND LIKE THE BUSINESS IT IS” and included several Top 10 lists. Enjoy! Bands, have you ever wondered why you can’t get better […]

The Art of Acknowledgment

Too many emails go by unanswered, too many voice mails and text messages do not get returned, but these aren’t the only areas where communication breaks down. You’ve probably had a friend stressed out about someone they like who didn’t get back to them in an amount of time they thought was reasonable, the result was most likely some form […]

Three Reasons You Can’t Quit Yet

We all have dreams, right? Visions of grandeur, things we want to achieve, places we want to go, people we want to meet, etc. Holding on to that dream can be the ultimate struggle especially when you’re living off of Taco Bell & Ramen noodles on a friend’s couch and have no idea where your next check will come from. […]

Hanson: Past, Present and Future

Before I begin, let’s break the stereotype. Hanson are not still 12 years old. They do not dance to tracks written by other people. They write and perform original music, like any other band you love. They just happen to have had a major hit (MMMBop) during the age of boy bands (like *NSync) that also attracted a highly female […]