The Downey Legend

Once a rocker, always a rocker

On Thurs., Oct. 31, Mr. Roger Rios reminisces about his rocker days and playing guitar with The Mosleys, a surf garage band he was a member of during his teenage years. “It was a joke to us because we weren’t trying to make it big,” Rios said. “We turned down three record deals and many gigs.”
November 1, 2013

Freshman/Junior English teacher, Roger Rios, was once part of The Mosleys, a 90s Orange County garage-rock band. Although he was a member of several musical groups, his involvement in The Mosleys was...

Imagine a new age

February 27, 2013

American indie rock band Imagine Dragons released the single “Radioactive” as part of their debut studio album Night Visions. Reaching number one on the US Alternative Songs chart, this song easily...

Laying it down

January 25, 2013

Introducing southern style blues- rock from Menangle, Australia, The Rubens released their self-titled album that came in at number one on the iTunes chart. Their first single, “Lay it down” found...

Artist of the month: the long and winding road

Artist of the month: the long and winding road
April 4, 2011

After several years as a multi-talented musician, junior Randell Milan is finally recording his first album under the label Thunder Bolt. The opportunity arose at a friend’s gig, where Milan was discovered. Apart...

New angles for The Strokes

New angles for The Strokes
April 4, 2011

After three grueling years, four side projects, and a couple attempts at recording, the garage style band The Strokes released their highly anticipated fourth album “Angles” on March 22. Fans have...

Rap star turned rock star

February 1, 2010

Infamous rapper Lil Wayne adds rock ‘n’ roll to his musical résumé with his seventh studio album: “Rebirth” set to debut Feb. 2, 2010. Lil Wayne pays homage to his muse, the Beastie Boys, by...

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