E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals

LIVE REVIEW: The Matches’ ‘E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals’ 10th Anniversary Tour in Adelaide, Australia (1/10/15)

While shamelessly promoting my own band back in the MySpace era of 2004, I was alerted by similar covert activities being undertaken by Epitaph Records to the existence of a quirky pop-punk act from Oakland, California named The Matches. Immediately capturing my attention with the bratty yet rather witty ode to unrequited love, “Dog-Eared Page,” […]

The Matches Announce Third Reunion Show

Another week, another reunion show announcement from The Matches. After fans quickly bought up tickets for the first two shows, breaking the ticketing website in the process, the band announced a third show scheduled for Nov. 6. The show will take place at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale […]

The Matches Announce Second Reunion Show

After tickets for their first reunion show quickly sold out, The Matches have announced a second show slated for Nov. 7 at Slim’s in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. PST Sunday, May 25. They can be purchased by going to www.slimspresents.com. Fans that missed out on tickets for the original show should be […]

The Matches Announce 10-year Anniversary Show For ‘E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals’

Fans of The Matches rejoice: The band will be playing a reunion show Nov. 8 at Slim’s in San Francisco in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their debut release, E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals.  The performance will feature the original line-up of vocalist and guitarist Shawn Harris, lead guitarist Jon Devoto, bassist Justin San […]