Concert Reports



Steel Panther, Hardcore Superstar, Otherwise, Nick Colionne, Johnny Coffin Fashion Show

01/26/2015, Grove of Anaheim

NAMMJAM 2015 continued its legacy as the "go-to event" on the Friday night of the annual NAMM SHOW,,the biggest worldwide convention for the music instrument industry. Now in its 6th year, the Friday Night NAMM JAM is considered by NAMM SHOW attendees as "the hottest ticket at NAMM". This invitation-only party was on FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015 beginning at 6 pm at the fabulous GROVE OF ANAHEIM. 


All Photos: Ray Soto


Presented by DELVE TEXAS and sponsored by EPIPHONE GUITARS, MONSTER ENERGY, AFFLICTION, FX GROUP, NEWTEK, GUITAR WORLD MAGAZINE, SIT STRINGS, KRAMER GUITARS, BAND GEAR and GOTHAM STANDS, NAMMJAM 2015 is always a rocking evening of music, fashion and camaraderie.  

Performances at NAMMJAM 2015 included...  

• STEEL PANTHER - the American glam metal band who's profane, funny and all rock-n-roll satirical send-up has made them legends in their own time.

• HARDCORE SUPERSTAR - the Swedish sleaze rockers have been together since 1997 with three #1 hits on the Sweden music charts. This will be their first U.S. performance in ten years!

• OTHERWISE - blending plaintive post-grunge and driving, alternative hard rock, the Las Vegas quintet have three hit singles.

• NICK COLIONNE - combining jazz, R & B, blues and funk, his unmistakable sound and vibe is instantly recognizable as he takes the guitar to unexpected places.  

• AFFLICTION FASHION SHOW BY JONNY COFFIN - highlighting America's premier, rock-n-roll lifestyle clothing brand, AFFLICTION, this high-energy fashion show is always an eye-catching treat.  


In the spirit of supporting the next generation of aspiring rockers and young music industry creatives, DELVE TEXAS organized a silent auction that was held at NAMMJAM 2015 benefiting the HOUSE OF BLUES MUSIC FORWARD FOUNDATION. NAMMJAM 2015 attendees had the opportunity to bid on autographed guitars from EPIPHONE & KRAMER GUITARS; autographed items donated by CHRIS ADLER (LAMB OF GOD); photographic prints of DIMEBAG DARRELL and ZAKK WYLDE taken and donated by legendary photographer, CHAD LEE ; and, numerous other memorabilia donated by music industry notables.  


DELVE TEXAS is a live action and experiential marketing, creative content and product development company. Delve Texas is a NAMM member and music industry service provider and was at NAMM booth #4130 at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show.




EPIPHONE is the official instrument of Rocksmith 2014, the critically-acclaimed video experience that is teaching millions around the world how to play guitar and bass. Epiphone is also home to the new PRO-1 Collection, the only guitars designed by Pros to be easy to play.

From Epiphone’s humble beginnings in Sparta, Greece in 1873 through its rise to fame in Manhattan, and its re-emergence as a dominant force in musical instruments from its new headquarters in Nashville, TN, Epiphone instruments can be heard over a century of classic recordings include legends Les Paul, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Joe Pass, John Lee Hooker, The Who, and today’s top artists like Gary Clark Jr., Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Jack Casady, Joe Bonamassa, Zakk Wylde, Dwight Yoakam, Tommy Thayer of KISS, Slash, FUN., Matt Heafy, Alabama Shakes, Vampire Weekend, and Brendon Small. As part of Gibson Brands, Epiphone offers innovation, history and the guarantee that their instruments can last you a lifetime.


*A DELVE TEXAS production, all rights reserved. NAMMJAM 2015 is not an event sanctioned by the National Association of Musical Merchandisers ("NAMM").



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