The last time Jacobs Ladder's Sammy Gonzalez chatted with Crossfade, he was preaching the gospel of classical guitar. But these days, Gonzalez is grooving on his band's ever-evolving "Miami Reggae Rock." He and bandmates Oren Maisner and Brian Hernandez "are really into the sound and are gearin ... More >>
Stare into my eyes...Hailing from one of the most hardworking outfits in South Florida, one would assume that young Sammy Gonzalez has all he needs. But while we're sure that rocking for ten years with Jacobs Ladder has its charm, Gonzalez has also developed an intense relationship with the ... More >>
The boys of Jacobs Ladder, clockwise from top: Oren, Sammy, and Brian.Even 207 years after Lewis and Clark dared to make that first incredibly dangerous cross-continental trip, millions of Americans -- like local prog-punk trio Jacobs Ladder --continue to head West, looking for fame, inspiration ... More >>
Sammy Gonzalez of Jacobs Ladder.Coming off a couple of consecutive East Coast tours, the dudes in Jacobs Ladder -- Oren, Sammy, and Brian -- were totally tired. After more than a half-thousand shows and countless hours of midnight driving, the road had finally worn them down to cold, hard bone. ... More >>
via myspace.com/coheedandcambriaCoheed and CambriaFor this concert review, Sammy Gonzalez, bassist of Miami's Jacobs Ladder, weighs in on a show this past Sunday by some of his favorite bands. Local musicians, if you'd like to contribute a review of a show by some of your favorites or influe ... More >>
Jacobs Ladder is almost at the end of their national tour. Click here and here to read past installments of the band's tour diary -- and to hear their music, check out their MySpace page. These installments were penned by the band's bassist, Sammy Gonzalez.Wednesday, September 2: General Thoughts ... More >>
To read the previous installment of Jacobs Ladder's tour diary, click here. These are the on-the-road chronicles of Miami band Jacobs Ladder as it completes its ninth national tour, brought to you by bassist Sammy Gonzalez.Bands, if you're heading out on the road and want to share your own to ... More >>
Miami Beach indie trio sets out on its second national tour in two months.