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Agent Orange (Band)

  • Music

    June 19, 2014

    Rikk Agnew: Adolescent No More

    Leaner and meaner, the godfather of the OC punk sound looks back on his life (and near-death) experience as a legend

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    The Adolescents - Alex's Bar - August 23, 2013

    By: Jesse La Tour The Adolescents Alex's Bar 8/23/13 The Adolescents, The Middle Class, and The Crowd are all iconic original Orange County punk bands who have inspired thousands, maybe millions, of young people to turn their suburban angst into musical art. They inspired me, a 30-year-old English t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Friday, August 23rd The Airborne Toxic Event Pacific Amphitheater After releasing their debut self-titled album, The Airborne Toxic Event sealed themselves a spot amongst the top of indie rock ranks. With three albums under their belt at this point the band has expanded far beyond indie rock blogs ... More >>

  • Music

    May 2, 2013

    Manic Hispanic: ¡Pinche Punks!

    Two decades of the greatest cult band (and Mexicans) in Orange County history

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    [Exene Says...] Scorched Earth Policy

    [Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and  punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her new column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories t ... More >>

  • Music

    March 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Top 10 Skateboarders That Became Musicians

    Skateboarding and music mingle nicely, from the soundtracks of skate videos to the shredders themselves hitting notes. For some skaters, it's hard to say what comes first, the music or the maple. It's not uncommon while learning about a band to find that a member or two has skateboarding in their pa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 24, 2013

    Agent Orange

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  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Tuesday, January 22 Cat Power The Observatory No, it's not a feline liberation movement (although that would be rad), but rather the on-going musical project of singer/songwriter Chan Marshall that spans the musical spectrum from punk and folk to blues and electronica. Known for her unconventional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: The Complete List

    Go ahead, call us a bunch of culture-less, lily-white suburbanites with a partiality to flip-flops and right-wing politics. Those kind of labels never cease to amuse us. Because one thing that instantly dooms most of the tired cliches ascribed to OC is the music--the one-of-a-kind frustration, aggre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: 25-15

    Go ahead, call us a bunch of culture-less, lily-white suburbanites with a partiality to flip-flops and right-wing politics. Those kind of labels never cease to amuse us. Because one thing that instantly dooms most of the tired cliches ascribed to OC is the music--the one-of-a-kind frustration, aggre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    T.S.O.L.'s Greg Keuhn Talks About His Punk Rock Progeny FIDLAR: "I took Max Downtown to get a fake ID because I get it, he's an adult, he should be able to hang out at a show at least"

    ​ So Fidlar (acronym for Fuck It, Dog, Life's A Risk)  have been dubbed LA's next big thing, and their scuzzy punk-surf-garage sound have been inciting near riots in many hipster enclaves. And when we find out that guitarist-songwriter Elvis Kuehn and his brother Max are the progeny of Greg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    The OC Music Awards Ceremony at the Grove, Mar. 3, 2012

    ​The OC Music Awards Ceremony City National Grove of AnaheimMar. 3, 2012Judging by the throngs of people leaving their tables before the award for best video was announced, it seems I'm not the only one who found this weekend's OC Music Awards Ceremony to be a two-hour snore fest. Those of us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    The Complete (But Quick) Guide to Every Lagwagon Cover

    Since their start in the early 1990s, Santa Barbara-based skate-punk rascals Lagwagon have penned tons of great tracks: "Razor Burn" (the best song ever written about looking like a member of ZZ Top), "After You My Friend" (the best song featuring an elevator music interlude), "Leave the Light On" ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Gnarmageddon Fest 2011 at The Glass House Saturday Night

    Javier CabralBrian Brannon of JFA has been around the punk-rock block a couple of times​Gnarmageddon Fest 2011 June 18, 2011The Glass House The American Hardcore scene has produced (and destroyed) lots of amazing punk-rock legends. Darby Crash of The Germs, Stevo of The Vandals, John Macias of Cir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    TGIF: Agent Orange, Yo La Tengo, T-Pain and Gang of Four

    Brian KasnyikAgents have diplomatic immunity?​Friday kicks off the weekend with Agent Orange ripping into things at Friar Tuck's Bar and Grille in Pomona. It may seem odd to have a now-veteran act be our Locals Only focus this week, but Mike Palm has always been about the area he grew up and start ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2011

    Agent Orange Are Big in Canada, Eh!

    [Locals Only] The legendary OC punk group invade Pomona

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Five Choices for OC/LA Album-Listening Party

    John Gilhooley/ OC WeeklyThe Adolescents​Over the weekend, we heard about a group of people in London who get together every month and listen to an entire album, uninterrupted, according to BBC. There is no talking or texting, not even when the record is turned over. Why would anyone do this? you ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    See and Be Scenes

    The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Bad Religion's Recipe for Longevity

    The kings of highbrow power-pop-punk are still overwhelming millions every day

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Last Night: Fear, Agent Orange and Dr. Know at The Grove

    Last Night: Fear, Agent Orange and Dr. Know at the Grove of Anaheim, Oct. 19, 2008. There's much to be said for old school punk rockers that manage to make it to middle age a) alive and b) with a bloodstream full of fury running through their veins . In the case of Fear frontman Lee Ving, his vei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2008

    “Fuck the Whales—Save a Chckn” Benefit Gig for D.I. Member

    On Thurs. Feb. 21, a slew of OC punk bands will be playing a benefit show at the Galaxy Theater to help raise money for D.I.'s Craig Jewitt (a.k.a. Chckn), who is fighting cancer and receiving care at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange. TSOL, Social Distortion, Agent Orange, Franki Doll & the Broken To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    LA Times: Galaxy Theatre to close

    The LA Times is reporting, via their Buzz Bands blog (monitored by the fabulous Mr. Kevin Bronson), that the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana will shut it's doors forever in two weeks. Set to take its place, according to the LAT: a 25,000-square-foot club called RevolveR, which will "cater to upscale clu ... More >>

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    November 19, 1998
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