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Bad Brains

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Ink N Iron - Queen Mary - June 7, 2013

    Ink and Iron Festival Queen Mary June 7, 2013 Three days of punk rock, tattooed folks, custom hot rods kicked off on Friday with the majestic Queen Mary providing the scenic backdrop for the annual Ink and Iron Kustom Culture Festival. One couldn't have asked for more perfect weather as local heroe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Snoop Dogg - Heat Ultra Lounge - May 29, 2013

    Snoop Dogg Heat Ultra Lounge 5/29/13 SEE PHOTOS FROM SNOOP DOGG'S PERFORMANCE HEREWas I supposed to know Snoop Dogg's show last night at Heat Ultra Lounge was a DJ set and not a traditional performance or did I miss the memo? I mean, I sure as hell thought Tha Doggfather would be getting on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Iggy and The Stooges, The Offspring to Headline Ink-N-Iron

    Iggy and The Stooges? The Offspring? Yep, those are your two big names that will be headlining this year's Ink-N-Iron festival, which will once again take the Queen Mary by storm. Taking place June 7-9 on both the ship itself and the adjacent park, the festival will feature some freakin' badass grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Cro Mags - The Observatory - February 3, 2013

    What better night to throw a hardcore punk/metal show than on Super Bowl Sunday, a night when many people are already drunk by 6 p.m. The Constellation Room inside the Observatory was crowded to full capacity last night for a raging concert featuring the Cro Mags. The concert was presented by the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Hardcore Legends D.O.A. To Play The Observatory On Final Tour

    Known as one of the most political and hard working punk bands since their inception back in 1978, punk rockers D.O.A. announced that they'll be calling it quits after their upcoming, final run of tour dates. One of those select shows lands them at The Observatory on Friday, Feb. 1. Beginning with ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013

    Hey, Metal Scene: Where's All the Black People?

    Why it's still misunderstood by most African-Americans

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains Vents Heavily About His Band's Documentary, 'A Band in D.C.'

    This week ,we got the chance to snag an interview with Bad Brains bassist Darryl Jenifer to talk about the survival story of the legendary hardcore outfit who just put out a new album. Read the full story here. Of course we got a change to branch into other topics including a pretty revealing rant a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Bad Brains - The Observatory - November 29, 2012

    By: Alex DistefanoBad BrainsThe ObservatoryNovember 29, 2012The drizzle, and typical wet weather related traffic didn't stop the crowd, both old and young, from showing up at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Thursday night, to catch the legendary Bad Brains, a seminal hardcore punk band formed over t ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2012

    Bad Brains Continue Their Righteous Punk Voyage With 'Into the Future'

    The D.C. hardcore legends hope their new album keeps you more than just entertained

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2012

    Bad Brains

    Observatory

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    10 Punk Albums to Listen to Before You Die

    Coming up with 10 punk albums to listen to before you die is a lot harder than you'd think. For starters, it's a morbid thought, which makes you start asking yourself why in the hell you're thinking about punk albums when you're only gonna die, so who cares? Second, the best material of many (if n ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012

    Wreckin' Katz Will Slap the Shit Out of You

    [Locals Only] Led by a fiery, upright bassist, the band bring thrash and flash to the psychobilly scene

  • Columns

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Top Five Punk-Rock Songs About Pot (Old and New School)

    ​Pogo, pot and punk-rock! Here are some fast paced songs from both the old and new school's of to celebrate today's hazy holiday.

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Circa Survive's Guitarist Colin Frangicetto Shows off His Ink

    Emily ShurColin Frangicetto, far left​Circa Survive is co-headlining at tattoo and music festival MusINK, at the OC Fairgrounds this Saturday (along with Thrice, interviewed in this week's print edition). In keeping with the theme,  guitarist Colin Frangicetto sent over a couple of photos of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Top 10 Rockin' Songs By Black Artists

    Jimi Hendrix​February is Black History Month, and we felt it the perfect time to do one of our patented lists. Today, we are naming Top Ten Rockin'-est songs by black artists. As much as white artists get criticized for performing "black" genres like R&B, hip-hop and blues, many black artists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    OC Weekly Classic Punk Monday Mixtape

    Sex Pistols​​Sometimes you just need to get riled up on a Monday morning. To that end, we made you a classic punk mixtape to shake off the haze of the weekend and start the new week off right. Valentine's Day be damned; break out the boots and safety pins! The mixtape spans the original Spirit o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    What You Missed: Red Bull Flugtag, Posse on Broadway, Bad Brains, Rock the Bells

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​What'd you do this weekend? Or, more importantly, what'd you miss this weekend? We headed out to Long Beach's Rainbow Harbor to see people hurl themselves into the ocean in an attempt to fly for Red Bull Flugtag. Later that night, we hopped over to Downtown Santa Ana ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010

    Bad Brains and Their On-Again, Off-Again Relationship

    The band that play together stay together

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: Bad Brains, the Colourist, the Union Line, Moonshine & the Drugs and Yellow Red Sparks

    ​This week, we're giving away a pair of tickets to the Bad Brains show at the House of Blues in Anaheim and 10 pairs of tickets to OC Weekly's Locally Grown series at the Grove of Anaheim that includes OC's indie rock elite--the Union Line, The Colourist, Yellow Red Sparks and Moonshine & the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Top 10 Records Sold at TKO During Past Week

    TKO Records in Fountain Valley is mainly known as the label that launched punk bands like Cock Sparrer, Nazi Dogs, and the Crumbs. However, in October 2007 they decided to open their own shop that specializes in rare and collectable punk-rock vinyl. The store doesn't only stock their shelves with pu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Sublime Reunion Part Deux

    ​Bassist Eric Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh are hitting the stage as Sublime, just like they did in February. But unlike the previous gig, held at some tiny Mexican restaurant in a Nevada town no one's ever heard of, this show is actually pretty big.It's part of Cypress Hill's Smokeout, a gathering ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2009

    Bedouin Soundclash

    Galaxy Concert Theatre

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Leaving Babylon

    I'm bailing for Vegas today and that got me thinking about the idea of leaving. Then I remembered a strange cover version of the Bad Brains song "Leaving Babylon" a week ago. I was in the gardening department at Big Lots (does Big Lots have "departments?") when I heard an acoustic guitar strumming s ... More >>

  • Music

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    TOMORROW: The Adicts at House of Blues

    As much as some people might hate me for saying this, I've always thought of The Adicts as the U2 of the punk world. One, they have always had an established look about them (though I doubt Bono would ever have the balls to rock the joker make-up like Keith "Monkey" Warren). Two, they're live perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Last Night: Bad Brains, Death By Stereo and Kevin Seconds at House of Blues

    Better Than: Pretty much any other concert you could have gone to last night.In the canon of legendary punk bands, it is pretty much impossible to fuck with the furious, dred-wielding four piece that is Bad Brains. And for hoards of die-hard O.C. punks young and old, a chance to see them in action ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008

    Punky Reggae

    Bad Brains

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    On Sale This Weekend: NOFX, Bad Brains, More

    Every week, more shows from old punk bands are announced. It's uncanny. NOFX, Feb. 19 at the Grove of Anaheim On sale: Noon Friday, Oct. 31 ($20) Veteran punk band fronted by the irascible Fat Mike, owner of Fat Wreck Chords. He also founded the Rock Against Bush effort in 2004, so he must be prett ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Ballad of John and Toko

    Refreshed after a four-year break, Enon resume messing with rock preconceptions

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    The Rasta Fire Next Time

    Nearly 30 Years On, Punk Legends Bad Brains Are Still Burning Twice As Bright

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007

    Free Tix Fridays: Bad Brains OR Supersuckers

    This weekend, we're giving away ten pairs of tix, lovely readers. Five are for the Supersuckers Punk Rock Karaoke show on Wed, September 19, at the Anaheim House Of Blues. The other five are for Bad Brains Whole Wheat Bread at the same venue on Tue, September 25. To score a pair, email: ocpro ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    CD Review

    Various Artists, Kurt Cobain: About a Son (Barsuk)

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    CD Review

    Bad Brains, Build a Nation (Megaforce/Oscilloscope)

  • Music

    June 14, 2007
  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    The Feminine Mystique

    How Mika Miko carve out their pony thrash

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    Hardcore Cinema

    Bad BrainsLive CBGB 1982

  • Columns

    April 6, 2006

    Hey, You!

    You Brass

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Not Just Soccer Moms' Fun

    7 Seconds take the bronze

  • Music

    February 24, 2005
  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    The Ghost of Jello

    The Dead Kennedys come alive

  • Music

    February 10, 2005
  • Music

    August 5, 2004
  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Bling Blasters

    Science Projects conscience hip-hop

  • Music

    March 6, 2003

    Metal? Christian? Gay?

    Queer talk with Kings Xs Doug Pinnick

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Make the Music Go Bang

    The Alleged Gunmen give respect to the vinyl slingers

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Weird Paradise

    Steven Blush on the birth of Orange County hardcore

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Darren Roberts

    Freelance sculptor and painter, bassist for Handsome Devil

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