[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 column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>
Friday, February 22Angry SamoansThe Observatory First wave punk rockers everywhere are alive and kicking. Just look at the Angry Samoans, hailing from Los Angeles, they've been doing their thing since the late 70s. And since their inception, they've made a career out of being offensive. Rumor has it ... More >>
The singer appreciates the 35-year-old band more because they could end it at any time
House of Blues
Looking back on her life in X makes Exene Cervenka uncomfortable
The musician sightings at NAMM, which runs through Sunday, heated up Friday as I passed Tom Dumont (No Doubt), Kenny G, Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Neal Schon (Journey), Billy Zoom (X), Tim Mahoney (311), Rikki Rockett (Poison), Peter Frampton, and Hollywood-based hard rock hero, Lemmy Kilmister ... More >>
Give us your tired and your poor
Yearn to Be Blown
Nightlife & More: Jan. 19 - Jan. 26
Link Wray WR.I.P.
Billy Zoom gets the rockabilly band back together
Cheetah Chrome could be your dad
The Smut Peddlers arent Nazis, mmkay?
Ways to make the Orange County Music Awards better
20 years later, Lee Rocker is still rockabillys biggest fan
Big beautiful women rock the house
Good shoes, fair prices with Scarlet Crush!
Congressman Rohrabacher? This is Jan from the Vandals and other immortal words
ROCK for CHOC benefit
Why isnt the Busstop Hurricanes Twisty Lemons a whole lot more famous?
Buddy vs. Buddy on the Beat Farmers Reunion
The Blasters Dave and Phil Alvin agree to disagree
Billy Zoom takes the Angoras on a shakedown cruise of his new Orange studio.
Blasting-cap tester, author of nothing, manager of no one and singer for the band Super Bright Light
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
Quick answers to questions we needed to ask OC's finest roots musicians!
Big-Ass Music Weekend!
X guitarist Billy Zoom on the past, present and future of punk rock
And the New Irvine Order
Levi Dexter and Mike Stax abide and endure
It's my pity party, and I'll cry if I want to
Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!
What would Commie Girl do?
OC guitar god Billy Zoom on life before and after X