In the wake of the unfathomable disaster in Japan, musicians are showing their support through benefit shows, merch and other creative endeavors, rallying fans to help the country. Their efforts can make a real impact--Gaga's Japan-relief wristbands raised $250,000 in just 48 hours. Here's ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlonde Redhead at the Glass House on Nov. 15. Let's be real: Orange County isn't exactly the mecca for the greatest concerts of all time. But when national bands play around here, we expect some great music. And no, I'm not talking about Justin Bieber--we just like to m ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlack Rebel Motorcycle ClubSeptember 15, 2010Glass HouseHaving played one of the better shows of the year at the House of Blues Anaheim back in March, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club returned to kick off the second leg of their tour behind their album Beat The Devil's Tattoo a ... More >>
In this week's issue, writer Dave Good previewed the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's show at the Glass House in Pomona. It's going to be a memorable show--and not for the usual reasons BRMC shows are memorable. As Good said in his story: It will be without the person they often referred to as ... More >>
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return to form on their latest album, as they deal with the death of Michael Been, the band's sound mixer and father of bassist Robert Been
Jeffertiti's NileWhen was the last time you let meandering, psychedelic sounds intrude on your lunch break? If the answer is "never" or "not in a long time," you owe it to yourself to sneak down to Cal State Fullerton's Underground Pub tomorrow and listen to Jeffertiti's Nile, a band who mak ... More >>
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Andrew YoussefPeter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubClick for slideshow.The Hype: After selling out three nights at the Echoplex in Los Angeles, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club visited the House of Blues Anaheim in support of their new album, Beat The Devil's Tattoo. Boasting such song titles as "Ri ... More >>
House of Blues
Too soon, Monday, too soon! What did you miss out on this weekend? We hit up a few places: Tustin, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa and even slightly-out-of-jurisdiction Pomona and--gasp--Los Angeles for some way worthy events. Keith MayBringing back the roller discoFirst up: On Sunday night, a bunch of ... More >>
Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Getting a tattoo from a shady parlor. Download: The First Vietnamese War from their first album Passover. I thought I was in a hornet's nest when I heard the consistent buzz of tattoo needles as I walked into the Queen ... More >>
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