Bob Balch

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Top 20 Greatest OC Albums of All Time: #10-1

    For the past 18 years, faithful readers of the OC Weekly have counted on our music section for the continuous cycle of sniffing out the local albums. It goes something like this: We search for them (yeah, we get a shit ton in the mail too), we listen to them, separate the wheat from the chaff, remin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Play That Riff...Literally

    Fu Manchu guitarist Bob Balch has a website devoted to music lessons. Now, that in itself isn't newsworthy, but I did a little snooping and realized he's really onto something.   Anyone who ever took a lesson knows how boring they are. A 14-year-old wants to learn Metallica riffs (at least I di ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    High Colonic for the Eardrums

    Fu Manchu turn it up to 11

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    California Dreaming

    Fu Manchus dude-rock ethos