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Bon Jovi

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2014

    Skid Row

    The Coach House

  • Calendar

    October 3, 2013

    Bon Jovi

    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Top 10 Glam Metal Bands of All Time

    Call it what you will, Glam Metal, Hair Metal, Cock Rock or plain old '80s metal, there is something to be said for an entire subculture that extended from the late '70s and into the early '90s that still has the power to influence art, music and culture today, as a force that refuses to wash off i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    "Top 5 Songs That Trigger Tears When Drinking" According to Jen Murphy.

    Jen Murphy sure is one witty and wild chick and while some might even label her "crazy," we're certain they are referring to her comedy being crazy hilarious. Another thing that is kind of "crazy" is that Murphy comes off all sweet and innocent but when she hits that stage, what's coming out of that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Los Tigres Del Norte Songs of All Time, Nos. 20-11

    The very first music review I wrote for this infernal rag was 11 years on Los Tigres del Norte, the conjunto norteño group who will one day go done in history as one of the greatest musical groups of any genre or language for their brilliant fusion of politics, braggadocio, storytelling, awesome su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Green Day's Billy Joe Makes a Mess of His Life, Asks Fans to Pay the Price

    Billy Joe Armstrong sat down this month with Rolling Stone to atone for his infamous mid-set rant at last September's I Heart Radio concert in Las Vegas. You may remember the gig, which featured the puerile Bay Area punkers performing along with the likes of Rihanna, Bon Jovi and Swedish House Mafia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Vintage Trouble Calls On the Past to Further Their Future

    The hills of Laurel Canyon might not be the first place you'd think to look for a gritty soul band like Vintage Trouble. But one thing that gives the band's rollicking, old-school flavor some authenticity is their decision to rehearse at their drummer Richard Danielson's house there, pitted inside a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Muscle Music: A Schwarzenegger Soundtrack Retrospective

    Today, veteran action icon and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's new movie The Last Stand hits theaters. Being the face of pulse-pounding action for almost four decades, Schwarzenegger's butt-kicking (and occasional comic mischief) has often been accompanied by the most bombastic mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Paul McCartney To Play With Nirvana Tonight At The 12-12-12 Concert? Unfortunately, Yes

    For those of you who may or may not know, tonight in New York City is the granddaddy of all Sandy concerts. Taking place at Madison Square Garden, tonight's show will feature some of the biggest names in music history including (drumroll please) Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, Bon Jovi, Eri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Richie Sambora - Fonda Theatre - November 13, 2012

    Richie Sambora Fonda Theatre November 13, 2012 How does one transform a small intimate venue like the Fonda Theatre into an arena like rock show? Few people can accomplish such a task. Richie Sambora easily managed to pull off this feat while touring in support of his new solo album Aftermath of th ... 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

    September 17, 2012

    Fiona Apple - Greek Theatre - September 14, 2012

    See also: *The Originalites - House of Blues Anaheim - September 13, 2012 *The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/ VIDEO] *FIDLAR On What It's Like To Party With The Hives Fiona Apple Greek Theatre 9/14/12 It's hard to believe that Fiona Apple has been making music for nearly 20 ye ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 6, 2012

    Jennifer Pastiloff's Yoga Karaoke!

    [Trendzilla] Freeform, silly sessions just might invade OC

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances

    See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music MomentsTomorrow night is the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. For fans of music videos, it's the most wonderful time of the year--a ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Whipped Cherry Pie At JT Schmid's, Our Drink Of The Week!

    ​Truth be told, when friends want to meet for drinks, our Switzerland is BJ's. Yet we found ourselves at The District one happy hour, and negotiations concluded at this other brewhouse. After scanning JT's booze options, the most intriguing choice also doubled as my "least likely to request". The ... More >>

  • Music

    December 15, 2011

    Metalachi Love Boobs

    The Espinoza brothers blend metal, hair metal and mariachi

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced

    ​Fifteen rockers are up to bat for the five available slots at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this October. The nominee list (posted after the jump, along with our Top Five picks) has garnered mixed responses from the public--with some expressing outrage over the inclusion (and excl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2011

    Cinderella

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Bon Jovi: 'Steve Jobs Killed Music'

    Luke Holwerda/Phoenix New Times​Bon Jovi told the Sunday Times Magazine  that Steve Jobs killed music. How? He used that deadly, deadly weapon called iTunes.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Casanova Is Comics for Music Lovers: An Interview With Matt Fraction

    ​If you don't think music plays a big role in Matt Fraction's writing, you're not reading closely enough. Or the last album you bought was Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet.Let's present the case:He titled an issue of Uncanny X-Men "All Tomorrow's Parties" and used Velvet Underground references as capt ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Bon Jovi

    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Video: Lil Jon rocking out to Bon Jovi at Sutra Lounge, Costa Mesa

    You think you know Lil Jon's musical taste? You have no idea. There's probably a lot you don't know about this Atlanta-born King of Crunk. For instance, are you aware  that he's an established vinter--owner of Little Jonathan Winery? He's also a crazy NHL enthusiast. But you mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top 10: Orange County Concerts of 2010

    It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Show Announcement: Bon Jovi Won't Leave Honda Center, Anaheim

    Not after one night, at least. Bon Jovi's "The Circle World Tour" already planned to visit the Honda Center in Anaheim on Friday, February 26. Today, we received news that a second show has been added for Saturday, February 27. Like the thought of that middle-age brat Billy Corgan getting to do nau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Last Night: KISS at the Honda Center

    Last Night: KISS at the Honda Center Better Than: watching Gene Simmons on his show Family Jewels  Andrew YoussefLive at the Honda Center​KISS changed my life. My earliest memories of listening to music involve clutching my older brother's vinyl album of KISS Alive and wondering what it woul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Dance Music Pick of the Week: Charles Feelgood at Focus (With MP3 Link!)

    BY DENNIS ROMEROListen/download "Charles Feelgood vs. Michael Jackson" here.Revealing a favorite DJ can date you like an exotic entertainer who plays Bon Jovi for her pole-dancing finale. (She thinks she's rocking out like it's 1988 on the Sunset Strip, but she's really putting on a sad bio-drama.) ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    14 Reasons Why the Angels Lost Game 1 of the ALDS

    *The stupidest noisemakers ever, a thin piece of cardboard which fans were supposed to fold up like an accordion and slap them like a tambourine. Did some idiots complain about having to blow too hard to inflate the old ThunderStix, which worked so well in 2002? *Stupid little kids who sing the Nat ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 31, 2008
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    April 4, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 4/4 - 4/6

    Bad Religion, April 4, 8 p.m. Often credited for leading the punk rock revival of the late '80s, LA based band Bad Religion, will be performing in OC before heading out to perform at four European festival appearances in May and June. House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 92802 714-778- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Bon Jovi Guitarist Arrested in Laguna Beach

    Richie Sambora: Livin' on a prayer? Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was arrested Tuesday night on Coast Highway in Laguna Beach for drunk driving. The popular axeman was commandeering a black hummer, in whose confines sat three women, two of whom were (and still are) minors. OC Register has the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Whoa-oh, Drivin' on a Prayer

    If you are an average, everyday Joe with a crappy job who drinks to relieve his sorrow and gets busted for DUI when only slightly over the punitive limit, I might feel sorry for you, provided no-one was hurt by your actions. If you are a huge rock star who could easily afford not only a cab but you ... More >>

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Sabbath Was the Blob

    Get Out! Nightlife and more: Nov. 30 - Dec. 7

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Varsity Losers

    The All-American Rejects

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Live Review

    Big Nothing: Big Japan, Big City Rock at the Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana, Sunday, June 4

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    Get Out!

    No Flip-flops
    March 23 - March 30

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Get Out!

    Non-vomitingly
    Feb. 23 - March 2

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Tap of the Class

    Guide to watering holes worthy of the old college try

  • Columns

    January 15, 2004
  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    The Funk of 40,000 Years

    I cant resist the power of Quans Club Thriller

  • Columns

    May 15, 2003

    Its a Wonderful Week

    All doped-up and nowhere to go

  • Columns

    April 17, 2003
  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Best Albums of 2003!

    363 days before everybody else!

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Irony Maiden

    Tyranis: Heavy metal. Put that with an exclamation point

  • Columns

    June 22, 2000

    Jazz Hands, Everyone!

    If Ray Cordovas hair were like Henry Rollins neckand could talk!

  • Music

    November 11, 1999
  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    More Meat

    A musical diet rich in Protein actually tempers testosterone

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
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    December 10, 1998
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