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 >>
Is Dr. Dog the worst band name ever? It is pretty close but that kind of thing can be overcome. The Beatles is a pretty stupid band name too but look what they managed to accomplish. Most notably Dr. Dog are neither doctors nor canines. They are a 60's-indebted rock band from Pennsylvania that make ... More >>
You can see photos from 3D-Con 2012 from this weekend in our slideshow. Enjoy!
You know Queen's Brian May is a rock-guitar god, and you might know he's a wildlife preservationist. But who knew he's a 3D nut? The National Stereoscopic Association knows, and they're bringing May to their upcomin ... More >>
Meranda Carter/OC Weekly After touring with Incubus, playing the VMAs and all kinds of globe trotting, Irvine's most recent big band is coming back to OC to play two dates at the Galaxy Theatre. When we last talked to frontman Sameer Gahdia in September, he mentioned how amazing the VMAs were. Th ... More >>
Buffalo Springfield, the 1960s band known for briefly employing Neil Young and Stephen Stills, announced a six-date reunion tour this summer and an appearance at the Bonnaroo festival.
Since half of Buffalo Springfield's original members are dead, the tour is less an actual reunion than a pl ... More >>
Last week, Queen guitarist Brian May interrupted a performance of his musical We Will Rock You to denounce the Welsh government's plan to reduce its badger population. Audience members were not only puzzled by May's lousy timing, but his passionate support of the badger, a sort of white trash w ... More >>
Motörhead are currently on tour (including a stop at the House of Blues in Anaheim), they also play a role in upcoming action/adventure game Brütal Legend, out next week on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 (we got a chance to play it at Comic-Con this year, it's a fun, straight-forward beat 'em up wi ... More >>
The Coast Explodes
Release date: April 23, 2007
Curb Your Cynicism is a recurring blogtastic feature in which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now.
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