• Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Last Shot : Seeing "Stars" with Hum

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    [Exene Says...] Scorched Earth Policy

    [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 new column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Wiz Khalifa - Gibson Amphitheater - November 13, 2012

    Wiz KhalifaGibson Amphitheater, Los AngelesNovember 13, 2012From Pittsburgh mix tap flop to festival main stage headliner, Wiz Khalifa turned the Gibson Amphitheater into LA's next best Cannabis expo last night. Since he recording Ink My Whole Body in 2008, the Wizzle man has had a snow ball effect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Rascal Flatts - Verizon Amphitheater - September 14, 2012

    See Also:*Stagecoach Festival 2012 in Photos: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly*Stagecoach Festival 2012: Top Five Performances*[Slide Show]: Rascal Flatts at Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterThe year is 2000: Faith Hill is atop the Billboard charts with, "Breathe," America is just now falling in love with ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012

    Braid Come Screaming Out of Retirement

    The '90s post-hardcore act return with new music and the same ol' attitude

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Post-hardcore Braid shout down obstacles to come out of retirement.

    See Also: * How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score* Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move*Young the Giant are OC's Next Great Band "When I was a child, I always dreamt one day I'd have lymphoma," jokes singer/songwriter Robert N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Old 97's at the Galaxy Theatre Last Night

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly‚ÄčOld 97's January 20, 2011Galaxy Theatre, Santa AnaPlaying sweaty clubs and smoky bars for the greater part of seventeen years, Old 97's have refined their hard driving alternative country sound into a formidable live show. Touring in support of their latest album The Grand ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Old 97's Play a New Desolation Row

    The alt-country Texans, which takes a page from Dylan's songbook-literally

  • News

    November 18, 2010

    Shock the Junkie

    A hallucinogen called ibogaine has helped addicts kick heroin, meth and everything in between. Is it the trip that does the trick?

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    3hree Things: Colour Revolt's New Record, 'The Cradle'

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.I mentioned in a June 3hree Things that I thought 2010 had been a ... More >>

  • Film

    May 4, 2006

    Art School Rejects

    Breakfast with Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    Tennis Starts with Love

    And ends with winning, which usually means not being ranked 65th like Kevin Kim

  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Training Days

    Screenwriter David Ayers hard, miserable, lonely path to the big paycheck