By: Jessica Hopper
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She i ... More >>
In the cannon of '80s hair bands, few were able to do more for God's glam rock image than Stryper. While bands like Poison and Warrant were pumping out pretty boy metal for the sole purpose of making women drop to their knees for less-that-Christian activities, the Orange County four-piece used thei ... More >>
Unless you were a ska fan in the mid-1990s or were a part of the underground Christian rock movement that put some Cialis into the limp Jesus music scene, you've probably never heard of The Orange County Supertones.They've sold a million units.
Did you hear about the concert promoter who scammed almost $1 million from victims who were told that they were putting their money into Christian rock concerts? No? Well, it's not quite Playground Festival, but Lauren Baumann, 43, the owner and operator of a Downey firm Stewardship Estates, LLC, ... More >>
Over the last decade, Hollywood has pumped out an increasing number of music biopics, treating us to everything from enjoyable theatrical hits (8 Mile) to wobbly, tear-jerking cable duds (Take Me Home: The John Denver Story).
With Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke and Clash movies in the works and rumor ... More >>
I'm sorry, but I can't get enough of Cracker Barrel, the Denny's of the South that's now turning into the Grand Ole Opry of chain restaurants. Actually, I'm not sorry: It's releasing some good jams, available exclusively at its restaurants, none of which are in California. It was the Grascals ear ... More >>
Whether you're a Christian rocker, a Christian that likes to rock or just someone that likes punk/hardcore music, you may very well have taken in the festivities at the two-day Facedown Fest at the Glass House in Pomona. It's a showcase for the Fallbrook-based record label, and included bands such a ... More >>
ANAHEIM DUCKS, 7pm
Head to the Honda Center to watch the Ducks in action as they battle the Boston Bruins.
Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, (714) 704-2500
JARS OF CLAY, 7pm
Tonight’s show features Jars of Clay with NeedtoBreathe.
House of Blues Anaheim, 1530 S. Disn ... More >>
Meet Shine Like Stars, an Irvine-based Christian-rock band that jams the Divine fantastic at Irvine Presbyterian Church, specifically in its Veritas form of service. They're playing this Wednesday at San Clemente Presbyterian Church in anticipation of a small Pacific Coast tour. Good for them, serio ... More >>