The European rock acts on the bill sustained a few injuries days before the second round of Coachella. For former Friday headliners The Stone Roses, it's a bruise to the ego--being forced to swap slots with Blur--whereas Scottish three-piece Biffy Clyro have a real medical emergency on their hands t ... More >>
This year as opposed to any other year of Coachella serves a reminder that the branding of the event is bigger than any of the bands playing, including headliners. While there was plenty of grumbling by younger, pre-Brit pop fans about The Stone Roses, overlooked is the head scratching move to put P ... More >>
Frank Ruffino, the guitarist for China White, is in serious trouble. Recently released from the hospital after months in intensive care, the Huntington Beach axeman braces for a miracle.
About four years ago, the 51-year-old was diagnosed with liver problems, a biproduct of years of hard drinking, ... More >>
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Last weekend, local selector Deone opened for Chuckie at the Yost Theater in garish fashion, playing a slew of hard-hitting bangers an ... More >>
KROQ/106.7 FM's annual Weenie Roast is back, earlier than ever. This year's edition--the 20th--is dubbed Weenie Roast y Fiesta, and will be held on May 5 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine.
On the line up is Coldplay, Incubus, the Offspring, Silversun Pickups, Pennywise, Angels & A ... More >>
Christopher VictorioThe headliners for the 2012 Paid Dues Hip Hop Festival were just announced via Ustream. The festival will be held April 7, 2012 at NOS Events Center in San Bernardino.
Festival creator and indie hip-hop legend Murs released the names of the headliners as well as pre-sale ... More >>
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December 9th, 2011
House of Blues Anaheim
Downtown Disney is always a mess and Friday was no exception. But on this night, it was extra messy. With parking closed off for a private party, attendants w ... More >>
Chris Victorio/OC WeeklyNo, it's not Coachella. Radiohead announced that they'll be headlining Portugal's Optimus Alive festival, which is set to take place between July 12 and 15 next year in Lisbon in addition to the 10-date North American tour for February 2012 and five shows across Europe for ... More >>
Courtesy of Shane TrulinUhhhhh.Not many things on my Facebook feed are capable of catching my attention (what's that? You're wearing purple socks today?), but seeing this photo pop up sure did: Two iconic punk legends reunited for this Instagram photo by Social Distortion manager Shane Trulin, ta ... More >>
Legendary Madchester rockers The Stone Roses announced during a press conference in London earlier today their reunion after a 15-year split. Front man Ian Brown declared to fans, "This is a live resurrection, and you're invited, so you better be there," referencing their track "I Am the Resurrec ... More >>
To celebrate the release of St. Vincent's much anticipated third album, Strange Mercy (4AD), the artist born to this world as Annie Clark will perform a free show at LA's Space 15 Twenty (across the street from Amoeba Music). If you buy the album at Amoeba, Fingerprints, Origami, Rhino, or V ... More >>
According to the Hollywood Reporter, British singer Adele has canceled the rest of her sold-out North American tour due to laryngitis with nine dates remaining. She'd already postponed five shows under doctor's orders, but now have to cancel even her Palladium and Greek Theater shows in LA next w ... More >>
Jon Gitchoff/Riverfront TimesPearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder today announced a tour to support his soon-to-be-released solo album, Ukulele Songs. He's performing at the Long Beach Terrace Theatre on July 6 and The Wiltern on July 8.
When System of a Down announced that they were reuniting and touring Europe last November, we knew a US tour wasn't far behind. Today the band announced that they are playing a few headlining shows before their trip to Europe this summer--one of which will be in LA, at the Forum.
Cold War Kids today announced that they're releasing their third studio album, Mine is Yours (Downtown Records) on Jan. 25, 2011. The 11-song set was recorded in Nashville and LA. While we weren't really that impressed with 2008's Loyalty to Loyalty, we're crossing our fingers and hoping that Min ... More >>
John Gilhooley/OC WeeklyThe last time we talked to Local Natives, they hadn't played Coachella yet, they hadn't embarked on their first headlining US tour, and they hadn't gone around the world playing songs from Gorilla Manor to audiences who spoke every kind of language imaginable. ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyMaybe Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and co. will take a tip from opening for a whole slew of bands (My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse and Japandroids) this summer; Sub Pop just announced that Avi Buffalo is going on a 17-date headlining tour in early October.
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www.myspace.com/johnnymastroandmamasboysJohnny Mastro is performing at the Irvine Lake Annual Blues FestivalIrvine Lake just announced the lineup for the 13th Annual Blues
Festival, to be held on Saturday, June 26. The Annual Blues Festival kicks off the lake's summer concert series which include ... More >>