Dave Navarro

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    December 28, 2012

    Here's How Some of Your Favorite Musicians Spent the Holidays

    Man, how time flies; Christmas feels like it were only three days ago--we're still recuperating from our aunt's homemade eggnog and eating stale dinner rolls for breakfast--but before you pack away your ugly Christmas sweater, lets take a stroll down Internet lane and see how some of our favorite (o ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Doheny Days: Day One - Doheny State Beach - September 8, 2012

    Doheny Days--Day OneDoheny State BeachSeptember 8, 2012See Also:*Milo Greene Made Their First Full-Length Film With Zero Movie Making Experience*Wayne Coyne Says 2013 is the Year of the Flaming Lips*Jane's Addiction and the Flaming Lips to Headline Doheny DaysThere's a bittersweet taste that accompa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 11, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterSee also: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One  After barely surviving Night One of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, my endurance was tested with another stellar line-up for Night Two. The Gibson ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #5 - #1

    Stop grinning. Your album sucks. ​See also: The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #10 - #6 5. Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist There was no way Perry Farrell and company were going to shock the world with another Ritual lo Habitual. That much we knew -- if for no other reason t ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    Jane's Addiction at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Jane's AddictionOctober 3rd, 2011John Anson Ford AmphitheatreLasers, confetti, scantily clad dancers, and the intimacy of the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre served as a perfect back drop for an explosive set by Jane's Addiction. Gearing up for the release of their new album ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Jane's Addiction Playing John Anson Ford for Sentimental Reasons

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Perry Farrell and co. are back playing a small (ish) room to launch their latest set, The Great Escape Artist. Obviously they're playing their older hits (that's what people want to see anyway), but on Oct. 3 and 4, the band will play at John Anson Ford Theatre for sentime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    KROQ's Curious Five: Rise Against, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars

    ​It's not KROQ's fault copious amount of sonic garbage spew from their massive antenna on Tonga Peak in Glendale. No matter how cutting edge they purport to be, they're a mainstream radio station with salaried programming directors who strictly adhere to a business model. As such, they are going t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Lady Gaga's 'Judas' Video LEAKED; Initial Thoughts

    ​Some pirate music blog called Headphones Up just leaked Lady Gaga's latest, "Judas." It's premiering on Vevo and E! tonight, but it's apparently all over the Internet already. Here are my thoughts on this: OMG Videos are being leaked now?! How did this happen?What's with the Axl Rose bandann ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Free Song from Jane's Addiction's First Studio Set in Eight Years

    ​Even if you're not that psyched about a Jane's Addiction reunion, you're still curious about what The Great Escape Artist, their first new studio album in eight years, sounds like. Frontman Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins are giving away a free download of ''End ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Five More Ill-Advised Rock Reunions (Gen X Edition)

    ​ Like vampires, old bands are best left buried deep in the earth, secure in their lead coffins and unable to drain vitality from unsuspecting new victims. Either because their most desperate fans demand it or because their mortgage notes are past due, the rock bands of yore keep punching thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    What You Missed: NAMM, Guitar Player's Ball, Fu Manchu

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKerry King of Slayer at NAMM​What'd you miss this weekend? It was a music-filled one for us, starting with the music-industry extravaganza that is the NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center, continuing on to the Guitar Player's Ball at the Galaxy Concert Theatre and fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    What You Missed: Surfrider 25th Anniversary Gala and Sunny Dal Real Estate

    Chris VictorioDave Navarro being Dave Navarro.​ Funny thing how plans don't always work out. Like take this weekend for instance: Photographer Keith May was totally DEEE-NIED from Oktoberfest celebrations at Old World Village in Huntington Beach. Reason? "Here's the deal... You're not on the list ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern

    Andrew YoussefTrent Reznor, literally waving goodbye.​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern, Los Angeles; September 10, 2009. Better Than: The Kiss "Farewell" tour. My calculated guess of "Last" or "The Beginning of The End" as the first song for Nine Inch Nails final show was wrong. "Home" ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction, At Verizon Amphitheater

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyLast Night: Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. May 20, 2009.Better Than: Trying to bench-press more than Trent Reznor. Dude is buff.In honor of the headliners, I'm going to vent some angst to start things off.Who the hell knew it took an hou ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    1989 Calling

    Nine Inch Nails and the original lineup of Jane's Addiction are touring this year. What are the odds that Bush I gets back in office and the Menendez brothers get adopted by a new family just so they can kill them too?In all seriousness, I've never quite understood the appeal of either band. I saw N ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    TONIGHT: Tim and Eric at the Glass House

    It's here: Adult Swim's Tim Heidecker (right) and Eric Wareheim (uh, left) are performing tonight at the Glass House in Pomona; amazingly, tickets are still available.Tim and Eric are the guys behind quasi-cartoon Tom Goes to the Mayor and, more recently, the sketch comedy program Tim and Eric Aweso ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007
  • Features

    June 28, 2007

    From Hunter to Hunted

    In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar

  • Features

    June 7, 2007

    His Biggest Break

    Indie 103.1’s Surf Junkie Jeff keeps an eye on the waves—and tries to get Jonesy out on the water

  • Features

    February 8, 2007


    How to Know If You Are Cheating

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    July 17, 2006

    Say It Ain't So!

    The Associated Press reports Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro--who documented their 2003 wedding on MTV's `Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave--have split. Folks, if two sexed-up, circus-freak media whores can't make a go of it in this crazy world, what chance is there for the rest of us?

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Rock Stars My Destination

    Our Supernova Vs. Their Supernova

  • Features

    August 19, 2004

    The Great Rock & Roll Radio Swindle

    Is ex-Sex Pistol Steve Jones helping Indie 103.1 become cool or corporateand does it matter?