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 >>
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 >>
Andrew YoussefKROQ 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 >>
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 >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyJane'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 >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPerry 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKerry King of Slayer at NAMMWhat'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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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?