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Say this about Roger Waters: he isn't as irritable as he was 30 years ago. When the mic cut out during "The Thin Ice," only the second song of the evening, the technical fowl-up caused the former Pink Floyd member to scrap the tune and start again ... More >>
Yes, it's legendary guitar virtuoso David Gilmour's 66th birthday today. After joining Pink Floyd in 1968, he carved out a body of work that has made him one of the most popular and renowned guitarists of all-time. Here are five of his most memorable solos.
Here are the top five selling records this week from Creme Tangerine at the Lab, 2930 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa, (714) 932-0552.The number one spot this week goes to the Black Keys' new release, El Camino.
It's sort of mind bending to think that the county responsible for nurturing the careers of such establishment-defending squares as Richard Nixon, Mike Carona and Deborah Pauley also produced a prolific harbinger of rock & roll. We speak of course of Leo Fender, instrumental creator of the St ... More >>
Pink Floyd announced they are reissuing their entire catalog this year, remastering all the classic records and releasing a slew of box sets and special editions in the process. We called a friend at their record label's marketing department to get the inside scoop on some of the special featu ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyStrange BirdsOC Music AwardsJan. 18, 2011The Gypsy LoungeIt's been a long day, so here's what you need to know: last night's competition was held at the soon-to-be-shuttered Gypsy Lounge. Five bands performed, each rocking their full electric lineup. They played in t ... More >>
Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Ave. ... More >>