Progressive Metal, unlike other sub genres of heavy metal borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock and early heavy metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under the same umbrella for the sake of clarity. ... More >>
Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice--on your love life, politics, your musical career, Armageddon, filial relationships, anxiety over 2012- ... More >>
[Ask Exene] Exene Cervenka answers when you ask, 'What the hell are my kids listening to?'
Sometimes it takes the earth shattering occurrence of death to put a little perspective on things. It happened today with the death of venerable rock journalist, Jane Scott, who was 92. Through in her later years, she looked much like the quintessential granny with her large frame glasses a ... More >>
whitesnake.comApparently, Whitesnake is still around, and making new music! In fact, they just announced a new keyboardist for their upcoming tour to support their new album Forevermore. His name is Brian Ruedy, and was born July 24, 1961 in Orange County. (No, seriously, this is what the announc ... More >>
Each year, the old bastards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invite some other old bastards to join the club. Usually, they're either obvious (this year, Tom Waits, who really should have been in about 15 years ago) or questionable (Alice Cooper is cool, but he has maybe ten truly great songs in ... More >>
Andrew YoussefBilly Corgan wants YOU to join Smashing PumpkinsEver dream of being in Smashing Pumpkins? Then chances are you remember worshipping Beavis and Butt-head, proudly owning a beeper and having to buy/rent/borrow/steal a VHS tape to enjoy porn. Good times!Which you can kinda sorta relive ... More >>
Goth metallers Type O Negative come back to life with Dead Again
The Green Room
There was a time when Southern rock was a reveille for radicals
Pat Boone grapples with his demons
Embracing the once-fetid with Yes
Touching the Void is a taut, gripping cliff-hanger!!!
Jesus Christ Superstar at La Mirada Theatre
The summer music preview!
Marines talk war with kids at church
Fu Manchu turn it up to 11
Shitkickers live OCs purveyors of musical standup comedy
And Kiss are still suckin
Love! Peace! Naivete!
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Oh, and the well-mannered Derailers, too
Matthew Von Dorans eardrum buzz
And he's brought his Cold Hard Facts, too