By: Jessica Hopper
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She i ... More >>
Nearly 11 months after the release of their EP, New Ghost/Old Waves, La Mirada-based garage/punk rockers The Lovely Bad Things are back with a new full-length album and their second overall, The Late Great Whatever, which will be released on Feb. 26 through local labels Volcom Entertainment, with ca ... More >>
By: Jessica Hopper[Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues?
Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has
played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of
The Girls' Guide to
Rocking, a how-to for tee ... More >>
Looks like Mr. President likes to throw back a good beer just like the rest of us. How very American. The Des Moines Register reported that Barack Obama has his own secret White House brewery. The news was revealed during the president's bus tour across Iowa, when a man at a coffee shop starti ... More >>
"The Lost Boys of Summer" cover boy Richard Lee "Dick" Baney of Tustin can point to pro baseball career highlights that include pitching Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" to victory in a divisional playoff game and striking Henry Aaron out twice as "Hammering Hank" closed in on Babe Ruth's all-time ... More >>
It's never good news when a tanker overturns, but when the spilt shipment is edible, the situation seems all the more tragic. A foodastrophe happened last week in Riverside when a truck unloaded 100 gallons of olive oil onto the 91 Freeway. All those poor salads! Here are eight other e ... More >>
The day after the Sept. 7 Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Texas Governor Rick Perry
will navigate the Southern California freeway system (or probably fly over it) for private meetings with fat-cat donors in San Diego and Newport Beach.But worry not, mortgaged ... More >>
When Venice musician Ken Elkinson released the 6-CD box set of ambient music called Music For Commuting last January, we're pretty sure he didn't intend for it to keep SoCal residents in a state of zen for a 53-hour period of freeway construction.While it wasn't intended just for commuting throug ... More >>
Limp Bizkit announced that their first record in eight years, Gold Cobra, will be released on June 28 (coinciding with a tour of Europe, where they inexplicably maintain a fan base).
Here in the US, it's a different story, with Fred Durst and company derided for the last decade as everything fr ... More >>
www.slipknot1.com[via Yahoo News]Paul Gray's autopsy results, released Monday, show that Slipknot's heavy metal bassist died of an accidental
overdose of morphine and fentanyl, a synthetic morphine substitute,
police said Monday.
Lilledeshan Bose[Via Consequence of Sound]Since U2 canceled their North American
tour due to Bono's back injury, Interpol also had to postpone a few headlining shows originally scheduled around the band's opening dates for U2.
www.slipknot1.com The bassist of nu-metal band Slipknot was found dead in a hotel room in Urbandale Iowa today. The Associated Press reports that a hotel employee found 38-year-old Paul Gray, and no foul play is suspected. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.
Dave Lieberman"I made beer can chicken last night," said Guy #1. "I rammed the chicken down onto an open can of beer and threw that sucker on the grill. Best chicken ever.""No way, dude," said Guy #2. "I once made beef stew on the manifold while I drove from Des Moines to Minneapolis. Got there, ... More >>
Just when you finally figured out that the three point-chasing-the-tail arrows means "recycle" along comes a whole bunch more terms without the helpful arrows. They are (drum roll): pre-cycle, free-cycle, up-cycle, down-cycle and e-cycle.What does it all mean? California News Service's Lori ... More >>
If you didn't manage to get tickets to the MJ memorial at Staples Center tomorrow, fear not: you can probably still book a flight to Des Moines for the Iowa State Fair in August, when Jackson will be immortalized in butter. For ten days, the dairy King of Pop will stand next to the fair's traditiona ... More >>