• Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    The 10 Geekiest Metal Bands of All Time

    By: Adam Steininger Geeks love metal more than the computers on which they listen to it. They yearn for heavy metal that was forged by Orcs in the mountains of Mordor, smuggled halfway across the universe on Serenity and then discovered by Silver Surfer while scouting for delicious planets. These b ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012

    Young the Giant Are OC's Next Great Band

    The Irvine's quintet are house-hunting, but not ready to leave us just yet

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top 10 Video Game Posts of 2011

    Flickr user Rad Jose​If you're a regular OC Weekly reader and a gamer, our video game writer Peter Mai is probably your hero. Our video game columnist consistently gets hundreds of thousands of page views every week with his insightful and well-written blogs. Which ones were the most popular this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Irvine Gamer Gal Sets Guinness World Record in 'Guitar Hero'

    Guinness World Records​Gamers, meet your dream woman. The fast-fingered Annie Leung of Irvine set the female world record for a single track on Guitar Hero III, racking up 789,349 points on the expert level of "Through the Fire and Flames" by the band DragonForce. The September 2010 achievement i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    New Big Boi Video, Smashing Pumpkins Auditions, DMX Busted, Lady Gaga in 'Rock Band'

    Fo Yo Sorrows VIDEO Big Boi Ft. Too Short and George Clinton from SNORT THIS TV on Vimeo. New Big Boi video (posted above) just released.Singing for DragonForce not good enough for ya? How about playing bass in Smashing Pumpkins?DMX does some blow, busted for violating probation.Does Lady Gaga reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2010

    DragonForce Wants YOU!

    Todd Owyoung​DragonForce. They're as epic as their name sounds. They're what you would get if you could combine Dethklok, Katamari, and Journey. And they're getting all Rockstar on your double bass petal, dropped-tuned ass... 

  • Culture

    December 27, 2007

    Game On

    Gaming's Greatest Hits: A look back at the best of 2007

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007

    Shred Cred

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! Shred Cred: You wanted the best—you got the best: Guitar Hero III