What'd you miss this weekend? We were all over the place: The Kush Expo, Kub Lucky and the Fearless Friends Tour (separate events, naturally) in Anaheim, Misfits in Santa Ana; OC Rollergirls bout at the Rinks in Huntington Beach; Andy Irons' memorial and paddle-out at the pier. Info and more phot ... More >>
The OC label that first signed Plain White T's has a plan for keeping the next big thing from bolting to the majors
[Mental Notes] We're reviewing local releases. In other news, you can buy the Sublime tour van, watch the Growlers at HOB or go to Fearless Records' tour
Huntington Beach's Fearless Records is putting together a tour for their roster--the first since the label started 17 years ago. The emo/hardcore/pop punk label plans to take their bands, including Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Artist Vs Poet and Go Radio, out this fall.
For the third straight year, the Vans Warped Tour--46 dates in 2009-will be kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex, this time on June 26. Pre-sales for tickets start April 1 (not a prank), with the "regular" on-sale date being April 18. They've also announced the list of bands performing, though we don' ... More >>