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    November 5, 2014

    Pop-Punk Band Real Friends Is Getting Big Quick

    Real Friends are blowing up. "I don't really like to use that term," says Kyle Fasel, the band's bassist and lyricist. "I mean, we've definitely grown a lot as a band." Despite the cliché, that's what Real Friends are doing, though. The pop/punk/emo band--one of the last few stalwarts carrying ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2014

    Fragile Thing Cracks

    Long Beach Playhouse

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    March 13, 2014


    Fox Theater

  • Music

    February 13, 2014

    New Politics Are On the Campaign Trail

    The foreign band are winning over stateside fans one show at a time

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Top Five Saves the Day Music Videos

    In the glory days' of emo (let's say late '90s to early '00s), New Jersey outfit Saves the Day paved the way for other upcoming emo bands of the time like Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance to produce more elaborate and original videos funded by their labels. With the rise of channels like Fuse an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Owen - The Constellation Room - August 2, 2013

    Owen The Constellation Room 8/2/13 Growing up in the wake of 1990's emo, the first bands I really got into were all under the umbrella of the sub-genre. Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance were my go to bands in middle school. I had no knowledge of some of the better bands that I could have been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Need a Name For Your Band? This Chart Will Help

    We know a lot of thought and time goes into something as important as choosing a band's name, but sometimes it seems like a band member just places an adjective in front of a noun and calls it a day (ie: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Danger Mouse), or tries to make a pseudo sentence (ie: Imagine Dragons, F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    The Complete (But Quick) Guide to Every Lagwagon Cover

    Since their start in the early 1990s, Santa Barbara-based skate-punk rascals Lagwagon have penned tons of great tracks: "Razor Burn" (the best song ever written about looking like a member of ZZ Top), "After You My Friend" (the best song featuring an elevator music interlude), "Leave the Light On" ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Five of Rock & Roll's More Unique Baby Names

    ​We can't get enough of Blue Ivy Carter here at Heard Mentality. In honor of her birth, we decided to do a little bit more research to find more fun baby names. After paying tribute to the oddest names in hip-hop and R&B yesterday, today we're going to take at their rock brethren, who named th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 5, 2012

    The Cab

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Playground Disaster: 10 Reasons Why Playground Festival Failed Miserably

    Kevin Lara/OC WeeklyThe only happy attendees at the Playground Fest this weekend?​Check out our photos of the festival acts hereCheck out our photos of the fans herePlayground Festival was doomed before it started. Thirty days before its debut, promoters constantly bragged about the festival becom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Playground Festival Announce Free Afterparty at Yost (with Lindsay Lohan and Pete Wentz)

    ​We're still not sure about Playground Festival. While its lineup has a strong hip-hop component (Game, Lil Jon and Big Sean), the rock bands on the bill are comprised of acts that were big in 2008 (Bravery, Panic! at the Disco and Shiny Toy Guns). It seems totally overreaching that they're callin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Fall Out Boy Fail: Buddy Holly Tribute is Overproduced and Kitschy

    ​With what would have been Buddy Holly's 75th birthday fast approaching, record companies are predictably shifting to tribute mode and cashing in. Late June witnessed the release of Fantasy Records' compilation Rave On Buddy Holly, which featured covers of the rock pioneers songs by Paul McCartney ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Arcade Fire: A Bunch of Grammy-Winning Nobodies?

    Tumblr​Dear America: allow me to introduce Arcade Fire. They're an indie rock band from Montreal. As I've been reading responses on Arcade Fire's Grammy win, I've realized that there are much fewer people who actually know the band and their music than I had thought.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    American Hi-Fi's Front Man Stacy Jones: 'I Just Turned 40, and I Have Not Had a Real Job'

    ​"American Hi-Fi has become kind of an inside joke for the four of us," says front man Stacy Jones by phone from his downtown Los Angeles home. "It's become kind of this boy's club where we drink beer and we watch sports and we play rock music."  Not an entirely bad gig: over the span of thei ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2011

    The Get Up Kids Are Alright

    The reunited band know that being emo means never being afraid to say you're sorry

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Chris Carrabba Doesn't Remain the Same

    The Dashboard Confessional singer/songwriter is poised to deliver on the talent he's always possessed-if only he wants it

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    Know Fearless Records

    The OC label that first signed Plain White T's has a plan for keeping the next big thing from bolting to the majors

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    Sure Thing

    Paramore satiates the 'Twilight' set with hooky pop-rock songs and becomes the biggest band of its generation

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Today in Music News: Patrick Stump Says He's Done with Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne

    "I'm not in Fall Out Boy right now," singer Patrick Stump tells Good for him. Would you want to share a stage with that prick Pete Wentz? I would have rather spent the evening watching Roseanne reruns but, y'know, that's just me, I guess. The Grammys kicked ass in the trie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Saturday Night: Sunny Day Real Estate at the House of Blues, Anaheim

    Andrew Youssef​Saturday Night: Sunny Day Real Estate at the House of Blues, Anaheim; October 10, 2009. Better Than: The Creed reunion. The Promise Ring, The Get Up Kids, and Sunny Day Real Estate all made waves in the early '90s with their heart-on-a-sleeve lyrics and alternating quiet/loud guit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefNo, you da man.​Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Asher Roth at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; September 17, 2009.Better Than: Growing up.Hostile Territory: Blink-182 is doing a huge promotion with the T-Mobile Sidekick, and advertisements were plastered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Travis Barker: More Hip Hop than Hip Hop

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has had plenty of side gigs over the years. Box Car Racer and 44 both featured other Blink members, while a duo called TRV$DJAM included his friend Adam Goldstein. Known as DJ AM, Goldstein, of course, was with Barker in a Learjet crash that killed four people in ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Incoming: Second Blink-182 Show Added at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (With Fall Out Boy)

    Sometimes things happen by "popular demand." That's kid stuff. A mere trifle. A pittance. This second Blink-182 show just added to the schedule at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater? Why, that was a result of OVERWHELMING DEMAND! At least according to the Live Nation press release.It's happening Friday, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
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    June 3, 2009

    Album Review: Elvis Costello, 'Secret, Profane & Sugarcane'

    This album review runs in OC Weekly this week--summer guide issue!--but why wait until then? The record's out now! Yeah!Elvis CostelloSecret, Profane & Sugarcane(Hear Music)In this phase of his career, Elvis Costello seems determined to convince people he can do just about anything--jazz (2003's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Blink-182 coming to Irvine

    The recently reunited Blink-182 is bringing its summer tour to the Corporate Sponsored Outdoor Venue formerly known as Irvine Meadows Sept. 17. The show (and subsequent tour) also includes Weezer, Fall Out Boy and the All-American Rejects. I hated Blink-182 when I was a teenager, but I've grown to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    50 Cent's performance at Bamboozle Left: Some thoughts

    Like most people who saw the bill for Bamboozle Left when the new additions were announced last month, there was one name among the list of nonsensical sentence fragments (sorry, band names) that stuck out no matter who you came to see....50 Cent?WTF?! Yeah, you all thought it, don't lie. I did too. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    The Vandals, Asher Roth, More Added to Bamboozle Left

    With less than a month to go before Bamboozle Left, a whole mess of new acts have been announced for the two day festival, set for April 4 and 5 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. Pleasantly, a couple of the acts are even from Orange County--like punk legends the Vandals (on April 5) an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Last Night: Jimmy Eat World at Club Nokia

    Photo by Andrew YoussefLast Night: Jimmy Eat World, No Knife at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, March 5, 2009.Better than: Hearing John Mayer do his song "Clarity."Preemptive justification: Sure, we don't really cover LA shows here, but I haven't reviewed one since Jenny Lewis at the Orpheum back in Octobe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2009

    Unknown bands battle to break out at Bamboozle Left

    This weekend, while your band is hot boxing in the drummers van, it might be worth while to put down the bong and see what more enterprising young rockers are doing. Chain Reaction in Anaheim is giving local acts a chance to take the main stage at the 2009 Bamboozle Left Festival. This Sunday, seven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Taking Back Sunday, Deftones, Added to Bamboozle Left

    We told you earlier in the week about headliners 50 Cent and Fall Out Boy being added to the Bambooze Left lineup, and now, guess what: there's even more bands!You can "Tell All Your Friends" (ahaha, get it?) that Taking Back Sunday will be playing on Sunday, April 5. So will the Deftones. You remem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    50 Cent, Fall Out Boy, to Headline Bamboozle Left

    We talked about the Bamboozle Left lineup a couple of weeks ago, but something seemed to be missing--namely, headliners. It's a situation that's been remedied through an announcement via Live Nation today: We've got Fall Out Boy (pictured) on Saturday, April 4, and 50 Cent on Sunday, April 5. FOB ma ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2009
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    January 27, 2009

    Album Review: Franz Ferdinand, 'Tonight: Franz Ferdinand'

    New Franz Ferdinand album out today! We've got a review this week in the Weekly, but here it is, a couple days early. It's like we traveled through time somehow!Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (Domino)Bowing in early 2004, Franz Ferdinand's superb self-titled debut album hit at the exact ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Last Night: Gym Class Heroes, The Roots and Estelle at The Grove

    Better Than: Breaking up with a girl friend and writing a sappy song about it...leave that to the pros. I didn't quite believe my eyes when I stumbled across The Grove's Oct. 16 concert listing a few weeks ago. As a perpetual sucker for hip hop bands, a chance to watch The Roots, Gym Class Heroes ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    November 27, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 11/27

    FALL OUT BOY, 7pm Doors open at Long Beach Arena – Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach SWITCHFOOT, 7pm Enjoy Switchfoot live in concert. Bren Events Center located on the UC Irvine Campus SO CAL MUSIC LIVE ACOUSTIC COMPETITION, 8pm The So Cal Music Live Acoustic Competi ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Locals Only

    No Doubt About It
    OMG! New Year's Day pops with excitement!

  • Music

    March 15, 2007


    Music Revolution

  • Music

    March 1, 2007


    Virgin Megastore

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Kkkcuf Amerikkka

    Jan. 4-Jan. 11

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Fall Out (Heavy Metal) Boy

    The unexpected connection between hyper-liberal metal and pop-punk

  • Columns

    August 10, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Aug. 2 - Aug. 8

  • Features

    May 11, 2006

    Talk About the Passion

    Why Hot Topic matters

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Get Out!

    April 27 - May 4: the Slaughtahouse

  • Music

    August 25, 2005