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  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Ink N Iron - Queen Mary - June 9, 2013

    By: Alex Distefano Ink N Iron Queen Mary Jun 9 , 2013 Sunday marked the third and final day of this year's Ink N Iron festival, a weekend event full of classic cars/ hot rods, tattoo artists, models and tons of punk and rockabilly bands. This year, closing the tenth annual event, were headliners ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013

    OC Punk Community Launches a Benefit Concert to Help China White Guitarist Frank Ruffino

    Frank Ruffino, the guitarist for China White, is in serious trouble. Recently released from the hospital after months in intensive care, the Huntington Beach axeman braces for a miracle. About four years ago, the 51-year-old was diagnosed with liver problems, a biproduct of years of hard drinking, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    NOFX - The Observatory - December 15, 2012

    NOFXThe ObservatoryDecember 15, 2012 Damien Marley's "Welcome to Jamrock" rattled the Observatory as NOFX walked onstage to a chorus of cheers, whistles and a few unexpected insults from punks who were pissed at the long wait in-between sets to see the headlining band take stage.  Unlike ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012


    The Observatory

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    December 10, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Tuesday, December 11Food and MicsDetroit Bar The quantity of charitable donations around the country always spikes in December--all that holiday cheer really brings out the giver in most people. Detroit Bar, in association with Buford House, gets on the generosity wagon this week with a special Tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Top 10 Recent Rock Star Meltdowns

    We get it. There are some pressures of rockstardom that no mere mortal should ever have to endure. But for some, it goes beyond the typical frustration of playing the same songs night after night, brutal scrutiny from the press, copious amounts of drugs, and road fatigue. Take the volatile combinati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    NOFX at the House of Blues Last Night

    ​NOFX January 12, 2011 House of Blues Anaheim Check out our NOFX slideshow here! Over the years I have come to see NOFX perform at several different venues: The Marquee Theater in Tempe, Emo's in Austin (pre Cokie the Clown pissing in a tequila bottle incident), Sunset House of Blues, The Grove ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    'The Other F Word' Shows Punks All Grown Up

    Because 'being there for your kids is the punkest thing of all'

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    The 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling Tournament and Music Festival in Las Vegas

    Javier CabralFans eager for Cock Sparrer to play​Punk Rock Bowling Tournament and Music Festival May 27-31Downtown Las VegasHow do I even begin to describe the degree of epic-ness for an event like the 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling Tournament and Music Festival in Downtown Las Vegas? A lineup of r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Andrew YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    On Sale This Weekend: NOFX, Bad Brains, More

    Every week, more shows from old punk bands are announced. It's uncanny. NOFX, Feb. 19 at the Grove of Anaheim On sale: Noon Friday, Oct. 31 ($20) Veteran punk band fronted by the irascible Fat Mike, owner of Fat Wreck Chords. He also founded the Rock Against Bush effort in 2004, so he must be prett ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Kkkcuf Amerikkka

    Jan. 4-Jan. 11

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    December 28, 2006
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    December 7, 2006

    Prostate Orgasm

    GET OUT! Nightlife and more: Dec. 7 - Dec. 14

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    George W. Bush: Youve Been Punkd

    Fat Mikes Punkvoter tour rocks the prez

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Hot and Throbbing

    The Dickies can still shoot their wad

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    July 20, 2000
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    October 14, 1999

    The Punkiest Man in Punk

    Lee Ving. Fear him