Though they're normally used to being sought after on the local level at venues like the Coach House or House of Blues Anaheim, OC native Dave Brock and his Doors tribute band Wild Child are taking the art form of playing another band's songs to a whole new level. The band have recently been selecte ... More >>
*Aerosmith Take A Break Fighting Amongst Themselves To Record A New Album
*Long-Awaited Aerosmith Due in 2011?*TV on the Radio - Huntington Beach Pier - 8/3/12 [Updated w/ Video]
Rock superheroes Aerosmith played a show for the ages last night at the Holl ... More >>
See Also:*Going for the Gold: Top Five 2012 Rap Songs to Inspire Our Olympic Team*Top Five Hits: Bionic Records in Fountain Valley*Top Five Hits: Burger Records in FullertonThis week, we got a top five report from Josue at Pepperland Music, 850 N. Tustin St. in Orange, (714) 639-0909. Not surprising ... More >>
Fleetwood Mac founder Mick Fleetwood appears in a new interview today as part of the Off The Record music conversation series. Shot in Mick's adopted hometown of Maui, the video features Fleetwood making small talk and jamming with Brooklyn singer Nicole Atkins.
Other Lives began their year by releasing a their second album 15 months in the making. Tamer Animals is the product of folk heart, a classical soul, and minimalist recordings. The result is one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year. They began their tour with Bon Iver and Mate ... More >>
In our earlier post, we gave you part one of the ultimate music geek list--songs with a girl's name in the title for each letter of the alphabet from A(lison) to L(una). This second part goes from M(ykel and Carli) by Weezer to Z(ebulon) by Rufus Wainwright.
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis rapped with SPIN about the LA's funk-rock group's process of recording their tenth studio album. The Chili Peppers go through turmoil (and lineup changes) more than any band this side of Fleetwood Mac, so it's nice to see they are, in fact, releasi ... More >>
EPA/The IndependentIn honor of Aaron Carter getting out of rehab (who, by the way, looks like absolute shit), we wondered, "Hey, just who were the most fucked-up rockers ever?" Yes, there are some very deserving people not here (David Crosby, Station to Station--era Bowie, Iggy Pop, Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
It's been 20 years since Stevie Nicks and Rod Stewart have seen each other, but the pair have announced earlier this month on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that they will be playing a 16-date co-headlining "Heart & Soul" tour. They have not toured together before, so it will be a unique class ... More >>
Stevie Nicks is one of our very favorite rock stars of all time. During Fleetwood Mac's mid- to late-'70s golden era, she (along with the other band members) recorded plenty of material that never made it onto albums or solo releases, for whatever reason. "Silver Springs," from the Rumours r ... More >>
The Unkindest Cut: David Lynch's Blue Velvet
When I scribble a good review, the people on the receiving end are generally so grateful for the kudos, they never question or bother to ask about my internal criteria that determines how their work was superior (or just more interesting) ... More >>
Southern California craft show veteran Tyler Bender Book Co. has a brand new line of supercool wallets out there - The Original Record Wallets are, in a word, superbadass and amazing. Ok that was two words. But check em out:
Fleetwood Mac record wallet by Tyler Bender Book Co.
These ... More >>
Although Heather McDonald has a steady gig as a writer and producer of E!'s show Chelsea Lately (where she does a spot-on mimic of celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Celine Dion, The Kardashians, Amy
Zellweger, The Octomom, and
various Real Housewives), she hasn't stopped doi ... More >>
Robert FayetteDo you like looking at pictures of famous musicians in concert at various Orange County venues? Oh boy, is this the blog post for you! Why, we've got the Prodigy at the Grove of Anaheim, from just yesterday! Photographed by Robert Fayette. And Glitch Mob opened, too. Then swing the mus ... More >>
The Mac is back! No, not that one. The latest chapter in the British/American rock band's storied, tumultuous history is a greatest hits tour, coinciding with a new, reissued version of their most famous album Rumours. The tour was announced back in December, but with only east coast dates. But now ... More >>
Virgin Megastores, that is. Just got back from a lunch break to find out how true today's report on the Register's retail blog is, and the answer is . . . very. The Virgin Megastore at the Block in Orange will indeed be closing. The plug gets pulled January 4. In the meantime: bargains! I grabbed a ... More >>