Suedehead belts out get-happy songs that swing, despite the lyrics being more lovelorn than jubilant. The swirling, soulful uptempo tunes from the brain of British ex-pat Davey Warsop are shaped by influences like the Jam and Elvis Costello.The Orange County band's new single "Lying in Bed" is sure ... More >>
Skateboarding and music mingle nicely, from the soundtracks of skate videos to the shredders themselves hitting notes. For some skaters, it's hard to say what comes first, the music or the maple. It's not uncommon while learning about a band to find that a member or two has skateboarding in their pa ... More >>
Longtime Weekly readers recall "Homegirl Arrissia" Owen from her multiple appearances in Commie Girl, serving as the Robin to the Batman of that former column, Rebecca Schoenkopf (now fighting crime as Wonkette). Owen continues to contribute to the Weekly from her home in Big Bear--the closest home ... More >>
Taylor HambyDuane Peters' Joe Strummer-inspired art.GaragelandAug 3, 20112nd FloorDirectly above the mayhem from the U.S. Open of Surfing on Main Street in Huntington Beach, a celebration of three other cultures gathered: punk rock, art and skateboarding. "Garageland" was a tribute to Joe Strumme ... More >>
Flogging MollyUPDATE: June 3, 3:37 p.m.: Fingerprints Music is giving away eight tickets to a secret Flogging Molly show (in LA somewhere) to give
away with the purchase of the new album, Speed of Darkness.Original Post: June 2, 11:23 a.m.:Irish punk band Flogging Molly originally formed i ... More >>
Top 10 selling records from last week at Fingerprints in Long Beach. The
specializes in a wide variety of underground music, introducing
customers to new bands while still selling mainstream stuff. Don't forget to check out the free live performance by Exene Cervenka at Fingerprints Apr ... More >>
The Hype: After a decade-plus of recording and touring, Flogging Molly has become--in most circles at least--a household name. The LA band, which expertly mashes anthemic punk energy with the traditional folk sounds of the Emerald Isle, has cleverly carved out a niche for themselves and amassed a l ... More >>
Keith May10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash! Oh goooooooood, why is it over? Let us remember better days: What'd you do for NYE, Orange County? We were, as usual, all over the place, starting off with the 10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash where hundreds of Southern Californ ... More >>
It takes a serious party person with a leather liver to hit up tonight's Flogging Molly gig at House of Blues, Anaheim, less than 24 hours after getting properly hammered on New Year's Eve. But the Irish-informed rock band famous for their awesomely spunky live shows--and boozy ballads like the one ... More >>
You can call it a "creative departure" or use words like "progression"
and "mature", but the bottom line is that all great music reaches a
metamorphosis at some point. It could be subtle as a whisper or
cataclysmic like a dirty bomb exploding under their entire musical
foundation. Either way, you ... More >>
After a couple months of pre-ordering, downloading, and file sharing, today you'll finally be able to do it old school and walk into a record store to cop the new album by Dusty Rhodes and the River Band. The release of the band's sophomore effort, Palace and Stage, marks another chapter in th ... More >>
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 >>
Hey, so I guess it's St. Patrick's Day. Yay?I've never been much for the holiday--I don't really see the point in an occasion when the only point is to drink, and yet it frequently falls on a weeknight. See also de Mayo, Cinco. Plus, there's unpleasant memories due to a St. Patrick's Day cover story ... More >>
Flogging Molly; Loved Ones; Beat Unicorn, 8 p.m.
Note: HOB does not promote the beating of unicorns.
House of Blues
1530 S. Disneyland Dr.
The Shout, 9 p.m.
Twisting is also encouraged.
Canyon Inn Sports Bar And Grill
6821 Fairlynn Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA
Robert ... More >>
FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>