Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axe man/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textbook rock-n-roll sex ... More >>
See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music MomentsTomorrow night is the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. For fans of music videos, it's the most wonderful time of the year--a ti ... More >>
Last week, Cypress Hill released their single "Roll It, Light It" with dubstep sensation Rusko, and it wasn't pretty. This is not what hip-hop needed. With rap trending on a horrible downward spiral, we thought it would be a good time to name our eight worst hip-hop collaborations.
Wrestling and heavy metal have gone hand-in-hand since, well, the '70s. That being said, NME reported the startling news that wrestling icon Hulk Hogan was buds with Metallica's Lars Ulrich and wasthis close to joining Metallica in the early '80s when the Hulkster was a session bassist (believe t ... More >>
According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.
Douchebag the movie.Before Drake Doremus' Like Crazy won the dramatic Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, the Orange-born writer-director's previous dramedy Douchebag was nominated in the same category at the same prestigious event the year before. Now, as reported earlier on ... More >>
Meg Strouse/OC WeeklyFor more Incubus photos, check out our slideshow here!Incubus
Oct. 15, 2011
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine
A decade ago, when rap-rock was being made popular by the likes of Kid Rock, Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach, Incubus came onto the scene as a band that fit the ... More >>
It's not KROQ's fault copious amount of sonic garbage spew from their massive antenna on Tonga Peak in Glendale. No matter how cutting edge they purport to be, they're a mainstream radio station with salaried programming directors who strictly adhere to a business model. As such, they are going t ... More >>
Now that Rebecca Black's "Friday" isn't on YouTube anymore, we're all on the lookout for the next best worst video ever. And we may have found it, in Tonje Langeteig's " I Don't Wanna be a Crappy Housewife." It's the same tuneless, hook-less ditty with a random rap stuck in, but you know for a fa ... More >>
Limp Bizkit announced that their first record in eight years, Gold Cobra, will be released on June 28 (coinciding with a tour of Europe, where they inexplicably maintain a fan base).
Here in the US, it's a different story, with Fred Durst and company derided for the last decade as everything fr ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyYou didn't know it then, but this was Trent Reznor wishing for an Oscar. If someone told me when I was a 15-year-old, wannabe wrist-slitter relating to Trent Reznor's pain via the Nine Inch Nail's industrial rock sludge that he would one day be wearing a tux at the Academy ... More >>
WTF?Here's a twist on an OC Weekly blog from a few weeks ago. You may remember that last month's Hotlist in Rolling Stone deemed the muse du jour of rappers across the nation to be fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy. This month's RS reported on an unlikely rapper du jour for off-kilter hip-hop ... More >>
Christopher VictorioClick here for the slideshow!The Hype: Luckily for fans of comedy rock everywhere, Ben Folds exhibits two often mutually exclusive characteristics: genius and longevity. Borrowing from the template of piano icons Billy Joel and Elton John, he has consistently produc ... More >>
De-cem-ber thir-teenth, much more bayyyyyounce, Ice Cube's coming with a half-ounce. (Or not, potentially. Just wanted to be lyrical.) Sure, Ice Cube may not be as "cool" as he once was, what with his starring in a slew of mediocre-at-best family films like The Longshots (directed by Fred Durst!) ... More >>
There were Web sites back in 1998? Sure were! After all, that's the year Travis Keller and Aaron North started LA-based Buddyhead, the influential, infamous (Keller once sneaked into Fred Durst's office to steal red baseball caps and sell them on eBay!), shit-talking and genuinely beloved (well, pro ... More >>