While you might know him best for his regular guest spots on E!'s "Chelsea Lately," his raucously funny comedy DVD's, or sold-out stand-up shows, Comedian Jo Koy knows how to use a mic for more than just spitting out jokes. Turns out he's also a huge music buff and has a pretty terrific set of pipes ... More >>
Is Dr. Dog the worst band name ever? It is pretty close but that kind of thing can be overcome. The Beatles is a pretty stupid band name too but look what they managed to accomplish. Most notably Dr. Dog are neither doctors nor canines. They are a 60's-indebted rock band from Pennsylvania that make ... More >>
Speaking of altar calls, is there a better place for the prophet of poon to pitch woo than a church service? Especially if it features a world-famous preacher leading the lost back into the light, before tens of thousands of believers?And that's exactly what the OCeeker did Saturday when h ... More >>
'Off the Record' features music-inspired artwork that sometimes sings, sometimes is out of tune
Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>
As many of you know by now, Tupac performed at this year's edition of Coachella via hologram. When he appeared, the much-intoxicated crowd did not know what to do. It was as if Tupac had died and rose again (to many conspiracy theorists, that was a literal take). Now that we know how Dr. Dre and AV ... More >>
Queen Days of Our Lives: The Definitive Documentary of the World's Greatest Rock Band After vetting the new two part Queen rockumentary produced by the BBC (now out on DVD from Eagle Rock Entertainment) I learn things about the band that give me five reasons to worship at the chipped Queen altar ... More >>
The prolific electronic music performer/producer talks U.S. dance culture and his upcoming album
Rebecca Carter/OC WeeklyThe Damned Oct. 31, 2011 House of Blues - Anaheim From their sound to their aesthetic, The Damned has had an all-encompassing influence in their 35-year tenure. Before "punk" came with a ten volume rule book, The Damned were pioneering the genre and forming their own uniq ... More >>
Propelled into the national rock arena during the Detroit renaissance at turn of the millennium, Electric Six garnered significant critical acclaim for its up-tempo, sexified take on classic garage rock. Despite shuffling band members through the years, Electric Six has maintained an impressive l ... More >>
July 20th marks the observance of National Lollipop Day, and what would any holiday be without an aptly assembled play list to aid in the festivities? Here are a handful of tracks that celebrate the sweet side of oral fixation so you can get your suck on righteously.
Buffalo Springfield, the 1960s band known for briefly employing Neil Young and Stephen Stills, announced a six-date reunion tour this summer and an appearance at the Bonnaroo festival. Since half of Buffalo Springfield's original members are dead, the tour is less an actual reunion than a pl ... More >>
Last week, Queen guitarist Brian May interrupted a performance of his musical We Will Rock You to denounce the Welsh government's plan to reduce its badger population. Audience members were not only puzzled by May's lousy timing, but his passionate support of the badger, a sort of white trash w ... More >>
Scott Ian, Anthrax's rhythm and lead guitar player, just announced he's not going to be touring with the band he formed 30 years ago due to the upcoming birth of his first child. He said, "This decision to miss these shows was a deeply personal one. I co-founded this band July 18, 1981, and for ... More >>
We're nearing the end of Movember--the month where men grow a mustache for the 30 days of November to raise awareness for prostate cancer--so we thought we'd do our bit by bringing you a list of the hottest musicians with mustaches.A lot has been said about John Oates', Freddie Mercury's and Frank Z ... More >>
There's something very special about a character's mustache in video gaming. In a way, a mustache is like a prop in a movie. It tells the viewer things about the character that cannot be conveyed in words alone. Depending on the style and cleanliness of his facial hair, we can clearly see if a perso ... More >>
[Locals Only] Band specialize in indie-metal anthems with cinematic flair
When we asked Ed Bridgeford, the president of the Orange County Theater Organ Society what type of audience one could expect at one of his organization's events, he showed the kind of diplomacy that must have gotten him elected in the first place.
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