Anthrax guitarist and founding member Scott Ian has become a man who wears many hats. As most artists tend to explore different realms of the spectrum, some awaken new, unfound talents while others flop. For the 1980s thrash-metal musician, becoming an author, television interviewer, spoken word per ... More >>
AMC announced Wednesday that 4th and Loud, a docu-series following the inaugural season of the LA KISS Arena Football League team that plays home games at the Honda Center, premieres at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5.
Single-game tickets for LA KISS games at the Honda Center go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Arena Football League team partly owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley announced. You can get them through Ticketmaster.com or at the Honda Center box office, and the starting price is $15 per game, which ... More >>
Our March 6 cover story on LA KISS, the Arena Football League team that is partially owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley and will play home games at Anaheim's Honda Center, included this from writer Daniel Kohn: "Leading the squad as quarterback will be Colt Brennan, the former Mater Dei High qu ... More >>
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley today introduced Bob McMillen as the first head coach of their Arena Football League team that will play in Anaheim starting next year. But this afternoon's announcement at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip is being drowned out by calls growing louder than ever fo ... More >>
Just when you think KISS had done everything it could to sell out, well, you were wrong. The glam rockers have lent their name, and their money, to a new cause: an Arena Football League team. Yes, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and company are the proud owners of an Arena Football League squad that be c ... More >>
Jon Lovitz has been entertaining the masses for decades through movies, TV, and of course, through stand-up. With his newest venture "Lovitz or Leavitz" on his own Jon Lovitz Vodcast Network, Jon is now coming straight through your computer in video form interviewing some spectacular celebrities. Ta ... More >>
Golden Gods Awards Club Nokia May 2, 2013 The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>
The only thing tougher than realizing that yet another summer concert season has come and gone is taking the time to sort all the best moments together an relive them in numerical order. For us, the difficulty of the latter usually means that we got to experience enough slam-dancing, chorus-shouting ... More >>
See Also: *Did MTV Really Snub Waka Flocka Flame's Rapping Rooster?*Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York SucksThis week means back-to-school for kids across the country, a time of reluctant learning and forlorn wistfulness for the su ... More >>
KISS and Motley Crue Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8/14/12 See Also: *Iron Maiden at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *Kiss at the Honda Center *Motley Crue at the Joint in Las Vegas Two of the earliest albums that sculpted my music tastes were that of Kiss's Destroyer and Motley Crue's Shout At ... More >>
Dealing with epic lines for wonderful meals at the Long Beach breakfast institution
In what's sure to be one of the biggest rock spectacles of the summer, Kiss and Motley Crue announced that they'll be hitting up over 40 cities on their No Fake Bullshit Tour. If you didn't know, in 1983 Motley Crue opened for Kiss on their Creatures Of The Night tour. The two legends are set to ... More >>
Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting his wife and keeping the carcasses of dead dogs in his Tennessee home. The arrest has astonished the public, but to insiders, Vincent (birth name Vincent Cusano) and his former colleagues in KISS are not only on ... 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 >>
Roderick Pullum/Dallas ObserverWhat'd you miss this weekend? We checked out the Tet Festival and Parade, Reverend Horton Heat's show in Anaheim, JFK of MSTRKRFT DJing at the newly named City National Grove of Anaheim... and our Dallas brethren has shared some awesome Super Bowl party shots with u ... More >>
Last Night: KISS at the Honda Center Better Than: watching Gene Simmons on his show Family Jewels Andrew YoussefLive at the Honda CenterKISS changed my life. My earliest memories of listening to music involve clutching my older brother's vinyl album of KISS Alive and wondering what it woul ... More >>
Keith MayThe Pomona Pet ExpoClick through out handy pictorial month in review--and see everything from Gene Simmons' still really fucking disturbing tongue to puppies and kittens and hipsters and...
KISS plays tonight at the Honda Center. And while I've always wondered what in the hell anyone sees/hears in this shitty band, I do have to respect grown men who've taken some of the worst rock songs of all time and turned it into a franchise. For example, for those of you going to the show tonig ... More >>
Girls in fishnets on roller skates, going by Garbage Pail Kid worthy aliases like Tara Armov and Gori Spelling and beating each other up -- that's the first impression most people have of roller derby. Photo by Gayle Boxx Members from LA Derby Dolls teams Tough Cookies and Varsity ... More >>
Fathers, lock up your daughters: Alfunction's coming to town.It seems as if a little band named (hed) PE has upcoming shows and needs a bass player. Something about their regular bassist having work visa programs. I don't know... Anyway, like every smart set of musicians in Orange County, when stuck ... More >>
The annual NAMM--National Association of Music Merchants--show is currently ongoing at the Anaheim Convention Center, through this Sunday.Now, before I moved here, I had no idea what a NAMM show was. Apparently it's a pretty big deal, though! If you're a music merchant, at least. Looks like lots of ... More >>
Ex-Nirvana/current Flipper bassist Krist Novoselic discusses his four favorite 4-stringers over on our sister paper Seattle Weekly's blog. Hint: They're all from British bands except one, the exception being Chaim Witz, that enterprising gent with the extraordinary tongue. Here's another hint:
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