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    July 10, 2014

    Bedroom Jamming With Bent Jetty

    A few bedroom jam sessions, late-night drunken guitar strumming and hourlong GarageBand recording sessions between bong rips: What started as hazy hangouts while guitarists Wyatt Strassner and Matt Wiste and vocalist Greg Gamarra were students at Tesoro High School and continued during their college ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Doheny Blues Festival-Doheny State Beach - May 18, 2013

    Doheny Blues Festival Doheny State Beach May 18, 2013 Summer festival season officially started in south Orange County over the weekend as the 16th annual Doheny Blues Festival kicked off the 2-day concert series at Doheny State Beach. Although weather remained temperate with cool ocean breezes, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One - Gibson Amphitheatre - December 8, 2012

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One Gibson AmphitheatreDecember 8, 2012 The landscape of modern rock radio has definitely changed over the past few years.This became evident when examining the line-up for the first night of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas. Historically, the first night has b ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Aerosmith - Staples Center - December 3, 2012

    Aerosmith Staples Center 12/3/12 As electrifying of a performance Aerosmith threw down at the Hollywood Bowl four short months ago, it's not surprising they'd be back for another one so soon. After all, arena-sized venues are their natural habitat. Staples Center was buzzing as a huge LCD screen ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Epicenter - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - September 22, 2012

    Epicenter Verizon Wireless Amphitheater September 22, 2012 See Also: *Deftones Interview with Chino Moreno *Deftones at Fox Theater in Pomona *The Five Best Shows in OC This Weekend Unseasonably warm temperatures fittingly provided earthquake weather for the Epicenter Festival at Verizon Wireless ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 OC Shows of Summer 2012

    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 >>

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    August 15, 2012

    KISS - Motley Crue - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 8/14/12

    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 >>

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    January 20, 2012

    NAMM and the Zakk Wylde Roast at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​Have you ever felt overwhelmed stepping into a Guitar Center? A bombardment of guitar squeals, bass thumps, and misplayed notes on keyboards usually hit you all at once overwhelming you auditory canals. Going to NAMM is the like walking into a Guitar Center cranked up to eleven. Thousands of boot ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Iggy and The Stooges at the Hollywood Palladium Last Night

    ​Iggy and The StoogesHollywood PalladiumDecember 1st, 2011Click here to see the slideshow.Iggy Pop is a living legend. Originally scheduled back in November but postponed due to Iggy breaking his foot, the Hollywood Palladium show was beyond sold out by fans feverishly awaiting to be bludgeoned wi ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    The Social Distortion Network

    Mike Ness and crew embark on a new chapter in the story of their lives

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    November 12, 2010

    Face To Face at the House of Blues Anaheim Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out more pictures of Face to Face here!Face To Face November 11, 2010 House of Blues Anaheim Emerging from a hiatus in 2008, Face To Face are back in action boasting a new album Laugh Now..Laugh Later to be released in 2011 coinciding with their 20-year annive ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    A Perfect Circle at the Avalon Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyA Perfect Circle performed their entire first album, Mer De Noms​A Perfect CircleNovember 8,2010Avalon Emerging from a five year hiatus, A Perfect Circle descended upon the Avalon in Hollywood to perform their platinum debut album Mer De Noms in its entirety to the del ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    311 and The Offspring at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Over The Weekend

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow here!311 and The OffspringJuly 24, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterIt was surprising to see the Offspring open for 311 in their own backyard. Given these financial times, packaging 311 and The Offspring on Unity tour would surely fill amphitheaters ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    MGMT at the Fox Theater in Pomona Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​MGMTJuly 18, 2010Fox Theater in PomonaLast April, a sea of people crowded Coachella's Outdoor theater for MGMT's set. It was easily one of the more anticipated sets of the day. When they finally played, MGMT had strategically omitted their biggest hit--"Kids"--leaving most ... More >>

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    September 21, 2009

    AFI Signing at Best Buy Costa Mesa Next Week

    Jason O'DellPurple pants vs. pink pants.AFI was founded in Ukiah, a small California town in Mendocino County, hundreds of miles north of Orange County. Yet OC is exactly where they've chosen to be one day after the release of their eighth studio album, Crash Love; their latest record that will inev ... More >>

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    May 18, 2009

    Last Saturday: KROQ Weenie Roast at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefLast Night: KROQ Weenie Roast at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater; Saturday May 16, 2009. (More pictures here.)Better Than: Wango Tango.Download: Videos from the day at KROQ Weenie Roast is typically full of surprises. With Blink 182 reuniting the night prior at a private ... More >>

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    November 9, 2008

    Last Night: Face To Face @ HOB, Anaheim

    Last Night: Face To Face at the House of Blues, Anaheim on November 8, 2008 Better Than: hearing "Disconnected" on KROQ. Download: "I'm Trying" music video from [] Is Face to Face really back? A staple of the punk rock scene, Face ... More >>

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    August 21, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines

    Postal problemos persist: San Juan Capistrano residents have won their war with the U.S. Postal Service, and the planned 9-acre building they protested will rise in Aliso Viejo. But guess what? The folks there don't want it either. Lookin' for cheap labor: Wonder how the OC Reg plans to fill the voi ... More >>

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    November 24, 2005

    Build a Better Mousetrap


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    June 7, 2001

    Ballin With Paul

    Les is more

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    March 15, 2001

    Billy Meyer

    Guitarist for the Color Red

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    March 1, 2001

    Marcia Escobosa

    Rythm guitarist for Blank, graphic designer