After a three year layoff, Southern California punk rock pioneers Bad Religion are back with their 16th studio album, True North, which comes out today on Epitaph Records. The album has received universal praise for its focused songwriting and is considered the band's strongest material in years. In ... More >>
We all have records in our collections that are game changers; records that changed the way we listened to, thought about, and (in some cases) wrote/played music. In the days since Thrice announced its "indefinite hiatus," I've spent a fair amount of time reminiscing, not only about my career wi ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe Foo Fighters were the surprise guest at the Weenie Roast!Check out our slideshow here!KROQ WEENIE ROAST 2011Verizon Wireless Amphitheater June 3, 2011Admit it. Musically, none of us would be where we are if it weren't for KROQ. Whether your current taste involves ... More >>
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyGreg Graffin at not a lectureRemember that one cool professor you had in college, who let you skip classes as long as you turned in awesome papers and never minded if you came to lectures hung over? Well, now that Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin is teaching
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Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyDescendentsCheck out our slideshow here!Rise Against/Bad Religion/Descendents/Four Year Strong
April 7, 2011
Long Beach Arena
On any other night of the year, you'd be hard-pressed to say you feel sorry for members of Rise Against and Bad Religion. Both bands make livin ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySmashing Pumpkins headlined. For more photos, check out our slideshow here.KROQ Almost Acoustic Xmas Night OneDecember 11, 2010Gibson AmphitheaterIt doesn't feel like the end of the concert year until KROQ throws their annual Almost Acoustic Christmas shows at the Gibson A ... More >>
Danielle Bacher/ OC WeeklyFolk singer Jake Smith, a.k.a. the White Buffalo, has released his new five-track EP entitled Prepare for Black & Blue. Smith captivates his audiences with his folksy jangles, earthy vocals and poetic lyrics. Even though he doesn't quite understand the compariso ... More >>
Bad Religion is now 30 years old, and the band is still creating mind blowing music. Today they drop The Dissent of Man (stream it in its entirety here), along with Bad Religion singer/author/professor Greg Graffin's new book, Anarchy Evolution.
www.epitaph.comWho doesn't have love for local punk rock legends Bad Religion? As it turns out, Greg Graffin and co. really really love you back, too. Theyr'e giving away a free digital album called 30 Years Live. Recorded
Religion's just-finished Southern California House of Blues ... More >>
Andrew YoussefGreg Graffin commanding the stage at House of Blues, AnaheimThe Hype: Thirty years of punk rock is an outstanding feat. Some bands can barely keep it together for three years, let alone three decades. St. Patrick's Day was a perfect excuse for Bad Religion to celebrate, as they kicked ... More >>
Last night marked the final weekend for Bad Religion's relentless assault on the Anaheim House of Blues.
Since February 29, the elder statesmen of Los Angeles punk have embarked on a blistering "World Tour of Southern California" packing in sweaty, fanatical fans night after night. Los Angeles, Sa ... More >>
Review by Reza Allah-Bakhshi
The Generators, Longway, The Unwanted Guests and Blacktop Idol
Surf City Saloon
January 26, 2008
Better Than: Your cousin throwing up all over your car after the show.
Download: “The Great Divide.”
Most people wouldn’t look forward to driving 30 minutes in a ... More >>