Greg Hetson

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Top 10 Skateboarders That Became Musicians

    Skateboarding and music mingle nicely, from the soundtracks of skate videos to the shredders themselves hitting notes. For some skaters, it's hard to say what comes first, the music or the maple. It's not uncommon while learning about a band to find that a member or two has skateboarding in their pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Cro Mags - The Observatory - February 3, 2013

    What better night to throw a hardcore punk/metal show than on Super Bowl Sunday, a night when many people are already drunk by 6 p.m. The Constellation Room inside the Observatory was crowded to full capacity last night for a raging concert featuring the Cro Mags. The concert was presented by the P ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2012

    Unit F Speaks Tongue Twisty Rhetoric

    [Locals Only] Old-school punk, new-school politics in Unit F's Music

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One at the Gibson Amphitheater Last Night

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Punk Rock Karaoke at Alex's Bar Last Night

    Ryan Ritchie​Punk Rock Karaoke December 9, 2010 Alex's Bar Punk rock is supposed to be cool. Karaoke, while often barrels of fun, is not. So imagine the conundrum the members of Punk Rock Karaoke--drummer Derek O'Brien (Social Distortion, the Adolescents), bassist Steve Soto (the Adolescents, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010

    OFF! Goes On

    Circle Jerks singer Keith Morris' new project is even more punk

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Recording Studio Discount via Bad Religion/Circle Jerks' Greg Hetson​The studio co-founded by punk guitarist Greg Hetson (Circle Jerks, Redd Kross, Bad Religion) and record producer/musician Steve Kravac (MXPX, Pepper, Seven Seconds, Less Than Jake, Tsunami Bomb) just announced a deal made for starving musicians. Gourmet Sound is offer ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Bad Religion's Recipe for Longevity

    The kings of highbrow power-pop-punk are still overwhelming millions every day

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Bad Religion, House of Blues Anaheim, 3/17

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Andrew YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Last Night: the Adolescents, Pennywise and More at Mike 'Gabby' Gaborno Benefit at House of Blues, Anaheim

    The Hype: It's a bit unsettling to think of punk rockers undergoing bypass heart surgery. And when a purveyor of youth sub-culture such as Mike Gaborno goes under the knife, it sort of reminds us all of our mortality (after all, we're not talking about Sinatra here). But lest we forget, punks are h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Circle Jerks to play rescheduled show at HOB

    By now, 2008 just seems like a distant memory doesn't it? Sure you may be saddled with the same debt, the same crappy economy (though I believe it's been taking pride in getting progressively worse lately), but so much else has changed. Maybe it's the feeling of a semi-fresh new year that inspired t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    Bad Religion, Death by Stereo, The Darlings @ HOB Anaheim 4/3

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2008

    Last Night: Circle Jerks, Hit Me Back at the Glass House

    Review by Waleed Rashidi Circle Jerks, Hit Me Back at the Glass House, Pomona Friday, January 25, 2008 Better than: Spending all night watching VH1 Classic — though hey, that's a pretty close second right there. Download: "Deny Everything." Sometimes you just gotta wonder — where's the real ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    Old Punks With Spunk

    This could be the last go-round for the Circle Jerks—really

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Three Chords of Fame

    Punk Rock Karaoke

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    We Just Wont Take That Trash!

    Our oughta be punk karaoke primer

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    The Circle Jerking Goes On

    Seminal punks continue in the great circle of birth, death and self-abuse

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Applied Rock & Roll

    The Applicators new-school lessons from an old-school punk