Friday, September 21Lila DownsCity National Grove of AnaheimSince she emerged in 1999, Lila Downs has developed into one of the world's quintessential world music artists. Combining powerful, multilingual vocals and culturally diverse musical arrangements, songs like "Ojo de Culebra" help ... More >>
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Wow, 2011 sure went by fast. And while our most popular posts had all the elements that make up the Interwebz (cats, Kreayshawn and Lil Wayne all made the list) we found that our biggest hits are made up of solid news coverage. Read on to see our most popular posts of 2011!
[Mental Notes] Juggalos are a real threat, according to the FBI
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAvenged Sevenfold at Uproar Festival last yearAvenged Sevenfold will headline X1039's Very Merry Xmas Party on Dec.17 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. The Huntington Beach locals will be supported by Hollywood Undead, Asking Alexandria, and Black Ve ... More >>
So Mos Def is joining the cast of Dexter for its sixth season, huh? Well, I don't know about you, but I for one am very excited for it.True, I enjoy both Mos Def's work and the seasons of Dexter I've seen. (We're trying to catch up but with us not having Showtime, and with Netflix pulling the sho ... More >>
Avenged SevenfoldOC-based Avenged Sevenfold and drummer Josh Freese of A Perfect Circle will be headlining the hard-rock music fest Rock on the Range. The 5th annual celebration will be held on May 21 and May 22 at the Columbus Crew Stadium in Ohio. It will commence early Friday evening with ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Also, a new drummer for A7F, a new name for the Grove, and new nominees for the OCMAs
Avenged Sevenfold in 2007.Huntington Beach-based Avenged Sevenfold suffered a loss in December 2009 when drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan passed away at age 28. Now, just a little over a year later, Avenged Sevenfold has named Arin Ilejay (formerly of the now defunct "metalcore" band Confide) as ... More >>
Wow. Congregation of the Damned. That's the kind of album title that makes album titles album titles, y'know?That's the name of the fifth studio full-length from Orange County metalcore band Atreyu, scheduled for release on October 27. The band also released the full track listing today.
Oh, hello there. So what'd you miss this weekend this time?Well, first off: It was the annual nuuuurd pilgrimage to Anaheim Convention Center on Friday through Saturday--that's right, BlizzCon!The official gathering for all things Blizzard (you know, that giant video game company based in Irvine ... More >>
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.com.The KROQ Weenie Roast is typically full of surprises. With Blink 182 reuniting the night prior at a private ... More >>
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The 2009 version of KROQ's annual summer blowout, the Weenie Roast y Fiesta, is hitting the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater May 16. That's like less than two weeks away, so get on it. Bands include Weezer (who still don't have or bassist Matt Sharp back in the band, even though everyone knows they sho ... More >>
Andrew YoussefThe full lineup for KROQ's annual Weenie Roast show was released today, a whopping TWELVE DAYS! before the show itself. Seems kinda quick, right? Oh well. It still looks like a pretty good show, headlined by Weezer and Jimmy Eat World (pictured)--they toured together in 2001!--Kings of ... More >>
It's radio station concert day! Apparently! KROQ has announced their lineup for day two (Dec. 14) of Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, and it is predictably pretty great: The Cure, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie, Paramore, Franz Ferdinand (!), Scott Weiland, ... More >>