Although musicians are infamous for walking out on bar tabs, trashing hotel rooms and hijacking chuckwagon sandwiches from gas stations, there is one thing they deserve: the ability to torture society with their particular brand of art. Sadly, it happens all too often that bands' tours are derailed ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And does saying you're a mestizo deny your Indian roots?
I'll be there for you . . . and others in our census bracket
Damion Young, aka Damizza, has done it all. He started in radio when he was 12 and his drive, passion, and ambition launched one of the most interesting and diverse careers in the music industry. He's worked with legendary greats like Michael and Janet Jackson, Dr. Dre, Mariah Carey, Tupac, Bigg ... More >>
For Canadian rap-rockers Your Best Friend's Ex, the definition of an ode as a lyrical verse in praise of something inspiring somehow got horribly lost in the mix. Their cheap trick of a first single, "Ode to Women," manages to peddle "I said, bitch, shut your mouth" as a chorus. Feeling poetic ... More >>
Debra's Girls Present: Going Green Theme Party, Friday 7 p.m. Long Beach's favorite gay bar pitches in to help the environment. Ripples 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 562-433-0357 Hootie & The Blowfish, Friday 8 p.m. Hold My Hand! House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583 ... More >>
The last of the Outlaw Sodas
This week in nightlife and more
Sept. 15 - Sept. 22
Kill Dave Matthews, avenge my buddys dog
With Rock Steady, No Doubt officially joins pop-music aristocracy
And jazz. And soul. And blues. And rock
Jeffries Fan Club/Limbeck/One Hit Wonder/Ozma/Melee/Chain Reaction Friday, May 26
Hey! A whole new genre! Dirt-pop tractor rock!