In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver with alcohol. And unless you've been used to trekking through sand in the Middl ... More >>
A motorcycle caravan of dozens of Hells Angels and other bikers rumbled up to the Whiskey A GoGo on the Sunset Strip yesterday to kick off a party for the announcement of the lineup for the sixth annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Hundreds of fans and members of the press gawked and took pictur ... More >>
Full disclosure: I've known Lauren Boquette of Lords of Ruin for approximately seven years and I consider him a friend. But the first time we met, I wasn't so sure we'd have much in common. Allow me to explain.Without ever meeting him, I hopped in a van with Boquette, my friend Gabe, someone who ... More >>
You heard us. We're giving away tickets to a band we haven't heard much about since the mid-'90s. Hard-rock stalwarts Buckcherry--now consisting of vocalist/guitaist/pianist Josh Todd, guitarist Keith Nelson, guitarist Stevie D., bassist Jimmy "Two Fingers" Ashhurst and drummer Xavier Muriel--wil ... More >>
We got a pitch the other day from the publicists for Three Olives brand vodka. The over-tanned chiacchierones who can't shut up on the show "Jersey Shore" apparently teamed up with Three Olives brand vodka and came up with a list of cloying, revolting drinks that, ostensibly, represent the Jersey Sh ... More >>
Christopher VictorioThe line-up.Skinnie Magazine held their Centerfold Model Search Finals at the Slidebar in Fullerton yesterday night. Girls from all over the Southern California area competed for a spot as a centerfold, $1000 cash and a Jägermeister machine. Clothing optional in the bik ... More >>
bsx @ flickr.com CC BY-NC-SA 2.0As reported today by the OC Weekly's sister publication, Phoenix New Times, Boston Brewing Company, the makers of Sam Adams, have released their biennial Utopias beer. The beer, a barrel-aged strong ale that came out at a whopping 54 proof, is sold in 24-ounce copp ... More >>
If the bartender tells you this drink is meant to be downed in one go, don't listen. Most regular patrons of the Beachfront 310 Bar & Grill on Huntington Beach's Main Street have wrestled with the Sexy Alligator and can tell you from first-hand experience that even though the drink is pushed ... More >>
Does someone you know have a birthday coming up? Do you kind of want to see this person vomit all over themselves? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions then it's time for you to head on over to the Orange Circle with this special someone and head into Paul's Cocktails for a shot . . ... More >>
It's a Red-Headed Slut with some Coke in it. Ha! The recipe is as follows: 1 oz peach schnapps, 1 oz Jagermeister, cranberry juice and a splash of Coca-Cola. This shot is a real gem for party girls and people wanting a good laugh. You can order them anywhere fine drinks are made. Have a great weeke ... More >>
It's the end of the month and for most of you college-types, that means no more school, no more books, etc.; at least for a while. For some, it means rent is due. For avid local show goers, Thursday sparks the age old question, "what the fuck are we going to do tonight?" Only this time, that questio ... More >>
Many of you reading this were not even born yet, but way, way, back in the 1990s, the early days when this was your daddy's OC Weekly, Mike Males was moonlighting stories for us while attaining a PhD in social ecology from UC Irvine. For instance, in February of 1999, Males wrote "Here Come the New ... More >>
Last Night: The Faint, Kool Keith, Passion Pit at the Grove of Anaheim, Nov. 3, 2008.
Better Than: "The Jagermeister Music Tour" with Hinder, Trapt and Revelation Theory at the Grove the night before. Well, I'm sort of guessing, but I feel pretty confident. (How great is it that those bands are s ... More >>
Review by Waleed Rashidi
Death By Stereo
at Friar Tuck's Bar and Grille, Pomona
February 2, 2008
Better than: Any band whose name contains the word "Death" in it — even the veteran metal band Death themselves.
Download: "Entombed We Collide" video.
One can never even remotely predict what migh ... More >>
Here was how my train of thought went:
Parking at a hotel will probably be around $12. But it's only 9 miles away. And I would like to indulge in free alcohol. How much could a cab possibly be?
I know that long-time OC residents are laughing already.
Cab was $25. And once you've taken it one way, ... More >>