Lainna FaderThe DirtbombsThe DirtbombsJune 26, 2011Alex's Bar, Long BeachMick Collins jumpstarted the budding garage rock scene in Detroit as one
third of the raw and primitive Gories in the early '90s. Once
people realized out how great that scene was he switched gears with the
Dirtbombs. And ... More >>
Courtesy of Sanctuary RecordsRonnie James Dio, we thank you.With the news of the death of Teena Marie over the weekend, it seems 2010 still hasn't quite finished its toll yet. In 2010 we saw some truly tragic losses to the world of music--Lena Horne, Kate McGarrigle, Marvin Isley--but here's our ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyCheck out our Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda slideshow here!Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda August 13, 2010 The Glass House
The Hype: In 2004, an energetic 18-year-old named Sean Carlson pulled together the
first Fuck Yeah Fest in Echo Par ... More >>
Jack White says new Dead Weather album should be out in April. Jay Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death," reports the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Click for our Reatard obit post and interview from last year.
"Extremely sad to hear of Jay's passing," writes Beck about death of Jay Reatard. "Only got to play with him once, but had the honor of doing a split single together. Thanks for the songs Jay---you will be missed." Click for "In Memory of Jay Reatard." Click here for interview I did with Jay Rea ... More >>
OC's most awesome music export, No Doubt, continues battling with Activision over the group's (mis)use in the game Band Hero.Sonic Youth, which performs at the Fox Theatre in Pomona Jan. 8, plan to record new album in 2010.Garage-punk badass Jay Reatard attacked by fans in Austin--fights back with ... More >>
You can call it a "creative departure" or use words like "progression"
and "mature", but the bottom line is that all great music reaches a
metamorphosis at some point. It could be subtle as a whisper or
cataclysmic like a dirty bomb exploding under their entire musical
foundation. Either way, you ... More >>
In Pomona, Sunday nights have a habit of turning the hipster haven of Second Street into a ghost town. That is, unless the Glass House crowd has something to say about it. And last weekend, they made their presence loud and clear.
In anticipation of a sold out show by The Black Keys, hoards of scr ... More >>