John Joseph

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    OC Pride Breaks Out in Irvine Saturday

    ​Pride breaks out in the area between Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre and Wild Rivers Waterpark in Irvine Saturday, and I don't mean the pride associated with reaching your car dry after leaving either place.It's OC Pride, the once-despised, now kinda-sorta mainstream celebration of alternative l ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Weird Paradise

    Steven Blush on the birth of Orange County hardcore