By: Nicholas PellSomewhere along the line, punk rock's amateurish enthusiasm became conflated with a dearth of talent.That's OK -- anything to keep the squares out -- but it's not entirely accurate. Indeed, it was hard paring this list down to just five. While you might complain that your favor ... More >>
EPA/The IndependentIn honor of Aaron Carter getting out of rehab (who, by the way, looks like absolute shit), we wondered, "Hey, just who were the most fucked-up rockers ever?" Yes, there are some very deserving people not here (David Crosby, Station to Station--era Bowie, Iggy Pop, Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
Indie record stores retrench
Black Hole Records
So Alone works best at full volume
In So Alone, Kris Swansons a supreme drag
South By Southwest by OC Weekly
OC Music Awards founder Martin Brown thinks were cooler, anyway
Manic Hispanic not quite rock en espanol
Washburns wedding day! El Dorados reunion! Mike Boehm on air guitar!
The OC Weekly Theater Awards
Streetwalkin Cheetahs mark their territory
The Teenage Frames rescue real music
The Foothill's Steve Zepeda books 'a very David Lynch kind of place'