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  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Six Reasons I Won't Dance At Your Wedding

    If you're anything like me, you've spent the last two months going to a lot of weddings, either alone or with your significant other. And although we typically don't enjoy sitting in a church and staring at comb-overs, there are two things provided at weddings we can all agree on: food and alcohol. ... More >>

  • News

    April 3, 2014

    Fifteen Things You Didn't Know About Ryan Getzlaf

    The Anaheim Ducks center is the greatest, least-known sports star Orange County has ever seen—and he likes it like that

  • Film

    February 6, 2014
  • Music

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Jon Lovitz At The Irvine Improv? Yea...That's The Ticket!

    Jon Lovitz has been entertaining the masses for decades through movies, TV, and of course, through stand-up. With his newest venture "Lovitz or Leavitz" on his own Jon Lovitz Vodcast Network, Jon is now coming straight through your computer in video form interviewing some spectacular celebrities. Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    We Say Happy Birthday to Prince With His Top Five Songs

    By: Katrina NattressPrince Rogers Nelson a.k.a. Prince a.k.a. The Artist Formerly Known As Prince a.k.a. Prince once again celebrates his 54th birthday today, and what better way to honor his greatness than to listen to his music all day long? His Royal Badness has produced ten platinum albums and ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012

    Love Lou Reed, or Leave Him

    The Velvet Underground front man is a bitch to interview, but he's still Lou Reed

  • Music

    December 15, 2011

    Metalachi Love Boobs

    The Espinoza brothers blend metal, hair metal and mariachi

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Hanson to Launch 'Mmbop' Beer

    ​Though best known for snagging millions of teenage girls' hearts, the Hanson boys may be about to have a similar effect on middle-aged men worldwide after announcing plans to launch their own brand of ale called "Mmbop."

  • News

    November 10, 2011

    The Chamberlain Files

    The inside story of covering—and becoming part of—the county's most disturbing jailhouse murder case

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Chris Brown at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Last Saturday Night

    Timothy Norris/LA WeeklyChris Brown at Staples Center, not Verizon Wireless​Chris Brown November 5, 2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Attending Chris Brown's concert Saturday night at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater was a test of devotion, with the traditionally long, 15 minute walk from the pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Five Ill-Advised Rock Reunions Aside from Meatloaf's

    ​ Buffalo Springfield, the 1960s band known for briefly employing Neil Young and Stephen Stills, announced a six-date reunion tour this summer and an appearance at the Bonnaroo festival. Since half of Buffalo Springfield's original members are dead, the tour is less an actual reunion than a pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Hall of Shame: 10 Artists Who Absolutely Need to Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    ​Each year, the old bastards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invite some other old bastards to join the club. Usually, they're either obvious (this year, Tom Waits, who really should have been in about 15 years ago) or questionable (Alice Cooper is cool, but he has maybe ten truly great songs in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    20 Best Concert Photos of 2010

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmith​It's terribly difficult to condense a whole year of spectacular concerts into 25 photos, but here we are: OC Weekly's best concert photos of the year. If you missed these shows, relive the moment through our slideshows.1. Aerosmith Aerosmith was a spectacle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Cherie Currie at the Pacific Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyJoan Jett performed with the Blackhearts at the Pacific Amphitheater last year, too​Joan Jett and the BlackheartsAugust 11, 2010The Pacific AmphitheaterThe Show:  Don't let anyone tell you rock is dead. And while you're at it, don't let anyone tell you the dinosa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Last Night: Rob Zombie at the Grove of Anaheim

    Andrew YoussefLive at the Grove of Anaheim.​Last Night: Rob Zombie at the Grove of Anaheim (11/01/09) Better Than: believing that Halloween is really over. Everyday probably is Halloween according to Rob Zombie. If it wasn't for his ghoulish live show, the fact that he has rebooted the Halloween ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern

    Andrew YoussefTrent Reznor, literally waving goodbye.​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern, Los Angeles; September 10, 2009. Better Than: The Kiss "Farewell" tour. My calculated guess of "Last" or "The Beginning of The End" as the first song for Nine Inch Nails final show was wrong. "Home" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Indie Fest USA in Anaheim Seeks to Break Film Festival Mold

    Indie Fest USA 2009, which is scheduled to open with red carpet arrivals at the Disneyland Hotel Aug. 22 and continue seven days thereafter in Anaheim, vows to "break the mold in film festivals," according to Ray L. Gibb, vice president of events with Indie Fest USA Entertainment Group.  "At ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    It's Casual Tonight at Detroit

    LA's only rock 'n' roll duo (at least that's how they bill themselves) It's Casual plays tonight at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa. Also performing is Death by Stereo. Two of my old bands used to play with It's Casual and it's nice to see that since I gave up music, singer/guitarist Eddie S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Thorns of Life Secret Shows

    Photo by Andrew YoussefSo maybe neither of the two secret Thorns of Life shows this weekend were in Orange County proper, but that doesn't matter because the influence of the members who comprise this new band stretch much further than any invisible lines.If you don't know, now you know...Thorns of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Last Night: Misfits, D.I., Invisible Humans at the House of Blues

    This pic is actually from last Wednesday's Misfits show in San Diego (via Wikipedia). So pretend this is happening in Anaheim, and you have a pretty good idea of what it looked like. Last Night: The Misfits, D.I., Invisible Humans at the House of Blues, Anaheim, Nov. 23, 2008.Better Than: Jerry Only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2006

    Dead Kennedys still Dead

    Jello Biafra is angry. Not exactly news, I realize, but at least there's a new occasion for his anger– the April 8 "Fab Mab Reunion" concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco, which is being promoted as a revival of the great days of punk rock in SF, featuring the Dead Kennedys. Only it's not e ... More >>

  • Features

    October 21, 2004