Lit (Band)

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    OC Music Awards - City National Grove of Anaheim - March 9, 2013

    Last Saturday night, a well-dressed army of local music fans, press and artists packed into the City National Grove of Anaheim for the 12 annual OC Music Awards. Like most awards shows, the night's festivities went  bit longer than necessary with a few fumbles here and there and a mixture of in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Jeremy Popoff FINALLY Admits Slidebar's Role in Call to Police That Led to Kelly Thomas Killing

    After months of denials and ridiculing the OC Weekly and others, Slidebar owner Jeremy Popoff finally admitted on KFI's John and Ken Show that one of his employees did, in fact, call police the night Kelly Thomas was brutally beaten by six Fullerton Police officers to death.Good job, Jeremy!

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Lawsuit: Fullerton Bar Manager Enticed Police with a Lie Before Officers Beat Kelly Thomas to Death

    A fired security guard at the Slidebar Rock-N-Roll Kitchen in Fullerton has filed a lawsuit accusing Lit guitarist Jeremy Popoff, an owner of the establishment, with enticing police to harass Kelly Thomas on the day officers savagely beat the homeless, schizophrenic man to death in July 2011, and th ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2012

    Concerts Sprawling With Sound

    [Summer Guide 2012] The perfect aural schedule for your OC summer

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    What We Learned, Jan. 6-Jan. 13

    ​Jan. 6: We obtain a screenshot of Jeremy Popoff's Facebook page, on which he claims he hasn't avoided calls from the Weekly, that we committed journalistic malpractice by "twisting [his] words" and that our man Brandon Ferguson should masturbate rather than try to ask him questions. Can't argue w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2012

    Jeremy Popoff Flip Flops On Prior Kelly Thomas Killing Statements

    ​We were heartened on Dec. 29 that after four months of ignoring our interview requests Lit guitarist Jeremy Popoff called the Weekly to comment on his Slidebar's possible inadvertent role in the Kelly Thomas killing.  Besides reversing his previous, retaliatory order banning me from the down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Lit Drummer Allen Shellenberger Dead at 39

    ​Early this morning, news broke that Allen Shellenberger, drummer and founding member of Orange County band Lit, died yesterday at the age of 39. Shellenberger was diagnosed with brain cancer in May of last year. A tribute video to Shellenberger was produced and played before Lit's show at the Hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Lit Drummer Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

    Allen Shellenberger, drummer for Orange County’s Platinum rock band Lit, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor earlier this month. After biopsy, it was discovered that Shellenberger’s cancer is malignant glioma ‑ a type of primary central nervous system tumor that usually occurs in the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Jeremy Popoff

    The Lit guitarist shares some of his favorite things

  • Features

    October 28, 1999