Last week the film world mourned the loss of one of its most memorable giants. Richard Kiel, best known as beloved James Bond henchman "Jaws" and more recently as nail-headed construction foreman Mr. Larsen in Happy Gilmore, died in Fresno, California at the age of 74. A big man with a heart to matc ... More >>
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Every Monday, adult superstar/OC girl Tasha Reign gives us her thoughts on life, sex, politics and everything in between. Today, Tasha weighs in on the porn conventions--it ain't all booth babes basking in front of fans. Enjoy! By Tasha Reign Last year, I was nominated as Feature Dance Newcomer of ... More >>
Comedian Margaret Cho would like you to know something about the musical taste of the average lesbian. It's not just k.d. lang and Tori Amos shuffling around in their iPods. Their musical tastes can vary as much as anyone's. And sometimes they're looking for tunes with some serious balls. As a celeb ... More >>
The young woman whose murder in Ladera Ranch apparently kicked off last Tuesday's Orange County freeway shooting spree that ended with a total of four dead (including the shooter) has a connection to the OC Weekly.A very loose connection, that is.
The North Carolina band enjoy evil music without all the pretention
[Best Of 2012] The "Wizard of Rock & Roll" shares his favorite things about Orange County
This column appeared in print as "Concentrated Chaos."
[Locals Only] The OC foursome learn to harness their aural masochism on record at the Distillery
With today being the official kickoff of the NAMM convention, expect Anaheim to be flooded with musicians instead of the usual Disneyland crowd. That being said, below are some of the best signings and events of the next few days, beginning this afternoon).
Persephonemagazine.comIf this blog seems less than timely, I apologize. But I just can't get last Thursday's episode of Project Runway featuring Canadian rock band The Sheepdogs out of my mind.
Anne Marie Panoringan If you 1.) are a UC Santa Barbara grad, or 2.) spent any time living in Texas, chances are this will be something to cheer about: Freebirds, the fast-casual burrito chain founded in Isla Vista in 1987, is coming to Orange County.
WTF?Here's a twist on an OC Weekly blog from a few weeks ago. You may remember that last month's Hotlist in Rolling Stone deemed the muse du jour of rappers across the nation to be fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy. This month's RS reported on an unlikely rapper du jour for off-kilter hip-hop ... More >>
Brandon FergusonTrainwreckJuly 10, 2010DiPiazza'sWhether you're in on the joke or not, watching a band featuring Kyle Gass of Tenacious D fame can be a little confusing. Performances by the bald-pated minstrel and his musical minions delivering irony-laced homages to all things bloat-rock beg th ... More >>
Southern Cali thrash-metal legends Slayer are branching out into motorcycle-helmet designing. Working with O'Neal USA, the band known for classics like Reign in Blood and South of Heaven and being sampled by Public Enemy on "She Watch Channel Zero?!" lent their memorable artwork to the RockHard line ... More >>
Graceland MafiaUndisputed Kings of Non-Rockabilly
Get Out! Nightlife and more: Nov. 30 - Dec. 7
There was a time when Southern rock was a reveille for radicals
Most music sucks, but Brett Cains doesnt
But Ronnie Van Zant spins in his grave
Getting too close to Rodney Bingenheimer
GameWorks Rock N Roake will make you a star!
Hansons 8 Mile
David Bowie has never been good
The summer music preview!
Thinking Lou Reed, booking Weird Al
Brian Dishons bands may have nothing to say, but now they have a place to say it
G. Love is the funkiest, bluesiest white boy ever
Buddy insults just about everybody!
And the horrors of mortality
Booker on Bosnia, Washburn on Kmart
A roots week during which you may discover the point of the Japanese porn film Empire of the Senses
White-trash fever heats up as the millennium approaches