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  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Heavy Metal Movies

    Heavy metal music's influence on our modern culture can't be denied. This time, instead of focusing on songs, albums, or the bands themselves, we decided to change the perspective a bit, and instead delve into world of cinema. There are tons of documentaries about heavy metal music and culture, from ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2014

    Of Montreal

    The Glass House

  • Culture

    December 26, 2013

    Irvine Barclay's Case for Wormwood

    Why C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters remains so relevant and popular

  • Culture

    August 15, 2013

    Basquiat's Radiant Children

    The Fullerton Museum Center's exhibit on the late artist is lacking—but its other showing finds his legacy very much alive

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    The Funniest Billboard Music Awards Tweets

    With Tracy Morgan hosting the Billboard Music Awards this year, we were all anticipating a few shenanigans to go down courtesy of his sharp comedic tongue. Truth be told, we think he played it rather safe. Broadcasting "live" (yet somehow the East Coast once again saw it before us on the West which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, May 6This Time With FEELINGDetroit BarFor being a "four-piece fridge rock band" This Time With Feeling sure know how to heat up a dance floor at an indie rock show. Embracing sharp pop structures,  full bodied rhythm, and Ali Coyle's vocals seething with attitude, the punchy four-piece ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013


    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Top Five EDM Artists at Coachella

    Don't be fooled by the slew of hipsters and bros traipsing around the polo fields of Coachella - the festival itself has long been a pioneer of bringing electronic dance music to the states even dedicating it's own stage for EDM lovers for years. The Sahara tent has seen the likes of everyone from S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances

    See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music MomentsTomorrow night is the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. For fans of music videos, it's the most wonderful time of the year--a ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    [UPDATED with CEO Defends Octo-Auction:] Nadya Suleman Will Date You ... for a Price

    See the update at the end of this post on's CEO defending the auction of a date with Octomom. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 6, 12:30 P.M.: Octomom Nadya Suleman of La Habra has continued her trolling of the Interwebs for money from saps, parlaying her recent plea for $150,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Tyga at The Observatory, March 29, 2012

    ​TygaThe ObservatoryMarch 28, 2012 Warning: This review contains explicit language, and your children should not read this--too bad you let them attend this concert.If you were at the Observatory to see Tyga perform at his sold-out show, you heard a lot--and I mean a lot--of  "Rack City," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Five Things at Ultra Music Fest I Wish Were in OC

    ​Unless you've been living under a rock and where not aware, this past ten days marked the 27th consecutive year of Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach Florida. This one of kind gathering unites 10,000s of attendees including artists, DJs, record labels, producers, A&R, press, event/concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    The Five Best New Acts of 2011

    ​Every year, a shit load of music drops. Some of it's good, most of it's bad, but it's almost impossible to sift through it all to find the juicy stuff without experiencing autotune-induced madness. Relax. We've done the heavy lifting for you. Sorting through the mess of music released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Iggy Pop, Paco Rabanne's New Poster Boy

    ​File this under well, at least it's better than endorsing car insurance. According to Women's Wear Daily, Iggy Pop is the new face for Paco Rabanne's latest men's and women's fragrances--called Black XS L'Excès--out in January in France. Music vid director Jonas Akerlund (famous for Lady Gaga's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2011

    Missing Persons

    Coach House

  • Film

    August 25, 2011

    'Higher Ground' Is About Saving Herself

    Vera Farmiga tries to create a better role

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Impressions of Lady Gaga: 'She's Weird and She Wants People to Buy Her Weird Music'

    ​It's been a Lady Gaga overload for the past year. She graced the cover of this week's Rolling Stone, and she's been featured in almost every blog almost every day for months. Frankly, I'm sick of reading about what eccentric outfit (meat dress, pregnant suit) she's sporting, what "little monster" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Did Lady Gaga Plagiarize Korean Girl Group SNSD?

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​And we thought she just plagiarized Madonna's "Express Yourself." This YouTube clip juxtaposes Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" and South Korean girl group Girls Generation/SNSD's "Be Happy"--and they sound almost exactly the same. SNSD's "Be Happy" was taken down two pit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    New Lady Gaga Video for 'Born This Way'

    ​How does Lady Gaga keep topping herself visually? No matter what you may think of Lady Gaga's latest, "Born This Way" (at first listen, I was pretty sure I was hearing a methed-up version of Madonna's "Express Yourself" crossed with Cher), it has a pretty bombastic video. It's epic in every way-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Going Gaga: Have the "Little Monsters" Gone Too Far?

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​After Lady Gaga released "Born This Way," which sounded extremely reminiscent of Madonna's "Express Yourself," fans and critics alike had the same reaction: what the fuck? Even so, her hardcore fans adore her. But what is somewhat disturbing is all of her "little mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    For Your Special Someone: Our Sexiest Valentine's Mixtape

    ​Valentine's Day may be a holiday made up to sell candy and diamonds and greeting cards, but it's still nice to spend it with someone you can actually stand to be around for a whole day. In the end, though, Valentine's Day tends to mean one thing: doin' it. And what's wrong with that? To that end, ... More >>

  • Film

    January 6, 2011

    Strip Tease

    Set in a sleazy NYC club, Abel Ferrara's 'Go Go Tales' is actually kinda sweet

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Honeypie​Huntington Beach folk-pop lovelies Honeypie tackle the totally un-PC Christmas classic "Santa Baby" with understated aplomb. The recording is spare, just Trisha Smith's girlish vocals and Ryan Radcliff's reverb-soaked guitar picking. It may not be an earth-shattering rendition (Cynthia ... More >>

  • Music

    October 21, 2010

    A Believe-It-or-Not Interview With Imperial Stars

    [Mental Notes] Are the 'Traffic Jam' band idiots or marketing geniuses? Or both?

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Lady Gaga, Tonight at the Staples Center

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Are you a little monster? Do you enjoy simultaneously shallow and elaborately dressed performance art pop sirens?Lady Gaga has descended from the sky and touched an elegantly platformed foot--perhaps filled with gold fish or the essence of rainbows--on the streets of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Robyn and Kelis at the Music Box Over the Weekend

    Fierce headliner, bad dresser: Robyn​Robyn and KelisJuly 23, 2010Henry Fonda Music Box Theater When Swedish electro-popster Robyn and R&B singer Kelis announced a joint U.S. tour, a quiver of delight went through their fans. Both one-named celebrities have new albums, but their similarities do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Pop Noir By The Numbers

    ​Since 2004, people around Orange County have known of dance rock trio Pop Noir, founded by singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry (now with drummer Nico Saavedra). Audiences familiar with local music know, for example, that the McGarrys were born in the UK ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Jeffree Star Talks Some Trash, Some Sense

    burn this forever photography​Local native Jeffree Star may remind you a lot of 2006, but he's back with Beauty Killer, his second album and performing all over the country this summer. He'll be at the Galaxy this Thursday (we're giving away tickets!) if you want to get your untz untz untz on. Sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Today in Music News: 2010 Lilith Fair Lineup, Radiohead, "Hope for Haiti Now," Kanye West, Lady Gaga

    "Loretta Lynn, Heart, Norah Jones, Cat Power, Gossip and More Added to the 2010 Lilith Tour Line-Up."Radiohead to perform a "Haiti benefit show this Sunday, January 24, at the Music Box at the Fonda in Los Angeles."Watch everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Beyonce to Madonna to Taylor Swift on tonig ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2009
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    January 2, 2009

    Looking Back at 2008: The Celeb-Reality Edition

    It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.   1) Newpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2008


    In an interview with MTV, famed Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg shared a few of his New Year's resolutions with the kids. No, he's not talking about leaving his weapons and/or marijuana at home before he tries to board airplanes, and no, he's not promising to finally release a rap album that doesn't to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2007

    Club Call Sick On Friday

    UPDATE: Club pix are up. Thursday night was a little bit different from the usual dance party that is Call Sick On Friday. It brought the best of both nightlife worlds: the beginning was dedicated to live music, the end belonged to digital. Held at Que Sera, this week’s Call Sick opened with L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Beatallica: Because the Beatles & Metallica Need the Money

    Ever wonder what Beatles songs done in Metallica's heavy, hyper style would sound like? Me neither. But the clever buggers in Beatallica thought this would be a smashing concept; hence the forthcoming release of Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band (out July 10 on Oglio Records). The group consist o ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Making Snow Cones

    Champions on Ice

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Vintage Sleaze

    Alice Cooper

  • Columns

    December 1, 2005

    Diary of a Mad County

    Awwww hell. Angels owner Arte Moreno tells Bill Shaikin...

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Goof Prevention Squad

    Famous friends make Sublime tribute album

  • Film

    September 30, 2004

    More Guidebook Than Manifesto

    The Motorcycle Diaries follows a young Che Guevara on a lengthy detour

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    More Cliche than Risque

    Bordellos and Boudoirs has no climax

  • Music

    September 18, 2003
  • Music

    September 11, 2003
  • Unknown

    June 26, 2003

    Vince Pileggi's Top 5

    Milano entertainment group, Orange

  • Columns

    May 22, 2003

    Serious Stuff

    Whitey and War

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    The Jewish Gaucho

    Osvaldo Golijov makes it all come together

  • Unknown

    July 19, 2001
  • Features

    October 26, 2000
  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    The Problem With Being Great

    Sax man Charles McPherson survives in the supermarket of American music

  • Columns

    November 5, 1998
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