Last week, we brought you a list detailing the 10 types of girls OC men have probably dated in their life, classic archetypes ranging from the Christian to the Mexican to--of course--the MILF. Of course, sensitive types got on our case, castigating us for stereotyping our gals as such and deeming us ... More >>
Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Honda Center December 4, 2012 Better than...literally anything else you could have been doing When you've had a career as long and as illustrious as Bruce Springsteen, it's hard to top what you've already accomplished, especially on his current tour. At 6 ... More >>
Tuesday, Dec. 4Bruce Springsteen Honda Center Some rock 'n' roll shows simply fill a Tuesday night with enough noise to free the audience from the minutiae of the work week. The band sings a couple songs and flashes some strobe lights--whoopity doo. Then there are concerts that are spiritual, st ... More >>
John Gilhooley/OC WeeklyWhat did you miss this weekend? We caught Social Distortion at the Fox in Pomona, Ron Jeremy signing bottles of booze (and sucking on...things) in Westminster, the Love Groove massive, the classy Edwardian Ball, TSOL at the Observatory and more! See it all in it's photogra ... More >>
The iconic concert production company birthed Coachella, helped punk-rock luminaries early in their careers—and isn't done yet
Courtesy of Shane TrulinUhhhhh.Not many things on my Facebook feed are capable of catching my attention (what's that? You're wearing purple socks today?), but seeing this photo pop up sure did: Two iconic punk legends reunited for this Instagram photo by Social Distortion manager Shane Trulin, ta ... More >>
CrackerfarmOne would be hard pressed to find more honest music than what the Avett Brothers are crafting these days. With songs about lost love, alcoholism, familial bonds and everything in between, the Avett Brothers have their collective finger on the pulse of the common man. Their lyrics are r ... More >>
The Tiger Army front man walks the well-worn path between punk and country with his new album
John Gilhooley/ OC WeeklyMike Ness of Social DistortionThe OC Music Awards picks two outstanding recipients each year in the categories Orange County Impact and Lifetime Achievement. The Impact Award recognizes a local artist or band who obviously "impacts" the community. This year, the award goe ... More >>
Michael MinichielloThe Wonder YearsOn Friday, the Wonder Years play at Chain Reaction in Anaheim--and yes, we feel your eyes rolling a bit at the name. We still haven't quite gotten over Crystal Castles and Final Fantasy ourselves, to name just two. But the Philadelphia-based band, who look more ... More >>
Hibbleton Art Gallery goes into the pit with the iconic photographer's 'The Eye of the LA Punk Scene'
www.myspace.com/socialdistortionAfter 11 years on Epic, we just got word that Fullerton natives Social Distortion have moved on to Epitaph Records. They're also planning to release their first studio album since 2004 late this year.
Head's on fire. Stomach turns. Bruises in the oddest places. Who's that stranger snoring on my sofa? Happy New Year's! The day when we all try to put together the pieces from the previous night's debauchery. Here are some songs to help you nurse that world-class hangover.Flickr user Sebastian-DarioC ... More >>
The Psychedelic Furs, in concert Saturday at the House of Blues in Anaheim, have been together for more than 30 years (albeit with a nine year hiatus between 1991 and 2000), and produced seven studio albums. But let's face it, what they're still most known for is their 1981 song "Pretty in Pink," ... More >>
Social Distortion lead singer and Orange County favorite son Mike Ness is playing six solo dates at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano in December. As you might expect, several of those dates are already sold out: Dec. 6, 9, 10 and 19. But the good news, for the non-math whizzes reading, is th ... More >>
ELVIS AT THE CONTINENTAL ROOM, 9 pm The holidays are gone, but the King and his impersonators are forever. The Continental Room, 115 W. Santa Fe. Ave., Fullerton SOCIAL DISTORTION WITH ANGEL CITY OUTCASTS, 7:30 pm If you didn't catch 'em last night, try this evening before Mike Ness and the gang he ... More >>
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