Motley Crue

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Mötley Crüe - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - July 22, 2014

    Mötley Crüe Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 7/22/14 In the crowd for Mötley Crüe's last tour ever, it appeared that a huge slice of Orange County showed up for one last taste of the Sunset Strip circa 1985. Near the front of the stage, we waded through a sea of infatuated couples, pyro smoke and g ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    Motley Crue - The Final Tour

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Weird Things Rock Stars Have Put Their Penises In

    By: Luke Winkie We've built a culture that breathlessly responds to the reckless id of horny rock stars. It's either another colorful facet of pop culture or the crumbling of our basic human values, depending on how you look at it. What we do know, is that gross white men sticking their penis into e ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013


    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Top 10 Glam Metal Bands of All Time

    Call it what you will, Glam Metal, Hair Metal, Cock Rock or plain old '80s metal, there is something to be said for an entire subculture that extended from the late '70s and into the early '90s that still has the power to influence art, music and culture today, as a force that refuses to wash off i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins Says Costa Mesa Record Store Gave Him the Influences to Start Chevy Metal

    Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters makes no bones about the fact that his occasional hard rock side project Chevy Metal is basically a wedding band. That is, if you feel like getting married in the Church of Satan. Since 2002, he's manned the drum kit behind a three (sometimes four)-piece outfit tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Vans Warped Tour- Pomona Fairplex - June 21, 2013

    Day two of the Vans Warped Tour brought out the masses of music fans once again to the Fairplex in Pomona for another sun-soaked day full of eclectic bands, vendors, and fans of all ages and backgrounds. This year's festival was dominated by up and coming popular emo, indie rock, metalcore bands, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Tuesday, December 18Stevie TombstoneThe Prospector Stevie Tombstone's sweet, soulful country croon juxtaposes delightfully with his hard craggy face. Rocking some hard-luck chic, his songs feature mentions of the undertaker and give thanks for the little things in life--such as not being in jail ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2012

    Vince Neil and Great White

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Irvine City Council Will Try to Replace Verizon Wireless Amphitheater With the Great Park Cramphitheater...What Are They Smoking?

    It's official: By 2017 the Great Park will be the only place to see big-ticket entertainment in Irvine. Please excuse us while we struggle to contain our enthusiasm. As of last week, the Irvine Company and the Irvine City Council both confirmed that a new amphitheater is being proposed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 OC Shows of Summer 2012

    The only thing tougher than realizing that yet another summer concert season has come and gone is taking the time to sort all the best moments together an relive them in numerical order. For us, the difficulty of the latter usually means that we got to experience enough slam-dancing, chorus-shouting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    KISS To Charge Over $4000 For a Book, Really?

    See Also: *Heretic To Film Live DVD In Santa Ana This Weekend *Kiss - Motley Crue - Verizon Wireless Aphitheater - 8/14/12*Kiss at the Honda Center Never ones to deviate from the bigger is better mantra, veteran rockers KISS announced Tuesday at the Viper Room that they'll be releasing a massive 45 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Neil Diamond - Honda Center - 8/21/12

    Neil Diamond Honda Center 8/21/12 See Also: *Kiss and Motley Crue at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *Iron Maiden at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *Aerosmith at Hollywood Bowl Neil Diamond is farther ahead of the curve than you realize. At the tender young age of 71, Diamond has his own Twitter (417 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    KISS - Motley Crue - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 8/14/12

    KISS and Motley Crue Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8/14/12 See Also: *Iron Maiden at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *Kiss at the Honda Center *Motley Crue at the Joint in Las Vegas Two of the earliest albums that sculpted my music tastes were that of Kiss's Destroyer and Motley Crue's Shout At ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2012

    Kiss & Motley Crue

    Irvine Meadows

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Krewella - Ten Nightclub - 7/29/12

    See Also: Krewella Want to Play Hard with OC Fans This WeekendKrewella Costa Mesa 7/29/12 Krewella, the Chicago threesome known for their fusion of different EDM sub-genres, proceeded to bring dubsex to Ten nightclub in Newport Beach, opening with the title track from their new EP, Play Hard. Unlik ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 5, 2012

    'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' Puts the 'Class' Back in Trash

    STAGES reminds us of kinder, gentler, redneck-ier days

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    The Black Keys Vs. Nickelback and The Death of The Rock Feud

    ​This week, Pat Carney of The Black Keys 'apologized' to Nickelback regarding his 'controversial' yet true comments about the Canadian quintet. In my eyes, the drummer of the Akron-bred band had no reason to apologize, true or not true. Over the past decade or so, rock (not hip-hop, which deserves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Kiss and Motley Crue: Five Things They Have In Common (Aside From an Irvine Tour Stop on August 14)

    ​In what's sure to be one of the biggest rock spectacles of the summer, Kiss and Motley Crue announced that they'll be hitting up over 40 cities on their No Fake Bullshit Tour. If you didn't know, in 1983 Motley Crue opened for Kiss on their Creatures Of The Night tour. The two legends are set to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    On the Line: Dino McDonough of Slater's 50/50, Part Two

    ​Dino McDonough joined the crew at Slater's 50/50 just over three years ago, shortly after they launched Anaheim Hills. After a first round of indulgent interviewing, we begin to understand the kind of role food plays in his life. Excellent taste in Halloween costumes and a hidden artistry are som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Motley Crue at the Joint in Las Vegas on Feb. 15, 2012

    ​Motley CrueFebruary 15, 2012The Joint at the Hard Rock HotelOne of the first videos I can remember watching as a young impressionable music fan was "Live Wire" by Motley Crue. The video had all the right elements. The wafting smoke, Nikki Sixx setting himself on fire, pentagram adorned drum kit a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Today has Been Declared Mötley Crüe Day in West Hollywood

    ​Today the City of West Hollywood will declare August 18, 2011 Mötley Crüe Day, and honor the originaly partying hair metal band as the 2011 recipients of the "Elmer Valentine Award" for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip.The award ceremony at the House of Blues will kick off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Sunset Strip Music Festival Begins and Ends With Mötley Crüe

    ​Mötley Crüe is kicking off the three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival on Aug. 18 with a special tribute at the House of Blues. They're going to be presented with the Elmer Valentine Award for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip. The City of West Hollywood will also recogniz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Local Kid to Play Jimmy 'the Rev' Sullivan in Avenged Sevenfold Video

    ​A local group of young rock musicians is getting a boost from an unlikely source: Huntington Beach metal icons, Avenged Sevenfold.Orange County band Un D Vided, founded by 13-year-old drummer Harley deWinter, specializes in a brand of classic-style rock in the vein of Pat Benatar and Heart--Not e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Five Music Biopics We'd Like To See

    ​ Over the last decade, Hollywood has pumped out an increasing number of music biopics, treating us to everything from enjoyable theatrical hits (8 Mile) to wobbly, tear-jerking cable duds (Take Me Home: The John Denver Story). With Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke and Clash movies in the works and rumor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Vince Neil's Domestic Battery Treatment Plan

    ​ Motley Crue singer Vince Neil was arrested for domestic violence in Las Vegas on Friday after allegedly poking his ex-girlfriend in the arm during an argument. Neil, 50, has vowed to fight the charges in court, which means we will all be treated to hilarious footage of the glam rocker testify ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Free Ozzy Album For Ozzfest Ticket Buyers​Go to OZZfest, young man. Get a free album. That is, if you buy tickets before June 18 at Ozzy Osbourne's new album, Scream, will be made available to ticket holders the day before the album becomes available in stores. 

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    Last Saturday: KROQ Weenie Roast at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefLast Night: KROQ Weenie Roast at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater; Saturday May 16, 2009. (More pictures here.)Better Than: Wango Tango.Download: Videos from the day at KROQ Weenie Roast is typically full of surprises. With Blink 182 reuniting the night prior at a private ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Only in Portland

    So last night I finally made it to this place called Casa Diablo. It's a strip club with an all-vegan menu and the dancers are not allowed to wear animal products. As a single vegan male alone in a city with nothing to do (and no restaurants open at 10 p.m.), I had to go. I get in and notice a heavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Watch Ikey Owens (and the Rest of the Mars Volta) Win a Grammy

    The Mars Volta--featuring Long Beach's Ikey Owens, of Free Moral Agents and Look Daggers, on keyboards--won the "Best Hard Rock" Grammy last night for "Wax Simulacra." Since the Grammys only show a handful of the awards on the telecast (there are a lot of Grammys, like a lot) their award was accepte ... More >>

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    August 1, 2008
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    July 31, 2008
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    July 17, 2008

    Porn and Taxes

    Getting stiffed by a porn star took on a whole new meaning Monday when Huntington Beach's Janine Lindemulder was arraigned in federal court for allegedly failing to pay about $80,000 in income taxes, The Smoking Gun reports today. The racktacular 39-year-old entered a not guilty plea and was releas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Taste of Chaos Tour-Avenged Seven Fold and Atreyu at the Long Beach Arena

    It's funny how music styles always manage to come full circle, even the ones some would like to forget. Sure, people may have thrown their stretchy leotard pants and hairspray in the garbage a couple decades ago, but who says hair metal is dead? Definitely not anyone packed into the Long Beach arena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part VI

    NAMM 2008 came and went, with fans and music celebs flooding the Anaheim Convention Center. Weekly web photographer Christopher Victorio dropped by the madhouse on Saturday and ran into folks from Slipknot, Megadeth, Queensryche, Motley Crue and even Playmate of the Year Sara Jean Underwood. Photos ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    For Those About to Schlock . . .

    KNAC/DC supply the metal, you shout at the devil

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Never Mind the Shit, Here's Coachella

    Is this annual desert festival an ordeal or orgasmic experience? Yes

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    'A Lot of Beards'

    Scott Reeder of Fu Manchu

  • Unknown

    July 21, 2005


    July 21 - July 28

  • Music

    June 23, 2005


    JUNE 23-JUNE 30

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Hair to kill for!

    Metal Skool learn us good

  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    The Year in Girl

    There was a war in there, somewhere

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    September 25, 2003
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    August 29, 2002
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    August 1, 2002
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    September 27, 2001
  • Columns

    September 13, 2001

    Real Women Wear Black?

    Scabs and Raiders on Labor Day weekend

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Monsters of Rock

    Theres something in this Frankensteins pants

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Coffee Grind

    Will the coffeehouse circuit trap Trespassers William?

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