• Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    One High Five's Pop Punk is All About Ear Candy

    By: Allan Katz You've probably heard this one before: Punk band accrues a cult following. As their chops outgrow the inherent simplicity of their chosen genre discord is sown amongst their fans. Some decry expansive efforts as selling out while others applaud the growth. When you first hear One Hig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Ink N Iron - Queen Mary - June 9, 2013

    By: Alex Distefano Ink N Iron Queen Mary Jun 9 , 2013 Sunday marked the third and final day of this year's Ink N Iron festival, a weekend event full of classic cars/ hot rods, tattoo artists, models and tons of punk and rockabilly bands. This year, closing the tenth annual event, were headliners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Iggy and The Stooges, The Offspring to Headline Ink-N-Iron

    Iggy and The Stooges? The Offspring? Yep, those are your two big names that will be headlining this year's Ink-N-Iron festival, which will once again take the Queen Mary by storm. Taking place June 7-9 on both the ship itself and the adjacent park, the festival will feature some freakin' badass grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    NOFX - The Observatory - December 15, 2012

    NOFXThe ObservatoryDecember 15, 2012 Damien Marley's "Welcome to Jamrock" rattled the Observatory as NOFX walked onstage to a chorus of cheers, whistles and a few unexpected insults from punks who were pissed at the long wait in-between sets to see the headlining band take stage.  Unlike ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2012


    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Tuesday, December 11Food and MicsDetroit Bar The quantity of charitable donations around the country always spikes in December--all that holiday cheer really brings out the giver in most people. Detroit Bar, in association with Buford House, gets on the generosity wagon this week with a special Tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    No Use For a Name Frontman Tony Sly Dead at 41

    Tony Sly, lead singer and songwriter for San Jose punk band No Use for a Name died today at age 41.An investigator with the Santa Clara County Medical Examiners Office has confirmed her agency is in possession of Sly's body."It appears to be a natural death, but the body hasn't been examined at this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Sham 69 to Reunite for Punk Rock Bowling

    ​Seminal streetpunk band Sham 69 is playing at Punk Rock Bowling 2012 in Vegas, reuniting their "classic" 1977-1979 lineup made up of Jimmy Pursey on vocals, Dave Parsons on guitar, Dave Tregunna on bass and Mark Cain on drums.According to Brooklyn Vegan, This lineup, also known as the Pursey/Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Anthony Raneri of Bayside: 'Playing alone brings on this kind of nervous energy that's a lot of fun to try and defeat'

    ​Anthony Raneri of Bayside is performing with Dustin Kensrue of Thrice, Chris Conley of Saves The Day, Ace Enders of the Early November and Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. tonight at Yost Theater in Santa Ana. The tour coincides with the release of Raneri's debut solo EP, New Cathedrals, and we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Rancid, NOFX, Pennywise, the Adicts and the Briefs Announced for the 14th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival

    ​The 14th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival just announced the first five bands of this year's line up: Rancid, NOFX, Pennywise, the Adicts and the Briefs are performing! Touted as the biggest punk rock party of the year, the festival takes place on Memorial Day weekend, on May 25 to&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    NOFX at the House of Blues Last Night

    ​NOFX January 12, 2011 House of Blues Anaheim Check out our NOFX slideshow here! Over the years I have come to see NOFX perform at several different venues: The Marquee Theater in Tempe, Emo's in Austin (pre Cokie the Clown pissing in a tequila bottle incident), Sunset House of Blues, The Grove ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    'The Other F Word' Shows Punks All Grown Up

    Because 'being there for your kids is the punkest thing of all'

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Top Five Punk-Rock Songs About Pot (Old and New School)

    ​Pogo, pot and punk-rock! Here are some fast paced songs from both the old and new school's of to celebrate today's hazy holiday.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Thrice​What goes together better than punk rock and tattoos? Nothing, in our opinion. The creators of the Musink Tattoo and Music Festival would undoubtedly agree. This year marks the fourth installment of the annual event, and Thrice, Circa Survive, The Used and Hot Water Music are on tap to prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    What You Missed: NOFX, NYE Block Party, Rebelution, Surf City Splash, Berlin, Food Truck Fare and More

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Happy 2011! What'd you do? Or more importantly, what did you miss? We were all over the place with the New Year's Eve celebrations--from NOFX at the Wiltern and the Block Party at the OC Fairgrounds to Rebelution at the House of Blues and Berlin at Knott's Berry Farm ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2010

    Sic Waiting


  • Music

    June 10, 2010

    Swingin' Utters Keep the Punk Alive

    Thirty years after they started, the SF punkers prepare for their busiest year in a decade

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival at OC Fairgrounds

    Andrew YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Show of the Day: NOFX at Fox Theater, Pomona

    They're punk. Yet fun. And witty. I've been a fan of NOFX for years thanks to the Berkley-formed band's catchy songs that smartly and humorously comment on the human existence without getting preachy -- or maudlin, for that matter. 

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    NOFX, Underoath, Rise Against No Longer 'Rumored' to Play Liskfest

    Lisa JohnsonRise Against are not playing Liskfest. Well, maybe not.​Remember what we told you about yesterday? How NOFX, Underoath and Rise Against are all going to be playing Liskfest at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine on September 5? Yeah, scratch that.Word came today from Costa Mesa-based Shout Publ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Rise Against, NOFX, Underoath Added to Liskfest Lineup

    Lisa Johnson​Last month, we shared some initial Liskfest acts--As I Lay Dying, H2O and Death By Stereo among them. Now, some more names have been "leaked" as play the second annual metal/hardcore festival on September 5 at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine. And they're big ones.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    TODAY: Warped Tour Kicks Off at Pomona Fairplex

    Oh yes. For the third year in a row, the Vans Warped Tour is kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex (in, uh, Pomona). It's also the 15th anniversary of the Warped Tour! Hooray.Performing on this opening gig: Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake, TSOL, Thrice, the Maine, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Meg & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Warped Tour to Launch in Pomona This Year, Lineup Announced

    For the third straight year, the Vans Warped Tour--46 dates in 2009-will be kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex, this time on June 26. Pre-sales for tickets start April 1 (not a prank), with the "regular" on-sale date being April 18. They've also announced the list of bands performing, though we don' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Slideshow: NOFX at the Grove of Anaheim

    Think that of Montreal was the only show that we were at last night? Of course not! Our pal Andrew Youssef was snapping away at last night's show at the Grove of Anaheim from punk vets NOFX, with openers Pour Habit and Smoke or Fire. The pictures: here! Get to clickin', yo.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 2/19

    Grand Prix Kick Off Party, 7 p.m.It's a great way to celebrate the start of the races! But please, don't drink and drive.V20, 81 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA; 866-402-5828Behind the Score: Blood Diamond, 7 p.m.Special screening of Blood Diamond along with an in-person discussion with composer James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Listen to the Band: Wastey Face

    Let's face it, good local punk bands are hard to come by these days. Seldom does one find the kind of balls-out, hundred-mile-an-hour fury that fuels sweaty mosh pits and unshakable spiky-haired camaraderie on a consistent basis. And behind the Orange curtain, this is an especially harsh reality. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2008


    Greene Records

  • Music

    November 8, 2007

    CD Review

    Operation Ivy, Operation Ivy (Hellcat)

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Punk Rock Gets Malled to Life

    Twelve years on, Vans Warped Tour goes through a difficult adolescence

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Kkkcuf Amerikkka

    Jan. 4-Jan. 11

  • Music

    December 28, 2006
  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Three Chords of Fame

    Punk Rock Karaoke

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Prostate Orgasm

    GET OUT! Nightlife and more: Dec. 7 - Dec. 14

  • Music

    August 31, 2006


    Electric Chair

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Get Out!

    Special Summer Festival Edition: You are the star!

  • Music

    June 15, 2006


    Greene Records

  • Music

    April 13, 2006


    Bionic Records

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    No Bueno, Big Guy

    OC life is not the life for D.I.

  • Columns

    March 10, 2005
  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Seizure Factor

    Rich kids on LSD now old men who drink beer

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    George W. Bush: Youve Been Punkd

    Fat Mikes Punkvoter tour rocks the prez

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    We Just Wont Take That Trash!

    Our oughta be punk karaoke primer

  • Music

    December 26, 2002
  • Unknown

    May 16, 2002
  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    And Out Come the Wankers

    Is Rancid getting rancid?

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Are You Feeling Political?

    We focus-group Good Riddance

  • Unknown

    April 26, 2001
  • Unknown

    November 23, 2000

    Sean Stern of Youth Brigade

    Local musicians ponder the eternal, wrenching dilemma

  • Music

    July 20, 2000
  • Music

    February 17, 2000
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