Opie Ortiz

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    40oz. to Freedom Is 20 Years Old: We Reminisce and Speak With Sublime's New Incarnation

    Twenty years ago this month, Sublime released their first album: 40oz. to Freedom. At that point drummer Floyd "Bud" Gaugh, bassist Eric Wilson and singer-songwriter Bradley Nowell were just three guys from Long Beach. No record deal, no tour, no nothing. They sold records at shows and out of the ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    420 Art Show Up In Smoke

    ‚ÄčThis is what we get for running with a press release about an art show with the word "chronic" in the title. Last week we received an e-mail from a gentleman named Sergio Sandoval associated with skate, surf and smoke-lifestyle company, Long Beach Chronic. The impresario was promoting a 420 event ... More >>

  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Sunset Beach

    American Beauty