By: Mac McCann Artists choose to write shockingly upsetting music for a number of reasons: To express extreme emotions or to provoke a visceral response in listeners or say something about a particular issue or for the shock itself. Sometimes, they're presented as true story warnings, as in Bushwick ... More >>
[Locals Only] The Long Beach quartet creates sweet sonic dissonance on 'Fool of Love'
See also: *Stagecoach Festival 2012: Top Five Performances*Stagecoach Festival 2012 in Photos: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Known for being the frontman of the chart-topping hard rock band Staind, Aaron Lewis is now showing his true colors as a country musician. Being named by Hit Parade ... More >>
Meg Strouse/OC WeeklyFor more Incubus photos, check out our slideshow here!Incubus Oct. 15, 2011 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine A decade ago, when rap-rock was being made popular by the likes of Kid Rock, Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach, Incubus came onto the scene as a band that fit the ... More >>
The Omaha outfit stay the course and deliver good-time music
Over dinner last week, a few friends were talking about random brushes with fame when Fred Durst came up. My buddy prefaced it by saying, "I'm sure this story would've been way cooler if it didn't involve Limp Bizkit." A decade ago, he was walking around Minneapolis when Durst came up to him (in ... More >>
Some would argue that 1990s witnessed punk rock's rebirth. Of the lesser known bands that thrived, Placentia's Longfellow has to top the list.WIth four albums, a boatload of national tours, as well as slots on the Warped tour, these guys epitomized what success meant for punk rockers at the time. ... More >>
De-cem-ber thir-teenth, much more bayyyyyounce, Ice Cube's coming with a half-ounce. (Or not, potentially. Just wanted to be lyrical.) Sure, Ice Cube may not be as "cool" as he once was, what with his starring in a slew of mediocre-at-best family films like The Longshots (directed by Fred Durst!) ... More >>
The year in really, realy bad music publicity photos and press releases
The numbers behind the Nov. 21 Limp Bizkit/Eminem show
...Wait. Strike that Last One.