Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Help Launch a Smiths-Inspired Comic Book Series!

    ​Comic book publisher and Morrissey fan Shawn Demumbrum is working on a Smiths-inspired comic book series, called Unite and Take Over: Comic Book Stories Inspired by The Smiths. He wrangled indie comics vets Christian Vilaire, Henry Barajas, Jeff Pina, Shelby Robertson, and others for 78 pages' w ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2010


    [Mental Notes] The best alt-Latin acts in OC

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Latin Alternative Music Guide: OC Edición!

    Earlier this week, I introduced readers to my "Latin Alternative Music Guide: LA Edición" and the musicians who compiled it - a task too much for one person and one blog post! (Other "must listens" that came to mind after publication were Cava, Monte Carlo 76, and BEATMO to name a few) Now I turn t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    TONIGHT: Warpaint, The New Limb and Moonrats at La Cave

    Mia Cassidy KirbyFree Friday fun! Alliteration! Bands! Tunes! Musical notes! Are you psyched yet?

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2009

    Back From the Dead

    Murder City Devils

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Some Names Are Better Than Others

    There's no denying it: Bands have a huge boner for naming themselves after Smiths songs. Tonight, LA's Sweet and Tender Hooligans are playing at the Grove of Anaheim (opening up the second of Tiger Army's five night stand). They get their name, natch, from "Sweet and Tender Hooligan," but it's not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    I Can Dance If I Want To

    Sup. I'm Albert, and I'm the new music editor of OC Weekly. I'm pretty tickled to be here - I'm coming from the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona, which means I'm sadly giving up some radical shows like this weekend's Festival in the Desert. (Pat Benatar and Boz Scaggs on the same stage on the same day? ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    CD Review

    Cave Singers, Invitation Songs (Matador)

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    A Phoenix From the Ashes

    Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Puking Rainbows

    Giant Drag

  • Unknown

    October 27, 2005

    Tasered With the Taser of Love

    Nightlife and more
    Oct. 27-Nov. 3

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    This Week in Wondering and Waiting

    Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Columns

    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Pass the Sheep!

    Beyond the Valley of the Dance Disaster Movement Video

  • Columns

    December 11, 2003


    Im gonna live forever

  • Unknown

    September 5, 2002
  • Music

    June 13, 2002
  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Perfect Strangers

    You have to be careful of Your Enemies Friends

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    After Murder, Graves

    Ex-Murder City Devil Derek Fudesco moves on to Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    End of the Line

    The Murder City Devils gusto train runs out of coal

  • Music

    September 27, 2001


    Bullet Train to Vegas is ready to roll

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Stylish, Faster, Wiser

    Introducing the 2001 Bratmobile