The hills of Laurel Canyon might not be the first place you'd think to look for a gritty soul band like Vintage Trouble. But one thing that gives the band's rollicking, old-school flavor some authenticity is their decision to rehearse at their drummer Richard Danielson's house there, pitted inside a ... More >>
Is Dr. Dog the worst band name ever? It is pretty close but that kind of thing can be overcome. The Beatles is a pretty stupid band name too but look what they managed to accomplish. Most notably Dr. Dog are neither doctors nor canines. They are a 60's-indebted rock band from Pennsylvania that make ... More >>
You can see photos from 3D-Con 2012 from this weekend in our slideshow. Enjoy!
You know Queen's Brian May is a rock-guitar god, and you might know he's a wildlife preservationist. But who knew he's a 3D nut? The National Stereoscopic Association knows, and they're bringing May to their upcomin ... More >>
Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>
As many of you know by now, Tupac performed at this year's edition of Coachella via hologram. When he appeared, the much-intoxicated crowd did not know what to do. It was as if Tupac had died and rose again (to many conspiracy theorists, that was a literal take). Now that we know how Dr. Dre and AV ... More >>
Queen Days of Our Lives: The Definitive Documentary of the World's Greatest Rock Band
After vetting the new two part Queen rockumentary produced by the BBC (now out on DVD from Eagle Rock Entertainment) I learn things about the band that give me five reasons to worship at the chipped Queen altar ... More >>
Meranda Carter/OC Weekly After touring with Incubus, playing the VMAs and all kinds of globe trotting, Irvine's most recent big band is coming back to OC to play two dates at the Galaxy Theatre. When we last talked to frontman Sameer Gahdia in September, he mentioned how amazing the VMAs were. Th ... More >>
Propelled into the national rock arena during the Detroit renaissance at turn of the millennium, Electric Six garnered significant critical acclaim for its up-tempo, sexified take on classic garage rock. Despite shuffling band members through the years, Electric Six has maintained an impressive l ... More >>
Last week, Queen guitarist Brian May interrupted a performance of his musical We Will Rock You to denounce the Welsh government's plan to reduce its badger population. Audience members were not only puzzled by May's lousy timing, but his passionate support of the badger, a sort of white trash w ... More >>
With the weekend fast upon us, the Glass House is preparing to maximize their Friday show schedule. Kicking off tomorrow afternoon with a benefit concert for Haiti from the School of Rock All-Stars (just like kids from that Jack Black movie, only better), the Pomona venue hosts a celebr ... More >>
We usually never fail to inform you about the barrage of buzz bands to saunter through Detroit Bar during the week. But rarely do we talk about the magic of Sunday Night Karaoke with Lester Trombone. Shame on us. It's about time.
Motörhead are currently on tour (including a stop at the House of Blues in Anaheim), they also play a role in upcoming action/adventure game Brütal Legend, out next week on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 (we got a chance to play it at Comic-Con this year, it's a fun, straight-forward beat 'em up wi ... More >>