• Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Prog Metal Bands

    Progressive Metal, unlike other sub genres of heavy metal borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock and early heavy metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under the same umbrella for the sake of clarity. ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014
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    April 25, 2013

    The Funniest Twitter Reviews of This Week's Major Album Releases

    Flowery, contemplative album reviews are nice, but when it comes to finding hilarious music criticism on the go, nothing tops Twitter. After all, when people only have 140 characters to spend, they tend to get right to the point. So we browsed through endless feeds to see what people are saying abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'A Better Version' by Cerebellion

    See Also:*Local Record Review: 'This One's For Terminal Boredom' by Roman Candles*Local Record Review: 'We Are Locally Grown' by Locally Grown Collective*Local Records Review: 'Four Steps in Corsets' by Yellow Red SparksCerebellion"A Better Version" show Cerebellion pl ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Concerts Everywhere

    [Mental Notes] If you didn't watch a show last week, you missed out

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Queensryche at the Grove Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​QueensrycheJuly 22, 2010The Grove of AnaheimSee the slideshow here!In truth, the idea itself--Queensryche hosting a cabaret to perform their music to--was admirable, and seemed, in all ways, to merit a new look at Geoff Tate & co.'s songs. Featuring burlesque and go-go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Five Reasons To Watch Queensryche Cabaret Tomorrow​So, yeah, no one has joined our ticket giveaway for tomorrow's Queensryche cabaret show at the Grove.  Which is a TOTAL MISTAKE because it will be filled with vestiges of glam rock, acrobats, contortionists and semi-nude women shimmying to "Silent Lucidity."In a conversati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part VI

    NAMM 2008 came and went, with fans and music celebs flooding the Anaheim Convention Center. Weekly web photographer Christopher Victorio dropped by the madhouse on Saturday and ran into folks from Slipknot, Megadeth, Queensryche, Motley Crue and even Playmate of the Year Sara Jean Underwood. Photos ... More >>

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Sabbath Was the Blob

    Get Out! Nightlife and more: Nov. 30 - Dec. 7

  • Columns

    June 30, 2005
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    April 1, 2004
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    October 30, 2003

    Killing Them Loudly

    When Tributes Attack