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    August 15, 2013

    10 Songs With Hidden Messages When Played In Reverse

    Christian McPhate For years, uptight people have been accusing various metal bands of influencing their flock with hidden messages that could only be heard by playing the vinyl backward. Overnight, this "backmasking" became a threat to national security, especially after Dan Rather played clips of h ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    The Gibson Amphitheatre To Close Its Doors

    The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...

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    March 26, 2013

    Lou Reed Bows Out of Coachella and Several Other Gigs

    Looks like we won't be hearing any of Lou Reeds Metal Machine Music in Indio this year. The former front man of the Velvet Underground just pulled out of Coachella and scrapped shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Monterrey.

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    December 12, 2012

    Paul McCartney To Play With Nirvana Tonight At The 12-12-12 Concert? Unfortunately, Yes

    For those of you who may or may not know, tonight in New York City is the granddaddy of all Sandy concerts. Taking place at Madison Square Garden, tonight's show will feature some of the biggest names in music history including (drumroll please) Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, Bon Jovi, Eri ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Smashing Pumpkins - Gibson Amphitheater - October 14, 2012

    Smashing Pumpkins Gibson Amphitheater October 14, 2012 This crazy month of good concerts(better known as Rocktober) kept chugging along last weekend as  the Smashing Pumpkins filled up the Gibson Amphitheater for a blistering performance. Blessing us with sonic offerings old and new, this is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Irvine City Council Will Try to Replace Verizon Wireless Amphitheater With the Great Park Cramphitheater...What Are They Smoking?

    It's official: By 2017 the Great Park will be the only place to see big-ticket entertainment in Irvine. Please excuse us while we struggle to contain our enthusiasm. As of last week, the Irvine Company and the Irvine City Council both confirmed that a new amphitheater is being proposed to ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Iron Maiden - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 8/9/12

    Iron Maiden Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8/9/12 See Also: *Aerosmith at the Hollywood Bowl *Van Halen at the Honda Center *Quicksand at the Glass House Southern California is a second home for the British based heavy metal legends, Iron Maiden. Their classic live album, Live After Death was recor ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Roger Waters - L.A. Coliseum - 5/19/12

    Roger Waters Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 5/19/12 Say this about Roger Waters: he isn't as irritable as he was 30 years ago. When the mic cut out during "The Thin Ice," only the second song of the evening, the technical fowl-up caused the former Pink Floyd member to scrap the tune and start again ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    David Gilmour, Pink Floyd Guitarist is 66 Today; Five of His Best Solos

    ​Yes, it's legendary guitar virtuoso David Gilmour's 66th birthday today. After joining Pink Floyd in 1968, he carved out a body of work that has made him one of the most popular and renowned guitarists of all-time. Here are five of his most memorable solos.

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    October 3, 2011

    Tim Armstrong of Rancid and Three Other Rock Stars Co-Opting Serious Forms of Musical Theater

    ​Rancid's Tim Armstrong is launching a new musical theater series for the web, Tim Timebomb's RockNRoll Theater, Rolling Stone says. The preview for the premiere episode, "Dante," star AFI's Davey Havok and Rancid memeber Lars Frederiksen. It will premiere Oct. 21 on VEVO and will be the first s ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    It's Pink Floyd Week on Jimmy Fallon

    ​More than any other reissue of collectors' box sets and unreleased music, Pink Floyd's campaign with EMI, Why Pink Floyd? is being presented with the most hoopla. The campaign launches tomorrow, also with unreleased music from the archives and complete studio recordings remastered. How is EMI cel ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Curren$y to Release Stoner Opus

    Pitchfork Media​Here's a story for all you hip-hop hotheads. Pitchfork Media is reporting New Orleans rapper Curren$y is set to release his latest "commercial mixtape," affectionately titled Weekend at Burnie's on June 28. (We get it, he spelled Burnies with a "u" in a delicious pot reference.) As ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Three Easter Eggs in the Pink Floyd Reissues

    ​ Pink Floyd announced they are reissuing their entire catalog this year, remastering all the classic records and releasing a slew of box sets and special editions in the process. We called a friend at their record label's marketing department to get the inside scoop on some of the special featu ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    OC Music Awards at the Gypsy Lounge Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyStrange Birds​OC Music AwardsJan. 18, 2011The Gypsy LoungeIt's been a long day, so here's what you need to know: last night's competition was held at the soon-to-be-shuttered Gypsy Lounge. Five bands performed, each rocking their full electric lineup. They played in t ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Top Five OC Concerts of 2010

    ​Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlonde Redhead at the Glass House on Nov. 15.​ Let's be real: Orange County isn't exactly the mecca for the greatest concerts of all time. But when national bands play around here, we expect some great music. And no, I'm not talking about Justin Bieber--we just like to m ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    The Vandals At The House of Blues Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyClick here to see the slideshow!The VandalsDecember 18th, 2010House of Blues AnaheimOnly a band as beloved and stellar as The Vandals can throw an annual Christmas formal in support of their 1996 album Oi to the World!. The pouring rain didn't keep the punks away; the House o ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Roger Waters at the Honda Center Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Roger WatersDecember 13, 2010Honda CenterClick here to see the slideshow!It was odd to see a disheveled man pushing around a shopping cart inside the Honda Center while most of the audience were finding their seats. The lights would dim and a spotlight would shine upon the ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Roger Water

    Honda Center

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    September 21, 2010

    More Than 100 Visible Nipples: 30 Album Covers That Feature Our Favorite Anatomy Part (NSFW)

    Apparently, no one sent Maroon 5 the memo that we're in middle of a Boob War. How do we know? Just look at the cover to the band's newest release. It features a sexy woman erotically caressing her naked body with her two pairs of arms. That's a good start. But why cover up the breasts? Where's ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Paul McCartney at Coachella?

    Nope, we still don't have an official Coachella lineup yet (grr), but rumored/"confirmed" names keep popping up, the most recent and notable being famed former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney.Music blog Consequence of Sound have moved him to their "confirmed" list; he's currently promoting Electric Argume ... More >>

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    April 28, 2008

    Coachella, Day 3

    Holy Fuck: Holy fuck! Awesome Canucks! Coachella dealt me a TKO, so I missed Sunday. Ouch. Beware the undercooked brown rice... or something. Sadly, my illness prevented me from witnessing Holy Fuck, Swervedriver, Spiritualized, Justice, Modeselektor, Booka Shade, Black Mountain, Deadmau5, Linton ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008
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    January 22, 2008

    Coachella lineup announced

    Via FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>

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    Pretty Vacant

    Syd Barrett, 1946-2006

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    December 12, 2002

    Play Something to Dance to!

    DJ Nobody pushes his luck again

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