Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters makes no bones about the fact that his occasional hard rock side project Chevy Metal is basically a wedding band. That is, if you feel like getting married in the Church of Satan. Since 2002, he's manned the drum kit behind a three (sometimes four)-piece outfit tha ... More >>
Golden Gods Awards Club Nokia May 2, 2013 The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>
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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Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWe celebrate the dorkiest of dorky music fans by dubbing today as Rush Day, All Day: It is, after all, 2-1-12. Both the album and the song, released in 1976, is actually about the year 2112. For many, the fact that 2112 is considered the definitive Rush album is reason eno ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRush August 13, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterSee the slideshow here!Mere months away from celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Moving Pictures, Rush easily sold out the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater as they played the album in its entirety along ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyKauzbots, go!What'd you miss this weekend? We got our arena rock on with Rush at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Friday night. Then we headed over to the Lab in Costa Mesa for two days of crafts and DIY-everything: Unique OC. Aaand finally, Wavves, the Growlers, Crystal An ... More >>
By Andrew Youssef Better Than: Sitting at home trying to emulate Rush on the Rock Band video game. Download: The Big Money" from their Myspace page. It's not surprising to see the occasional air guitar solo from an audience member during a rock concert. At last night's Rush show, air drums and ... More >>