Anthony GreenFox Theater PomonaFeb. 11, 2012"The Beautiful Things" tour flew through Pomona last weekend, leaving fans captivated by the unprecedented energy of Saosin and Circa Survive alumni, Anthony Green. Supported by Isadora Crane and The Dear Hunter, Green reminded everyone why he became th ... More >>
Effeminate-voiced Anthony Green--what? the dude sings like a lady--either likes to work with many different people or is a total dick who doesn't play well with others. Back around 2003 the Pennsylvanian moved here and fronted Saosin, which he named, according to our recent story on the band, befor ... More >>
Orange County post-hardcore band Saosin performs Sunday at House of Blues Anaheim. In the OC Weekly feature, frontman Beau Burchell talks to our writer Eric Snider about the pressure to "deliver that single."Industrial dance icon Nitzer Ebb will be making bodies move Saturday at Galaxy Concert Th ... More >>
Oh boy. Look at these dudes."Post-hardcore." Post, hard, core. Three words that, at one point, wouldn't have made a lick of sense when placed together. But now, it's almost impossible to imagine them without each other. What a world.
When the Jakes announced their big-time major label deal with Roadrunner (a subsidiary of Warner) last month, their official comment advised that a couple of LA shows at Spaceland and the Viper Room would likely be their last area shows before holing up in the studio, working on their full-length ... More >>
Newport Beach's Saosin just released their their second album, In Search of Solid Ground, this past Tuesday. Rather than rest on their hard-rockin' laurels, they're preparing a headlining show at the House of Blues in Anaheim: well, on December 20. So lots of preparation. Tickets are on sale this ... More >>
The Bamboozle Left happens this weekend, and set times have been announced over at their official Web site.A few quick recommendos: Peachcake, who we wrote about earlier this year (and photographed!) when they played Chain Reaction, at 3:20 p.m. Saturday on the surely enjoyable "Kazoozle" stage; Ash ... More >>
For the third straight year, the Vans Warped Tour--46 dates in 2009-will be kicking off at the Pomona Fairplex, this time on June 26. Pre-sales for tickets start April 1 (not a prank), with the "regular" on-sale date being April 18. They've also announced the list of bands performing, though we don' ... More >>
I'll have some more thoughts on the more, uh, interesting choices made by the academy (which I am not a part of, despite what their Web site says) a little later, but for now here's the full list of nominees, unedited from the OC Music Awards press release.