Go ahead, call us a bunch of culture-less, lily-white suburbanites with a partiality to flip-flops and right-wing politics. Those kind of labels never cease to amuse us. Because one thing that instantly dooms most of the tired cliches ascribed to OC is the music--the one-of-a-kind frustration, aggre ... More >>
Documents obtained by the Weekly prove Larry Agran's liberal, Democrat political machine, the one that has ruled over Republican-heavy Irvine for 12 consecutive years, already secretly stole next month's election so it can keep power for at least two more years.
The documents--a series of emails sp ... More >>
14. Reel Big FishZany, wacky, ska-rooted (though they rock harder now) Reel Big Fish elevate self-deprecation to an art form, thanks to a malcontent lead singer in Aaron Barrett, who beats you to the punch with peppy lyrics like "I'll never be anything, anything at all." He lays down these anti-What ... More >>
Anthony Raneri of Bayside, Dustin Kensrue of Thrice, Chris Conley of Saves The Day, Ace Enders of the Early November and Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. are are all doing solo acoustic performances on Where's the Band? this Tuesday at Yost Theater in Santa Ana. (Check out our interview with Pryor ... More >>
Not actually from last week's Glass House show, but this is pretty much what it looked like.The Hype: If you had to pick a handful of bands that pretty much own the Glass House anytime they take the stage, Rx Bandits would undoubtedly be carved near the top of that list. On the heels o ... More >>
In less than 24 hours, 4th of July celebrations will officially be in full swing. But if you're an RX Bandits fan, you're probably busy thinking about July 8th. Only five days until the band takes the stage in front of their rabid hometown crowd at The House of Blues in Anaheim along side Dredg on t ... More >>
Last Night: Rx Bandits, Tera Melos, Polar Bears and Peba Luna at Chain Reaction.Better Than: Most of the shows you go to see at Chain Reaction.Download: "Live From Bonaroo" (2007) on MDB/ Sargent House Records.Anyone who frequents the storied all-ages venue Chain Reaction can usually look forward to ... More >>
In the decades since the sounds of ska infiltrated Orange County, the local music scene has definitely gone through some changes. Live music junkies have been left to fend for themselves in a sea of emo, screamo, hardcore and other intricately titled audible slop.
But last night at The Grove in An ... More >>