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    April 17, 2014

    Coachella 2014: Weekend One Party Recap

    Just because you didn't score a Coachella wristband this year, doesn't mean you had to miss out on the Coachella Valley fun. In fact there where are enough pool parties, day clubs, and after-hours events to keep you partying all weekend long while seeing some of your favorite acts on the Coachella b ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    Depeche Mode - Staples Center - September 28, 2013

    Depeche Mode Staples Center 9/28/13 Depeche Mode shadow danced into town aboard the Delta Machine tour at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. On the first of a three-night stint, the arrival of the Essex-bred quintet was sure to make every aging goth/emo/new wave fan around SoCal bust out th ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Songs With Grammatical Errors We Just Can't Overlook

    Yes, we are aware artists use poetic license when they are writing lyrics, but that doesn't prevent us from getting irritated when we hear grammatical errors over the radio waves. Below are ten songs with lyrics that set off our inner grammar-police sirens:

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    March 25, 2013

    What We Learned from the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

    This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Aerosmith - Staples Center - December 3, 2012

    Aerosmith Staples Center 12/3/12 As electrifying of a performance Aerosmith threw down at the Hollywood Bowl four short months ago, it's not surprising they'd be back for another one so soon. After all, arena-sized venues are their natural habitat. Staples Center was buzzing as a huge LCD screen ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Wiz Khalifa - Gibson Amphitheater - November 13, 2012

    Wiz KhalifaGibson Amphitheater, Los AngelesNovember 13, 2012From Pittsburgh mix tap flop to festival main stage headliner, Wiz Khalifa turned the Gibson Amphitheater into LA's next best Cannabis expo last night. Since he recording Ink My Whole Body in 2008, the Wizzle man has had a snow ball effect ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Aerosmith - Hollywood Bowl - 8/6/12

    Aerosmith Hollywood Bowl 8/6/12 See Also: *Aerosmith Take A Break Fighting Amongst Themselves To Record A New Album *Long-Awaited Aerosmith Due in 2011?*TV on the Radio - Huntington Beach Pier - 8/3/12 [Updated w/ Video] Rock superheroes Aerosmith played a show for the ages last night at the Holl ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012

    Top 10 Rock Star Backup Vocal Collabortions

    Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Fred Durst, Now with Sitcom! (Called 'Douchebag,' Cough Cough)

    ​ According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.

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    June 10, 2011

    Top 10 Musical Moments in Video Games

    Aerosmith's Revolution XThis week, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place in Los Angeles, drawing fanfare and hype across the gaming world. The three-day trade fair is open to only vendors and developers, but it provokes the kind of suspense Apple fans feel before a major Steve Jobs annou ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011

    Aerosmith Take Break From Fighting Amongst Themselves to Record New Album

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Like your funny-but-often-embarrassing uncle, Aerosmith only come around to visit once in a blue moon. However, every time they do, it's memorable for better or for worse.  It's been seven long years since the group's last album, the covers collection Honkin' on ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    [UPDATED: Steven Tyler Confirms Album] Long-Awaited Aerosmith Album in 2011?

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmith concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on July 29, 2010​​UPDATE, 2:05 P.M., Jan. 17: Steven Tyler reiterates that, even though he is a judge on American Idol, he will record an album with Aerosmith soon. He informed the public that he will head ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    20 Best Concert Photos of 2010

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmith​It's terribly difficult to condense a whole year of spectacular concerts into 25 photos, but here we are: OC Weekly's best concert photos of the year. If you missed these shows, relive the moment through our slideshows.1. Aerosmith Aerosmith was a spectacle ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2010

    The Real Squatters of OC

    Can you really just show up at a multimillion-dollar Newport Coast home and move in without buying it or paying rent? Apparently, yes

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    August 19, 2010

    Steven Tyler New 'American Idol' Judge

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​MSNBC reported yesterday that Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler is the new American Idol judge, although Fox officially says "no comment."   Apparently negotiations were finalized late last week, meaning Tyler got his request for a top-notch wardrobe and makeu ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    What You Missed: Aerosmith, Christopher Lawrence, U.S. Open of Surfing Opening Day, Sublime

    John Gilhooley/OC Weekly​Monday, Monday: What'd you miss this weekend? We visited Sutra and the Verizon Wireless on Thursday night for some Christopher Lawrence and Aerosmith (respectively!). Then Sublime and the Dirty Heads played at the Pacific Amphitheater on Saturday night. And, of course, the ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Five Rock Stars Who Should Be 'American Idol' Judges

    Now that both Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell are leaving American Idol, rumors abound over who's going to be the next arbiter of taste on the Fox show. J Lo's supposedly signed a deal. Allegedly, Steven Tyler's been asked to join the show. P Diddy's thrown his hat into the ring. Elton John, Jessic ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Aerosmith, Cheap Trick at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Check out very cool images from our Aerosmith slideshow here (including a great shot of Tyler's footwear of choice).Aerosmith and Cheap TrickJuly 29, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterIt was hard to decide with whom to be more disappointed--the rock band 20 years past ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010


    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Tanya Petrovna of Native Foods, Part II

    ​Tanya Petrovna is the chef and owner of Native Foods. Her ever-expanding vegan eatery started out in Palm Springs in 1994, but we in OC know her best from her restaurant at The Camp, which is housed inside a yurt. She has two other restaurants in OC, not all of them in yurts, but serving the ... More >>

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    December 23, 2009

    Today in Music News: Rage Against the Machine, Simon Cowell, Steven Tyler, F.B.I. confirms Michael Jackson's alien ancestry

    Rage Against the Machine tops U.K. chart with the classic 1992 single "Killing in the Name," pissing on Simon Cowell's parade.Speaking of Satan, is Simon Cowell leaving American Idol? Will the show go away, too? Maybe there is a God.Steven Tyler admits to popping pills, returns to rehab, and pledg ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    Today in Music News: The Strokes, She & Him, Flaming Lips, Aerosmith

    While frontman Julian Casablancas serenaded the good people of Southern California this past month via his residency at the Downtown Palace Theater, it appears other members of his band the Strokes were making plan to regroup, return to stage and studio.She & Him to release Volume Two! And my ir ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Aerosmith; ZZ Top

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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    August 14, 2009

    Outgoing: Aerosmith Cancel Remainder of their Summer Tour

    ​Sorry, classic rock fans. Steven Tyler falling off the stage in a much-publicized incident at a concert last week in Sturgis, South Dakota means that Aerosmith has to cancel the remainder of their summer tour with ZZ Top. Logically, this includes the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine date s ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008
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    August 2, 2007

    'Free Avian!'

    The Wildbirds' rugged-outdoorsmen rock is built to blast

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    January 11, 2007


    The Family Stone with Sly Stone

  • Film

    March 3, 2005


    Surprising revelation in Leonard adaptation: The Rock

  • Culture

    June 17, 2004
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    April 22, 2004

    When He Was a Young Dude

    A David Bowie list

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Have Jarana, Will Travel

    Quetzal find success making money for others

  • Features

    October 30, 2003

    Killing Them Loudly

    When Tributes Attack

  • Columns

    September 18, 2003

    Warriors, Come Out to Play

    Holiday Brings Us to Our Knees

  • Columns

    April 3, 2003

    Make Love, Not War

    I confess . . .

  • Unknown

    December 28, 2000