Friday, April 12CoachellaEmpire Polo ClubThis year's granddaddy of Southern California rolls into Indio for weekend one of an insane three-day sprawl of sound, now in its 12th year. Friday's lineup topped by Britain's revived rock legends The Stone Roses and features other marquis acts likeTrent Rez ... More >>
Coming up with 10 punk albums to listen to before you die is a lot harder than you'd think. For starters, it's a morbid thought, which makes you start asking yourself why in the hell you're thinking about punk albums when you're only gonna die, so who cares?
Second, the best material of many (if n ... More >>
Editor's note: Interview I did with Reverend Horton Heat (aka Jim Heath) for this feature that originally ran in OC Weekly sister paper Miami New Times September 8.Drew ReynoldsThere have always been misconceptions surrounding the Reverend Horton Heat. For starters, there is no preacher frontman--it ... More >>
Yes, you read that right. There's an Elvis John Deere tractor. Beginning last Friday, a recently restored tractor used by Elvis at Graceland and at his ranch is on display at the King's car museum across the street from Graceland. Why is this important, you ask? Two reasons. 1. Elvis is the king of ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>