After the parliament of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast in Azerbaijan voted to unify the region with Armenia on Feb. 20, 1988, inter-ethnic fighting broke out. This devolved into a war that lasted through May 1994 and likely received little coverage on the nightly news. Here to fill us in on ... More >>
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
September 22, 2012
*Deftones Interview with Chino Moreno
*Deftones at Fox Theater in Pomona
*The Five Best Shows in OC This Weekend
Unseasonably warm temperatures fittingly provided earthquake weather for the Epicenter Festival at Verizon Wireless ... More >>
The weekend remembrance of Kelly Thomas, the 37-year-old
homeless man beaten to death by Fullerton cops one year ago, culminated with
the second annual Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert echoing through the city's Downtown
Plaza Saturday with eight bands, including OC punk legends
The Adolescents, taking ... More >>
FelgukYost TheaterMarch 1, 2012Last night, the Yost Theater hosted the dynamic electro duo from Rio de Janeiro, Felguk. Felguk didn't just come to say hello, they started the weekend off with with big house sounds and arena anthems for all to dance to.
For five years, Felipe (Fel) and Gustavo (Guk) of Felguk have been tearing up clubs and festivals of all kinds. In 2011, the Brizillian duo was placed in the top 100 DJ poll by DJ Mag. 2007 proved to be a break out year, as they received a personal phone call from Madonna. This led to producing a ... More >>
So mathcore/hardcore band Dillinger Escape Plan is playing a free show at Slidebar on Thursday, Jan. 19. It's being called the band's "last U.S. [show] for a while" And if you're still boycotting Slidebar because of the Kelly Thomas hooha, know that you could maintain your integrity by watching ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterChange is inevitable when it comes to the restaurant business, and while we've previously featured Wildfish Seafood Grille for On the Line, a new executive chef means a new technique and insight on what makes him tick. Keith Stich is now at the helm, and we reel him in (pos ... More >>
systemofadown.comOur prayers have been answered: Not only are System of a Down playing a few headlining shows in the United States before their trip to Europe this summer, they're also playing an Irvine date!!!
When System of a Down announced that they were reuniting and touring Europe last November, we knew a US tour wasn't far behind. Today the band announced that they are playing a few headlining shows before their trip to Europe this summer--one of which will be in LA, at the Forum.
www.myspace.com/veloriomusicVelorio covered Nirvana's classic "All Apologies" at the Juke Joint in Anaheim this weekend. According to our resident cumbia expert Gabriel San Roman, "Usually cumbia songs are mashed up on a System of a Down video on YouTube...to make it seem like a hard rock band wa ... More >>
When news broke that our beloved System of a Down was reuniting and playing in Europe for two weeks in June 2011, my brain started shorting. After going on indefinite hiatus in 2006 (just a few months after releasing their fifth album, Hypnotize), System of a Down left a discernible gap in ... More >>
Lilledeshan BoseOn Tuesday, Zack de la Rocha gathered up a few of his friends to protest the Arizona state law (SB 1070) that legalizes
and sanctions racial profiling on the site Soundstrike.net. Artists who joined forces to boycott Arizona (by "not allow(ing)
our collective economic power to b ... More >>
Don't let the name fool you. Matt Kollar and the Angry Mob are far from angry. Hailing from Huntington Beach, Kollar leads the mob with a guitar as opposed to pitchfork and songs that are steeped in fun rather than terror. Their debut album, Farewell Adventure! has attracted both local and internat ... More >>
OC hardcore stalwarts Death by Stereo has a new album called Death is My Only Friend coming out tomorrow on Serjical Strike Records (owned by System of a Down's Serj Tankian). To celebrate, the group is playing an in-store at Long Beach's Fingerprints.To get "tickets" to this show, you have to pre-o ... More >>
Boogie Nights, 9 p.m.
1923 E. Seventh St.
Long Beach, CA
Killah Priest (Wu Tang) CD Relaease hosted by Shavo (System of a Down), 8 p.m.
The Rhythm Lounge
245 Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA
Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m.
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