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ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 14, 8:00 A.M.: On Nov. 30, Brea resident Jack Culolias went out with around 200 other people in fraternities and sororities from Arizona State University to the Cadillac Ranch in Tempe. Culolias was about to start Hell Week in a ... More >>
The nostalgia factor has always been an easy way for bands that have become culturally irrelevant to join forces in order to tour and make a quick buck. It's a tried and true formula that has worked since the one-hit wonders of the '60s realized that there was ... More >>
NOFX January 12, 2011 House of Blues Anaheim
Check out our NOFX slideshow here!
Over the years I have come to see NOFX perform at several
different venues: The Marquee Theater in Tempe, Emo's in Austin (pre Cokie the
Clown pissing in a tequila bottle incident), Sunset House of Blues, The Grove ... More >>
What'd you miss this weekend? It was a long one for us: We headed out to Indio (again!) for the Big 4 Festival with Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer; then we checked out the Railroad Revival Tour, which stopped in San Pedro with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons. ... More >>
Myspace.comLong-running radio show the Ska Parade is in the midst of celebrating its 20th anniversary, which means the program is older than some of its listeners. It also means a birthday party is in order, so SP head honcho Tazy Phyllipz decided to celebrate by hitting the road with the Ska Par ... More >>
Welcome to Wiley World.Lilly Fowler of Salon.com recently parachuted into "Wiley World."That would be the nickame for the domain of pastor Wiley Drake of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park. As Clockwork and other Weeklings have blogged since President Barack Obama's election, Drake h ... More >>
Courtesy of FutureAngels.comSeven of the eight Statesville Owls of 1961 who came to Tempe pose for the camera.The not-yet-dead Texas Rangers are trying to prevent the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from winning the American League West crown, something the Halos can achieve as early as tonight ... More >>
Pastor Steven Anderson with a future mind ripe for polluting.First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake now has high-profile competition when it comes to praying for President Barack Obama's death.
Pastor Steven L. Anderson of Tempe, Arizona's Faithful Word Baptist Church- ... More >>
Chris VictorioDon't be fooled. This picture is from the Hollywood Pallaidum on Sept. 3!Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health, at the Music Box at the Fonda, Los Angeles; September 8, 2009.Better Than: The two previous Los Angeles "Wave Goodbye" shows at the Hollywood Palladium and the Echoplex, if ... More >>
Hellogoodbye gettin' blurry with it.Last Night: Hellogoodbye, Fun, Limbeck at Chain Reaction, Anaheim; August 19, 2009.Better Than: Waiting for the next Hellogoodbye album to come out (it's been three years this month since Drive-Thru released Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!).Great Debate: ... More >>
Just watch the fireworks.Last Night: Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan and Sara and the New Pornographers at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles; July 5, 2009.Better than: Staying home and celebrating the Fifth of July, the sacred holiday commemorating the cloning of Dolly the Sheep in 1996.Minor celebrity s ... More >>
About to head out to take on another day. Whee! Beth Stirnaman is here in OC Weekly Central (Motel 6 in Palm Springs) uploading pics, so soon you'll have some stuff to look at instead of just these awesome plain text posts. Heard Mentality blogger Nate Jackson is here, too. Say hi, Nate!Before shovi ... More >>
Orange County Register: The man who shot himself to death inside Crystal Cathedral two weeks ago thought he was a prophet of God and heard the voices of demons inside his head. Wait, there's more than one of us? The Reg also has video of the dude. . . . A Costa Mesa Police officer and another f ... More >>
Photo by Andrew YoussefLast Night: Jimmy Eat World, No Knife at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, March 5, 2009.Better than: Hearing John Mayer do his song "Clarity."Preemptive justification: Sure, we don't really cover LA shows here, but I haven't reviewed one since Jenny Lewis at the Orpheum back in Octobe ... More >>
BY REX REASONSuper Bowl. SUPER Bowl. SUPER BOWL. You can try to escape this unique and uniquely American "holiday," but even if you ignore it, it hangs in the air. Since Super Sunday was the setting when I spoke with Jeff Reese of Fort Collins, Colorado's Underminer--in town tomorrow at Alex's Bar i ... More >>
Pop-punk band The Maine are from Tempe, Arizona, the same 40-square mile city where I spent pretty much my entire life (give or take) other than the last few months.So it's with a good deal of hometown pride that I talk about their two sold-out shows at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, tonight and tomorro ... More >>
Yesterday's announcement of Tim and Eric coming to the Glass House has
got me in an Adult Swim-kind of mood, so it would be remiss not to note
season 2 of "Metalocalypse" is out on DVD today.The cartoon is co-created by Brendon Small, the man behind the excellent "Home Movies." It's nominally about ... More >>
Review by Reza Allah-Bakhshi
February 21, 2008
Better Than: Wishing you could inherit Jimmy Lavalle's talent simply by touching him.
Download: “On Your Way” vid by Album Leaf
I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a rainy Thursday night than to kick back with a br ... More >>
My chief complaint about the Black Keys is that they don't release something new every single day of the week, or go on month-long tours of my immediate neighborhood.
Thankfully, the Keys released a complimentary four-song live EP earlier this week via their Myspace page, free of charge. A small ... More >>