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The Adolescents

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    The 50 Best Things About the OC Music Scene

    Hey, Orange County--I know you don't hear this a lot, but we're sorry. Our musicians came down pretty hard on you a couple weeks ago, telling you how bad you suck and all that. It was harsh, nay, uncalled for--and it's kind of our fault for egging them on. The truth is, well, you're pretty great. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    The 50 Worst Things About the OC Music Scene

    Orange County, your musicians have a bone to pick with you. Well, more than one bone actually. You see, for being the second-most populous county in the Greater L.A. area-- behind L.A. of course-- the only figure that beats our count of approximately 3 million citizens is the number of times we're r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    The Adolescents - Alex's Bar - August 23, 2013

    By: Jesse La Tour The Adolescents Alex's Bar 8/23/13 The Adolescents, The Middle Class, and The Crowd are all iconic original Orange County punk bands who have inspired thousands, maybe millions, of young people to turn their suburban angst into musical art. They inspired me, a 30-year-old English t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Friday, August 23rd The Airborne Toxic Event Pacific Amphitheater After releasing their debut self-titled album, The Airborne Toxic Event sealed themselves a spot amongst the top of indie rock ranks. With three albums under their belt at this point the band has expanded far beyond indie rock blogs ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 22, 2013

    The Adolescents

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Top 20 Greatest OC Albums of All Time: #10-1

    For the past 18 years, faithful readers of the OC Weekly have counted on our music section for the continuous cycle of sniffing out the local albums. It goes something like this: We search for them (yeah, we get a shit ton in the mail too), we listen to them, separate the wheat from the chaff, remin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Memorial Bar Crawl for Adolescents Driver/Tour Manager Chris Schaefer This Weekend

    Last week, we reported the tragic death of Chris Schaefer, a former European tour manager and driver for a multitude of legendary punk bands--namely OC's the Adolescents--who delivered the sad news via guitarist Steve Soto. The 46-year-old L.A. native tied unexpectedly of carbon monoxide poisoning i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: The Complete List

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: 5-1

    5. Thrice Most teenagers who strapped on a guitar during the beginning of the second Bush administration could can easily call out Thrice as an inspiration for the angry, distorted racket they created in their parent's garage. Knowing what concrete influence their music had on scores of current l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Top 25 Greatest Orange County Bands of All Time: 25-15

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Moonlight Graham To Host 'Clockwork Orange County' Documentary Event

    See Also: *Former Korn Drummer To Plead Not Guilty In DUI Case *How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score *Of Monsters and Men - The Observatory - 8/8/12 For as much old-school, OC punk culture as like to dig up here at the Weekly, we always get a little giddy whenever we c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert - Fullerton's Downtown Plaza - 7/7/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    The OC Music Awards Ceremony at the Grove, Mar. 3, 2012

    ​The OC Music Awards Ceremony City National Grove of AnaheimMar. 3, 2012Judging by the throngs of people leaving their tables before the award for best video was announced, it seems I'm not the only one who found this weekend's OC Music Awards Ceremony to be a two-hour snore fest. Those of us ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    Fu Manchu Are Metal-Wise

    After 20 years, the band still look forward to touring and making music

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    OC Music Awards 2012 Nominees Announced: How the Process Works

    ​UPDATED:Yesterday we talked to the OC Music Awards about claims that the nomination process isn't exactly transparent, with some OC Music Awards Academy members also nominated as musicians in various categories (see more after the jump.) Today I got an email from Weekly reader Nathan Hoffmann, as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    TRMRS Shake Things Up

    ​ Orange County and Long Beach have seen a steady stream of great, scuzzy surf bands arise in the past few years. Case in point: TRMRS (pronounced "tremors," like that Kevin Bacon movie). This Costa Mesa four-piece play self-described "trash pop," which sounds like teenage energy spread furiously ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Goldenvoice Is 30

    [Mental Notes] Plus, we're betting Radiohead will headline Coachella

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Manic Hispanic at The House of Blues Last Night

    ​Manic HispanicMay 5, 2011House of Blues AnaheimCan anyone think of a better way to celebrate Cinco De Mayo than listening to latino-fied punk-rock in Orange County? It's a phenomena that has to be experienced at least once in life. Full-fledged bro's shrilling grito's as loud as Chente himself, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    The Adolescents and the Dickies at Alex's Bar Friday Night

    Javier CabralEager line waiting outside Alex's Bar​To those who didn't consider punk rock to be "just a phase" in high school, last Friday night at Alex's bar was somewhat of a culmination. The Grim, the Dickies and the Adolescents--all local, monumental '80s bands that started playing just a li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2011

    The Adolescents and The Dickies at Alex's Bar Friday Night

    Javier CabralRikk Agnew and Stan Lee of Dickies Together As One Amoeba​ To those that didn't consider punk rock to be "just a phase" in High School, this last Friday night at Alex's bar was somewhat of a culmination. The Grim, The Dickies and The Adolescents--all local bands that started in the ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    TGIF: From Sharon Van Etten to Hugh Cornwell, the Best Shows to Watch This Weekend

    John Gilhooley/ OC Weekly​Friday means another visit from the characters in The Adolescents at Alex's Bar in Long Beach--and why not, given how often they've made it a home away from home (or alternately, close to home?). But there's a further mix of familiar characters on the bill: Woodland Hills ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Casey Royer ODs On Heroin

    [Mental Notes] Meanwhile, Gwen Stefani still works out 20 million times per day

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Five Choices for OC/LA Album-Listening Party

    John Gilhooley/ OC WeeklyThe Adolescents​Over the weekend, we heard about a group of people in London who get together every month and listen to an entire album, uninterrupted, according to BBC. There is no talking or texting, not even when the record is turned over. Why would anyone do this? you ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Bad Religion's Recipe for Longevity

    The kings of highbrow power-pop-punk are still overwhelming millions every day

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