The Black Angels (Band)

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Finding Shoegazer's Paradise in the Old West

    Some of the best DIY festivals tend to have one thing in common: the adventure of getting there. The thrill of the trek was definitely on Tommy Dietrick's mind when he settled his Desert Stars Festival in the cactus and boulder-infested oasis of Pioneertown, at storied venue Pappy and Harriet's. Ove ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2013

    Sleepy Sun

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Drinking Flowers Ditched Their Crappy Jobs and Started a Band

    Before they ever played a note together, Drinking Flowers had a bond--one fertilized by a shitty job. "We all worked at a fuckin' restaurant that we hated," says guitarist/lead vocalist Alex Galindo. "We wanted to make some loud music because we were disgruntled." The fondue joint in Mission Viejo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 16, 2013

    The Black Angels

    The Glass House

  • Music

    May 2, 2013

    Psycho de Mayo's Strange Trip

    Psychedelic bands from around the world converge on Santa Ana

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Lollapalooza Lineup Released: Black Sabbath Reuniting!

    In an attempt to possibly take some of the spotlight off Coachella this week, Lollapalooza released a "same, same but different" lineup for the eighth installment of the Chicago festival in Grant Park. As at Coachella, the Black Keys and At the Drive-In are performing. But unlike Coachella, the Red ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'Far People in Far Places' by Two Guns

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    The Black Angels and Sleepy Sun Last Night at Detroit Bar

    Kim Conlan​The Black Angels and Sleepy SunMay 17, 2011Detroit Bar, Costa MesaEveryone showed up promptly for this Tuesday night show so as not to miss Sleepy Sun and The Black Angels. Last fall, Sleepy Sun was hypnotizing a packed crowd at Spaceland (now called The Satellite) in Los Angeles. Back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    The Kills with Cold Cave and the Black Angels at the Fox Theater Saturday Night

    Mary BellThe Kills​Check out The Kills slideshow here!The Kills with Cold Cave and the Black AngelsMay 14, 2011Fox Theater, PomonaThe Kills are Allison Mosshart and Jamie Hince and together they make sounds so fiery and raw they destroy all in their path. They've come a long way since they debut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    MySpace Desperate, Announces Twilight Soundtrack At Half-Hour Increments

    ​Yesterday, MySpace said they were going to announce the official Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack today, after previously letting on that author Stephenie Meyers' favorite band Muse gets the first single. The catch, of course, was that they were only going to do it one at a time. And in no parti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2008

    Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary

    Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Getting a tattoo from a shady parlor. Download: The First Vietnamese War from their first album Passover. I thought I was in a hornet's nest when I heard the consistent buzz of tattoo needles as I walked into the Queen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2006

    Congrats To KUCI And Cold War Kids...

    ..for honorable nominations in this year's Plug Awards. Wha Plug? Indie backpatters sez: PLUG is different from all of the institutional accolades for the music industry – the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, GRAMMY Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Music Award ... More >>