Golden Gods Awards
May 2, 2013
The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>
By the time you read this, most of The Dillinger Escape Plan will be back home on the East Coast, settling down for the holidays with lady friends and family members.
But for the last two months, members of the legendary mathcore/metal band have been living under the radar behind the Orange Curtai ... More >>
It's not often we here at the Heard Mentality blog write about iconic porn stars, but occasionally the worlds of the flesh merchant, and rock star collide in the land of citrus. Put simply, we spied with our little eye an Instagram photo of porn icon Jenna Haze canoodling with rumored beau and Di ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyThe Deftones at the Gibson Amphitheater last yearDeftonesJune 15, 2011Fox Theater PomonaOne of the benefits of seeing a show in Pomona is that one can usually park for free. Arriving in Pomona 15 minutes after the doors opened proved to be a costly mistake as I was forced ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyStrange BirdsOC Music AwardsJan. 18, 2011The Gypsy LoungeIt's been a long day, so here's what you need to know: last night's competition was held at the soon-to-be-shuttered Gypsy Lounge. Five bands performed, each rocking their full electric lineup. They played in t ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, the drummer of Orange County's favorite alt-rock band, Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I've been writing and publishing "Best/Favorite Of..." lists for music sites and/or blogs for several ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAtreyuSee the slideshow here!Atreyu, Bless the FallOct. 20, 2010House of BluesThe Show: There's nothing inherently wrong with Orange County's Atreyu. The metal core band who's been rocking out for more than a decade brings incredible intensity to the stage combi ... More >>
Andrew YoussefTrent Reznor, literally waving goodbye.Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern, Los Angeles; September 10, 2009.
Better Than: The Kiss "Farewell" tour.
My calculated guess of "Last" or "The Beginning of The End" as the
first song for Nine Inch Nails final show was wrong. "Home" ... 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 >>
There's a three-day weekend coming up, y'know. (Whee!) So what better way to celebrate the day of our nation's labor to drive uptown to Chinatown and partake in some musical entertainment?This year's FYF Fest (formerly the F Yeah Fest), takes place this Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic ... More >>