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The Melvins

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Prog Metal Bands

    Progressive Metal, unlike other sub genres of heavy metal borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock and early heavy metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under the same umbrella for the sake of clarity. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Top 10 Stoner Metal Bands

    No other musical genre (aside from reggae) has a stronger connection to the cannabis lifestyle than heavy metal, hence the term 'stoner metal.' But of course, this term describes a subgenre that can encompass different types of metal music and mean different things to different folks; whether you'r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2014

    Gold Daggers

    Alex's Bar

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    September 19, 2013

    Tweak Bird

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Where Do Hardcore Duo It's Casual Go to Get...Casual?

    It's Casual describes itself as Los Angeles' only rock 'n' roll tag team duo. Or something like that. After listening to singer/guitarist Eddie Solis and drummer W.C.E. bash away at the heaviest skate rock riffs this side of Slayer, Black Flag and the Melvins, it's hard to remember much of anything. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013

    Patton Oswalt

    Irvine Improv

  • Music

    December 6, 2012

    Pacific Air Keep Their Pop Above the Clouds—and Indie Trends

    Brothers Ryan and Taylor Lawhon steer clear of attempts to let hype overshadow their minimalist sounds

  • Music

    October 25, 2012

    Something Horrible Are Bad at Minigolf, Good at Scaring People

    [Locals Only] Fooling around with this horror -rock band reminds us they're no joke

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    The Best Five Shows in OC This Week: Big Business, Major Lazer

    Monday, October 15Big BusinessAlex's BarFor those not familiar with the genre Sludge Metal, meet Big Business. Hailing from Seattle and signed to Gold Metal Records, they traffic in crunchy, chugging jams with wonky, drop-tuned strings. Reminiscent of instrumental metal band Pelican, Big Business fe ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Big Business

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in O.C. This Week

    See Also: *Free Ticket Wednesday: She Wants Revenge at the Observatory*The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/Video]*Jim Norton Wants to Sleep With You, if You Can Stand His Sleep ApneaMonday, September 17Martin Sanchez (Residency)Detroit Bar Martin Sanchez is an absolutely manic rappe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2012

    Melvins

    Constellation Room

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    March 22, 2012

    White Shit

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Tool at Mandalay Bay Events Center Last Night

    ​ToolJanuary 14, 2012Mandalay Bay Events CenterWith Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan touring heavily behind his own project Puscifer, it was a surprise to hear Tool hastily announce a winter tour. It is approaching six years since Tool has released their last album 10,000 Days. Since Califo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Tag, You're It: Steve Carson of Echo Echo Interviews Justin Suitor From Railroad to Alaska

    Tag, You're It is Heard Mentality's new weekly interview feature. The concept is simple: One local artist picks another local artist to interview, then the interviewee becomes the interviewer of an artist of his or her choice the following week.  Steve Carson/Echo Echo​I honestly couldn't t ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Record Review: The Melvins, The Bride Screamed Murder

    ​The Hype: It's hard to imagine what kind of hype the Melvins would need after almost three decades of albums under their belts. Of course the world could always use a heaping helping of atonal explosions from this prolific pack of sludge metal shredders. Though The Bride Screamed Murder ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2009

    Big Business

    Detroit Bar

  • Music

    November 27, 2008
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    November 20, 2008
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    August 28, 2008

    Hail to the King

    The Melvins

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    Melvin Mania

    The Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa was rocked to the foundations Wednesday night as the Melvins and their entourage plowed through town. Visual artist Dalek’s animated short, A Purge of Dissidents, kicked things off by injecting a healthy dose of vitamin weird into the mix. The film ran for about 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007

    Melvins/Big Business = Tinnitus Controlled Chaos Tonight

    OC Weekly freelancer Oliver Hall details in this week's issue why you should risk a significant portion of your hearing and sanity and attend the Melvins/Big Business show tonight at Detroit Bar. I will merely add that this gig will give you maximum bang for your sludge-metal buck. Plus, Melvins fro ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Civilized Worms

    The Melvins

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Beyond Budokan

    Big Business: Death On Four Legs

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Live Review

    This Is a Cry for Help: Melvins, Big Business, Porn and Altamont at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa, Saturday, Dec. 2

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Buzz Band

    The Melvins plow back through town with a (sort of) new lineup but the same old sound

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    Tonight @ Detroit: Totimoshi / Fu Manchu

    Buck Owens is Black Sabbath and Totimoshi knows why: distinctive guitar tone and songs about Satan make a boy from Bakersfield do good, and Totimoshi guitarist Tony Aguilar learned the necessary lessons from both. Central Valley-raised—where he grew up on country/western as much as rock & ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Dispense the Weight

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! Totimoshi nice notes and everything

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    We Don't Stop the Sound

    Step into the SunnO))) chamber

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

    Dale Crover and the unstoppable killing machine

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Get Out!

    Yearn to Be Blown
    Nightlife & More: Jan. 19 - Jan. 26

  • Music

    October 6, 2005
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    March 24, 2005

    Freeeeeeaky!

    Big Business ram metal up your alimentary

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Muh-Merica

    Hurricane Melvin, meet Hurricane Jeanne

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Spunks Not Dead!

    The Groovie Ghoulies give you some hits

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003
  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    Rape Him

    They saved Kurt Cobains pain

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Superstars of Special Ed

    The Kids of Widney High rock harder than you

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