The hot sun was no match for greasers and cowboys who drove out to God's country to partake in some classic rockabilly and punk music at the 18th annual Hootenanny at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado Canyon on Saturday. Though there was no question what type of scene this was (read: cherry sundresses a ... More >>
Twenty five years ago today, No Doubt played their first show at Fender's Ballroom in Long Beach, opening for ska legends the Untouchables. (They played second among 14 bands.)According to the No Doubt fansite Beacon Street Online (who first published the poster today), the band's official site m ... More >>
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September 7, 2011
House of Blues, Anaheim
So, when was the last time you showed up to a concert at 9:15 P.M. and the headliners were two to three songs into their set? It almost never happens. You have your typical doors open at 7 P.M. with the show starting at 8 P.M. ... More >>
Friday kicks off a busy weekend, first with Devil's Brigade playing Alex's Bar in Long Beach with Roger Miret and the Disasters and Viva Hate. Devil's Brigade just released their debut album, but it's been ten years in the making--as Rancid fans well know. The group is a long-running side project ... More >>
Myspace.comAtomic Punks Irvine Lake Festival July 10, 2010Friday night is New Year's Eve--we know what you'll be doing, and we know what we hope we'll be doing, at least. So out of the eight million options available, we want you to start out with Rebelution NYE at the House of Blues in Anaheim, ... More >>
Photo by Eric "ARAB" GroffRon Emory, guitar player of Long Beach's punk grandfathers TSOL (True Sounds of Liberty), is releasing his debut album, Walk That Walk, on his Web site Friday. In it: collaborations with Mike Ness, Rancid's Tim Armstrong, Fletcher Dragge
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Pipsqueak sounds nothing like what their name suggest. Loud, fast and to-the-point, this wiry young multi-instrumentalist garage rock duo from Anaheim (known simply as "Brent and Z.Z.") combine lovelorn lyrics, trashy bravado and lo-fi chaos that manages to disrupt your ear drums--memorably. This T ... More >>
Andrew YoussefLast Night: KROQ Weenie Roast at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater; Saturday May 16, 2009. (More pictures here.)Better Than: Wango Tango.Download: Videos from the day at KROQ.com.The KROQ Weenie Roast is typically full of surprises. With
Blink 182 reuniting the night prior at a private ... More >>
Hellcat just got estrogenetically enhanced.
Long Beach vicious vixens Civet have inked a deal with LA-based Hellcat Records, which is run by Rancid front man Tim Armstrong. (Read our feature on Civet here.)
Press release after the jump; “Pay Up” (live) video before it.