Last time we checked in with Jenna Jameson, she was a no-show at a hearing for the custody of her twin boys living with Tito Ortiz in Huntington Beach, and before that she was complaining about how unjust it was the kids weren't with their mother, and I'm pretty sure before that she was, erm, flubbi ... More >>
The Coach House
Shayne Lamas, who is raising a daughter in Newport Beach with the man she married the day they met nearly three years ago--TheDirty.com's Nik Richie--was reportedly rushed to an undisclosed hospital Tuesday citing marital stress.Lamas--an actress who appeared on General Hospital, a winner on ABC's T ... More >>
Igal Jonathan Feibush says he's an advocate of "tough love"--rehabilitation of troubled people with strict rules, but the Southern California businessman is getting a taste of his own medicine.Feibush--who boldly sued Drew Barrymore, VH1 and MTV for allegedly stealing what he claimed was his registe ... More >>
Earlier this week we examined both hip-hop artists who would make interesting adult film stars as well as rap stars who've actually attempted creating their own erotica. As shocking as that was, would you believe that plenty of porn's biggest names have actually attempted to crossover into music as ... More >>
The Orange County Sheriff's Department was summoned at 10:32 p.m. Aug. 7 to a Laguna Niguel home where a husband had allegedly shot his TV because he did not want his wife watching it.Not to make light of 67-year-old Lawrence Paul Sentif's felony arrest--on suspicion of grossly negligent discharge o ... More >>
When Kasey Kahl posed for the booking photo at right in January, it was dubbed the "prettiest mug shot" Fresno Police officers "ever [saw] come into their station."It's doubtful sheriff's deputies working the Orange County Jail beat are saying the same thing about the mug posed for this weekend by t ... More >>
The tattoo-inspired clothing line tries to create a buzz with new record label
For years, local brands such as Volcom and RVCA have cashed in on the link between music and fashion, endorsing hoards of nationally touring bands, presenting showcases and releasing compilations. These days, Sullen is also looking to get in on that action with its new record label, Sullen Musik, re ... More >>
Maybe it was the fact that we had to sit in downtown rush-hour Los Angeles traffic before we got to the Grammy Museum. But probably, it was the fact that we pressed through such a long, shitty day because the light at the end of the tunnel was the knowledge that after trying for so many damn years, ... More >>
These days, reggae evokes images of hippies, dreadlocks, good ganja and good vibes, but the genre, which developed from ska, mento and R&B music in the 1960s, wasn't always a college dorm room staple. Maybe it was Eric Clapton's 1974 cover of Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff" that helped white p ... More >>
I grew up in a town where almost every kid wore a jean jacket and worshiped at the altar of Ozzy Osbourne. KNAC blared from garages and Skid Row was played over the loudspeaker at our city's annual carnival. Needless to say, I know a thing or two about metal, which might have something to do with ... More >>
[Locals Only] Hardcore? Maybe hardcore humor!
Andrew YoussefSting at Verizon Amphitheatre on June 16, 2010 (No photos allowed last night)StingNovember 29, 2011The Wiltern TheatreAfter arresting fans across the world with a stellar reunion of The Police and a symphonic summer tour in 2010, Sting has returned for a "Back To The Bass" tour for ... More >>
According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.
I bet seeing Chuck D's photo below the headline "Top Five Worst Black Rappers Ever" almost made you shit your shorts, huh? Believe me, I love Chuck D. I just put him up there to grab your attention.Remember when I wrote this post about the top five worst white rappers ever? And then remember how ... More >>
Ahhh, the weekend, finally. From local bands to a nostalgia trip at Knotts' Studio K and Ice Cube at the Grove--there's never enough time to do everything you want.
Audrina has reason to smileThere's more great news for 24-year-old Yorba Linda (or Placentia, depending on the source) native Audrina Patridge.Patridge, who appeared on MTV's Laguna Beach and The Hills, is being called a "breakout star" by heavyweight television producer Mark Burnett and thus is ... More >>
Todd OwyoungDragonForce. They're as epic as their name sounds. They're what you would get if you could combine Dethklok, Katamari, and Journey. And they're getting all Rockstar on your double bass petal, dropped-tuned ass...
Chris VictorioDusty Rhodes and the River Band accept their award for Best Live Band. Hell yeah!What'd you do this weekend? We started out by attending the OC Music Awards on Saturday night. After months of nominations, showcases and finals, it's over--for now! The Orange County music scene conver ... More >>
Buena Park Police Dept.The late Ryan JenkinsAt No. 30 on the list of "TV's 50 Biggest Bombs and Blunders" in the Jan. 29 issue of Entertainment Weekly is "Casting Ryan Jenkins on Megan Wants a Millionaire (VH1, 2009)":The hiring of the 32-year-old contestant--who hanged himself soon after police ... More >>
Mere months after the release of No Doubt's 1995 breakthrough album Tragic Kingdom, the Gwen Stefani-led band performed December 19 at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas. People were likely thrilled by "Just a Girl" "Spiderwebs" and "Don't Speak" but the real highlight of their set came via a collabo ... More >>
Beth StirnamanDo you not know Chromeo by now? Really? Well, that's them up there, playing Street Scene in San Diego this past Friday night. They were awesome. Also awesome: Beth Stirnaman's photographs from day one and day two of the festival. It was like Coachella, but less people, not as many b ... More >>
"Megan Wants a Millionaire" . . . but not that badly.VH1 announced today it is postponing any future airings of the reality show Megan Wants a Millionaire after contestant Ryan Alexander Jenkins was named a "person of interest" in the choking murder of Jasmine Fiore, the 28-year-old swimsuit mode ... More >>
All-female hard rockers the Donnas seemed like a possible next big thing circa their 2002 album Spend the Night, and radio hit "Take It Off." It was like their years of hard work since their 1997 self-titled debut (and buzz-building records like Turn 21 and Get Skintight) was finally paying off! Th ... More >>
Shaoling Temple Kung Fu Monks Team, 7 p.m.Witness Venerable Grand Monk Master Shi Yong Xin and the Shaoling Temple Kung Fu Monks Team as they "hi-ya!" their way into your heart.Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA; 714-567-3600Magnolia, 7:30 p.m.Bring a chair or blanket an ... More >>
Set aside your negative bias toward Yes—and while you're at it, lose your knee-jerk hatred of prog rock. Yes fuckin' rock—albeit in a long-winded, redonkulously complex manner. And Chris Squire's bass playing? Completely slaughters Les Claypool's. Ask Squarepusher. He'll vouch for me. As thos ... More >>
Review by Waleed Rashidi Circle Jerks, Hit Me Back at the Glass House, Pomona Friday, January 25, 2008 Better than: Spending all night watching VH1 Classic — though hey, that's a pretty close second right there. Download: "Deny Everything." Sometimes you just gotta wonder — where's the real ... More >>
Small, yappy dogs
DVD spotlights that music-channel rarity: the music video
JUNE 2 THRU JUNE 9:
MEET A NEED
Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story
The Year in Music
Public Enemy: still angry after all these years
And white dopes are punks
Which means Orange County must be finished
Bold As Love
Relishs 29-hour drive as a career metaphor
What the hell are you listening to?
Levi Dexter and Mike Stax abide and endure