Just when you thought the '90s rock scene was threatening to reemerge with a vengeance, take a deep breath and relax, for your fears are unwarranted. This week, things took a turn for the worse for fans of stalwarts like Stone Temple Pilots, Sugar Ray and even our beloved No Doubt. We'll address eac ... More >>
Founding Guns n' Roses bassist Duff McKagan released his autobiography this week, It's So Easy...and Other Lies, and is currently on a promotional tour which brings him to Costa Mesa on October 8.
Rock bios have been increasing in number lately, but few are as
enjoyable as McKagan's. While Duff ... More >>
Like vampires, old bands are best left buried deep in the earth, secure in their lead coffins and unable to drain vitality from unsuspecting new victims.
Either because their most desperate fans demand it or because their mortgage notes are past due, the rock bands of yore keep punching thro ... More >>
Axl Rose is suing Activision Blizzard Inc, the owner of the hit video game Guitar Hero. The company, which is based both in Santa Monica and Irvine, is being sued for over $20 million dollars for fraud, breach of contract and unjust enrichment, among others claims.
www.myspace.com/fistfulofmercyUPDATE: You can also watch Fistful of Mercy's KCRW show NOW, on demand. Supergroups are generally boring (Monsters of Folk? Them Crooked Vultures?) and shortlived (hello, Audioslave? Velvet Revolver?) so we don't know what's up with Fistful of Mercy, which ... More >>
Janet MacoskaCherie Currie performing with The RunawaysTalking with Cherie Currie on the phone is easy. What's not easy is fitting several lifetimes' worth of crazy days and recovery into 50 years in this planet. Who would ever dream of attaining the level of success that she achieved by 17 years ... More >>
When they trotted Slash out at the Marshall Amplification exhibit around 12:30 p.m. today at the NAMM trade show, which is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center and wraps Sunday, throngs of fans elbowed their way toward the star, snapped pictures and observed that his trademark top hat seemed ... More >>
Robert FayetteDo you like looking at pictures of famous musicians in concert at various Orange County venues? Oh boy, is this the blog post for you! Why, we've got the Prodigy at the Grove of Anaheim, from just yesterday! Photographed by Robert Fayette. And Glitch Mob opened, too. Then swing the mus ... More >>