Prior to parking my car on Day 2 of the NAMM convention (which incidentally was my first time ever), I'd already pumped myself up for a day full of musical exploration in this temporary gearhead paradise. But after scanning the parking lot on a rainy afternoon on my way into the Anaheim Convention ... More >>
Tuesday, December 18Stevie TombstoneThe Prospector
Stevie Tombstone's sweet, soulful country croon juxtaposes delightfully
with his hard craggy face. Rocking some hard-luck chic, his songs
feature mentions of the undertaker and give thanks for the little things
in life--such as not being in jail ... More >>
KISS and Motley Crue
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
*Iron Maiden at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
*Kiss at the Honda Center
*Motley Crue at the Joint in Las Vegas
Two of the earliest albums that sculpted my music tastes were that of Kiss's Destroyer and Motley Crue's Shout At ... More >>
This week, Pat Carney of The Black Keys 'apologized' to Nickelback regarding his 'controversial' yet true comments about the Canadian quintet. In my eyes, the drummer of the Akron-bred band had no reason to apologize, true or not true. Over the past decade or so, rock (not hip-hop, which deserves ... More >>
In what's sure to be one of the biggest rock spectacles of the summer, Kiss and Motley Crue announced that they'll be hitting up over 40 cities on their No Fake Bullshit Tour. If you didn't know, in 1983 Motley Crue opened for Kiss on their Creatures Of The Night tour. The two legends are set to ... More >>
Motley CrueFebruary 15, 2012The Joint at the Hard Rock HotelOne of the first videos I can remember watching as a young impressionable music fan was "Live Wire" by Motley Crue. The video had all the right elements. The wafting smoke, Nikki Sixx setting himself on fire, pentagram adorned drum kit a ... More >>
Today is MTV's 30th anniversary (30! OMG), so we thought we'd let loose with a list of some of the cooler/mind bending/watchable videos to grace the venerable network juggernaut's air waves. Despite all of MTV's shortcomings as a commercial cable network channel, which has blighted our scre ... More >>
Motley Crue singer Vince Neil was arrested for domestic violence in Las Vegas on Friday after allegedly poking his ex-girlfriend in the arm during an argument.
Neil, 50, has vowed to fight the charges in court, which means we will all be treated to hilarious footage of the glam rocker testify ... More >>
Last week, Queen guitarist Brian May interrupted a performance of his musical We Will Rock You to denounce the Welsh government's plan to reduce its badger population. Audience members were not only puzzled by May's lousy timing, but his passionate support of the badger, a sort of white trash w ... More >>
It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.
1) Newpo ... More >>
Getting stiffed by a porn star took on a whole new meaning Monday when Huntington Beach's Janine Lindemulder was arraigned in federal court for allegedly failing to pay about $80,000 in income taxes, The Smoking Gun reports today.
The racktacular 39-year-old entered a not guilty plea and was releas ... More >>