Ween (Band)

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    July 3, 2013

    Chow Down with our Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championship Playlist!

    Along with being our nation's birth, July 4th is also the day all eyes will be on Coney Island for Nathan's world famous Hot Dog Eating Competition. Yes, competitive eating's biggest day of the year goes down tomorrow as the biggest names in consumption will attempt to out-devour each other in a mor ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Cross-Overs: Five Unforgettable Musicians Who Switched Genres

    This weekend sees the release of the new Tyler Perry film Alex Cross. The movie has been getting a fair amount of attention for not only being a Perry film where he's solely acting, but being his first foray into the action genre. That's correct, with no "Madea" in sight, Perry is attempting to ente ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Top Five Classic "South Park" Musical Guests

    For 16 seasons now, "South Park" has been delighting viewers with its signature brand of absurdity, skewing any and everything in pop culture along the way. There's been quite a few music superstars immortalized on "South Park," some whose appearances were made without them even being consulted. Wit ... More >>

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    May 31, 2011

    Five Weird Drugs (and the Stars Who Use Them)

    ​ Courtney Love caused a teeny stir this week when she raved about the hallucinogenic tea Ayahuasca. Sounding like a frat boy detailing his first blunt, Love shared some of the urban legends surrounding Ayahuasca, namely, that users experience identical visions of a mysterious "Black guy" (Editor ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    More Than 100 Visible Nipples: 30 Album Covers That Feature Our Favorite Anatomy Part (NSFW)

    Apparently, no one sent Maroon 5 the memo that we're in middle of a Boob War. How do we know? Just look at the cover to the band's newest release. It features a sexy woman erotically caressing her naked body with her two pairs of arms. That's a good start. But why cover up the breasts? Where's ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Song Reviews: Codpiece from Long Beach

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Ave. ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    An Interview With a Rare Breed: OC Blogger Indie Peddler

    [Mental Notes] Plus Weenie Roast highs and lows

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    June 7, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The Weenie Roast

    Andrew YoussefScott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots​Check out our slideshows here and here!Last week, I put together a Weenie Roast guide for Saturday's event, where I talked about incredible buzz bands you shouldn't miss, along with the bands to skip so you could go to the bathroom. Well, after sp ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    OC/LBC Bands Representing at SXSW

    Local acts aim to create buzz in Austin

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    September 29, 2009

    Slow Fall at the Fox Theater?

    Andrew Youssef​Since reopening this past May with a show from Gogol Bordello, the Fox Theater in downtown Pomona has continually impressed by netting top-flight shows: Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Band of Horses, Girl Talk, Ween, Cake, Marilyn Manson. After tonight's Paramore (picture ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    TONIGHT: Ween at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​One of alternative rock's longest-running acts, Ween, is in town tonight at the Grove of Anaheim. They've been around 25 years, amassing a cult following while going virtually unnoticed by the mainstream; releasing playful neo-psychedelic albums like Pure Guava, Chocolate & Cheese and The Mol ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    UPDATED! Incoming: Friendly Fires, KMFDM at the Glass House, Ween at the Fox

    We told you earlier in the week about the Horrors coming to the Glass House, but, that's not all you've got to look forward to with the Pomona venue. It's the concert hall that keeps giving!

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    May 28, 2009
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    June 3, 2008

    Video Savant: Cymande's “Bra”

    Sticking with the summer-song theme from last week's Video Savant on Ween's “Push th' Little Daisies,” let's examine the gloriously snappy “Bra” by Cymande. Sampled to devastating effect by De La Soul on 3 Feet High and Rising's “Change in Speak” and used on the soundtracks to Spike Lee' ... More >>

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    May 27, 2008

    Video Savant: Ween's “Push th' Little Daisies”

    Lately I've been thinking about definitive summer songs for a feature that will appear in the Weekly's forthcoming Summer Guide. One of the stranger specimens I'm leaning toward is Ween's fluke 1992 hit “Push th' Little Daisies” off the sporadically brilliant Pure Guava album. (It reached #18 in ... More >>