Ah, the NAMM Show: It's an all-things-music industry show, closed to the general public, attended by "rockstars" (subject to debate at times) and all the biggest and best in the business. This year's sightings include everyone from Dave Navarro and, of course, Bootsy Collins, to awkward moments of booth babes and Kerry King. All images by Andrew Youssef.
George Lynch, Gilby Clarke, Ronnie Montrose, Tracii Guns, Vains of Jenna, Haunted by Heroes, Points North played the seventh ever Guitar Player's Ball at the Galaxy Theatre on January 14, 2011. All images by Mary Bell.
This week's cover story, "The Social D Network," not only celebrates 32 years of Social Distortion, but also the release of their newest album Hard Times and Lullabies. Click here to read the story, and scroll through these images that go behind the scenes of our cover photo shoot, along with...
Every Tuesday night in January, DiPiazzas presents to you, lucky reader, Burlesque Bingo. The showcase featured Audrey Deluxe, Olivia Bellafontaine, Scarlet O'Keljus, Kitty Cadillac, Ali Oops, Drea Dillinger. You win either way, BINGO or not! All images by Mary Bell.
Night two of the 2011 OC Music Awards Showcase Series featured Canvas, Headshine, Honeypie, Skee and the Metal Dectors and Stacy Clark. The showcase took place at the District at Tustin Legacy. Click here to see last week's slideshow. All images by Christopher Victorio.
One of the best nights in town happens the first Friday of the month: The Secret Affair at Alex's Bar in Long Beach features DJs spinning northern soul, freakbeat, boogaloo, garage, mod '60s and more. All images by Mary Bell.
Friday morning weather appeared threatening, with gray clouds looming
on the horizon. Luckily, they never made their way ashore, allowing
for Day 1 of the Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge to start as planned.
Waves were shoulder high and a bit wonky, but offered enough size and
power for the...
On the night of January 5, 2011, the gorgeous gals of Uncommon Burlesque put on a show. The line-up included Dolly Danger, Prix de Beaute, Tiffany Blue (from Australia!), Charlotte La Belle Araigne'e, Vixen Magdalene and, of course, Dizzy Von Damn! All images by Mary Bell. For more info, visit...