As the summer season of music rolls on, a couple of reggae staples stopped through Orange County to wrap up a line of shows. The Dirty Heads, (HB locals) and Iration (Santa Barbara natives) are well accustomed to the touring gauntlet. With family and friends in attendance, including the King of Pop’s daughter, Paris Jackson, […]
Reel Big Fish's Aaron Barrett on Bradley Nowell: 'Our Song Beer Was Our Attempt at Writing a Sublime Song'
Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell, who died 15 years ago this month, left behind a legacy that is intrinsically tied to Long Beach and the rest of Orange County. This week's cover story pays tribute to the man who put Garden Grove on the map, who sang about the perils of date rape and invented the […]
How is everything with our boys from Huntington Beach? The Dirty Heads are celebrating the holiday season with a series of weekly contests–the prizes of which include the usual merch: t-shirts and CDs–and some more interesting stuff, such as Skullcandy headphones, and a phone call from Dirty Heads founders Jared and Duddy. ] You could […]
Jared Watson, the lead singer of the Dirty Heads, makes no bones about his bands' uh, appreciation for cannabis and variations thereof. So is pot integral to the Dirty Heads' sound and their creative process? “Definitely yes,” Watson says in a phone interview. “When we were younger and listening to music and listening to a […]
The latest from our Huntington Beach's the Dirty Heads: They'll perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight. Catch their two-song set, one of which will be the No. 1 single “Lay Me Down,” at 12:05 a.m. on ABC.
The Dirty Heads announced their summer tour dates with Sublime with Rome, but because of logical deduction, we already knew that. What we didn't know is that they now (officially) have a No. 1 hit. ] Their 22-track debut album Any Port in a Storm debuted on the Billboard charts (No. 10 on the Independent […]