Tomorrow, our cover story will be one penned by yours truly, on the new ownership of the Orange County Register and whether their crazy plan to build up, not perpetually lay off, can both save Orange County's daily of record (and hilarious haters!) and journalism in the process. New owner Aaron Kushner (who's also publisher, […]
Well, this is embarrassing. Of all the things No Doubt have been skewered for in the public eye over the years, we never thought racial stereotyping would be one of them. Over the weekend, the Huffington Post and E! Online reported that Orange County's biggest band caught some serious flack over their cowboys-and-Indians-themed video for […]
Even with the surprising, okay, VERY surprising news that Taylor Swift's latest album sold a whopping 1.2 million copies in its first week, almost everyone can agree that the music biz is in a heap of trouble. Labels and artists alike are scrambling to make a buck any way they can. Sometimes this could be […]
Irvine City Council Will Try to Replace Verizon Wireless Amphitheater With the Great Park Cramphitheater…What Are They Smoking?
It's official: By 2017 the Great Park will be THE place to see big-ticket entertainment in Irvine. Please excuse us while we struggle to contain our enthusiasm. As of last week, the Irvine Company and the Irvine City Council both confirmed that a new amphitheater is being proposed to replace the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, which will lose […]
After all that has been said and done, I gotta say that the jury is still out on whether Arte Moreno is the best owner your Anaheim Angels could have. Yes, he's spent hundreds of millions of dollars on marquee free agents…yet the Halos haven't been to the World Series since he bought the team […]
See Also:*No Doubt is Taking Their Beef With Activision in Front of a Jury*Octomom Releases New Topless Album Cover for 'Sexy Party'*Courtney Love is Sued Again…Are You Surprised? There have been some ridiculous lawsuits involving musicians– Ozzy Osbourne being sued for allegedly influencing a teen to commit suicide because of his Satanic lyrics for example– […]
See Also: *Heretic To Film Live DVD In Santa Ana This Weekend *Kiss – Motley Crue – Verizon Wireless Aphitheater – 8/14/12*Kiss at the Honda Center Never ones to deviate from the bigger is better mantra, veteran rockers KISS announced Tuesday at the Viper Room that they'll be releasing a massive 45-pound photography book priced […]
This week, we've been convinced that Snoop Dogg has finally, once and for all, smoked too much weed. The iconic, Long Beach-born rapper is currently working on a reggae album titled Reincarnated with EDM wiz Diplo as the executive producer. Under his new found moniker Snoop Lion, a music video from the album's first single title […]
For those of you not in the know, this past weekend up at the Commons in Calabasas, teen idol Justin Bieber allegedly punched a photographer. Yes, that's right, you read correctly. The Biebs, that little squeaky-clean fella who once caused a riot at Roosevelt Field in Long Island because he didn't show for an appearance, […]
We admit we spend a little too much time on Twitter, but this morning we saw a trending topic that made us want to quit the internet like this guy is doing. Scrolling through Twitter, we clicked on “Trending” to get a sense of what the kids like today. The second most popular topic trending […]
See also: *3hree Things: Holiday Shopping for THAT DUDE *David Guetta Is the First DJ to Have His Handprints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Tiësto's brand-new clothing line, called CLVB LIFE, debuts in Los Angeles tomorrow. The DJ, who was recently voted “The Greatest DJ of All Time,” has created a collection of “high-end t-shirts catering […]
Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Selling 'Occupy All Streets' T-Shirts That Won't Actually Benefit #OWS
The controversy surrounding the Occupy Wall Street movement has hit the fashion world, thanks to a controversial T-shirt that was supposed to be released by hip-hop artist and clothing designer Jay-Z. ] Last week, Jay-Z was photographed wearing an “Occupy All Streets” t-shirt while performing at Madison Square Garden. Friend and fellow hip-hop mogul Russell […]
Australian Electronic Artist Pogo On Being Jailed And Banned from the USA: 'It Was Proper Incarceration, Courtesy of The Agency Group'
According to Australian remix superstar Pogo (AKA Nick Bertke), he has been banned from the United States for ten years due to, he says, The Agency Group's inability to provide him with the proper travel documents for his September 2011 tour. The Perth-based artist spent a total of three weeks in U.S. custody thanks to […]
Rhino Records Plans To Release 'The First New Doors Track Of The 21st Century' On Nov. 25 With … Skrillex?
The Doors' L.A. Woman is getting a 40th anniversary make-over. L.A. Woman was the band's 6th album and the last Jim Morrison recorded before his death. It was released in April, 1971. Morrison died in July, 1971. On Nov. 25, Rhino Records will release a new 2CD version of the classic Doors album. ] The […]
Oh, Kreayshawn. While we're all for defending your odd-looking white chick rapper from the Bay Area schtick (after all, we loooove “Gucci Gucci“), we're afraid that your newfound, as-of-yet unearned fame will possibly kill your career. Not only have we seen too many videos of your sub-par performances where you basically just sing the verses […]
Hollywood renaissance man James Franco has done pretty much everything except release his own record; today, we learned that a dance EP is next on his list. The project is called Franco and Kalup, and it's a collaboration between Franco and drag video/performance artist Kalup Linzy. Franco, apparently a fan of Kalup's soap opera-inspired Conversations […]
Imperial Stars: Arrested for Disturbing the Peace, Now Out of Jail and Seeking Dinner Dates Tonight in Hollywood
According to their Twitter feed, yesterday's traffic blockers and self-declared hardcore hip-hoppers from Garden Grove are now out of jail. (Imperial Stars were booked at Los Angeles County sheriff's Inmate Reception Center jail in downtown Los Angeles.) Earlier today, the OC Register published the names of the band members who were arrested yesterday. Atop a truck with their band […]
WTF? “Good Christian” and former Creed frontman Scott Stapp performing at the San Manuel Casino, amidst the frenzied action of slot machines and black jack tables. Apparently, Stapp will present newly deconstructed Creed material–intimately and acoustically–along with some “newer” solo stuff from his 2005 album The Great Divide. ] Who?Scott Stapp, a guy who ripped […]