The Black Angels and Vietnam @ The Independent, 5/30/07

It was psychedelic rock night at The Independent, and this was proved not only by the music at hand, but also the earthy smell of unwashed hippie-sters in the air, and the passion clashin’ happening both onstage and in the audience. As Vietnam took the stage, I soon caught the vibe of ‘something going on […]

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The USO

We are at war. And that means that the USO goes into full swing to entertain our troops. While I always read about famous USO tours during WWII and Vietnam, it seems to be pretty low key nowadays. So, HRC did a little digging…and didn’t come up with much. 2006 entertainers to Iraq included: -> […]

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Top 5: machinima music videos

What is machinima? Read the wiki here. Prepare to geek out. 1. Ballad of Black Mesa ipod parody 2. Nine Inch Nails ‘Only’/Sims 2 3. Ludacris & Mary J Blige ‘Runaway Love’/ Sims 2 4. Zero 7 ‘In the Waiting Line’/ Quake engine 5. Goth Girl/World of Warcraft

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Doc Martens: Dead Rock Stars

So I have an advertising degree. OK, I have 2. So you can imagine my interst when I heard about the dead rock stars ad campaign that Doc Martens recently attempted to launch. Please forgive me while hard rock chick takes of her bandanna and puts on her academic hat. Saatchi and Saatchi London is […]

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rockin' you soon

big ticket weekend! Sat @ 10a: Sounds of the Underground featuring GWAR @ the event center at San Jose State University 8/3 Sun @ 10 Chris Cornell @ The Warfield 7/10 The Rhymesayers crew @ Bill Graham 8/10

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rock out SF

Thurs/May/31: Social Studies @ Rickshaw Stop Fri/Jun/1: Lacuna Coil @ Slim’s Sat/Jun/2: Raveonette’s @ Cafe Du Nord Sun/Jun/3: mewithoutyou @ Slim’s Mon/Jun/4: Pretty Girls Make Graves @ GAMH Tues/Jun/5: Unsane @ Bottom of the Hill Wed/Jun/6: Bellavista @ Bottom of the Hill

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just announced: Download Festival

The SF Download Festival: Shoreline Amphitheater on October 6th -The Cure -Black Rebel Motorcycle Club -AFI -Kings of Leon -65 Days of Static

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The Smashing Pumpkins take off

Video from SP’s entry back into the world, from Paris. That’s a very With Teeth backdrop there! Oh man….I’m excited! This is a new song from Zeitgeist, ‘God and Country’ And, to answer questions of the other band members…there is a new rock chick bassist, Ginger Reyes.

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