Noise Pop: Fu Manchu, Saviours, ASG, and Orchid @ Slim's, 2/27/08

It’s night one of my Noise Pop adventure, and I figured that there’s no better way to start it off than with some good ol’ American rock music. The night started off with Orchid, from here in SF, who looked and sounded like they had been teleported from 1976 Birmingham. The vocalist has a fantastic […]

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in the beginning: white zombie

1993. This makes me feel old… J was the first guitarist that I successfully scored a pick from…*sigh*

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'2 weeks' countdown

Trent posted the simple ‘2 weeks‘ on Feb. 16th, and I am now going to allow the thoughts to consume me as I count down the three days left in that. What will it be???

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New Ivan Ives video/track

Pretty intense new track and video from Ivan Ives:

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She Wants Revenge goes the way of Radiohead, NIN

A MySpace bulletin announcement proclaimed independence from Geffen today, as SWR sets up their own online record label to handle their affairs. Here’s their announcment: After months of hoping, crossed fingers, emails, phone calls, and conversations, we have officially been released from our contract with Geffen/Interscope records. We would formally like to announce our independence […]

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rockin' you soon

on sale saturday @ 10a: atmosphere @ the regency on 5/8 and 9 on sale sunday @ 10a: Cypress Hill @ The Fillmore on 4/20

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rock out SF

thursday/feb. 28: death angel @ slim’s friday/feb. 29: Holy Fuck, A Place to Bury Strangers @ BOTH **HRC SHOW** ~or~ Scissors for Lefty, Astra Heights @ The Uptown (Oakland) saturday/mar. 1: MSTRKRFT @ Mighty **HRC SHOW** or Scissors for Lefty, Astra Heights @ The Blank Club (San Jose) sunday/mar. 2: The Mountain Goats @ BOTH […]

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geeking out on rap lyrics

This is funny: graphical representations of rap lyrics. Here’s a sneak peek:

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Just Announced! Cypress Hill

@ The Fillmore on 4/20. Seriously, they are playing on 4 freakin’ 20.

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The Missing Reviews Series: Velvet Revolver @ The Warfield, 2/5/08

My near perfect show last time I saw VR was the only thing that saved me from a mental meltdown caused by my latest VR show. I had to work late, and I knew this, but I took the risk anyway. I read the reviews and message boards to determine that VR was going on […]

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