Love, Hate, Love: Alice in Chains, Creature with the Atom Brain @ Fox Theater, 2/11/10

The blinking marquee of the Fox Theater beckoned me from the moment I turned onto Telegraph. I know what awaits me inside- the first of three shows over the next month where I will hear one of my favorite bands play some of my favorite songs, and I will spend two hours face to face […]

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Acid Trip, Velvet Tongue: Puscifer, Uncle Scratch's Gospel Revival @ Fox Theater Oakland, 11/4/09

Maynard James Keenan brought his side show to Oakland for the first of two nights of high brow/low brow entertainment. It proved to be a night unlike any other. Earlier this year, I had to miss the LA Puscifer shows due to a family emergency, so it was nice to be able to make up […]

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Interstate Love Song: Stone Temple Pilots @ The Fox Theater Oakland, 10/21/09

For some reason, Stone Temple Pilots never make it on the list of ‘my bands’. Why is that? I pretty much know every word to every song. I go see Weiland or the DeLeo brothers anytime they are near. What’s the deal? I can distinctly remember seeing the video for ‘Plush’ in 1992 and thinking, […]

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Mini Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, YACHT @ Fox Theater, 9/9/09

I honestly had no business being at this show. It was initially supposed to be part of my ‘getting me through my post-NIN depression’ schedule. But instead, it became sandwiched between 2 NIN shows that I was flying in and out of LA for. But! I loves me some Karen O. I consumed mass amounts […]

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