Rocklahoma!

OMG! Oklahoma is going to be brimming with coolness with this one. Stay tuned for a fantasy schedule!

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upcoming ticket sales alert

Saturday/10AM Hot Chip @ The Fillmore, June 12 Sunday/10AM Datarock @ The Independent, June 12 US Air Guitar Championship, The Independent, June 28 Def Leppard, Styx, Foreigner @ Sleep Train Pavillion, September 18 Incubus @ Greek Theater, July 14 PLUS: Live 105 BFD announcement comes on Monday!

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upcoming shows alert

Thursday/Apr/26: The Klaxons & Amy Winehouse @ popscene. Sold out, but worth a shot to see the debauchery unfold. Friday/Apr/27: Ice Cube @ The Fillmore. Saturday/Apr/28: Digitalism @ Mezzanine Sunday/Apr/29: The Good, The Bad, and The Queen @ Regency Center Monday/Apr/30: LCD Soundsystem @ Mezzanine HRC Show Tuesday/May/1: Explosions in the Sky @ Slim’s Wednesday/May/2: […]

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Blonde Redhead @ Bimbo's 4/23/07

It bewilders me that I go to 1 or 2 shows a week, and this was my first time to Bimbo’s. Unlike any venue I’ve ever been to before, it was a perfect mix of kitsch and sophistication. A twenties supperclub converted into a music venue, it dictates a certain ambiance that provides the reason […]

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The Hard Rock Chick would like to hear what you have to say. Please leave me comments! I want to know that someone is reading this….and not just some dumb spammer.

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Coachella Fantasy Schedule

Here it is- the Hard Rock Chick’s Coachella Fantasy Schedule. There’s a lot of overlap….if I were going I might have to tear myself in two. This is why I don’t do many festivals…Have fun!

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Top 5: Live Show Audience Archetypes

We all know them. These are the people you encounter at every show. They annoy the hell out of you, but it wouldn’t be the same if they weren’t there. Caveat: these are not mutually exclusive! 1. The Fan-atic. Dressed in full regalia, whether it be cool (goth gear for a Manson show) or totally […]

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myspace find: living dead

Check out Living Dead if you like music that sounds like the soundtrack to a horror movie. I do. Plus, they did a remix of Survivalism.

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NYT: The 'Reunion' Tour

NYT article about the recent reunion tours. It discusses the money making proposition and whether that deteriorates how good the show is really going to be. It also hints at the fact that we crave old, good bands to get back together and perform because of the lack of current good bands that are around […]

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Year Zero ARG: with the Happy Ending

Here’s my response: Me, I’m Not included in the meeting In This Twilight. I thought I’d be The Good Soldier, with a Captial G, since I’m full of Hyperpower and Survivalism. It’s The Beginning of the End, and My Violent Heart can’t take it. I’m ready to spread The Warning and Another Version of the […]

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Iggy Pop and The Stooges @ The Warfield, 4/21/07

The old, the young, the rebellious. All here to see the inventor of the stage dive; the sinewy, writhing man that can’t really sing, that fronts a band of guys that can’t really play. But how does the combination add up to one of the most influential bands of all time? They’re relateable, down on […]

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Willie Nelson @ The Fillmore, 4/18/07

Before going to this show, I tried to count the number of times I’ve seen Willie. It must be close to 20. I’ve been to his shows throughout my whole life, I’ve worked the beer ticket stand at his birthday parties in Luckenbach twice, I’ve watched him from backstage at The Backyard and had my […]

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Heart @ The Grand National Rodeo/Cow Palace, 4/7/07

Music and rodeos go together like…barbecue and baked beans. My earliest experiences with live music occurred at rodeos: Willie Nelson, George Strait, singing on rotating stages in the Astrodome. When I heard that San Francisco had a rodeo, I have to admit I was a bit skeptical. Nothing is as big as a Texas rodeo- […]

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