Myspace Fest….hmmmmm….

Apparently Tom took my idea to heart and decided to put together a touring MySpace festival. Hellogoodbye and Say Anything will headline.

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Top 5: Musicians Who've Bared it All

After seeing Simon Rex this week, I thought about how many musicians have done porn. Enough for a top 5! 1. duh…Tommy Lee 2. Simon Rex 3. Peter Steele from Type O Negative 4. Fred Durst 5. Vince Neil

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Rock for the Soul: Axis of Justice

Debut of a new piece: Rock for the Soul. Here I will highlight artist’s efforts in social causes. I think it’s fitting to start with Tom Morello and Serj Tankian’s Axis of Justice organization. The organization was formed after the two witnessed the white power/neo nazi symbols on people in the crowd of Ozzfest 2002 […]

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Rock Lit: Heart-Shaped Box

Heart-Shaped Box: A Novelis written by Joe Hill, the pen name for none other than Stephen King’s son. Having been a huge Nirvana fan back in the day, I’ll have to admit I was immediately intrigued. A horror novel about a rock star? I’m in. The story follows Jude Coyne, a fifty-something, semi retired singer/guitarist, […]

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rock out SF

this labor day weekend… thursday/august 30: Blaqk Audio @ popscene friday/august 31: Bellavista @ Cafe du Nord saturday/september 1: Early show- The Doormats @ Thee Parkside then Giant Squid @ Hemlock Tavern sunday/september 2: Funk You Burning Man party @ Rickshaw monday/september 3: Take a break tuesday/september 4: Brian Jonestown Massacre @ The Independent ***HRC […]

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Marilyn Manson and Slayer @ Sleep Train Pavilion Concord, 8/23/07

The pairing of Manson and Slayer: love them both, but together? Hmmmm…mostly a different audience, definitely a different outfit. After an arduous journey, we finally found this Sleep Train Pavilion. And so did the protesters. I don’t think my fellow concert-goers were prepared for the scene they were about to partake in. The guys walking […]

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Rock the Bells, McCovey Cove, 8/18/07

Sadly, I was unable to attend this show due to the death of my Meema. But, here are some good clips that made me feel a little bit like I was there: Immortal Technique Jedi Mind Tricks EPMD The Roots Wu-Tang Cypress Hill RATM

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rockin' you soon

on sale Sunday @10a: Morrissey @ The Fillmore, September 23,24,26,& 27 Kid Koala @ The Independent, September 14 Helmet @ The Independent, September 30

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rock out SF

So…starting a few days late on this one. Saturday/August 25: Honeycut @ Slim’s Sunday/August 26: 311 @ The Concourse Monday/August 27: nada Tuesday/August 28: Mickey Avalon @ Slim’s **HRC SHOW** Wednesday/August 29: Immigrant/Catholic Comb @ Rickshaw

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NYT: Ticket Cells

NYT featured an article today about SMS and concerts. So, apparently text messaging at shows isn’t all about sending drunken messages to the jumbotron screen. Yeah, some concert services are offering better seats, free ringtones, and input into the setlist via SMS. Cell phones. Love ’em or hate ’em, they’re here to stay. They’re the […]

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