There are some amazing sentences in Ozzy Osbourne's new autobiography, I Am Ozzy. In fact, the book starts off with a classic disclaimer:
Other people's memories of the stuff in this book might not be the same as mine. I ain't gonna argue with 'em. Over the past forty years I've been loaded ... More >>
View more photos in Timothy Norris' "Sunset Strip Music Festival" slideshow.
God bless the Sunset Strip. Hipsters can pooh-pooh it all they want as they ride their purple-tired fixed-gear bikes through Silver Lake, but for a sheer what-the-fuh!? parade of humanity, nothing beats the Sunset Strip.
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1. Lina Lecaro breaks the story of Jason Shapiro's suit against Swede garage-fellas the Hives. It seems their "Tick Tick Boom" from this year's Get Smart soundtrack sounds suspiciously like his band the Roofies' "Why You?" Same opening riff, same bridge. But ... that's a pretty universal riff.
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The dirty, loose and driving nature of the garage guitar riff can often be hard to distinguish from one tune to another, but sometimes the rev n' grind is little too familiar. That's what local musician Jason Shapiro says about The Hives "Tick Tick Boom" (off this year's Get Smart soundtrack) and hi ... More >>