5. Chop Schtick 2012
Oh, holy night! All Jewish comics on Christmas Eve -- and egg rolls, too! Wendy Hammers hosts, with Eric Schwartz, Monica Piper, more special guests and a sing-along. Genghis Cohen, Mon. Dec. 24, 7 & 9 p.m.
Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time: The Complete List
Top 20 Musicians of All Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List
Top 20 Sexiest Female Musicians of All Time: The Complete List
Top 20 Sexiest Male Musicians of All Time: The Complete List
For all the seriousness of today's rock, a good joke is often i ... More >>
By Chris Kornelis
Sasquatch! went down this past weekend in George, Washington. Test your knowledge of the 2012 edition of the festival in this multiple-choice trivia test. For clues, check out our sister paper Seattle Weekly's coverage of the happenings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Revolver Golden Gods
Better than ... Any hard rock show you'd see on the Sunset Strip nowadays.
Music awards shows generally suck. They are most often excuses for industry people to slap themselves on the back and perform crappy performances of songs you don't want to hear anywa ... More >>
For the debut evening of Cosplay Karaoke last month, the promo literature asked, "What would Harley Quinn sing if she had a chance? What would Peter Parker belt out? You have a chance to find out as NerdMelt hosts COSPLAY KARAOKE!" and warned "YOU MUST BE IN COSTUME IN ORDER TO SING!"
The rules we ... More >>
Dave Grohl in Tenacious D's The Pick of Destiny.If you were planning on getting rowdy in the pit when the Foo Fighters roll into the Forum this fall for two nights of back-to-back rock-your-face-off n' roll, you better think twice. Dave Grohl might become enraged, publicly humiliate you while ... More >>
Charlie Sheen's "musical director" Simon Rex and Charlie Sheen stare dumbfounded at a Detroit crowd that wants its money back (actually, this is from Scary Movie 3)
We're receiving several reports from multiple sources that the debut of Charlie Sheen's incomprehensible victory tour of live sh ... More >>
robert_rex_jackson/flickrJane's Addiction. Ginger gives you wings.
Anyone who has wasted an afternoon at work bouncing around The Smoking Gun's collection of hospitality riders -- an artist's list of demands, like towels, booze, food, guest tickets -- understands that musicians can be fair ... More >>
Margaret Cho's sassy humor often veers on the nasty, even the scandalous, but what's really shocking about her new CD, Cho Dependent, out next week, isn't the explicitness of tunes like "Your Dick," "My Puss," and "Gimme Your Seed," or even the super-stellar list of musicians who join her on each tr ... More >>
Dennis RomeroInfected Mushroom performs at Coachella.Confession: Trance (spikey-haired douches bouncing to 135 beats-per-minute music) is not our thing. Burning Man (sweaty, 40-year-old shaved-head guys perving on 18-year-old, pigtailed girls with lollipops) -- also not our thing. Put the two ... More >>
Editor's note: This week director Jason Reitman is guest blogging at West Coast Sound. Reitman, whose new film, Up in the Air, was nominated for six Golden Globes earlier in the week (including Best Director and Best Screenplay nominations for Reitman ... congrats!), is also a pretty big music head, ... More >>
"New Fang," the advance single from supergroup Them Crooked Vultures drops today, whetting the appetite of millions of old-school rawwwwk fans who are still recovering from the shock of learning that their fantasy-baseball team-up of Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), John Paul Jones (Led Zeppeli ... More >>
No matter where you went over the weekend -- a restaurant, bar, or even a friend's house -- there were more baseball-crazed Angelenos glued to the television than normal as the Dodgers finished off the St. Louis Cardinals in the postseason throwdown. Looks like Villaraigosa is going to be sending a ... More >>
Laurie ScavoI don't need to explain the Playboy Mansion. You've probably seen Girls Next Door, the E! Entertainment show that managed to successfully de-mystify the estate like the channel did Saved by the Bell, Puff Daddy, and Fabio. But despite the camera's depiction of Heff as goofy and groping g ... More >>