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Marilyn Manson @ The Grove of Anaheim 8/24/09

Marilyn Manson @ The Grove of Anaheim 8/24/09

Monday night at the Grove proved to be a typical Manson experience to behold; Satan was of course mentioned, the good book was consumed in flames and tossed across the stage along with mystery liquid being spewed out from Manson’s big red lips and onto the already sweat moistened brows of the front and center […]

 Paul Hebert

The Black Eyed Peas @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 8/07/09

The Black Eyed Peas @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 8/07/09

The Black Eyed Pease got it started last night in front of a sold-out audience at the Pacific Amphitheatre during the OC Fair’s Summer Concert Series. The foursome pounded out a power packed 90 minute set. “Let’s Get it Started,” from the 2003 breakout album “Elephunk,” not surprisingly opened the show as the Peas bounced […]

 Paul Hebert

Judas Priest @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 8/05/09

Judas Priest @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 8/05/09

The “Metal Gods” shown down on Costa Mesa on Wednesday night, as British rockers Judas Priest steamrolled into the Pacific Amphitheatre as part of the OC Fair’s Summer Concert Series. The leather clad warriors are on tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1980 release “British Steel,” and playing the album in it’s entirety. The […]

 Paul Hebert

The Fray and Jack’s Mannequin @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 07/29/09

The Fray and Jack’s Mannequin @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 07/29/09

Famous for their piano infused ballads, Denver rockers The Fray came to town on Wednesday with a show that was full of power sans-piano. Lead singer Isaac Slade led the quartet through a 90-minute performance playing hits from the group’s two albums. Starting off the night with an a cappella version of “Happiness” off the […]

 Paul Hebert

No Doubt @ Gibson Amphitheatre 07/27/09

No Doubt @ Gibson Amphitheatre 07/27/09

Orange County native’s No Doubt return home on Friday for the first of 4 shows at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine. The band temporarily parted ways during 2003 when lead vocalist Gwen Stefani pursued a solo career. In 2008 the band began working on a new album, which is set to release in 2010. […]

 Paul Hebert

Enter Shikari @ The Glass House 07/25/09

Enter Shikari @ The Glass House 07/25/09

British hard rockers Enter Shikari steamrolled into The Glass House opening for August Burns Red during two hard rocking shows on Friday & Saturday night. The hardcore band with a techno/trance influence are on tour in support of their newest release Common Dreads. Released in June 2009,┬áCommon Dreads has been tearing up the UK charts […]

 Paul Hebert

Kelly Clarkson @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 7/23/09

Kelly Clarkson @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 7/23/09

Original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson had the Pacific Amphitheatre shaking last night. As part of the OC Fair’s Summer Concert Series, Clarkson rocked the venue with close to 90 minutes of chart-topping hits which kept the entire crowd on their feet. Clarkson masterfully worked the audience throughtout the night while performing hits from all four […]

 Paul Hebert

Smokey Robinson @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 07/15/09

Smokey Robinson @ OC Fair / Pacific Amphitheatre 07/15/09

With 50+ years in the music industry under his belt, one would think that there isn’t anything left to sing about. For Smokey Robinson however there is always Love to sing about. Smokey Performing Wednesday night at the Pacific Amphitheatre as part of the OC Fair’s Summer Concert Series, Smokey didn’t miss a beat. Timeless […]