Sportos, motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wasteoids, dweebies, and dickheads the world over are in mourning today, for we lost one of the greats. Jeff Hanneman, guitarist and chief songwriter of Slayer, passed on and we adored him. We thought he was a righteous dude.
As metal fans, Slayer is such ... More >>
1015 & Blasthaus presents Matthew Dear
Friday, Feb. 1, 2012
The past couple months have seen a new kind of party rise at 1015 Folsom. The old behemoth of San Francisco nightlife has recently taken to opening its doors for free, letting in lots of budget-minded clubbers to events that wo ... More >>
With 65 restaurants, 16 breweries, and 49 wineries on the grounds this year, Outside Lands has expanded to be one of the biggest food festivals in San Francisco. At the festival, you can visit Beer Lands, Wine Lands, Choco Lands, Lamb Lands (!), food stands from critically acclaimed restaurants, foo ... More >>
Outside Lands returns to Golden Gate Park on August 10-12 and makes a bid for being one of the city's biggest food fests with even more edible options than ever. A Taste of the Bay Area features 58 local food vendors including new businesses such as the Del Popolo monster pizza truck and brick and m ... More >>
Walk The Moon
March 20, 2012
Better than: What you'd expect from a band you thought had three singles.
A band like the Kaiser Chiefs has it rough. Songs like "Oh My God" and "I Predict A Riot" are nearly eight years old now. When this group -- a rock act distinc ... More >>
via FlickrOf all the ways to promote beer, a song called "Too Drunk to Fuck" seems like a pretty dumb way to do it.
Earlier this month, complaints forced Heineken to drop a beer ad on Spotify that featured a lounge-ish cover of the Dead Kennedys' classic punk song by Nouvelle Vague, the UK ... More >>
Christopher VictorioBecause this will make you hungry.
Outside Lands has always made an effort to bring in highlights of the local food and wine scene to festival goers. Every year the offerings get a little bigger, and this year's festival is no different. For its return to a three-day forma ... More >>
Christopher VictorioAl Green's soul medley on Sunday had us wearing a stupid grin.Of all the things we'll remember about this year's Outside Lands festival -- the sun breaking through the fog during Al Green's set, the gaudy costumes of Empire of the Sun, and the incessant oonce oonce from the He ... More >>
Esau Mwamwaya of The Very BestThe Very Best
Black Nature (Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars)Disco Shawn@The Independent
May 31, 2010
Better than: What could be better than The Very Best?
Seriously. When the music world gets tired of arguing over M.I.A. and her dubious authenticity, it oughta pau ... More >>
We're pretty spoiled, living in this city. There are club nights all over town that focus on different areas of the globe (old Jamaican reggae, new Argentinean techno, the best in UK bass music), mixing traditional selections with the latest beats. Add to that list the hottest tracks from Brazil, ... More >>