Dead Can Dance Sunday, August 12, 2012 UC Berkeley, Greek Theatre Better than: Listening to your Toward the Within CD while scribbling emo poetry. Dead Can Dance didn't have to do much to get a standing ovation tonight. In fact, Lisa Gerrard, Brendan Perry, and the hired help got their first ovati ... More >>
By David Corcoran Tenacious D The Sights May 24, 2012 Fox Theater Better than: The Pick of Destiny. By a lot. If you happened to take in Tenacious D's show last night at the Fox Theater in Oakland without having first listened to recently-released album Rize of the Fenix, you missed out on some se ... More >>
Phenomenauts at Rickshaw on Friday. Pics by Chris Trenchard.PhenomenautsTornado RiderManzanitaBobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggetsJanuary 7, 2010@ Rickshaw StopBetter than: Middle Earth's music scene.The upshot of the live music malaise in early January is without a doubt the spotlight inh ... More >>
Now that this year's Outside Lands lineup has been released in full and stayed true to its lil-bit-hippie-lil-but-hip-hop roots and the folk vs. funk vibe, will you be forking over some coin when the tickets go on sale tomorrow? How do you think this year's lineup fares with those of previous years? ... More >>
John Konesky is satanically good at playing guitar. He's even played the anti-Christ in past Tenacious D tours with Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Currently, he's gigging with Gass's other band, Trainwreck, whose debut full-length, The Wreckoning, came out last year. The group has an over the to ... More >>
No, we have not sped up or in any way enhanced this footage.In the world of mind-numbingly boring jobs, swinging a sign to advertise mattress sales or open houses along Bay Area roadways ranks pretty high. The sign dudes usually look completely dejected, drugged, or like they're desperately trying ... More >>
EKAphotographyVinyl Vamp: Zap Mama Fickle weather and last-minute headliner replacements aside, Outside Lands was a success, by most yard sticks. Here's what folks are saying about the three-day extravaganza, which drew more than 100,000 people to Golden Gate Park: Local reaction: The Chron ... More >>
EKAphotographyRBGz at YBG: dead prez @G4G's solar-powered concert Outside Lands, Shmoutside Lands. The hundreds of folks who came out to Yerba Buena Gardens to see dead prez and Mistah F.A.B. perform for free yesterday may have gotten a better deal than the tens of thousands who shelled out $90 ... More >>
Christopher VictorioOutside Lands Day Three: Tenacious D, M.I.A, Ween, The Avett Brothers Golden Gate Park August 30, 2009 Better Than: Being warm.The fog that began showing up in wisps over Dave Matthews Band on Saturday night turned into a typical freezing summer in San Francisco day by Sunday ... More >>
Zap Mama The headliners for this weekend's Outside Lands festival--Pearl Jam, the Dave Matthews Band, Black Eyed Peas, Thievery Corporation, Tenacious D, and M.I.A.--need little introduction. But what about the undercard? One of the coolest things about this event is the sheer number of acts play ... More >>
"Richmond then divulges that she herself has used Porta Potties at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass..."
EKAphotography copyright 2007. all rights reservedHatin' on the D: M.I.A. Courtesy of Perez Hilton via Prefix magazine, SriLankan/UK rebel rapper M.I.A. has dropped the Twitter equivalent of a stink bomb on her fellow Outside Lands performers Tenacious D, who had the misfortune to replace the ... More >>
Devilish: Heaven & HellWith the possible exception of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, Ronnie James Dio is probably the greatest heavy metal singer of all time. Dio's a bit of an anomaly to metal's usual Satanic shtick--he's an Italian-American Roman Catholic--though that hasn't stopped him from r ... More >>
Tenacious D have been announced as the Sunday night replacement act for the Outside Lands festival. The final spot for the August 30 concert was supposed to go to the Beastie Boys--but, as many of you'll recall, that group had to cancel all shows when Adam "MCA" Yauch was diagnosed with cancer a ... More >>
"Toy Maker" by James Jean The first solo show of James Jean's art is currently underway at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York. His work is stunning, and from the looks of it the show is pretty much sold out. He does have few prints from said exhibit over on his site, and the Levine Gallery has ... More >>
Owen Wilson is a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good
Tenacious D gets the band back together, and ... and ... and?
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which isn't sayin' much
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