Isaac Hayes RIP

So my Father calls me up this morning and informs me that the legendary Isaac Hayes has entered the gates of rock n’ soul heaven. My Father being the music lover that he is, a veteran of Woodstock, tells me how bummed he is this great musician has passed on at 65: “He was one […]

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SLAP Goes Digi

In a time where computers, ipods and cell phones pretty much rule the world, it’s no surprise that more and more magazines are going digital. Not to mention going “green” is apparently the hip thing now. Kabala, Scientology, now it’s go green! With music magazines such as SPIN and the FADER already gone digital and […]

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"Patti Smith: Dream of Life"

The Godmother of punk, Patti Smith has come a long way from lurking in the doorways at the infamous Max’s Kansas City, with her then sidekick Sam Shepard back when punk mattered. Patti Smith is absolutely amazing: a poet, a singer, a songrwriter, a revolutionary, she can even throw down flows with some of the […]

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EA's SKATE 2 has Evolved

For all you thrashers and nerdy gamers, Electronic Arts and Black Box unveiled SKATE 2 last Thursday in San Francisco and apparently it’s fuckin surreal. Its evolved in many ways, such as now you can actually get off your board and navigate through San Vanelona in a crazy way. Climb those stairs and grind that […]

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Motorhead at House of Blues San Diego

Obviously we really like Motorhead over here, some even say “Lemmy is God,” only such an awesome creature can make a mole look badass. This is your reminder to get your asses to the House of Blues San Diego on September 3rd for one bitchin’ show! Even better, our friends at House of Blues made […]

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Gumball 3000 Returns

Get your engines ready for this crazy wild goose chase across the globe. The Gumball 3000 kicks off this weekend. Celebrating it’s 10th anniversary, 120 of the most amazing cars, driven by film stars, musicians, sports stars, billionaires, and the cast of “Jackass,” will set on an incredible eight-day drive to the Beijing Olympics. Check […]

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Michael Jackson's new Album

The king of pedefiles to release a new album. Man, Michael Jackson was the shit back int he 80’s, when he was still black and not all bleached out, dancing like he was made of water. We all loved him! My Ken doll even had a leather Michael Jackson inspired jacket. But yea, Michael J […]

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Skater Falls 40 ft. at Trabuco Hills High

I thought the X Games were over! Apparently this kid didn’t get the memo when he tried to pull a Jake Brown and fell 40 ft. The 14-year old was skating on top of the gym roof at Trabuco Hills High School in Orange County, Ca. when he accidentally fell through the sky light. Poor […]

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TV On The Radio "Dear Science Tour"

TV On The Radio’s last album, “Return to Cookie Mountain” was damn good with collaborations by the iconic David Bowie and Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead, I wonder how this new drop “Dear Science” will do. I’m sure these guys will continue to amaze us with some quality music. Afterall, look what Kype Malone did […]

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Amy Winehouse Cooks it Up

Surprisingly, I’m not talking about crack or heroin either. Apparently this troubled singer, who sings that “rehab” song I absolutely loathe, is now embarking on a new, more juvenile concept: cooking and her childhood are the lyrics for her 3rd album. I heard one of her choruses go: They tried to cook me up some […]

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