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Aug.
4th

Get your lederhosen and pimp cups ready for the Maltacolypse

Through the miracle of MySpace, I’ve managed to glean some early details regarding the fourth annual Maltoberfest.


Yes, that would be an Oktoberfest-style music and beer festival with a focus on malt liquor. Lederhosen and and gangsta grill ensembles are encouraged. Still scratching your head? Check out my interview with organizer Craig Egan from last year here.


Anyway, this year’s event is set for Oct. 3 at Bob’s Java Jive, and has been given the subtle peg “Maltacolypse Now.” Color me intrigued. Read more here.

July
16th

The weird world of Brian Kenny Fresno

If you appreciate bizarre spectacle as much as I do, you’ll get your rump over to Hell’s Kitchen tonight for Brian Kenny Fresno. His label is Bong Hit Records, if that tells you anything. But after seeing the guy in concert a few times, last at Bob’s Java Jive as I recall, I’m still at a loss for words to sum up just how freaky and absolutely heeeeeee-larious this guy is.


Let’s see. He’s kind of like Flight of the Conchords off their meds and after a few months spent ingesting copious

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April
22nd

Beyonce exposed?

Trust no one. Not to lip-sync, that is.


At least that’s been my belief since the revelation that Jennifer Hudson lip-synced her show-stopping delivery of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl in February.


So I stared suspiciously at Beyonce on April 1 at KeyArena, paying special attention to her lips on the big screen (for different reasons that usual.) The vocals sounded live, and I figure the girl can sing. But can anyone be that pitch perfect while doing violent pelvic thrusts? Really?


I’m not saying she didn’t pull that feat

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March
16th

Fallout Boy + 50 Cent = sign of the end times?

Hmmm. Now what could make that Fall Out Boy tour that’s headed to WaMu Theater on April 10 more appealing? What could make all those 14-year-old girls in the audience screech even louder?


Apparently, 50 Cent, who has joined the emo-pop band’s Believers Never Die Part Deux tour, Universal Music announced today.


That bears repeating. 50 Cent. Fallout Boy. Together. For some reason. You know, it’s about time someone catered to the demographic that both thinks Pete Wentz when it’s not bustin’ a cap in a @#%@%#@@#.


But before you get all excited,

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March
5th

The feud absolutely nobody saw coming … Miley Cyrus vs. Radiohead

No, really. NME reports that Miley Cyrus fired the first shot across Radiohead’s bow during a Portland radio interview, apparently because the British band snubbed her attempt to meet them at the Grammys. Here’s part of her outraged rant, as quoted in the article:


“The reason I’m in this business is to make people happy. I left ’cause I was so upset. I wasn’t going to watch. Stinkin’ Radiohead! I’m gonna ruin them, I’m going to tell everyone.”


Can’t make this stuff up, folks. So what’s next? Yo Gabba Gabba vs. Nine Inch Nails?

Aug.
7th

Jonas Brothers at Endfest? No way!

I was this close to thinking the Jonas Brothers would headline Endfest 2008 after I saw this post. And technically, they are playing Endfest 2008. Just not the one at Marymoor Park. As far as we know, at least. Hmmmm.

July
23rd

The emo menace must be stopped

A lot of people bash emo kids here in the United States, but usually not literally. But get a load of Russia’s response to the emo menace. And if you think that’s ridiculous, wait’ll you get a load of Mexico’s emo riots. Holy @#%@%@! All that for a little eyeliner?


Note to self: Don’t forget flak jacket and riot shield before next Fall Out Boy concert you have to cover.