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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is one of the world's leading collectors of horror movie memorabilia. And after two years of showing off a selection of his film posters and costumes at music events in an... Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 2:18 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica's Hammett Hosts Horror and Music Festival

Metallica's Hammett Hosts Horror and Music Festival

Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking his well-known love for scary movies to the next level with his own music and horror event called Kirk Von Hammett's Fear FestEvil, set to take place at Regency... Read »

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 5:36 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Think and Die Thinking Festival Returns

Think and Die Thinking Festival Returns

An indie punk festival celebrating the LGBT community returns to San Jose this weekend for the fourth year in a row. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:41 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

How to Get Around Treasure Island Music Festival

How to Get Around Treasure Island Music Festival

Tips to navigate and maximize the big event on October 19-20. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

The Coup Tops Oakland Music Festival

The Coup Tops Oakland Music Festival

Hip-hop truth-teller headlines a new music event on Sept. 21. Read »

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 10:22 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

How to Watch Outside Lands at Home

How to Watch Outside Lands at Home

No tickets to Outside Lands? Watch select performances online. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 at 8:16 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Thee Oh Sees Headline Phono Del Sol

Thee Oh Sees Headline Phono Del Sol

Outdoor music festival also features Yacht, Bleached, K. Flay and more. Read »

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Monterey Hosts First City Festival

Monterey Hosts First City Festival

Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, Beach House, and Toro y Moi are among the performers at this inaugural event on August 24-25. Read »

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E Star in Rock The Bells

Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E Star in Rock The Bells

The 10th anniversary of hip-hop festival Rock The Bells features posthumous performances. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Outside Lands Lineup Revealed

Outside Lands Lineup Revealed

Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers and much more take over Golden Gate Park on August 9-11. Read »

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