We really hope Vince made Tommy and Nikki wear the pancake makeup so he’d look more tan.
Apparently the Bullet Boys and Trixter were all booked up through the fall, because The Joint is bringing back Motley Crue for a return residency September 18-October 6. Which robs us of a Halloween concert where everyone goes dressed like Nikki Sixx just to mess with Mick Mars.
The band is doing a 12-show run for this go-round, following on the heels of residencies for Guns ‘n’ Roses, Def Leppard and Andrew Dice Clay. The next logical step for the Hard Rock is just doing America’s Funniest Home Videos: The Musical or The New Adventures of The Father Dowling Mysteries.
While inspirational, it’s important to remember Rick Allen’s drum kit was still used in the recording of “Rocket.” (Photo by Erik Kabik)
The long-awaited (by people tired of going to the state fair) Def Leppard residency takes off tonight at The Joint ($49.50, 8 p.m.), where you can see all of Hysteria in its entirety, assuming you were nowhere near a radio in 1988 and haven’t had the whole album ruined for life through toxic levels of overexposure. Click for more words and pictures »
Love, seen here reigning o’er them. (Photos by Erik Kabik)
Confidential to the guy screaming “BABA!” all during Sunday night’s Who show at The Joint: Settle down, pal. They’ll play it.
The best thing to happen this past weekend was, unequivocally, The Who rolling through The Joint Friday and Sunday (with a night off in-between for Imagine Dragons) to play, in its entirety, the 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia. And it was insane how good it was, but the most surprising part was the volume.
In that there wasn’t much of it. For a band as fabled for bringing the decibels, the whole listening experience was quite comfortable. We’d have loved it louder and more enveloping, but we guess it can’t be 1970 forever and Pete Townshend doesn’t really want another bout of tinnitus. So there’s that. Click for more words and pictures »
Needs more mirrors.
The Who are at The Joint ($99.50, 8:30 p.m.) tonight to kick off the first of two nights–with a Sunday set to follow–where they’re going to play Quadrophenia in its entirety. But really, who cares? It could be The Who covering the entire Wiggles catalog and it would still be batshit awesome because they’re the goddamn Who. Doctor! Doctor! Click for more words and pictures »
What at The Joint will have nine arms and suck?
The Joint is keeping the aging rocker demographic on lockdown.
Following on the heels of its Motley Crue and Guns ‘n’ Roses residencies, now The Joint is going to bring Def Leppard in for the Viva Hysteria residency March 22-April 10, just a scant 26 years after you couldn’t escape it for five goddamn minutes on any radio station or MTV.
It’s a good fit for Vegas, though, considering the natural pairing of “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and strip clubs.
The encore of the show will hit on the rest of Def Lep’s back catalog — so, a nod to “Photograph” maybe, though we’re holding out hope for a clunky CGI take on “Let’s Get Rocked.”
Tickets start at $49.50 and go on sale Nov. 16.
The band is organized entirely around hoodies.
If you didn’t get enough of the rawk from a weekend chock full of Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson and … Shinedown, we guess, then The Joint has you covered tonight as Rise Against hits the stage with The Gaslight Anthem and Hot Water Music ( $35-$75, 7:30 p.m.). Click for more words and pictures »
Pretty sure that chick on the left is trying to look down Jesse Jane’s dress.
Fret not, pornography enthusiasts. The 2013 AVN Awards has selected its hosts for the big 30th anniversary show Jan. 19 at The Joint, and the evening will be brought to you by Jesse Jane and Asa Akira. We’re sure you’re well familiar.
Last year it was Sunny Leone and Bree Olson who held down the gig, along with Dave Attell (though it hasn’t yet been announced if Attell will return). Jane took home Best Supporting Actress for Fighters last year, which is we guess how you earn your way to the hosting gig. So sharpen up your skills for Best Anal this year if you want a shot at the 2014 podium, ladies.