Totally Trashed 2015 – Exposed!

Total Trash raged across town with Friday at Berkeley's 924 Gilman, Saturday at Oakland's Metro Opera House and Sunday at SF's Brick & Mortar. Personal & the Pizzas played Friday and Saturday. Alien Hostess Utrillo Kushner (with the Pizzas). His piano project, Colossal Yes play this Friday at The Swedish American Hall! Halloween Costume Contest Fidel Castro Cumstain The Fly Traps Portland's Guantanamo Baywatch 1 week before their first European tour! Chev, Guantanamo Baywatch Guantanamo Baywatch Tav Falco Panther Burns Mike Watt Panther Burns Toby Dammit Panther Burns

Total Trash 2014 revealed

Hunx & his Punx (with Shannon of the Clams) at Burger Boogaloo 2012 Sure you gotsta see Bonnie "Prince" Billy in Golden Gate Park this weekend but then what?! It's still 168 shopping days until SXSW. Good news – Total Trash is on the way. From The Creator of the Burger Boogaloo comes the red (and green) headed stepchild. Total Trash IS the primordial sludge from which emerges thee best in rock 'n' roll. If you can handle it... But don't take my word for it. Here it is right from the mouth of The Creator: This rock and roll [...]

Review & Photos: Trick or Treat with Total Trash, Tav, Tom, Troggs, Tributes and more…

Mongoloid Plunge yer hand into the plastic pumpkin and grab a handful of goodies! Find enclosed two wild weeks of pent up rock n' roll mayhem. Side effects may include: cramping, ringing of the ears, depression and enlightenment. Once upon a time, a young blogger bitched about the serious shortage of tribute bands in the area. In the past 14 days, there were tributes to The Beach Boys (Chuckleberries), Troggs (Trawggs), VU (Factrix), Devo (Mongoloid), Bo Diddley (Nobunny), Weezer (Yogurt Brain), The Go-Gos and Blondie (Monster Women), The Gories, The Germs, The Blues Brothers, Queen, Siouxee & the Banshees, Eno, [...]

By |November 6, 2013|Tags: , , |

Total Trash Halloween Bash details and lineup revealed

As previously reported, the Total Trash Halloween Bash will take place in Oakland and San Francisco and is shaping up to be a truly fantastic event. Check out additional details after the jump and get your tickets! Thursday October 31st - Stork Club, Oakland NOBUNNY as Bo Diddley Shannon & the Clams as Los Saicos Monster Women as the Go-Go's & Blondie Yogurt Brain as Weezer Pookie & the Poodlez as the Germs DJ Spooky Spector and a costume contest Friday November 1st - The New Parish, Oakland The Sonics Phantom Surfers The Legendary Stardust Cowboy Harold Ray Live in [...]

Total Trash 2013 with The Sonics coming 10/31-11/3/13!!

You can take Coachella and stuff it. I've been itching to hear some news on Total Trash 5. Word is out. Dates are set. Brace yerselves... The filthiest fest is back. Headlining this years festival-----THE SONICS! Their first recording, "The Witch," came out in 1964. The song remains one of the great punk rock songs of all time, covered by many. The band's fierce attitude and songwriting has left many to call them the first punk band. Incredibly, the band has never played San Francisco until now! They will play the Rickshaw Stop on Saturday, November 2nd and Oakland's New [...]

By |September 19, 2013|Tags: , |

Total Trash Halloween Bash this weekend, with Coachwhips, Nobunny, Shannon and the Clams, FIDLAR and more

Prepare for a raucous weekend of Halloween debauchery with the Total Trash Halloween Bash, with special performances by legendary San Francisco rock band The Coachwhips, the first in seven years. The fest will take place over three nights starting October 26th, through the 28th. The Friday night pre-party will take place at The New Parish in Oakland, with performances from Nobunny, Shannon and the Clams, Audacity, and Uzi Rash. Saturday's festivities turn San Francisco's Verdi Club into a haunted house with a rare performance from The Coachwhips, featuring support from Traditional Fools, Moonhearts, Amplified Heat, Olneyville Sound System, and Burnt [...]

By |October 22, 2012|Tags: |

Five non-Outside Lands ways to see music this weekend

While many tens of thousands will be spending their weekends in Golden Gate Park, if you aren't planning on attending Outside Lands, that doesn't mean you're out of luck on the live music front. Below, five ways to check out local music this weekend. Total Trash Fest 3 continues this week with a series of shows in spaces around Oakland, with names like The Wrong Words, Spencey Dude and The Doodles, and The Mantles offering plenty of great local representation. Joining them at various shows are King Tuff, Audacity, and San Diego garage poppers Christmas Island. Check out the full [...]

Total Trash Fest 3 begins this weekend in SF at The Knockout, Thee Parkside

Well, technically Total Trash Fest 3 started last night at the Knockout . . . but back there tonight is The Flakes, Swiss Family Skiers and Poontang Wranglers (yes, you read it right). The multi-venue, multi-weekend festival will then relocate to Thee Parkside for three shows Friday and Saturday - with headliners Black Jaspers (Berlin), Mean Jeans, and Personal & the Pizzas! Tickets to all three shows are available online at a cut rate. Personal and the Pizzas - "Joanie" Friday 7/29 - (9pm, 21+, $10) Mean Jeans Black Jaspers Guantanom Baywatch The Teutonics + the Return of Stinky's Peepshow [...]

King Khan, King Lollipop and other royalty: 1-2-3-4 GO! Anniversary Fest 7/23/11 (night 2)

Sneaky Pinks Night 2 began with Elvis Christ. A supergroup of sorts, but I couldn't tell ya who's who. There may be a connection to the great Uzi Rash that opened yesterday's bash. Elvis Christ King Lollipop Then the first King appeared! King Lollipop came with a complete set of drumming minstrels. Shannon (of the Clams) played some fine cowbell. Hunx (of the Punx) banged away. The King stood alone on the other side of the stage lookin' as usual like Mortimer Mouse (astutely pointed out by Shannon in a recent TBB interview). It's getting harder to find a YouTube [...]

Total Trash Fest starts August 18th

Hella excellent garage rock bands converge at Thee Parkside from August 18th-21st for Total Trash Fest 2010. Full schedule and some songs below: Wednesday, August 18th (8pm, $8) The Rantouls (Sunnyvale) LaTeenos (Tijuana) Larry & the Angriest Generation (SF) The Jinxes (LA) Thursday, August 19th (9pm, $10) Hunx and His Punx (Oakland) Shannon and the Clams (Oakland) Okmoniks (Tucson) Goochi Boiz (Denver) Miss Chain & the Broken Heels (Italy) Hunx & His Punx - "U Don't Like Rock 'n Roll" Shannon and the Clams - "You Can Come Over" Friday, August 20th (9pm, $10) Gentleman Jesse and His Men (Atlanta) [...]

By |August 9, 2010|Tags: |
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