21 hours ago | Grunge
L7 The Echo May 28, 2015 In 1992, L7 were at the height of their powers. Before that, they were the only L.A. band signed to Sub Pop. Some said they were the hardest rocking band in the L.A. underground. Others saw them as hype mongers in the era ...
24 days ago | Festivals
FYF 2015 is returning to the L.A. Sports Arena and Exposition Park. The two-day festival will take place on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, with tickets going on sale this Friday. Expect vegan food trucks galore, as Morrissey will...
26 days ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
In 2009, in the aftermath of Bush and the emergence of cutesy cultural icons like Zooey Deschanel, when cat videos on YouTube were getting more views than the State of the Union, indie rock began embracing the daftness of the times. A rejection of...
1 month ago | Festivals
These days, in most genres of music — especially rock, as demonstrated by last year's wildly successful, female-focused Burger a-Go-Go festival — women are just as active as men. So why are so many major music festivals still big, hairy bro-...
3 months ago | Punk
There's a point in every aging punk's career when they realize they've sold millions of records and yet somehow, only peroxide blonde teenagers with combat boots take them seriously. And so they grow up: Henry Rollins became an author and introspe...
3 months ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
Jason Voorhees' gimmick in Friday the 13th is that he never stays dead. He's the campy horror equivalent of '60s garage rock, back from the grave whenever we need knuckle-dragging escapism to tickle our prepubescent fancy. In 1964,...