Adam Ant, the charismatic post-punk British pop star responsible for a generation of pirate shirts, returns to the U.S. after a long absence. Now 57, he's picked up more tattoos and a smoking habit since we saw him last; despite being battle scarred from years in the music business and recent bouts ... More >>
It's summer and yet it's temperate out, so we get to enjoy all the shows and fests that come with the season without melting in 100 degree temperatures. Who said that global climate change had no upside? Not us! Anyway, this weekend there are fests, free shows, cheap shows, all ages shows. ... More >>
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Check out more of our PMX coverage in "Pacific Media Expo 2010" and "Innocent World Makes U.S. Convention Debut at Pacific Media Expo." By: Liz Ohanesian and Shannon Cottrell One of the first things that you will learn when you ask someone about Lolita is that it isn't cosplay. However, the dist ... More >>
King of the really wild frontier: Adam Ant, recentlyEveryone else is reporting that long-time mental-illness sufferer Adam Ant has been hospitalized again after going loco during a show. Well, we tracked down a Daily Mail story that actually describes the performance and it sounds kinda awes ... More >>
West African Get Down with Polyrhythmic Songstress Wunmi
Malcolm McClaren, the art/punk swindler/genius who managed the Sex Pistols, died this morning in New York. He had cancer, and was 64. Throughout a spotty but rather fascinating forty year career in pop culture, McClaren had hands in fashion, all forms of music, and film. He famously lost hi ... More >>
Donovan LeitchIn honor of the second week of Camp Freddy's December residency, which happens tonight at the Roxy, West Coast Sound asked members of the band to chime in on their favorite music of the decades. Last week Billy Morrison highlighted his favorite things about the 1970s. Tonight's ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSunday night at midnight, The Venture Bros. returns to Adult Swim for another season of mad scientist and supervillain misadventures. While we have heard bits and pieces about what to expect for the upcoming episodes at Comic Con, when LA Weekly caught up show architects Jacks ... More >>
Never let it be said that Trent Reznor can't admit when he's wrong. Last spring's co-headlining tour with Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction was an exciting idea; two alt-rock giants -- one exiting the music scene, the other re-entering -- hitting the road together. But it wasn't NIN's tour to ste ... More >>
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