She don't give a damn 'bout her bad reputation, which is why Joan Jett is the official honoree at the Sunset Strip Music Festival this year, West Coast Sound can exclusively announce. The fest takes place August 1-3 and Linkin Park, the headliner, is the only other announced performer so far. Past ... More >>
See also our feature story: Fidlar Are Drunk, Reckless and Proud of It Our print feature story this week focuses on Fidlar, Highland Park-based garage punks who are creating major industry buzz without seeming to give a fuck. Over the course of a beer-drenched BBQ at their home-recording studio, ... More >>
David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
Los Angeles has seen a spate of German-themed bars and restaurants open in the past few years (Wurstkuche, Biergarten, Steingarten, the upcoming Currywurst), but very few of them (Berlin Currywurst is a notable exception) are actually run by Germans. Set to officially opening this Friday (July 29th ... More >>
J. Wilson from Diary of a Part-Time MonkMillions of people the world over are giving up something for Lent, but few are doing it as publicly or as interestingly as J. Wilson, who's consuming nothing but beer for the 46 days leading up to Easter. The 38-year-old Iowa native, who lives eight mi ... More >>
Sleigh Bells, the band everyone's talking about, is meant to sound messed up. Roll with it
Beer-- it's for everybody.Today marks the release of The Naked Pint: An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer, from authors Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune. Perozzi, also known as The Beer Chick, was named "Best Beer Sommelier" by LA Magazine and is currently regarded as one of the top beer e ... More >>
Singing for supper in the Alcatraz of Arizona
After a five-year war, Snoop and Tha Dogg Pound reunite for love, profits and West Coast pride. Ben Quiñones catches the buzz.
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