LA is famous for a lot of things, but perhaps nothing says Hollywood magic quite like the ubiquitous, desperate quest to stay young forever and ever and ever. Think you're above it? Live east of Alameda for a 2 years and you'll be staring emptily into every mirror you see, desperately trying to perf ... More >>
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The Lowbrow sickness continues to spread, from Burbank to Laguna
Rogue Wave El Rey, October 11, 2007 When the red curtains parted, Zach Rogue stood on the drum riser pumping both fists in the air like a prize fighter, while Pat Spurgeon pounded out the beat (and the too long intro) to "Harmonium," the fist track off their new album, Asleep at Heaven's Gate. It's ... More >>
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