[Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with drummer Matt Sorum of Guns N' Roses, the Cult, Velvet Revolver and Camp Freddy.]
10:10 p.m.: Sugar Ray singer Mark McGra ... More >>
"Everyone knows I'm not going to watch it," says California based tattoo artist Heather Sinn, referring to Ink Master, Spike TV's new reality television tattoo competition series that begins tonight, hosted by musician Dave Navarro. As an unhappy contestant on the show, Sinn sa ... More >>
If experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger had written Hollywood Babylon today (instead of during the 1950s), his subjects would have been among Saturday night's turnout at the MOCA members' opening for Kenneth Anger: ICONS.
Just substitute guitarist Dave Navarro for Rudolph Valentino, plus-size porn ... More >>
Fifteen years in the making, FIX: The Ministry Movie screens at the Echoplex tonight. The long-delayed documentary focuses mostly on volatile frontman Al Jourgensen, and also features interviews with folks like Trent Reznor and Lemmy, who offer their takes on Jourgensen.
A founder of industrial ... More >>
Interview by Dan Hyman
Tim Robbins has crawled through feces before, while making his escape toward freedom in Shawshank Redemption. But that was fiction. The past few years, however, were not.
"I had a rough period," says the 52-year-old actor, noting the collapse of a movie he was puttin ... More >>
"I'm not going to lie, yes, my life is pretty much in chaos right now. And that's exactly why it's a perfect time to write a column for my friend. Here. For you. Every week or so. Ish. It's a test of sorts. Can I do it?"
Courtney Love is writing a column for ... More >>
You'll be seeing a lot in the blogosphere and beyond about Neil Strauss' revealing new book, Everyone Loves You When You're Dead, (out this week). The tome reveals shocking things about -and intimate moments with- the author's vast array of interview subjects over the years: Lady Gaga bawling ... More >>
Kristin BurnsBilly Corgan: The Uncut, Expanded LA Weekly Interview!Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins will be headlining the last night of the 2010 Sunset Strip Music Festival this Saturday, August 28.
Corgan is the subject of this week's LA Weekly Interview in our print edition. He spok ... More >>
GG Allin haunted us last week. He seemed a vile, mysogynist and downright repugnant human being, but the deceased shock-rocker (who makes Marilyn Manson look like Pee Wee Herman) continues to inspire ... women, or so it seemed so Friday night.
Fiddle Tim's "Scum Fuck" (Laluzdejesus.com)
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Kool Keith waited for the rain to let up on Sunset Blvd & Vine. The corner, once flanked by prostitutes and drag queens like a scene from Pretty Woman, now has a Borders bookstore sitting on it. Here Kool Keith drinks tea with producer Yeti and rapper/allies Bushman and Denis Deft, describing ... More >>