Peelander-Z with Electric Eel Shock
Better Than: That "Masquerade Ball" down the street.
I face a dilemma before going to see Japanese punk rockers Peelander-Z on Saturday night: What the hell should I wear? It's the Saturday before Halloween, and this is a band that dres ... More >>
The most brutal sporting event this past weekend wasn't the Super Bowl (suck it, Pats), the Lingerie Bowl (sexy won; dignity lost), the Puppy Bowl (they're all winners) or even the Wing Bowl (again, dignity lost but go Kobayashi!). It was the Guac Bowl, an annual ode to the creative challenges of sc ... More >>
Lina Lecaro See also: Gwar guitarist Cory Smoot found dead on tour bus this morning following show in Minneapolis
House of Blues, Sunset
Nov. 12, 2011
A piece of sad news threatened to cast a pall over last night's GWAR concert. The band's guitarist Cory Smoot died on November 3 during ... More >>
Oderous Urungus of GWARSee also: Top Five Metal Guest Vocalists That Make You Say "WTF"
When it comes to our musical preferences, we pretend that we value artistic integrity, strong musicianship, and meaningful lyrics above all else. But in truth we often fall for a good gimmick. Whether it' ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Head bangers welcome at Re-Animator- The Musical. From Alice Cooper to GWAR to Marilyn Manson, sinister schlock and rock have always gone hand in (severed) hand. Music artists embellishing their stage show with theatrical thrills will never cease (even Lady Gaga's got monsters and ... More >>
Lina Lecaro This past weekend's Frightmare Before Xmas show at the Dragonfly thrown by Batcave Hollywood was quite a morbid yet merry mash-up, but the horrific highlight of this holiday massacre was LA's own Rosemary's Billygoat. If you've ever caught the local schlock-rock lunatics on stage ... More >>
Sam HoldenGreg DulliGreg Dulli's estimable swagger and charm have been playing awfully well on his first-ever solo tour.
The former Afghan Whigs and current Twilight Singers frontman (and one of Los Angeles' favorite saloonkeepers) is winding down a five-country, 29-stop tour on which he's p ... More >>