The Hollywood Forever Cemetery has become synonymous with rock 'n' roll thanks to great live shows (recently, Patrick Wolf and Jens Lekman) and its popular Cinespia screenings. But its headstones are what makes it sacred ground for music fans. Even Morrissey says he wants to be buried there. Holl ... More >>
Taking LSD over seven times may or may not make you legally insane (if the myth were true, some of us here at West Coast Sound might have just missed the loony bin), but we can assure you, watching the psycho-delic circus known as The Threee Geniuses as many times is likely to drive you nuts, at lea ... More >>
We've known and admired Joseph Brooks from afar and later as a friend for over 20 years now. From his stints spinning at our first and maybe all-time fave rock club, Scream in downtown LA circa 1986 to his seminal record shop Vinyl Fetish (subsequently sold to Scream creators Michael Stewart and Bru ... More >>
Lecaro mourns, porns, and gets adorned with L.A.'s original punks and scene makers.
Is it just me or was it was incredibly hard to keep up with the insane amount of art and music events that happened in Los Angeles over the weekend? Friday night I remember hanging out backstage with Street Drum Corps when they opened for Motley Crue at the Palladium (pics coming soon) and Saturday ... More >>
The details are still sketchy, but close friends of musician and artist Gidget Gein (aka Brad Stewart) tell us he was found dead yesterday of an apparent OD in his home in Burbank. Considering his macabre sensibilities, we'd hoped this was some kind of goth stunt, but calls to the LA Coroner today c ... More >>
Hollywood’s Gershwin Hotel is a freak’s paradise