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At the back of Kat Von D's High Voltage Tattoo shop, 20 distinct spray-painted faces stare back at you. This detailed mural wraps around the wall space in the parking lot, the shock of red hair on Von D's head sta ... More >>
The Key Club's last day is today! Ever since West Coast Sound broke the story of its impending closure, local music fans have been mourning the place. Personally, we've been to the venue hundreds of times, and worked there as a DJ during Metal Skool's heyday for about two years. We believe the venue ... More >>
Better Than: The cheap seats
On Friday night, Deadmau5, née Joel Zimmerman, played for a crowd of 200 people at acoustic gallery space Sonos Studios. This is a guy who played four nights in a row at the Palladium last August and was the first electronic artist to h ... More >>
LatinaKat Von D reigns supreme.Jesse James has a Nazi problem -- that we know already. But is it in the past? Us magazine this week has a photo of the boyfriend-to-the-stars biker cruising in a convertible ... with a guy wearing a Nazi hat.
Besides the fact that you should fi ... More >>
Let the tabloid frenzy beginUpdated after the jump: He even Tweets for her in Spanish!
Forget those Motley Crüe "Starry Eyes" Kat Von D got tatted down the side of her face in a lovey stupor, leading her straight into the arms of bass player Nikki Sixx. The pin-up centerpiece of "L.A. Ink" ... More >>
Hudson ApartmentsScene of the crimeUpdated after the jump with LAPD confirmation: The shooter was Paul Matthew Allee, and officers were forced to subdue him with a Taser gun. Victim was 33 years old.
Update, 12 p.m.: The boyfriend of another resident blogs about the shooting. He claims the s ... More >>
Lina Lecaro(T)hat's All Folks! at Dragstrip 66
What a year. Looking back as we always do around this time, one thing was very clear, LA be crazy after dark!
Was it end-(or beginning?)-of-decade (yup, look it up) dementia, all the mercury in retrograde activity or something else that gave th ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Kevin Llewellyn, Kat Von D and Jesse James in Wonderland
Tabloid culture met tattoo culture in an over the top, somewhat curious (and curiouser!) fashion last night at the grand opening of Wonderland, the new art gallery from LA Ink's Kat Von D (adjacent to her shop) featuring the ... More >>
Margaret Cho's sassy humor often veers on the nasty, even the scandalous, but what's really shocking about her new CD, Cho Dependent, out next week, isn't the explicitness of tunes like "Your Dick," "My Puss," and "Gimme Your Seed," or even the super-stellar list of musicians who join her on each tr ... More >>
This press release arrived in our inbox and elicited expressions of disappointment among our staff:
2009 MUSINK TATTOO AND MUSIC TOUR CANCELEDMUSINK producers have announced that the 2009 tattoo and music tour hasbeen canceled due to the current economic climate. The U.S. tour wasscheduled ... More >>
Well, we survived election week and like many of you I spent a majority of the weekend trying not to get out of bed, reflecting on what an absolutely amazing (yet exhausting) November we've had thus far. Over the weekend, while some Angelenos traded in partying for protesting, others opted to check ... More >>