Back in July, I met Slash for the first time ever. Sure, it's daunting and all to meet the guy whose MTV video solos you imitated on your coffee table with a broom.
But then he was all, "I think we've met before."
Uh, no. We had not. I think I would have remembered.
Then it hits. He thinks I'm ... More >>
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Metallica, headlining Saturday night of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, proved just about as huge and satisfying and powerful as Metallica can be in 2012. Wit ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
When in character as his alter ego, Jonny Coffin, Jonny Edwards sports a black trench coat, gloves and a top hat. With his flowing dark hair, chiseled features and dramatic mak ... More >>
Ever had questions about Hell, Satan or various and sundry demons? Then TV writer Martin Olson's Encyclopaedia of Hell: An Invasion Manual for Demons Concerning the Planet Earth and the Human Race Which Infests It will prove most edifying, as it sheds some much-needed comedic light on the da ... More >>
Anton CorbijnBack in February Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett cryptically commented to Rolling Stone that the band was crafting something that was "not really 100 percent a Metallica record."
Indeed, it turned out that the band was working with Lou Reed on a full album; a collaboration with ... More >>
Metallica announced last week that, in celebration of their 30th anniversary, they are playing four fan-club exclusive shows at The Fillmore in San Francisco in December. Rolling back prices to 1981 levels, Met Club members can buy tickets to each show for six bucks, or to all four for the ev ... More >>
Paul HebertDesert Thrashers: Metallica's Kirk Hammett and James HetfieldThrash has become the music of brotherly love. Backstage at the Big 4 fest on Saturday, all four of the day's speedy metal acts gathered for a quick group portrait with photographer Ross Halfin. And standing tall at the c ... More >>
Dengue Fever appear (in name) on "Jeopardy!"The last L.A. indie band to get featured on Jeopardy! wound up going to the Grammys.
That was Silversun Pickups last May, of course, and now it seems the Cambodian-Angeleno weird-pop ensemble, Dengue Fever, has earned that rare gameshow designatio ... More >>
View live photos in the "Metallica Thrashes Stubb's" slideshow. On Friday afternoon, the four members of arguably the world's most famous heavy metal band flew into Austin, Texas, from San Francisco to promote a new music video game called "Guitar Hero Metallica." For the press conference, they set ... More >>
Metallica / Scars on Broadway: Benefit for Silverlake Conservatory of Music
The Wiltern, May 14.
By Paul Rogers
Metallica, with Flea, at last night's benefit, simultaneously filling their diapers. (Photo by Gary Leonard)
There’s an irony to a benefit show for a school that aims to make music ... More >>