Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
Liz OhanesianAlan Wilder backstage at the El Rey Friday night, Alan Wilder brought his long-running electronic music project Recoil to the El Rey. For fans of the former Depeche Mode member's work, it was a momentous occasion. This was Wilder's first tour since he left Depeche Mode in the mid ... More >>
See more images from X Japan's historic show in "X Japan @ The Wiltern."
Saturday night, X Japan played The Wiltern. It was a night of firsts, as it was both the band's first proper concert in Los Angeles and the first stop on their first North American tour. Considering that the Japanese hard rock ... More >>
Shannon CottrellBad Meaning Bad
It's easy to become a cynical dance floor junkie in Los Angeles, especially after the celebrity DJ invasion a few years back, where an army of musicians, actors, etc. took over booths to either have the club resident ghost DJ for them or commit horrifying acts ... More >>
View more photos in the Justice Tour slideshow.
Timothy NorrisTom Morello backstage at the Henry Fonda for the Justice TourDo-gooders are easy to pick on, especially rock 'n' roll martyrs like Tom Morello who are damned if they don't and even more damned if they do. But rock's most incendiary axem ... More >>