With bands like Liturgy and Wolves in the Throne Room nabbing headlines and igniting heated debates about authenticity, black metal is all the rage. It's also a conflicting period for James Brown III, the 39-year-old guitarist of savage, crusty L.A. black metal trio Harassor, who play at B.I.P. toni ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonJ*DaveyLos Angeles is for music lovers.
We could have chosen enough characters just from L.A.'s music scene to fill the entire PEOPLE Issue, but there are too many fascinating folks in L.A. for us to hog all the space.
Here's who made our list his year: