Tuesday, May 7
Five Stars Bar
Toronto bassist/vocalist Jason Decay was near the forefront of last decade's revival of classic metal sounds, with his previous band Goat Horn. With his current outfit Cauldron, the brand of thrash falls more on the melodic side, taking strong influence from t ... More >>
The Vegan Beer Festival this Saturday, May 4, from 1-5 p.m., is set to delight buzz-seaking meat-abstainers of Southern California for the fourth year. By popular demand the venue for the beer and food celebration was recently upgraded to the lot across from The Roxy Theatre, nearly doubling the cap ... More >>
The Roxy Theatre
Sure, the line was small outside the Roxy, but they were a faithful few. Once inside they got what they came for, as Dawn Richard (formerly of Danity Kane and Diddy - Dirty Money) took her loyal fans on a musical journey from grimy hip-hop to fist pumping EDM.
A lot of monumental things in metal this year. Some of them involved actual music. Many did not. In honor of the year's end, we gave our notebook a good shaking to help us remember the most important stuff.
Top 20 L.A. Metal Albums of All Time
-Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was jailed for a mo ... More >>
Fri, Nov 9
The Black Castle
On November 9 San Francisco's Von celebrates the release of their debut album Satanic Blood by headlining the Ritual of The Black Mass festival. The group was one of the earliest American bands to adopt a black metal sound in the early '90s. They broke up after recor ... More >>
L.A. Vegan Beer Festival
Sample beers from more than a dozen breweries, including Anchor, Epic, Fireman's Brew, Golden Road Brewing, Green Flash, Hangar 24, Karl Strauss and Smog City at this vegan-friendly event hosted by Tony's Darts Away, blogger Quarry Girl and The Roxy. Vendors and trucks inclu ... More >>
el daybeh/flickrThe taps scene from the last fest.
We wonder how former Roxy regular Alice Cooper would feel about the vegan festival set to take place at the club next weekend. Remember that Cooper, for all the guillotines and gory lyrics, a relatively sweet-tempered rock personality, once ... More >>
Bowman's victim, 21-year-old Lauren FreemanUpdated after the jump: Bowman is sentenced to a year in Seal Beach prison, with one day off for work per week.
By all accounts, Lauren Ann Freeman was being a responsible 21-year-old on the night of November 10: After attending a concert at the Rox ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonPee-Wee Herman, back on TV
The New York Times (yup, the NYT itself!) reports that "On Tuesday HBO said it would shoot the current Broadway production of "The Pee-wee Herman Show," which stars Paul Reubens as that impish man-child of its title, for a special to be shown next year ... More >>
Sheriff's booking photo of Ryan Bowman.Thirty-four-year-old Ryan Bowman, the man who turned himself in after a woman crossing the street was fatally struck down on the Sunset Strip this week, distributes Girls Gone Wild videos in Australia, according to reports.
The tragedy happened shortly ... More >>
ZuneSphereLast night's hit-and-run victim was crossing the street near the Roxy TheatreUpdated after the jump: The victim -- and the probable hit-and-run vehicle -- have been identified. Originally posted at 9:13 a.m.
The leading young lady at the head of a pack of about 30 partygoers was fa ... More >>
Kristin BurnsObey my dog!: Billy Corgan wants you to buy tickets to the Sunset Strip Music Fest honoring Slash
The Sunset Strip Music Festival, the Westside celebration of the riff (plus Kid Cudi, Common, and Fergie), have released set times for their August 28th street fair. This year's even ... More >>