Fri, Jan 4
Oakland's Neurosis have spent 25 years crafting haunting eight-to-ten minute opuses; their tracks slowly build until they explodes in an emotional crescendo. Band leaders Scott Kelly and Steve Von Till tell harrowing tales of apocalyptic plagues and other disasters. ... More >>
Bazillion PointsEYEHATEGOD's "bloody" beans and rice.In May, we wrote about metal cooking shows, noting that playing metal required precision and well-seasoned chops, much like cooking. Today, we're examining the metal-kitchen pipeline further, sorting through a 2009 cookbook we just receive ... More >>
It's been a busy year for Liz McGrath. In addition to working as a successful artist, her band, Miss Derringer, has released an album, toured and spent last weekend working on a video. Despite the buzz that the band has earned this year, this weekend, the focus will be on McGrath's whimsical sculptu ... More >>
In addition to opening punk club the Masque, LA DIY music giant Brendan Mullen, who died at age 60 yesterday after suffering a stroke on Saturday, was a longtime LA Weekly music writer whose prescient insight and in-the-trenches curiosity captured the experience of being a music head in LA in the 8 ... More >>
L.A. Weekly blogger and former staff writer Daniel Hernandez uncovered a wild story about attacks on "emo" youths in Mexico City on LA Daily and his own blog Intersections.
Besides getting linked on Andrew Sullivan's blog at The Atlantic and Canada's Exclaim, there were plenty of other places who ... More >>