Louisville, Kentucky-based punk-metal act the Hookers are among the hardest-hitting and under-appreciated forces in contemporary music. Their sound -- screamingly pure, brutally focused, dangerously loud, dreamily vehement -- evokes a particularly nasty Southern sub-culture (ever heard of the Confed ... More >>
Daiana FeuerWHAT: Amanda Jo WIlliams, Simon Stokes, John Carpenter, and Feeding People
WHERE: The Echo
Amanda Jo Williams' first Monday night residency show at the Echo set the bar high for this month's exploration of contemporary outlaw culture and family bands. John Carpenter ... More >>
Frank FairfieldFile under Halloween-appropriate shows that you don't have to dress up for: Murder ballads -- those creepy little tomes to our dark side -- will be the fare tonight at the Echoplex for a group of artists assembled by the people behind the New Los Angeles Folk Festival.
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Howie Pyro and Don Bolles in the DJ booth for the Lux Interior Memorial Record Hop
When The Surrenders played a cover of The Cramps' "Human Fly" backed-up against cover-of-a-cover "Sufin' Bird," it didn't sound as though the local jazzy rock trio had learned the songs two hours earlier. In fact, sin ... More >>
This just in from the Knitting Factory in Hollywood: This Monday, January 12 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. the Hollywood venue is giving away ten pairs of tickets to each of their upcoming shows. Specific show info below.
JAN 16th - 1969 Tour with Myka Nine / Sole / Ceschi Ramos / Factor
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JODY REYNOLDS 1932-2008
Singer-guitarist Jody Reynolds, the West Coast rockabilly provocateur whose riveting, morbid 1958 hit "Endless Love" sold over a million copies, died in Palm Desert, California on November 7 following a lengthy illness. Born December 3, l932 in Denver, Colorado, Reynolds w ... More >>