Stadium rocking superstar Richie Sambora is, for some reason, attempting crossover success in the vegan-chorizo taco world of Los Angeles indie rock.
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After being purchased by Buzzmedia last week, Spin Magazine looks to be on its last legs -- the magazine part of it, anyway. Though Buzzmedia representatives haven't said it's going digital-only, they haven't committed to maintaining the print edition, either. It seems likely that we won't see much ... More >>
Beware fellas, bad things may be coming your wayOn New Year's Eve 2009, Chris Cornell made a Twitter declaration: "School's back in session." The implication was that Soundgarden was reuniting. However, it took several months for the official announcement. The grunge pioneers would be putting ... More >>
Jena ArdellInside Scott Weiland's sold-out show at the Viper Room.
Scott Weiland signed copies of his new memoir Not Dead & Not For Sale at Book Soup in West Hollywood last night before heading across the street to the Viper Room, where he performed a sold-out show.
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Perou.co.ukUnderworldWhether you're all about the costumes or just in it for the tunes, Halloween weekend offers some massive show-going choices ... starting with, well, something very close to a massive.
HARD Haunted Mansion, with an eclectic electro lineup including Bloody Beetroots, Busy ... More >>
Brad Mehldau is not an L.A. guy. Born in Jacksonville Florida, the pianist spent much of his childhood in Connecticut. He went to school in New York, started playing with Joshua Redman in New York, and now lives in Brooklyn, but his concert at the Largo on Tuesday night felt like a homecoming.
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Last week, L.A.'s music (and music journalist) community headed to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest. The annual music event brought together up-and-comers with rock veterans for days and nights of concerts. Check out what our team saw over the weekend.
Courtney Love Is Back
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Goodbye 2008 and hello 2009. It's funny how a five-second countdown can turn into a five-day party just to ring in the new year. You'd think one late night would do it, but then again, this is Los Angeles and moderation has never been in vogue. Let's put it this way, I doubt I'm the only one that ha ... More >>
Really, there aren't any essential shows tonight. You could go to the big-ass rave downtown, could go see a sad and obviously shattered Scott Weiland perform with Stone Temple Pilots at Club Nokia, but really why would you want to do that? Yeah, the little clubs have their indie rock and indie dance ... More >>
By Siran Babayan
(All photos by Timothy Norris. Click images for entire KROQ slideshow.)
In my worst nightmare, the Cure would be upstaged by Kanye West. Yes, the two would share a bill; West making a surprise appearance and leaving the crowd in a frenzy, the Cure headlining the show and making ... More >>
The inside of Scott Weiland's personal rehearsal and recording space, Lavish Studio, is exactly as its name suggests. Past the entryway, one walks through a hallway lined with gold and platinum Stone Temple Pilots records and into the main room lit mostly by candlelight and oriental lamps that cas ... More >>
Stone Temple Pilots
Jimmy Kimmel Live, May 1
By Ryan Colditz
"One time a thing occurred to me
What's real, and what's for sale?
Blew a kiss and tried to take it home"
The opening lines of "Vasoline" during Stone Temple Pilots' first public show since 2002 on Jimmy Kimmel Live! put the entire e ... More >>