*Marilyn Manson Rambles, Makes Jokes About the Dark Knight Killer
*Our review of X at the Roxy for Sunset Strip Music Festival, 8/17/12
While the Sunset Strip Music fest has primarily been seen as a head-banger hullabaloo attracting faithful longhairs and babes in studded belts -- and no ... More >>
GrindermanWhen Nick Cave unveiled Grinderman -- his project with Bad Seeds bandmates Warren Ellis, Jim Sclavunos and Martyn Casey -- the Australian songwriter described the music as a soundtrack to "a massive midlife crisis."
So we suppose it's both good (for consumers) and bad (for the 53-y ... More >>
Sam HoldenGreg DulliGreg Dulli's estimable swagger and charm have been playing awfully well on his first-ever solo tour.
The former Afghan Whigs and current Twilight Singers frontman (and one of Los Angeles' favorite saloonkeepers) is winding down a five-country, 29-stop tour on which he's p ... More >>
Circa SurviveWhen vocalist Anthony Green broke away from the Orange County screamo outfit Saosin six years ago, it didn't look like the best of career moves. Saosin was a rising star on the post-hardcore scene and poised to sign a major-label contract; Green was headed back home to Pennsylvan ... More >>
Alex Pardee's Zerofriends booth inside the Comic-Con exhibit hall at the San Diego Convention Center isn't easy to find. We spent a good while walking around looking for it. Quite possibly, the only reason we did find it is because Pardee posted a handy map on his blog.
View more backstage and concert photos in our "Street Drum Corps, 30 Seconds to Mars @ The Greek, Pt. 1" and "Pt. 2" slideshows.
Erin BroadleyStreet Drum Corps' Adam Alt, Bobby Alt and Frank Zummo on the VIP patio at the GreekIt's late. It's cold. Our ears are ringing and everyone is tired, ... More >>
Flying LotusAvant-garde beatmaker Flying Lotus is the toast of the town right now, the release of his new album "Cosmogramma" having hit the shores of electronic music like a tsunami and folks still buzzing over his eye-popping set at Coachella. For the man born Steve Ellison, this weekend's ... More >>
Erin BroadleyStreet Drum CorpsThe last time we saw Bobby Alt, Adam Alt and Frank Zummo of Street Drum Corps, the trio of misfit drummers was holed up in a Hollywood recording studio in the fall of 2009 putting the finishing touches on its two-disc Interscope debut, produced by Howard Benson a ... More >>
View more photos in the "Beyond the Stage: Cage at House of Blues" slideshow.
Erin BroadleyCage at House of BluesIt's another Friday night in Hollywood and the Sunset Strip looks like a war zone. Cars inch forward and break hard, some get stuck merging and block traffic, everyone is honking, ... More >>
Is it just me or was it was incredibly hard to keep up with the insane amount of art and music events that happened in Los Angeles over the weekend? Friday night I remember hanging out backstage with Street Drum Corps when they opened for Motley Crue at the Palladium (pics coming soon) and Saturday ... More >>
(L-R) Adam Alt, Bobby Alt and Frank Zummo of Street Drum Corps.
“Fly me to your house, give me a few hundred bucks and I'll play some buckets for you,” laughs Bobby Alt over the phone. We're discussing whether Street Drum Corps has suffered any fan backlash since he stepped up as lead vocalist ... More >>