The Adolescents, Mike Watt, and others
Mike Atta Benefit
The Echo and Echoplex
It's time to "pogo and stomp the shit out of cancer," said Alice Bag at Friday's benefit concert to support punk forerunner Mike Atta.
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Friday, October 19
Nosaj Thing's 2009 album, Drift, was arguably the first in the trio of holy-shit records that made Low End Theory regulars -- and by extension, Los Angeles electronic music -- a global phenomenon. (The other two? Gaslamp Killer and Gonjasufi's A Sufi and a ... More >>
For the past two years, Tony Brandenburg -- lead singer of seminal Fullerton punk band The Adolescents -- and his wife have been caught in a struggle with their community school board and parents from Sierra Madre School in Pasadena, whom they claim discriminated against their special needs son.
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Robert KenneyGreg Ginn, second from leftBy Nicholas Pell
On Wednesday morning, several punk bands awoke to find their videos had been removed from YouTube. They were understandably irritated; that's almost worse than running out of beer.
In their places were notes that they'd been yanked d ... More >>
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Thirty years in, Social Distortion are as vital and voracious as ever. Their shows continue to sell out, and their material still speaks to p ... More >>
Forget about the brutality of slam pits, the relentless touring, and the struggle to maintain a viable career in a collapsing music industry. The scariest, most challenging endeavor many punk musicians have is raising a family.
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