*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 >>
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Friday, August 17
This young London lass arrives in L.A. fresh from opening a string of Midwestern arena shows for Coldplay, which has to rank among the least appropriate bookings ever: On You're the O ... More >>
The dozen or so people gathered at Atwater Crossing on this Wednesday night are watching the first episode of Friends.
You remember how it goes: After ditching her fiance, runaway bride
Rachel starts a new life in Manhattan with the help of her friends --
uptight Monica, ditzy Phoebe, smarmy Chan ... More >>
Top 20 Greatest L.A. Punk Albums of All Time
Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time
In the past couple of decades, it's hard to think of a more-maligned genre than pop-punk. (That is, except nu-metal.) But it's a shame; and as someone who spent a lot of time listening to pop-punk in his preteens, I can app ... More >>
In his 2001 compendium, American Hardcore: A Tribal History, New York writer and former promoter Steven Blush all but dispensed with your dad's glamorized spit-scabs-and-safety-pin punk, instead focusing on hundreds of DIY, anarchic hardcore bands from the scene's peak between 1980 and 198 ... More >>
SupaflyKorean store window display for patbingsu
The Korean shaved ice snack called patbingsu handily trumps even the most elaborate Fosselman's sundae when it comes to sheer, omg-inducing visual impact.
For the uninitiated, patbingsu is like Pinkberry on psychotropic drugs: an often deli ... More >>
Ozomatli and USC meet on SaturdayTwo L.A. music institutions will come together during Saturday's USC home game vs. Notre Dame. During halftime, Latin rap/pop/rock nine-piece Ozomatli will perform with the 315-piece the Spirit of Troy marching band.
As rare of an honor as this is -- other US ... More >>