X, Dead Kennedys, the Avengers
MOCA at the Geffen
(Much) Better Than ... hearing many of these same songs butchered on punk rock karaoke night at the local sports bar.
Of course there's something oddly oxymoronic about a museum inviting punk rock bands over to play (albeit safely outside o ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
More than 30 years ago, in Washington, D.C., I secured a copy of a single by a Los Ange ... More >>
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With The Runaways bringing rock n' roll to movie theaters this week (see a report from the premiere here), we've been thinking about our favorite band n' beat packed films lately. Docum ... More >>
Celebrating 15 years in the publicity business this month, the Mitch Schneider Organization is more than a PR company, it's a bonafide taste maker. It's garnered both the trust of the music world's biggest artists and promoters (Sex Pistols, X, Coachella, Ozzfest) and consistent consideration from u ... More >>
Liz OhanesianBurning Image live at The Wolfpak
On Halloween, I stopped by Roberto's in Chinatown for The Wolfpak's holiday party featuring a live performance from Burning Image. The Bakersfield band first formed in the wake of California's early-'80s deathrock explosion and then reformed earl ... More >>
Target Video/Joe ReesLA's The Bags in a Target still from a 1979 performance
Interested in LA punk rock and early renegade video production? Tonight Cinefamily at Silent Movie Theater delivers Target Video presents: Raw Power, featuring appearances by Targeters Joe Rees and Jackie Sharp.
Cinefa ... More >>