*Tyler the Creator: Horsing Around
In a city where celebrity photographers are everywhere, there aren't very many portraits that can change Angelenos' perceptions of their beloved icons.
No stranger to working with the famous, Los Angeles-based artist Mark Ryden depicts all sorts of we ... More >>
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Lately we've noticed a lot of bands have their own brands of wine, including Motörhead, Kiss, AC/DC, and Ratt. (Even Warrant has a wine. Warrant.) One of our friends at Wine Spectator magazine showed us the piece they wrote in April about this trend, ... More >>
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Guns N' Roses' seminal album Appetite For Destruction came out 25 years ago this past Saturday. I was 9 years old when a foreign exchange student taped me a copy of it. I had heard "Welcome to the ... More >>
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Story by Clay Marshall
Steel Panther guitarist Russ Parrish sports leopard-print Spandex and a tiger-striped ax when the group plays in concert. If all goes well, he'll climb atop the drum riser and stomp on the kick-drum pedal, ac ... More >>
It's a different kind of crush for Dave Matthews. He may not want you to drink the water, but the musician has collaborated with award-winning winemaker Steve Reeder to create a line of vino they're calling Dreaming Tree Wines, after the Dave Matthews Band track "The Dreaming Tree" from the 1998 alb ... More >>
Kathy A. McDonaldNo attitude, pretension-free wine tastings blow up weekly at Silverlake Wine Is Silverlake Wine a religion? Consider what makes it so: Devoted followers, a weekly schedule and a straight-up welcoming-to-all philosophy of no pretension at this neighborhood wine shop that speci ... More >>
For those about to drink, AC/DC would like you to try their Shiraz.
The Australian band has joined forces with New South Wales-based winery Warburn Estate to produce four bottled varieties named after their biggest hits, the (UK) Daily Mail reports. AC/DC The Wine selections incl ... More >>
Jani Lane, the lead singer for Hollywood glam metal band Warrant, was found dead last night at a Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills. Police responded to a 911 call around 5:30 pm, and fire department officials pronounced him dead shortly thereafter. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is inves ... More >>
YouTubeJani Lane was found dead Thursday.Read LA Weekly music editor Ben Westhoff's eerily knowledgeable obit of Lane here. At the bottom: What was found in his motel room. First posted at 7:09 a.m.
Jani Lane, lead singer of the hair-metal band Warrant, was found dead inside a Ventura Boulev ... More >>
Philip CosoresMark Foster of Foster The People giving it all he's got.
WHO: Foster the People
WHERE: El Rey Theatre
"I always looked at this venue and thought, 'Man I want to play there,'" Mark Foster told the sold out crowd at the El Rey Theatre. If his band continues to skyr ... More >>
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A strip club crowd's a tough crowd. When the inked, mohawked "Malice" is prancing and preening like she's the lead in Mötley Crüe's "Girls, Girls, Girls" video; and the acrobatic "Jojo" is languidly folding herself into origami around t ... More >>
Costume contest at the Key Club Monday Night
Havent been back to Metal Skool's Monday mash since I used to deejay the VIP room, and thankfully nothing's changed. KISS wanna-bes, half-naked nymphos, ironic 'staches, lil creepy guys trying to look up my dress... Okay it was their annual Halloween pa ... More >>