• Occult Rock Pioneers, Coven, Hold Unholy Mass At The Regent
    February 19 at 2:29 p.m. by Levan TK

    Late 60's occult rock pioneers, Coven, made their exclusive Southern California appearance at the Regent on Sunday February 18th. After decades of silence the band had been recently resurrected, still led by Jinx Dawson but with a new line-up of…

  • Desert Hearts Presents: Let's Make Love at Exchange
    February 19 at 1:26 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Desert Hearts carried the Valentines Day vibes into the weekend, proving that love can be the theme any day of the year. After putting together and handing out hundreds of care packages to the homeless this past Saturday February 17, the Desert…

  • Erykah Badu and Thundercat Pack the Shrine Auditorium
    February 14 at 1:14 p.m. by Levan TK

    Erykah Badu, the multiple Grammy Award–winning "Queen of Neo-Soul," played to a capacity crowd at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Accompanying her was multigenre bass virtuoso Stephen Bruner, better known by his alias…


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  • Dua Lipa Tells the Palladium "IDGAF"
    February 12 at 1:44 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    English pop star Dua Lipa performed a sold-out concert on Thursday, Feb. 8, at Hollywood Palladium as part of her Self-Titled Tour. The concert is in promotion of her self-titled debut record, released in June 2017. Lipa's single "New Rules" went…

  • Pretty Panties and Tighty Whities Go Public for Cupid's Undie Run
    February 11 at 9:43 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    At Cupid's Undie Run, both young and old souls alike gathered in their underwear for a good cause on Saturday, Feb. 10. That cause wasn't simply to party and get a little cardio in while running around downtown Santa Monica nearly naked. Instead,…

  • Muse, The Killers, Weezer and More Rock for Charity at KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas
    December 11 at 5:14 p.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2017 took over the Forum on Saturday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 10. Night one featured performances by Muse, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Queens of the Stone Age, Rise Against, Prophets of Rage, Run the Jewels, Cold War…

  • Rock of the ’80s Lives Again at Saban's <i>Holiday Hangover</i>
    December 4 at 12:01 p.m. by Levan TK

    It was a one-night ’80s flashback on Saturday, Dec. 2, as the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills hosted tribute spectacular ’80s Holiday Hangover. Presented by Music Zirconia, the evening featured performances by Strangelove (The Depeche Mode…

  • Arch Enemy and Trivium Blow Away a Sold Out Wiltern
    November 29 at 11:30 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Last night, November 29th, Arch Enemy and Trivium co-headlined the Wiltern to a sold out crowd of rabid fans. Having toured together several times over the years Florida's Trivium and Sweden's Arch Enemy gave their all and made it an epic night for…

  • Norway's Mayhem Return to the U.S. to Perform <i>De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas</i>
    November 20 at 11:57 a.m. by Levan TK

    Norway's genre-defining black-metal outfit Mayhem returned stateside to perform their highly influential landmark album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in its entirety. On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood played host to the unholy mass…

  • Chicago's Cold Waves Industrial/EBM Festival Hits L.A. for the First Time
    November 13 at 2:37 p.m. by Levan TK

    Chicago's premier industrial/EBM festival, Cold Waves, which started initially as a memorial and fundraiser for suicide-prevention charities, has been a staple of the genre since its inception in 2012. For the first time, the much-loved festival…

  • Opening Night at the Lodge Room With Bleached, Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin
    November 4 at 3:32 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    L.A.'s new music venue, the Lodge Room in Highland Park, opened its doors for the first time on Friday, Nov. 3, with a sold-out "L.A. United for Puerto Rico" benefit concert raising money for Waves for Water. With a stacked lineup of local stars,…

  • The Fans, Bands and Best Costumes at Growlers Six
    October 30 at 12:17 p.m. by Ed Carrasco

    For this year's annual Halloween music festival spearheaded by O.C. garage rockers The Growlers, the base of operations moved to the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29. Formerly known as Beach Goth, Growlers Six follows the…

  • The Most Beautiful People of Camp Flog Gnaw 2017
    October 30 at 12:15 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Now in its sixth year, Camp Flog Gnaw remains a zany, tripped-out carnival experience that only a man like Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator could conjure. This year's festival featured performances by the likes of 2 Chainz, Alison Wonderland,…

  • KCRW's Masquerade Ball Returns With Hot Beats and Cool Costumes
    October 29 at 5:25 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    KCRW's Masquerade Ball returned to the MacArthur (formerly the Park Plaza) with DJs, luchadores and lots of costumed Halloween fun on Saturday, Oct. 28. The ghoulish gala featured performances and DJ sets by The Black Madonna, Yolanda Be Cool, Moon…

  • Cloak and Dagger's Dusk Till Dawn Festival Brought Dark Music to DTLA
    October 23 at 12:16 a.m. by Levan TK

    Cloak & Dagger's Dusk Till Dawn festival, presented by Spaceland, Restless Nites and Cloak & Dagger, took place Oct. 20 and 21 at the Globe and Tower Theatres in downtown Los Angeles. The fest was stacked with genre pioneers and breakout new…

  • Burning Man Decom Party Returns to L.A. State Historic Park
    October 16 at 12:26 p.m. by Miles Najera

    Burning Man only exists for one week out of the year, but for the diehard "burners," it’s a lifestyle. L.A.’s regional post–Burning Man "Decompression" event returned this year to the new and improved L.A. State Historic Park on Saturday, Oct. 14.…

  • The Most Beautiful People of Desert Daze 2017
    October 16 at 8:13 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    The desert landscape of Joshua Tree was taken back to a hazy, psychedelic time full of free spirits, mellow vibes and tie-dye shirts at the Desert Daze festival at the Institute of Mentalphysics. The Oct.13-15 weekend event featured such acts as…

  • Depeche Mode Make "Everything Count" at Their First of Four Hollywood Bowl Shows
    October 12 at 2:52 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Depeche Mode kicked off their first night in a string of four sold-out shows at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, Oct. 12. Mixing classics such as "Stripped," "Enjoy the Silence" and "Everything Counts" with new material from their most recent album,…

  • EDM Fans Party on the High Seas Aboard Groove Cruise 2017
    October 10 at 11:18 a.m. by Miles Najera

    Groove Cruise 2017 just disembarked after completing its West Coast lap from Long Beach to Ensenada, Mexico, and back this past weekend, Oct. 6-9. Scantily clad cruisers left their inhibitions on land as they grooved nonstop to beats provided by a…

  • Industrial Fans Partied All Weekend at Das Bunker's 21st Anniversary
    October 8 at 12:03 p.m. by Levan TK

    L.A.'s renowned industrial dance club Das Bunker celebrated its 21st anniversary with a three-day festival of industrial, noise and EBM. Held at Union Oct. 6-8, the weekend event featured prominent acts from around the world, including Suicide…



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