1 day ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
Conventional wisdom says that when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade comes to an end, the vast majority of the American public stuffed with yams and leaking with meat sweats, and Santa shows his jolly face at the tail end, the Christmas season ha...
5 days ago | Grunge
Billy Corgan is in particularly fine spirits when talking to us prior to the Smashing Pumpkins’ headline appearance at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas. James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin have rejoined the band (bassist D’arcy Wretzky remains a notabl...
6 days ago | Punk
AFI (or A Fire Inside), the dark lords of contemporary punk rock, will perform on Saturday night of the KROQ Absolut Almost Acoustic Christmas 2018 at the Forum this weekend, on a spectacular bill that includes headliners The Smashing Pumpkins, am...
7 days ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
2018 was a huge year for L.A. songstress Billie Eilish. True, she had already released singles such as "Ocean Eyes" (at the age of 13) and "Bellyache" and the EP Don't Smile at Me during the two years prior, but this was the year that tipped Eilis...
11 days ago | Film and TV
Following the sad news of Marvel big cheese and comic book king Stan Lee's death at the age of 95, tributes have been pouring in from all corners. We thought we'd take a look at 10 awesome pieces of music from Marvel movies and TV shows. Of course...
12 days ago | Punk
The England-born, L.A.-based Michael Des Barres is a lovable cad and a hilarious scoundrel. The man is a walking performance — part Oscar Wilde, part Keith Richards. He’s an actor and a musician, and he sees both sides of his career as one big sla...