Black Pistol Fire at El Rey Theatre
Black Pistol Fire share ‘homemade’ live video for “Temper Temper”

If you’re missing live music and that feeling you get from a rock show, we highly suggest you hit play on Black Pistol Fire’s new live video for single “Temper Temper.” The rippin’ footage was filmed in the band’s hometown of Austin, Texas. While it’s not a full on live concert performance, it sure did […]

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Thunder Pussy at El Rey Theatre
Things get delightfully physical with Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire at the El Rey

Whoever thought to put Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire on the same bill is a genius. This past Wednesday night at the El Rey Theatre was a sweatastic event. Thunderpussy started their set very quiet and mellow with guitarist Whitney Petty bowing her strings in a spot light. One-by-one the band took the stage until […]

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Photos: Black Pistol Fire at the Troubadour — THIS is what rock ‘n’ roll is all about

A Black Pistol Fire show is always something to mark on one’s calendar most importantly because it will probably sell out (as it did Saturday night at the Troubadour in West Hollywood) and you definitely don’t want to miss it. The two piece plays something like old timey blues and rock-n-roll on a dirty porch […]

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Black Pistol Fire to headline Troubadour West Hollywood, stream new single “Lost Cause”

Riotous bluesy-rockers from Austin, Texas, by way of Toronto, Canada, the duo that is Black Pistol Fire, have announced a Los Angeles headline date at the Troubadour in West Hollywood. The  ear-shattering, heel-stomping duo composed of Kevin McKeown (finger-bleeding guitarist) and Eric Owen (head-rushing drummer) will take on the Troubadour on Saturday November 18. Supporting […]

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Black Pistol Fire win at day one of Governors Ball, Elle King, The Strokes and more deliver stellar performances

  The annual christening of Governors Ball with scattered light showers (a deceptive foreshadowing of the weekend’s coming torrential rains) began early Friday morning as fans shuffled across the Robert F. Kennedy bridge towards the center of Randall’s Island. Quick security checks, free protein bars, and the cool drizzle had fans in high spirits as […]

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The Black Keys New Album “Brothers” Track Listing, Album Artwork and Details!

The Black keys’ up-and-coming new album “Brothers” is probably my most anticipated album release of 2010. I don’t know how the duo get so much done, but they manage to do it and deliver the hottest shit. Just last year, Dan Auerbach released his solo effort “Keep It Hid,” Patrick Carney brought forth his own […]

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Best New Song Releases of August, 2020 — (Part 2)

It’s the final day of August and we’re ready to roll out part 2 and our final additions for Best New Songs of the Month. August closed with 130 incredible new song releases from Nahneen Kula, Ziemba, Open Mike Eagle, Swimm, Arlo Parks, Mama Sandunga & Chaboi, Rituals of Mine, Ian Sweet, Cayucas, Laura Jean […]

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Best Concert Crowd Moments of 2019

What would concerts be without fans? Sometimes concert crowd photos are some of the most exciting photos from a show. These are the people who also contribute heavily to the energy of a concert. Crowd-surfing, moshing, dancing, throwing those hands up in the air — y’all know what we’re sayin’. From music festivals to arenas, […]

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Most Memorable Concert Photos of 2019

It’s that time of year where we share our best concert photography of the year. Whether it be the capture of a genuine smile, or an iconic pose — Grimy Goods’ best concert photography of 2019 doesn’t just consider lighting, composition and other artistic elements that make concert photography beautiful and unique — it’s more […]

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Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month — July, 2019

This is an archive of the Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month for July, 2019. You can find our currently updated list here. July 25, 2019 (FREE) San Cha with Jonny Kosmo at Levitt Pavilion Carly and the Universe, The Max Tribe at Resident This is Not This Heat, Extended Organ at Regent Yuna […]

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20 Underground / Lesser-Known Bands to catch in Los Angeles this July

There’s just too many excellent concerts in Los Angeles. From punk to pop, blues and soul, you can dive into a show of your choosing on any given night. Many of you are familiar with our monthly feature for the best Los Angeles concerts of the month which highlights concerts in July ranging from mainstream, […]

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Haim keeps fans warm in the rain, The Killers keep the nostalgia flowing for Governors Ball day two finale

What began as a blisteringly hot Saturday afternoon for Governors Ball day two, would end, unknowingly to many, as the festival’s impromptu finale as heavy thunderstorms formed near the evening. The festival’s actual final day, which had some of the best collections of rock like Cold War Kids and Courtney Barnett, was unfortunately cancelled due […]

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Music Festival-ization: Which spring festival is right for you?

Coachella takes place a little less than a month from now, which means festival season is nearly underway. There are now more music festivals taking place in the United States than ever before. Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza told us last year that there’s a huge festival-ization going on right now, and he isn’t wrong. Here […]

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