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Devo take the stage at the Wiltern costumeless while sitting on barstools

Devo, the legendary synthpop new wave band is currently traveling the US with the Hardcore DEVO tour dedicated to the memory of Robert Casale (AKA Bob2, one of the five original band members. The tour features experimental music that the band created between 1974-1977 in Akron, Ohio and a portion of the proceeds goes to Bob Casale’s […]

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Punk Rock Bowling 2014: a chaotic musical playground for punks

Punk rock has always been a counter culture for kids that were uninterested in the common recreational activities of youth. Something real and raw compared to the politically correct phoniness of the traditional adolescent social scene. It was a place where you could release all your anger and frustration at the farce the American dream […]

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Photos: Los Crudos, Infest & more hardcore punk bands obliterate the Echoplex

First things first, if you don’t like your music loud and fast, you do not belong at a Los Crudos show. The band’s sold-out show at the Echoplex was an explosion of noise, sweat, and bodies flyine everywhere. I was coming back from a photo shoot, so I had my backpack with me. I learned the […]

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Dillinger Escape Plan and Trash Talk to Perform at the Echoplex this April

Yesterday, the Dillinger Escape Plan announced a headlining show date at the Glass House with a slamming line-up. While those in Los Angeles proper were a little bummed that they had to drive all the way to Pomona to see this epic show, you now can rejoice with your hardcore hearts — the Dillinger Escape […]

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PHOTOS: Suicidal Tendencies, Trash Talk and Terror thrash the Fonda Theatre!

As part of the Slam City Fall Tour, Suicidal Tendencies tore up the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood with help from fellow shredders, Trash Talk, Terror, Sprung Monkey and the Inspector Cluzo. The evening began with the French duo, the Inspector Cluzo opening with a cover of Curtis Mayfield’s “Move on Up”. What seemed like an odd choice of an opening […]

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Photos and Review: FYF Fest 2013 (Day One)

It was a gorgeous and piping hot afternoon yesterday in downtown Los Angeles as the 10th annual FYF Fest 2013 kicked off in the Los Angeles State Historic Park. With this year’s stages cleverly named after the main characters of Sex & the City, the festival boasted 29 incredible acts and a comedy stage. Although the number of performances were decreased from year’s […]

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Grimy TV Interview with Obliterations
Grimy T.V. Interview with Obliterations (and the Obliterations Ghost Whisperer)

Well, this is a first! Grimy T.V. interviews Obliterations, a hardcore punk band out of Los Angles featuring members of Black Mountain, Saviours, Bluebird, Night Horse and Pink Mountaintops —these guys have a raw raucous sound that we don’t recommend for the faint of heart. Check out this weird interview with Obliterations and the “Obliterations […]

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Win Tickets to Vans Warped Tour – June 20, 21, & 23

Vans Warped Tour 2013 will be bringing the “Best Day Ever” to fans across the U.S and Canada. This summer is the most diverse line-up ever featuring bands such as Hawthorne Heights, Goldfinger, Forever The Sickest Kids, 3OH!3, Anarbor, and many, many more. This tour will feature artists from all genres and will span across […]

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Win Tickets to NAILS at The Echo – June 8, 2013

All you metal heads out there are in for a treat! Nails headlines the Echo on Saturday, June 8. Their music is beyond raw, vicious, and brutal. They are a mix between Amrep bands of the 90s and Cro-Mags Age of Quarrel riffs played at high speeds. Joining them are several hardcore/metal bands like Xibalba, […]

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Win Tickets to Turbonegro with Tweak Bird at the El Rey – May 25, 2013

The world’s biggest underground rock and roll band are back, Turbonegro headlines the El Rey on Saturday, May 25. Their ninth studio album entitled, Sexual Harassment, unleashes the sound of this big, mighty, heavy band. The songs on the album showcase their roots in hardcore punk and 1980s alternative music. With over a million albums […]

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