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Holy Wars stuns with powerful, punchy new release “TV Dinner”

Daring dark-pop band Holy Wars can be recognized for their penetrating sound that slaps listeners with a ferocious punch. Their new driving single “TV Dinner” cuts you at the core with its fuzzy, static soundscapes and bold, confident vocals, putting consumer society and misogyny on blast. Kicking the track off by fiercely singing, “don’t turn […]

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Pep Squad turn a classic “It’s My Party” into a Ghoulish Affair

Keeping it full of delicious attitude, Pep Squad, the latest project from the creative powerhouse that is Kat Leon of the LA-based band Holy Wars, has released a new track titled “It’s My Party.” A play off the 60’s pop song popularized by Lesley Gore, Pep Squad take it to a nefarious level with their […]

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Holy Wars at The Echo -- Photo: ZB Images
Holy Wars and Draemings deliver a badass ladies night at The Echo

Friday’s night was a double slice of female badassery with stellar performances by local favorites, Holy Wars and Draemings at The Echo. With Holy Wars, led by Kat Leon, as the evening’s main event — Draemings warmed us up quite nicely. Draemings is always a visual and aural delight to see live on stage. Getting […]

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Premiere: Holy Wars tackle birth and rebirth on new single “Born Dark”

Darkly intimate in the most honest and macabre of ways, Holy Wars have released their first single of the year in the form of “Born Dark.” Coming off last year’s Mother Father, a dedicated piece to singer Kat Leon’s late parents, the inherent pain and tragedy of personal experience bleed through on their latest release, but an ownership […]

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Forecast: 15 Los Angeles Bands / Artists To Watch in 2018

2017 has been an interesting year, a lot of good, and a whole lotta bad. And you know what comes out of some really tough times? Great music. This past year we’ve seen so many Los Angeles acts, especially female-led acts, come into the forefront and reveal their many talents. Each year, Grimy Goods produces […]

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Kat Leon of Hot Wars -- Photo by Mark Hanson
Song Premiere: Holy Wars reveal debut single “I Can’t Feel A Thing”

Led by the fierce vocal seductress, Kat Leon, Holy Wars have released their highly anticipated debut single “I Can’t Feel A Thing.” Wrought with emotion and a beautiful blistering of guitars and drums, the LA-based band have come together quite nicely. You may recall Leon and bandmate Nick Perez from their past project, Sad Robot — together, the two […]

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Holy Wars at The Echoplex -- Photo: Wes Marsala
New LA acts Kolars and Holy Wars deliver most impressive sets at Echoplex 

Smoke Season, Kolars and Holy Wars give A+ performances at Echoplex   Last week at The Echoplex and presented by Play Like A Girl, Smoke Season headlined an evening of music that was supported by two sizzling acts. While we’ve covered Smoke Season’s compelling performance in the past, this was our first time catching newbies […]

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