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Glitter Wizard at The Factory
Glam Punks Glitter Wizard Conjure Chaos and Doom at The Factory

When invited to a show put on by a fella named Shitshow your curiosity should demand that you attend because it’s likely going to be noteworthy. When that fella also is known for his live music photography you can be assured it’s been well vetted. Saturday night at The Factory, a punk d.i.y. warehouse venue, […]

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Shame Sing Songs of Praise and Resistance at the Echo

“THIS NIGHTMARE MUST END: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!” Such was the valiant proclamation of a sign hung above the merch table at the Echo last Friday night. The headliner that night was Shame, a band from London, and though the UK is undergoing its own political turmoil, it was the second band on the […]

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Apocalyptica amaze fans at The Mayan with their cello symphony of metal

Cellos and heavy metal may sound a bit odd in the same sentence, but when you get to see it live under the masterful hands of Apocalyptica, it all makes sense. The Finnish four-cellos metal band rocked the Mayan Theater not only with their classical Metallica tributes but with loads of compositions of their own. Although there was […]

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Imaad Wasif Added to Desert Daze Lineup on Heels of Career Best LP

Imaad Wasif has an impressive resumé. Wasif has been part of collaborations for most of his career, so the pivot to making his own material felt like a promising turn. He put out three diverse, vaguely spiritual rock-leaning records in the late 2000s, and wrote three more that never made it to release. One Wasif […]

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Deafheaven at The Echoplex
Deafheaven and HEALTH burst with compelling performances at the Echoplex

Since the release of their sophomore album Sunbather, Deafheaven have been quite the hot ticket having gained music fans from both metal and indie genres. This past week, Deafheaven closed out two sold-out shows at The Echoplex with support from Los Angeles shredders, HEALTH. It was a harsh feast for the ears with these two […]

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Win tickets to Lamb of God with Clutch at Fox Theater Pomona

Get ready for some serious carnage. Lamb of God are headlining the Fox Theater in Pomona on Saturday, May 28. Taking the stage with them for a night of shred will be CLUTCH and Corrosion of Conformity. As part of their Spring tour, Lamb of God are touring in support of their eighth studio album, VII: Sturm […]

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Boris share unreleased track, announce deluxe reissue of Pink, LA date at The Regent

Japanese shredders, Boris, have announced their 10th anniversary Pink album deluxe reissue. To celebrate the reissue, Boris have shared a previously unreleased track titled  “Are You Ready?”. You can stream the song below. Additionally, the deluxe 3xLP box set and 2xCD features an nine-track album (Forbidden Songs) of previously unreleased songs recorded during the Pink […]

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Pentagram returns with May date at Echoplex

Legendary metal band Pentagram will make an appearance in Los Angeles this May, returning to the City of Angels for a date Tuesday, May 24 at the Echoplex. The longtime band has been playing since the ’70s, though members have shuffled in and out regularly. They surprised fans with an album release last year called Curious […]

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Since 1984 and counting, KMFDM electrify The Regent with victorious performance

When I discovered KMFDM in 1996, they were already well more than a decade into their career and even then I felt like an interloper, so it was encouraging to see that, nearly 20 years later, they’re still pulling in fans who weren’t even born when the Mortal Kombat soundtrack came out. Of course, it […]

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L7 pummel through night one of double banger at Fonda Theatre

After covering L7’s fierce reunion show last May at The Echo, we had to get another dose of the metal goddesses with their back-to-back gigs at the Fonda Theatre. Last Thursday, L7 kicked off night one of their double banger at the famed Hollywood theatre. The venue was sold-out and packed to the walls with […]

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