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Death Valley Girls Return with New Single “Dream Cleaver” and Lengthy Tour—Lodge Room on Nov 23

Death Valley is the driest, hottest place in North America; the Los Angeles quartet that uses this landmark as its moniker adds garage rock grooves to soften their similarly badass intensity. A certified Grimy Goods favorite, Death Valley Girls have returned with a new single, “Dream Cleaver,” the first since the release of their album […]

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Zoe Elaine |
CHAI
Japanese Punks CHAI Prep New Album Release and LA Show at the Moroccan

Who are your favorite Japanese rock stars? Can you think of any at all? This quartet is here to change that. Founded by twins Mana and Kana, CHAI is a punk band from Nagoya, Japan, and they will drop their sophomore LP this Friday. They call it PUNK, an obvious title considering their mission. They […]

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Zoe Elaine |
The Dils at the Casbah in San Diego Photo by ZB Images
The Dils: Preserving Punk for The Next Generation — photos from recent Los Angeles and San Diego gigs

Recently, in the middle of Chinatown, a phoenix rose from the ashes at The Grand Star Jazz Club. It had been 40 years since the world heard Chip Kinman play songs from his legendary punk band The Dils. After the loss of his brother, founding member Tony Kinman (Tony 19), earlier this year and at […]

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Kim Zsebe |
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EP Premiere: Egg Drop Soup Have Feminism in Their DNA—Catch Their Residency at Bigfoot Lodge East

Punk music is better live and that’s a fact. In that spirit, Grimy Goods favorites, Egg Drop Soup are about to drop a four-track EP recorded live at Golden Beat Recording Studio. It is rough around the edges, complete with questionable vocals and feedback—both from the monitors and the audience. Listen to it exclusively below […]

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Starcrawler Warm Up For Beach Goth 2018 at The Growlers Pop-Up Event

If you had any reservations about attending Beach Goth 2018, the pop up events will sway you into buying tickets. In anticipation of the festival on August 5th, The Growlers have opened a pop-up shop at a warehouse in Chinatown and are throwing some insane parties. This past Saturday, Starcrawler headlined a raucous night filled […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Bleached
Bleached share video for “Flipside” — LA date at The Echoplex

Los Angeles punk rockers, Bleached have shared the video for their new song “Flipside” Led by sisters Jennifer and Jessica Clavin, Bleached are set to release their Can You Deal?  EP on March 3rd via Dead Oceans. Bleached’s new song “Flipside” is full of that catchy, yet raw fierce energy that Bleached have been known to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Death valley girls
Los Angeles Bands That Kicked Ass in 2016: Death Valley Girls

Currently in the studio recording the follow-up to their debut full-length record, Death Valley Girls have had quite the kick-ass year. We’ve seen this band grow since 2013 when we first spotlighted them with a Hot Band Alert feature. At that time, not many people had heard of them, let alone had caught Death Valley […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Murder City Devils to headline two nights at Teragram Ballroom

Murder City Devils Announce West Coast Tour, Two Nights at Teragram Ballroom in Downtown Los Angeles   Ugh. It’s been too long, too long since we’ve felt the playful strut of “Boom Swagger Boom” or the glorious mania of “Idle Hands.” Well, it’s time to get our fix. Murder City Devils have announced two headlining […]

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Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: Kim and The Created

If there is one Los Angeles artist that never stops breathing, it’s Kim House of Kim and The Created. At the start of this year, we featured her in our annual forecast featuring artists on the rise, and it goes without saying, she definitely turned heads in 2016. The fiery frontwoman is without a doubt, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Dead Ships
Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: The Dead Ships

With 2016 quickly slipping away, it’s time we highlight some of the best Los Angeles bands that really made the most of themselves in 2016. As the first in our Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016 series, we’d like to highlight The Dead Ships. It goes without saying that The Dead Ships are […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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