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Savages roar through immaculate set at The Roxy

After monitoring all the FYF coverage this last weekend, I grew more and more excited to see UK post-punk band, Savages. Everything I read mentioned how the four-piece was one of the major highlights of the festival and it excited me even more to be able to see them in such a small venue like […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Watch King Khan & BBQ Show’s new video for “Illuminations”

Don’t worry, nobody slipped a drop of acid into your afternoon coffee, its just King Khan & BBQ Show’s new video for “Illuminations.” All those bug-eyed, Steve Buscemi-looking puppets and voluptuous go-go-dancers are for reals, yo! The dirty doo-wop tune of “Illuminations” will keep you bopping along to the catchy hook, while the video will […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Death Grips ACTUALLY show up at FYF Fest

Photo by Jazz Shademan Guess what? Death Grips showed up at FYF Fest. They walked on stage, and played a set that was intense x 1,000. The stage was bathed in fixed red lights with the crowd drowned in darkness. At the Trees Stage there are no screens showing what’s on and that somehow seemed […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |
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Savages royally slay FYF Fest performance

Fast-rising London post-punk band Savages had a difficult spot to fill at FYF Fest on Saturday night. They were competing with both Chet Faker and Bloc Party for attention, all of which helped setup the night for the evening’s headliner Kanye West. Despite all of these facts, the amazing Jehnny Beth and her band played […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to The Damned at the Fonda Theatre

We last caught The Damned perform a sold out show at the El Rey Theatre two years ago. Now the band is back for a punk rock English invasion at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday, September 5th! Catch the band for a night of nostalgia featuring their singles, “New Rose”, “Neat Neat Neat”, and “Love […]

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Brissa Sanchez |
White Reaper share new video for “Pills”, announce tour with together PANGEA and & Alvvays

Blazing off the heat from their just-released debut album White Reaper Does It Again, the Louisville, KY band known as White Reaper has shared the video for “Pills,” the first video from their new LP. The catchy garage punk number comes to life as a bloodied hospital patient (played by guitarist/singer Tony Esposito) goes a […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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The Mud Howlers and Flames of Durga rock the Satellite out of orbit

The Mud Howlers Thursday night, The Satellite played host to a bill that featured a couple up-and-coming bands with different styles. Kicking things off was LA-based trio Flames of Durga, the brainchild of identical sisters Cecilia and Beah Romero along with drummer Nate Million. If you’re a fan of fellow LA-rockers Deap Vally, this band […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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The Frights entertain technical difficulties at The Smell with fart nosies; end with powerhouse performance

This past Friday, The Smell hosted a sold-out show featuring The Frights (San Diego). The venue is all ages, so walking up to the door there were loads of young folks hanging out in the alley, on the couches inside, and sitting on the floors. As supporting act, Jellyy (Los Angeles), plays their last couple […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Hot Band Alert: White Reaper—Debut LP is a smashing mix of high energy punk and pop

Straight out of Louisville, KY and keeping it real…real loud and badass, is four-piece outfit White Reaper. These barely 20-somethings are charging right out of the gate with a smashing mix of high energy punk and pop on their debut full-length album White Reaper Does It Again, available July 17th on Polyvinyl Records. Their powerhouse […]

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The Adicts book Los Angeles show date at Fond Theatre

If you missed out on The Adicts’ incredible punk rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza last December, don’t snooze on their next show date! The Adicts have booked a headlining show date at The Fonda Theatre on Friday, October 23rd. Their LA date comes at a perfect time as Halloween week will be in full effect. AND, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |