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Head wound City
Photos: Head Wound City, Loma Prieta and Crime Desire unleash feral performances at Echoplex

This past Friday at the Echoplex, three bands came together to drop an all out hardcore punk assault. Headlining the evening was the highly anticipated return of Head Wound City. With a lineup featuring Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato from The Blood Brothers, Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Justin Pearson and Gabe […]

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Refused
Refused whips through The Observatory Santa Ana revealing new songs and classics

As part of their highly anticipated run of small club tour dates, Refused pummeled the Observatory in Santa Ana this past Monday, along with supporting acts White Lung and Turbo Negro. It was truly a perfect lineup of punk music. The influential Swedish hardcore punks made their triumphant return loud and clear. Touring in celebration […]

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drive like jehu
Drive Like Jehu thrash the Glass House like it’s 1994

Last night, Drive Like Jehu performed their highly awaited Los Angeles reunion show at The Glass House in Pomona. Drive Like Jehu reunited late last year with a reunion show at the Spreckels Organ Pavillon in Balboa Park — 19 years after Jehu’s disbanded. The reunion show was a success and naturally, left Jehu fans from all over the […]

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The Black Ryder
The Black Ryder let fans into “The Door Behind The Door” at The Echo record release show

Los Angeles’ The Black Ryder celebrated the release of their new LP, The Door Behind The Door this past Wednesday at The Echo, the same venue in which they made their Los Angeles debut back in 2011. Released on February 24th via the band’s own imprint The Anti-Machine Machine in conjunction with The Orchard, the new album picks up […]

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Reignwolf destroys the tiny Mint at Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysInLA

A few year’s ago we used to catch a Saskatoon shredder by the name of Jordan Cook performing at smaller venues such as The Viper Room and The Hotel Cafe. With a lusciously wild mane adorning his handsome face, Cook quickly grew quite the local following of ladies who would frequent his shows anytime he […]

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butch-walker
George Fest LA: A star-studded night of musicians celebrating the music of a great man for a great cause

Conan O’Brien kicking off George Fest Fans of all ages, backgrounds and styles came out to the Fonda Theatre Sunday night to attend the first ever GeorgeFest: a night to celebrate the music of George Harrison. It also coincided with a major reissue of George Harrison’s first six solo albums, released between 1968 and 1975 on […]

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Potty Mouth, Perfect Pussy and The Bots shred the Echo

This past Thursday, The Echo was packed with fans ready to thrash as Northampton, Massachusetts punk influenced fuzz pop band Potty Mouth took the stage with Syracuse noise punks Perfect Pussy and L.A.’s youngest (and raddest) rock duo, The Bots. Also on the bill were Utah-bred, Los Angeles newbies, Sego. As their second live performance, Sego delivered a fun dose of […]

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A Cinquanta celebration for Maynard Keenan featuring Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Failure

In celebration of Maynard Keenan’s 50 years of life, he put on a most spectacular “Cinquanta” performance this past Saturday at the Greek Theatre. His 50th birthday celebration featured performances from Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Failure, along with some very special surprise guest appearances. Check out the photos below from Maynard Keenan “Cinquanta” featuring […]

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Rocket From The Crypt and Dan Sartain shake the Echoplex with massive rock ‘n roll

San Diego hometown heroes, Rocket From The Crypt‘s reunion tour is in full effect and the band just played and epic sold out show at the Echoplex this past Saturday. The band disbanded in 2005, reunited for a television performance on Yo Gabba! Gabba! in 2011, then hit the road on a European tour in 2013 and are now […]

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La Dispute and Pianos Become The Teeth roared through the Echoplex like a wild beast

Celebrating 10 years, Michigan post-hardcore band, La Dispute lit the Echoplex on fire last night with an intense sold-out performance that left long time fans more than happy. Supporting La Dispute were Pianos Become The Teeth and Mansions. And let us tell you, Pianos Become The Teeth were insane! Just check out the photos below to see the wildness of their […]

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