Iggy and Steve Jones. 'Jim wore a different chain top designed by Michael Schmidt on stage with finger size rings perfect for the kids to hang on to - © 1988 Photo by Paul McAlpine
Books

A Young Iggy Pop Portrayed Poignantly in Photographer Paul McAlpine’s Book ‘Iggy Pop: Bare & Real’

By DONNA BALANCIA A new book of photos documenting Iggy Pop’s early days has just been released and California Rocker has an exclusive inside look. “Iggy Pop: Bare & Real” (Fat Possum Records and Tyrant […]

Live Reviews

Cheetah Chrome Snarls His Way Through SoCal Swing at Whisky A Go-Go and Alex’s Bar in Long Beach

Cheetah Band Brings Life to Dead Boys Songs, New Tunes By DONNA BALANCIA Cheetah Chrome and his band got the crowd going at the Whisky A Go-Go and they’ll probably light up Alex’s Bar in […]

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Awards

Best LA Concerts of 2016: Big Stars in Small Venues, Young Trailblazers, and California Rockers

Bob Weir, Desert Trip, Eagles of Death Metal, The Cure, Make Beautiful Music in 2016 Eagles of Death Metal at The Teragram Ballroom The band members in The Eagles of Death Metal have coped with […]

Suzanne Allison Joe Perry Best Photo Essay
Awards

California Rocker Wins Best Photo Essay, Best Action Photo at Prestigious LA Press Club Awards Gala

California Rocker Wins Three Awards at 2016 NAEJ By DOTTIE PARIS California Rocker, the online music magazine, won Best Photo Essay and Best Action Photo categories Sunday night at the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism […]