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 […]

Afro-Punk

Sound Barrier Performs at Whisky A Go-Go, Set to Release Music Through Tom Morello’s Firebrand Records

By DONNA BALANCIA The Afro-Metal band Sound Barrier has reunited and will release their music through Tom Morello’s Firebrand Records label, Morello announced during a blowout night at The Whisky A Go-Go. Sound Barrier and […]

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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 […]