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VIDEO: Watch Alison Mosshart of The Kills Join The Foo Fighters On Stage for ‘La Dee Da’

VIDEO: Watch Alison Mosshart of The Kills...

By DONNA BALANCIA Alison Mosshart of The Kills lends her wild dancing and killer voice to The Foo Fighters’ “La Dee Da,” a single off...

Legendary Band, Sound Barrier, To Perform New Cuts Tonight at Whisky A Go-Go on the Sunset Strip

Legendary Band, Sound Barrier, To Perform...

Rock Crossover Band Electrifies at Whisky Tonight By DONNA BALANCIA Sound Barrier the band will hit the Whisky A Go-Go stage tonight and play some new...

VIDEO: Arcade Fire Releases ‘Electric Blue,’ The Fourth Track Advance off ‘Everything Now’ Album

VIDEO: Arcade Fire Releases ‘Electric...

By JOHN DALY Arcade Fire has released “Electric Blue” — the fourth and final advance track from the band’s upcoming fifth album,...

Nile Rodgers and Chic to Bring Their ‘Good Times’ Disco Dance Show to The Wiltern Theatre on Friday

Nile Rodgers and Chic to Bring Their ‘Good...

By DONNA BALANCIA Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, will bring their famous disco jam to The Wiltern tomorrow night in an all-ages dance show. ‘We Are...

VIDEO: West London Rockers Calling All Astronauts Debut ‘Living The Dream,’ off Album ‘Anti-Social Network’

VIDEO: West London Rockers Calling All Astronauts...

By JOHN DALY West London alt rockers Calling All Astronauts debut “Living The Dream” the fifth and final single from their second album Anti-Social...

Dan MacIntosh Film Review: ‘American Valhalla’ Captures Respect, Friendship Between Iggy Pop and Josh Homme

Dan MacIntosh Film Review: ‘American...

Review By DAN MACINTOSH American Valhalla documents Josh Homme’s dream collaboration with Iggy Pop, an artist he’s admired since he was a Coachella...

VIDEO: ‘American Valhalla’ Gets Front Row Reception; Fans Line Up Around the Block to Meet Josh Homme

VIDEO: ‘American Valhalla’ Gets...

Post Pop Depression Draws Raves VIDEO By DONNA BALANCIA Josh Homme, Steve Jones and director Andreas Neumann were on hand for a post-screening Q and A...

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Captivates Hearts and Minds – At The Greek Theatre and The Egyptian Movie House

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Captivates Hearts...

By CRAIG HAMMONS, Photos by ALYSON CAMUS To witness a Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds show is like having a spiritual rock and roll cleansing. He captures...

Austin Shaw Releases New Album, ‘Felt,’ Gets Set For His Debut Performance at LA’s Viper Room Tuesday

Austin Shaw Releases New Album, ‘Felt,’...

By DOTTIE PARIS Santa Cruz-rooted singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer Austin Shaw has always believed that everyone has a story to tell. “You can...

Super Ultra Megatones Combine Progressive Sounds with Surf Music to Create ‘Prog-Surf’ Tunes

Super Ultra Megatones Combine Progressive...

Band Gives Video Interview By DONNA BALANCIA You would expect to hear the music of the Super Ultra Megatones as the backdrop to a dramatic movie. The trio...

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Chip Kinman of Rank and File, The Dils, Talks Ford Madox Ford and New Album

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Chip Kinman of Rank and...

‘This American Blues’ to Drop Soon By DONNA BALANCIA Ford Madox Ford will release a new album called This American Blues, frontman and founder...

A Redwood Weekend: The Glam Skanks, Will Crewdson, Sloths and Schizophonics Rip It Up Back in DTLA

A Redwood Weekend: The Glam Skanks, Will...

Glam Skanks Headline a Wild July 4 Weekend Featured Photos by SUZANNE ALLISON WITKIN The Glam Skanks, the all-girl rockers who have glitterized their way...

Noveller Gives Us a Glimpse into the Future of Music With Elegant and Haunting Show at The Echoplex

Noveller Gives Us a Glimpse into the Future...

By DONNA BALANCIA Sarah Lipstate, known as Noveller, is one of the finest guitarists out there, taking the instrument from rock and into the ethereal....

Deap Vally, Jurassic Shark, Girl Pusher Display Their Special Brand of Music at Dirty Penni Fest at Echo

Deap Vally, Jurassic Shark, Girl Pusher Display...

Echo and Echoplex Host Alt Music Fest Photos by ALYSON CAMUS and DONNA BALANCIA Excellent concerts were aplenty as the July 4 weekend kicked into high...

Alyson Camus Photographs Nick Cave at The Greek – Trusty Photojournalist Always Gets the Shot

Alyson Camus Photographs Nick Cave at The...

Photographs © 2017 by ALYSON CAMUS Alyson Camus never fails to get the shot and in this case the fabulous French photographer captured spectacular images...

Deap Vally, Mike Watt, The Shrine Among Bands to Take Echo Stage at Sunday’s Dirty Penni Festival

Deap Vally, Mike Watt, The Shrine Among Bands...

The Echo Comes Alive in All-Ages Show By DONNA BALANCIA This Sunday, a plethora of powerful bands will take the stage at the Echo for the Dirty Penni Festival....

Sacramento Band, American High, Drops Upbeat Rock Album, ‘Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement’

Sacramento Band, American High, Drops Upbeat...

By JOHN DALY American High has released Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement, and it’s a fun, upbeat collection that would warm the coldest...

The Black Lips, Starcrawler and Timmy’s Organism Throw and Get Thrown at The Regent Theater

The Black Lips, Starcrawler and Timmy’s...

Stage Diving, Sex on Stage, and Masks Rule By DONNA BALANCIA The Black Lips brought the toilet paper and opener Starcrawler cleaned up the accolades at...

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Alabama Shakes, Charles Bradley Rock Arroyo Seco Weekend

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Alabama...

Pasadena Fest Draws Mixed Music Demo By DONNA BALANCIA Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers ripped through the hits and put on an award-worthy rock and roll...

The xx Release Digital Deluxe Version of Their Classic Third Album, ‘I See You,’ Play Glastonbury

The xx Release Digital Deluxe Version of...

By JOHN DALY The xx have released a digital deluxe version of their classic third album, I See You.  I See You is available on all digital services...

VIDEO: St. Vincent Announces ‘Fear The Future’ Tour Without Uttering a Word

VIDEO: St. Vincent Announces ‘Fear...

St. Vincent Tickets on Sale June 27 By DONNA BALANCIA St. Vincent will tour for the first time in two years with her Fear the Future Tour this fall. She...

Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend Brings the Best of Music, Food to Pasadena Saturday and Sunday

Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend Brings the Best...

By DONNA BALANCIA This weekend, the Arroyo Seco Festival Weekend will bring together the likes of top musicians like Tom Petty, Dawes and Alabama Shakes...

REVIEW: Dead Kennedys Bring Life to Classic Punk Performance at The Dive Bar in Las Vegas

REVIEW: Dead Kennedys Bring Life to Classic...

By ALENA LIM When it comes to Dead Kennedys, I know everybody in the punk rock industry is familiar with them. Their single, “Holiday In Cambodia,”...

Since We Were Kids Rip It Up in Neighborhood Skate Pools and also In Their Punk Music

Since We Were Kids Rip It Up in Neighborhood...

‘No Regrets’ About Longterm Friendships By ALENA LIM Since We Were Kids were formed in 2012 by old friends who are hardcore skaters. They’ve...

With ‘Trouble Maker,’ Rancid Tells Us Where They’re Going With Hot Album: To The Top of the Charts

With ‘Trouble Maker,’ Rancid...

Rancid Tackles Important Issues with New Record By DONNA BALANCIA Rancid’s new record, Trouble Maker, was inspired by freedom of speech and people...

O’HEFFERNAN: Kris Angelis is Melodic, Hypnotic, and Addictive in Her New EP, ‘Heartbreak Is Contagious’

O’HEFFERNAN: Kris Angelis is Melodic,...

Love’s Demise Takes Front Seat on New Record By PATRICK O’HEFFERNAN I have been listening to Kris Anglis’ new EP, Heartbreak Is Contagious...