Tag Archives: punk rock

Red Aunts at The Echo

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve had the pleasure of seeing The Red Aunts. Back in the 90’s, I never missed any of their shows, so you can imagine how excited I was to see them onstage again. The … Continue reading

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T.S.O.L. at The Regent Theater

Last night T.S.O.L. played their first e.p., and their punk classic “Dance With Me” album in it’s entirety at The Regent Theater. Corrupted Youth and Lower Class Brats opened the show. All the bands were fun and wild, and of … Continue reading

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Alice Bag at Cafe Nela

There were a lot of great shows happening last night: X and The Meat Puppets at the Observatory, The Weirdos, Saccharine Trust and The Great Sadness in DTLA, but I knew exactly where I needed to be – at Cafe … Continue reading

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From the Archives, In Memory of John Fleck: Larry Tamblyn Talks About The Standells

Note: I’m republishing this interview I did in 2014 with Larry Tamblyn, one of the original founders of the Standells. John Fleck, one of the key members of the Standells for many years, has died of AML Leukemia this past … Continue reading

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Redd Kross and The Side Eyes at The Echoplex

It was Father’s Day, and I had nothing to do, so I decided to head down to The Echoplex and check out the “Punk is Dad” show featuring The Side Eyes and Redd Kross. When I walked into The Echoplex, … Continue reading

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LA Times Festival Of Books: Emerging from the Underground: Surviving Punk Rock

The LA Times Festival Of Books is a highly anticipated event for this town’s literary types, but this year’s edition brought an onslaught from a strange new subgenre of author – the punk rock memoirist. While Dave Grohl interviewed his … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Deadbeats Record Release Party This Sunday

This Sunday, July 31, Part Time Punks are bringing one of the most beautifully perverse musical acts in LA punk history to the stage. Widely regarded as the most musically competent of the city’s first wave of punk bands, the … Continue reading

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New Slash! Magazine Book by Hat & Beard Press

Hat & Beard Press held an opening night reception in Hollywood last night to celebrate the release of the collection, “Slash: A Punk Magazine from Los Angeles, 1977-80.” The new book includes every cover of the magazine’s 29-issue run, as well as new essays … Continue reading

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The Last Prepare To Live Up To Their Name By Being The Last Band To Ever Play Liquid Kitty’s Punk Rock BBQ

Power-pop fans rejoice: The Last will be returning to the LA stage for the final set at the final installment of Liquid Kitty’s Punk Rock BBQ, coming up on Sunday, August 7. The band proved to be gathering a good … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Bowling: Photos by Jordan Schwartz

Last weekend, attendees at the 2016 PRB in Vegas were treated to punk rock luminaries from LA, OC, the UK and Canada. Check out these shots of FLAG, the Descendents, and more.  

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