Don’t Pretend That You’re Dead! L7 Embarks on Cross-Country Tour for New Album

L7 Record Release Party. Photo by PJ Letopsky

L7 is back on the road spreading the fun of being girls across the tundra. They have just released their first album in 20 years, called Scatter the Rats. The record was released on Joan Jett’s Blackhearts records. A video of their featured song, “Burn Baby” is up on YouTube, or you can watch it here.

On Friday, May 3rd, we were treated to a taste of their quirky and feisty finery at their invitation-only record release party. It was just like old times at the Monty Bar. The door girl was Stephanie Mata, who helms the Viper Room, and there were lots of local underground peeps milling about. Bryan Rabin of Cherry, Ginger Coyote of Punk Globe , Keith Morris of the Circle Jerks and Off, Artist Shepard Fairy, Singer Josie Cotton and many more local luminaries were packed in to watch them rock out without their cocks out on a tiny stage. They killed with songs from their greatest hits like “Pretend that You’re Dead” and “Andre” in an amazing full-hour set.

The girls are on tour for 6 weeks as part of The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival with Rancid. Catch them in your town. Tour dates and album info.

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About Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird has been a longtime fixture on the LA music scene. Her first band was "Trouble for Nora" with Mitch Mitchell of "The Jimi Hendrix Experience." She sings with Jeff Goldblum and you can catch her show Saturday nights at Canter's. She is also a promoter, actress, writer and inventor. Her company, Do Monkey Productions, booked the historical punk rock TV show, "New Wave Theater." She has been published in Buzzbin Magazine and has a regular column in Rock City News. Recently she has created Tequila Tattoo Cream and opened The Punk Rock Museum to bring old friends together for art, music , and culture. It is located at KGB studios and curates special events all over Los Angeles in Pop up form. The museum has also contributed art to Pershing Square and Tequila hopes to curate more events for the city that she loves. www.lapunkmuseum.com
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