Author Archives: Bob Lee

Beat Recommends – Hollywood Vampires at Greek Theater This Saturday

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Matt Sorum of Hollywood Vampires. Photo by Brian Michaels for the LA Beat. The emphemeral supergroup known as Hollywood Vampires – made up of Alice Cooper,  Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and P’s Johnny Depp on guitars, … Continue reading

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Live Review: Bikini Kill at Hollywood Palladium

Last Thursday night, Bikini Kill appeared onstage at the Hollywood Palladium for the first time in twenty-two years, to the first of four full houses they will encounter over the next week.  From the moment they walked on, you could … Continue reading

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An Interview With The Linda Lindas: LA’s Pre-Teen Queens Of Punk

Elise Thompson contributed to this post. The Linda Lindas are a band that has come out of the Save Music in Chinatown benefits put on by Martin Wong, co-founder and editor of Giant Robot magazine, music writer, photographer and friend … Continue reading

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Pliny the Younger is Coming to Burbank to Make All of Your Beer-related Valentines Dreams Come True!

Tomorrow afternoon, just in time for Valentines Day, Pliny The Younger will be premiering on tap at Burbank craft beer bar and mecca for vegan sausages, Tony’s Darts Away on Magnolia. Tickets will be handed out on a first come first … Continue reading

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Flesh Eaters Rise Again In 2019! Chris D Reveals Secrets Of Their Un-Deadening!

LA has been invaded by the 1981-era Flesh Eaters once again, and in 2019, these horrifying creatures are no throwbacks. This collection of serious players from the old school – comprised of Dave Alvin and Bill Bateman of the Blasters, … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Stevie Wonder’s House Full Of Toys Benefit & Song Party at Staples Center on Sunday, December 9th

Stevie Wonder is a benevolent presence on this planet. It is a joy to be in any room where he can be found. So it’s only fitting that he created one of LA’s most enduring holiday traditions – the House … Continue reading

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The Damned, Radkey, The Darts (US) at the Fonda – Live Review and Photo Gallery

Ever since their first visit to these shores in 1977, Los Angeles has had it bad for the Damned. They were embraced early, in a big way, pointing LA’s first wave of punk bands toward an allegiance with the Brits’ … Continue reading

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Tina Preston at Zombie Joe’s for a 3 Weekend Run!

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Favorites from The Taste 2018: Saturday Night

The Taste has become a favorite LA food tradition for Labor Day Weekend. Having spent so many holiday afternoons and evenings experiencing sensory overload in the artificial streets of Paramount Studios, I can now spot them in commercials and TV … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ 2018 at Harvelle’s

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