Tag Archives: The Damned

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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Barry Kleven’s “School Days” at Lethal Amounts

“School Days”, featuring the recently discovered photos of the late Barry Kleven, kicked off last Friday at Lethal Amounts downtown. Kleven was a talented teenager who took some impressive pictures at L.A. rock and punk shows in the 1970s, but … Continue reading

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The Damned at the Glass House 4/20/2016

Here is a little teaser of a photo essay for you. Friend of The Beat Martin Wong got some great photographs at The Glasshouse in Pomona last night and ended the night in the best way possible. “…the first-generation U.K. punk … Continue reading

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Live Review: “Dead Men Walking” At The Viper Room!

There’s never been a time that The Viper Room has disappointed as a live music venue in my experience. There was the time That Bow Wow Wow played their first gig in 20 plus years where Anthony Kiedis and Billy Corgan were … Continue reading

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The Damned / El Rey Theater, 5/26/13

Legendary 70’s punk band The Damned performed May 26 at the El Rey Theater, and it was a good opportunity for people-watching. The elegant art deco theater, with its red velvet walls and chandeliers, provided an appropriate backdrop for the … Continue reading

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