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The Darkness Envelops The Wiltern For Its 20th Anniversary

Justin Hawkins rocking the Wiltern. Photo by Bob Lee for the LA Beat.  It’s a strange thing, watching the Darkness play a full show in celebration of a twenty -year-old record with a fifty-year-old sound. Their appeal is easy to … Continue reading

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Jesus And Mary Chain At The Wiltern- Live Review

When Jesus And Mary Chain appeared in 1985, they had the look of something revolutionary but unsustainable. Their first album Psychocandy showed a knack for simple. effective hooks buried in frightening layers of blank-faced noise, but reports of this band … Continue reading

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King Diamond At The Wiltern – Live Review

An old familiar song, like a taste, or a smell, has the power to tap into the deep recesses of our minds, sometimes stimulating our brains into remembering things we didn’t even remember we had forgotten. It’s been nearly twenty-five … Continue reading

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Beat Review: The Hives @ The Wiltern 09/14/2012

“I see some new customers coming!” Hives singer Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, (or as he referred to himself at when introducing the members of the band, “‘the direct descendent of Julius Ceasar’, Pelle Almqvist”), yells when referring to new faces among … Continue reading

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