Tag: punk rock

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PHOTOS: The Black Lips | Shaun White Presents AIR+STYLE | The Rose Bowl | 2/21/15

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Bad Religion | Mayan Theater | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/9/14 [Review, Photos, Setlist & Videos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Bad Religion | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from M. Sloves full article which you can read by clicking HERE) “[…] Bad Religion religion finally took the stage and started just as you’d expect them to: minimal bullshit, maximum intensity. At 50 these guys still look like freaking … Read More Bad Religion | Mayan Theater | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/9/14 [Review, Photos, Setlist & Videos]

PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: PINS | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: I love this band for their total sound and style.  This UK band is what the Go Gos circa 2014 would sound like if they went dark Indie Rock, or, if they stayed Punk circa 1978.  Pins’ lead vocalist even has a vocal … Read More PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

Cloud Nothings | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Cloud Nothings | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  PHOTOS: VIDEO: To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE

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Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Dead Dawn | Facebook  SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  This was the surprise set of the day for me the last day of Echo Park Rising. This band kicks ass. Dark and heavy, and with tons of attitude, their set was raw and pretty damn badass. When the music got more aggressive, I felt shades of Savages. … Read More Dead Dawn | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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Sex Stains | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Sex Stain | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: Unbeknownst to me, Punk and Riotgrrrl veteran Allison Wolfe started a new band named Sex Stains, featuring vocals by her and Mecca Vazi Andrews, Sharif Dumani (guitar), Pachy Garcia (bass) and David Orlando (drums). I really dug their set. I had to leave a little … Read More Sex Stains | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

FEA | AMPLYFi | 6/13/14 [PICS & VID]

FEA (pronounced FAY-ah)  is the feminine form of the Spanish word for “ugly”. It’s also the name of a Riot Grrrl, side project of some bad ass rockers from Texas. Back in 2012, I discovered the music of a band from Texas named Girl In A Coma. It was love first listen. The trio consisting of Jenn Alva and sisters Nina and Phanie Diaz steamrolled my ear … Read More FEA | AMPLYFi | 6/13/14 [PICS & VID]

The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Formed the year I was born, 1976, The Damned are a rock band from London, England. I was particularly interested in checking out there set as they are known to be one of the forerunners of the “gothic” music genre: a music style that is a mix of post-punk and alternative rock. … Read More The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Fear | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON California hardcore punk took shape in the late 70s and early 80s. Heavier and more abrasive than regular punk rock, bands like Black Flag, the Circle Jerks and Fear were the seminal bands that helped paved the way that particular sound and style. Fear’s music and live show is known to be aggressive and confrontational . … Read More Fear | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

The Briefs | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON The Briefs are a punk rock band from Seattle, Washington. Critics have described their  brand of punk rock as a throwback to 70’s British punk and early 80’s L.A. bands. However you may want to classify them, their music rocks. I tried doing some research about the band before the festival … Read More The Briefs | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

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Ink-N-Iron Festival | The Queen Mary | 6/6/14 – 6/7/14

For the past eleven years, The Queen Mary has been the host of the annual Ink-N-Iron Festival: a weekend inspired by a culture of tats and cars, embodied in their display of  pristine vintage cars, three levels of tattoo artists booths, live music, burlesque acts, art displays … you name it, they’ve got it. I first got turned onto the festival last year to catch … Read More Ink-N-Iron Festival | The Queen Mary | 6/6/14 – 6/7/14

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Fishbone | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! After sleeping in to get get some much needed rest after two grueling days of “festivaling”, the first band I went to go see at Coachella on Sunday was Fishbone. Having recently seen Angelo Moore perform as Dr. Madd Vibe at the Troubadour, I knew that it was going to be a high-energy, … Read More Fishbone | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)