I'm a Little Bit Country and a Little Bit Punk: Mickey Avalon, Beardo, Ke$ha @ Slim's, 11/5/09

2 years and 8 months ago, a fledgling HRC wrote about her first Mickey Avalon show at Popscene. Since then, I’ve seen him three other times, with DJ AM (RIP), with Andre Legacy and Dirt Nasty, and with Beardo. I may be a mostly rock/metal/industrial chick, but truth be told I was raised in the […]

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Mickey Avalon, Dirt Nasty, Beardo @ Slim's, 11/19/08

It seems like yesterday- when myspace was in its heyday- that I got a friend request from Mickey Avalon. A skim of his page, a view of his mini-doc featuring Santino, and a quick listen turned me into a Mickey enthusiast then and there, and I spread the word to all my unsuspecting friends like […]

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Mickey Avalon, Dirt Nasty, & Andre Legacy aka Dyslexic Speedreaders @ Slim's 8/28/07

If you weren’t convinced already, Mickey Avalon will definitely confirm that rap stars are the new rock stars. In the late sixties/early seventies, Pamela Des Barres and the like were writhing in the front rows of Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones shows. Today, the barely of age girls are fighting- literally- to be in the […]

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DJ AM/Mickey Avalon/Dirt Nasty and Andre Legacy/Travis Barker @ Mezzanine, 3/30/07

Travis Barker: missed. Thanks, Friday night focus groups! After one hour and a shot, too many blondes and boobs and attitudes (go back to where you came from), Andre Legacy and Dirt Nasty jump on stage. Fun set, potty humor stoner rap. Someone kept throwing ice at them. Most seem disinterested and have no idea […]

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Mickey Avalon @ popscene, 2/22/07

Here comes the first of what I suspect will be many posts that are not technically hard rock music. I warned you in the first post. So read and believe- if you like hard rock, you might like this as well. I do. You know you really want to see someone perform when you drag […]

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