Hot Topic: H.I.M., We Are The Fallen, Dommin @ The Regency Ballroom, 4/20/10

Once upon a time, there was a teenage girl who was into rock music. Her room’s centerpiece was a stereo system, otherwise decorated with Rolling Stone magazines and posters of musicians on the wall. She hand-painted her converse, wore hand-me-down clothes, and had self-dyed hair. While she was friendly with the jocks, the preps, the […]

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HardRockChick Interviews Evile

Evile. EVILE! EVILE!!! Ever since I started listening to Evile last year, I have been unable to say the word evil anymore. It has been replaced by the word evile for the indefinite future. What started as a one on one with Ol ended up being a full band interview before their set at the […]

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Post-Punk: Public Image Ltd. @ The Regency Ballroom, 4/17/10

I started watching MTV when I was 8 or 9 years old, when it was in it’s prime. While I played instruments, I always kinda knew I wanted to do something in music that didn’t involve actually playing the music. I just took about a 10 year detour before re-realizing that and starting this site. […]

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Death & Taxes: The Dead Weather, The Ettes @ The Fillmore, 4/15/10

It was love at first sound. Last time I saw The Dead Weather, on the chilly third day of last summer’s Outside Lands, I went from skeptical to smitten in about 60 seconds. It was that. good. Alison. Jack. Dean. Jack. Three normal sounding names for four not very normal people. The kind of chemistry […]

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I Love Rock 'n' Roll: Joan Jett, the book

In my first post on HardRockChick.com, I told the story about how ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ was the first song I remember hearing. Here we are three years later, and I just finished reading a copy of Joan Jett, which was sent to me for review. Despite this important memory, I was never a […]

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