The Mental Tyrant: Yob, Norska, Cormorant @ Down and Out, 9/20/12

The Mental Tyrant: Yob, Norska, Cormorant @ Down and Out, 9/20/12

Down & Out in downtown Los Angeles. I’m loving living in LA. And I’m reminded of this tonight, as I drive from the sunshiny sprawling seduction of Hollywood to the gritty anti-glam of downtown. We round the corner of the Down & Out, and the entire street is full of production crew trucks. Typical. The […]

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 Some Kind of Sad: Ringo Deathstarr @ Echoplex, 9/19/12

Some Kind of Sad: Ringo Deathstarr @ Echoplex, 9/19/12

“Why isn’t anyone here?” 10 minutes later and a trek down a homeless person addled stairway to the other entrance and back. “How did so many people suddenly get here?” “I don’t know when the last time I waited in line for a show was.” “Everyone here is so young!” “Why does everyone smoke!?” It […]

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 Mer: Chelsea Wolfe @ Echoplex, 9/14/12

Mer: Chelsea Wolfe @ Echoplex, 9/14/12

I’ve had the same conversation many times lately, some with fellow writers, some with the makers of the music itself: “I’m kinda burned out on metal.” As I walked through the doors of the Echoplex with a friend I think I’ve only been to metal shows with, I’ll have to admit it felt odd at […]

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 Blank: eyehategod, Lack of Interest, Nausea @ Los Globos, 9/3/12

Blank: eyehategod, Lack of Interest, Nausea @ Los Globos, 9/3/12

“Broken Heads Brainwashed Hatred Pulls Me Through In Your Mind Instinct For Survival Censored Views Trick And Confuse It Began Just As I Knew It Would Black And Blue Crayon Scratches” ~”Blank”, eyehategod Greetings from sunny Los Angeles. Consider this the beginning of a new, exciting chapter of HardRockChick, where instead of popping up all […]

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