BETRAYING THE MARTYRS – Live! at Club 1720

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On a seemingly average Wednesday night sandwiched between East LA and Downtown, Betraying the Martyrs performed their very first headlining show at Club 1720 making it a memorable and much above average evening for all in attendance. To set the stage for the main event, there were quite a number of openers who kicked the… Read more »


The Viper Room 26th Anniversary – 3 Big Shows

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The Viper Room 26th Anniversary! 3 Big Shows! Aeges, Franky Perez, State to State, Matt McJunkins, Owl, Wayward Sons & More! Wednesday, Aug 14, 08:00PM Friday, Aug 16, 08:00PM Saturday, Aug 17, 08:00PM    


Atreyu Announce Deluxe Version Of “In Our Wake” With 7 Bonus Tracks

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Atreyu have announced the deluxe edition of their latest album “In Our Wake.” The new version will feature the original “In Our Wake” album, along with seven additional tracks. The bonus material includes B-sides from the sessions for both “In Our Wake” and 2015’s Long Live, along with alternate versions of the title track and… Read more »


THE STRUTS – Live! Swagger Abounds at The Wiltern

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Two days before what is probably the most uniquely American holiday, Independence Day, The Wiltern played host to a trio of international acts.  Most prominent among the three was The Struts.  The British-formed headliners brought their Young & Dangerous tour to Los Angeles along with Canadians The Glorious Sons and New Zealander Kelsy Karter and… Read more »


GEORGE THOROGOOD – Presents His First Signature Guitar in Hollywood

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Friday evening, June 28th at the Sam Ash music store on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, a small group of press and onlookers were in attendance for a special introduction.  George Thorogood, along with his Delaware Destroyers, first hit the world scene in 1977 upon the release of their self-titled debut record.  In those 42 years,… Read more »


FLOTSAM AND JETSAM – LIVE! Chaos Begins At The Whisky

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Riding on the strength of their latest release, The End Of Chaos, Flotsam and Jetsam performed a full reversal at the Whisky a Go Go on Thursday, June 13th.  Nearing the end of a five-week excursion across the United States, they instilled a healthy dose of pandemonium onto a surprisingly, less than capacity West Hollywood… Read more »


L.A. Alert- George Thorogood, Blues Rock Legend Interview And Signing, Friday, June 28 At Sam Ash In Hollywood

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George Thorogood “Good To Be Bad” Blues Rock Legend To Appear In Hollywood For An Interview, Demo And Signing To Celebrate The Release Of His New: “Epiphone Ltd Ed. George Thorogood ‘White Fang’ ES-125TDC Outfit”   George Thorogood “Good To Be Bad” Sam Ash-Hollywood Event 7360 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 6:30pm (Limited capacity,… Read more »


THE WINERY DOGS – Live! w/ Special Guests ZFG

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The term “supergroup” is thrown around pretty recklessly these days.  It seems to apply to basically any collective of musicians of any renown who get together with other players of similar renown to either record or tour.  The Winery Dogs, whose individual members manage to keep themselves quite occupied in between periods of joint activity, each seemed to… Read more »


HYDE – Live! First U.S. Tour Wraps At 1720 In L.A.

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Japanese superstar entertainer HYDE capped off his first U.S. tour as a solo artist on Sunday, May 26th.  HYDE and his four person backing band, completed a 13 date jaunt, that saw them playing eight shows in support of In This Moment, two festivals and three headlining shows.  The headlining dates culminated with a sold-out performance… Read more »


HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES – Live! At The Greek

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Hollywood has had a love affair with vampires since 1931, when Universal Studios released the first Dracula film starring Bela Lugosi.  Since that time, vampires have repeatedly been in and out of fashion, both in entertainment and pop culture.  Almost 50 years ago, another group of vampires began congregating somewhat anonymously and notoriously, in the… Read more »


The Strokes Play Special Show At The Wiltern In Los Angeles

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Last night, The Strokes played a special set to a capacity crowd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening show was a hometown benefit for The Center in Hollywood and Food Cycle LA. The Strokes partnered with The Center, a community dedicated to ending isolation and homelessness in LA and Food Cycle LA, an… Read more »


Nita Strauss US Solo Headline Tour Kicks Off Today

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Los Angeles Born guitarist, Nita Strauss, one of the most sought after and respected musicians in the world, kicks off her US solo headline tour tomorrow in Charlotte, NC and continuing across the country with a further 26 dates culminating in Houston, TX on Saturday June 22. In celebration of the start of tour, Nita… Read more »