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Plague Vendor-Straight Outta Whittier

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Fear is the foundation of every government’s power. Whether its composed of a warfare state or a welfare state, a government without fear would not last more than one day. When you make peace with authority you’ve sold out! Music has always been the beacon of hope. The progeny of politics and mu ...
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The Glorious Sons Live At the Roxy

Saturday night in Hollywood catching Canadian rock and roll band, The Glorious Sons..This is what we live for! When anyone tells you that rock and roll is dead they don’t know fuck-all!! and they don’t know of The Glorious Sons… Their live performance  comes with quite a wall ...
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Metaladies… Girlschool. ….Lita Ford… Glam Skanks

All girl heavy metal band Girlschool, was  founded in 1978 and very soon were pigeonholed as part of the "new wave of British heavy metal"; alongside male groups as Saxon, Iron Maiden and Def Leppard.  Unfortunately, they we're too heavy to be new wave and too punk to be heavy me ...
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Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics

The debut album from Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics is as near as a masterpiece of rock music. They are a bright shining beacon that will draw in every hungry rock enthusiast... Like moths to fire! From beginning to end vocalist, Aaron Buchanan and band have ...
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Warbly Jets Live With Propaganda

Synthesizers have been regarded by some as cold and fake because the sounds weren’t made by physical strums of strings or slaps on skins, this despite their prominence since the 1960s. In the ’70s, artists like Brian Eno, Kraftwerk and Roxy Music showed the endless possibilities. And going into ...
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September Mourning…. “Glass Animals”

September Mourning is a rock band that should be a lot more popular than they are. My radio friend from El Paso, Kevin Vargas first turned me on to them. While so many bands meander in indifference and cannot find their own shadows, September Mourning convincingly s ...
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L.A. Punk Band.. The Dickies At 40 Years

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I wasn’t able to relate to the early L.A. punk scene. It just wasn’t part of my tribe.…I related to the ethos but not the style.. What encapsulated L.A. punk was three-chord songs that were bouncy and sneering. An overwhelming “agro” sound filled with “brawny white-dude- masculinity”. ...
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Nicky Blitz.. The Future Shape of Sound

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The recording industry is unfortunately slow to act! Luckily over the last few years it has belatedly started to get its shit together trying to cash in on it all; only coming to the party when the party has already come and gone. Performers are now lost in pop wilderness when the now generation is ...
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The King Brothers… Bonzai Rock and Roll

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Japanese punk blues stalwarts, King Brothers… have released their first album,  “Wasteland”.. in over 8 years! They’ve been together for 20 years… I know.. I know!!… How come I’ve never heard of em’? Faintly praised by critics, yet never have they ...
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Carla Olson.. The Textones..”Old Stone Gang” & The L.A. Music Scene Back In The Day

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Carla Olson is not your typical rock and roll feminist spokesperson. It was back in 1978 when she decided to move to L.A. from Austin, TX. with longtime pal, Kathy Valentine (who later became a founding member of The Go Go’s) and started her own band, The Textones. Their first album, ...
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