Welcome to Rock Bands of L.A.

Bill Withers… The Soul Disciple

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
The great Bill Withers passed away today in Los Angeles…With the Corona virus withering away of the American soul it was first thought that his passing was due to contamination. He died of heart failure at age 81. He lived most of his life in Los Angeles and his love of music was ...
Read more →

Thundermother..Children On The Rampage

Rock music fans have been using the term ‘female-fronted metal' to categorize women bands for decades. Bundling them together in one untidy (totally sexist) "genre" which segregates them from their male peers and labels them as an exception to the rule. Thankfully, the death bell may finally be to ...
Read more →

Bad Touch…Strut Their Stuff

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
In mid-1965, four like-minded rockers came together to form one of the greatest bands of the era. They called themselves the Small Faces. 'Small', because all members were shorter than average, and 'Face' being a Mod term given to the most highly regarded of the Mods. They shared a love of American ...
Read more →

Hillbilly Herald.. Loaded, Cocked and Ready To Rock

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
I was listening to Eddie Trunk from Volume 106.. and I hear about this cat livin’ in L.A. named Hillbilly Herald…(real name Jimmy Harald)I pull over and google… the name.. Hillbilly Herald.. and what I found was a singer with cocky rhymes and ...
Read more →

King King &”Tons of Sobs”

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
British rock band, Free were a bunch of misfit rockers when they made their debut "Tons of Sobs" in 1968; an album that really set the bar for glam metal in its easy onslaught of distorted guitars and lyrics with a wearied attitude. Although Free was never destined ...
Read more →

Mitch Mitchell… Manic Depression

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
One of rock’s true greats, Mitch Mitchell's drumming was a key element in the sound of the Jimi Hendrix Experience.. Hendrix’s guitar pyrotechnics caused an immediate sensation among the British rock elite the audience at one early gig included John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Pete To ...
Read more →

Kate Clover–Channel Zero

Kate Clover is so freaking cool! Nothing seems rushed about her or her music. It just lingers along and stays in your head all day… A good thing. Clover shares her love of punk rock without becoming bogged down with details and being too stereotypical. Remember, punk is always dar ...
Read more →

The Glorious Sons… Live At The El Rey.. Los Angeles

The Glorious Sons are a group of young lads who grew up together in a friendship that turned out to be an extraordinary success. With a broader brush stroke, it’s the story about a Canadian band that are making good without actually giving a thought to anything more than being the ...
Read more →

Mac Miller..Gone But Never Forgotten..”Clouds”

Categories: Articles, General, Music, News
In 2018 rap artist Mac Miller, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick..  died of an accidental drug overdose. It was a bizarre set of events… when the paramedics arrived Miller had been dead for hours… and the entire house was made clean so that when L.A. p ...
Read more →

STAG.. Children of the Revolution

Categories: Articles, Concerts, General
Part teen idol and part rock star…. Marc Bolan was glam’s answer to Beatlemania. He had the swagger that rock stars only dream about and the presence of a young movie star. His life was unexpectedly cut short due to an auto accident in September of 1977 while driving home from ...
Read more →
Page 2 of 20123451020...Last »