Author Archives: Rob Sperry-Fromm

FYF Day 3 pics/review (Run the Jewels, Nine Inch Nails, Iggy Pop, Solange, more)

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FYF was stacked this year and went out with a bang

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FYF day 2 pics & review (Frank Ocean, ATCQ, Cap’n Jazz, Sleep, more)

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Following day one, day two of FYF Fest had Frank Ocean (joined by Brad Pitt and Alex G), Cap’n Jazz (joined by Devendra Banhart), A Tribe Called Quest (joined by Raphael Saadiq), and more.

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FYF day 1 review (Angel Olsen, Slowdive, Oh Sees, Bjork, more)

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Our review of FYF day one, which had the spectacle that is Bjork, the good-times Missy Elliott set, the much-needed punk scuzz of Oh Sees, the majestic back-in-action Slowdive, and more…

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Blondie, Garbage and Sky Ferreira played the Hollywood Bowl (review, pics, setlist)

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A stacked triple bill bridging three generations of great performers lit up Sunday night in Los Angeles. Blondie and Garbage brought the early leg of their Rage and Rapture tour to the Hollywood Bowl, where they were joined by pop singer (and burgeoning actor) Sky Ferreira.

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The Crazy World of Arthur Brown began tour in LA with White Hills and Electric Citizen (review)

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Psych-rock vets The Crazy World of Arthur Brown kicked off their first tour in 47 years Wednesday (2/15) night in Los Angeles, playing to a rapturous crowd at the downtown Regent Theater…

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Joyce Manor played two nights in LA with Toys That Kill and AJJ (night 2 review)

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Joyce Manor will hit the road with AJJ and Mannequin Pussy later this month, but first they played two hometown shows in LA over the weekend (1/13 and 1/14). These had AJJ too, plus Cali punk heroes Toys That Kill

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Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood’s Favorite Music of 2016

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He also has some book and movie recommendations.

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Psycho Las Vegas announces more bands (Carcass, Melvins, Chelsea Wolfe, Sumac, Oathbreaker, Inter Arma & more)

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Psycho Las Vegas has announced a big new round of bands to join already-announced headliners Swans, Neurosis, Abbath. The lineup, which is now officially completely stacked, will also include Carcass, Melvins, Chelsea Wolfe, Wolves in the Throne Room, Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas, Weedeater, Khemmis, Buzzoven, Oathbreaker, VHOL, Cough, Pelican, Sumac, Myrkur, Gatecreeper, Cult Leader and many more…

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Max & Igor Cavalera playing Sepultura’s ‘Roots’ on tour w/ Full of Hell, Immolation

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Max and Igor Cavalera of the seminal Brazilian metal band Sepultura have announced a new run of tour dates where they’ll be playing the classic Sepultura album Roots in its entirety…

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Thor Harris tells us his top 10 LPs of 2016

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Thor offers up an eclectic list that shouts out fellow Swans musician Norman Westberg, both Jenn Wasner projects (Flock of Dimes and Wye Oak), Death Grips, Lawrence English, Hospital Ships and more.

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Anthrax touring with Killswitch Engage, played Epiphone Revolver Music Awards

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They’re calling it the “Killthrax” tour.

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Yob sold out Saint Vitus again, add 3rd show, reveal openers

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Openers include Yellow Eyes, Kings Destroy, Statiqbloom, Hosianna Mantra (Joseph from Pallbearer), and more.

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