DAVEY HAVOK STORMS THE SUNSET STRIP WITH NEW PROJECT XTRMST

Rarely ones to indulge in much more then a measure of rest, AFI vocalist Davey Havok and concerted partner in crime, guitarist Jade Puget continue to experiment with side-projects that hearken back to the genres that have shaped and inspired them both as musicians, and influenced their lifelong ideologies.  With no exception, Havok and Puget’s new hardcore straight edge project XTRMST, finds the duo returning to their roots, assembling one of their most aggressive and visceral recordings to date.
Before debuting this new opus of angst to The Roxy Theatre masses this Thursday, hard-line frontman Davey Havok phoned in to TheSunsetStrip.com to discuss 20 plus years of straight edge, share his thoughts on this year’s Coachella lineup and weigh in on the current state (what’s left of it) of rock and roll.
 
What was the catalyst for realizing this new project XTRMST, and bringing it to fruition?

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JAN 19-25

Tuesday, Jan. 20 the landmark Whisky A Go-Go hosts a memorial benefit concert for taken too soon Static-X frontman Wayne Static.  This night will feature performances and appearances by friends and family including: Snot, 9 Electric, The Dark and the remaining members of Static-X.  Contact the Whisky A Go-Go for times and ticket information.  www.whiskyagogo.com
 
Celeb supermodel Molly Sims stops in at Book Soup this Wednesday, Jan. 21 to share her tips on becoming The Everyday Supermodel: My Beauty, Fashion, and Wellness Secrets Made Simple.  Signing/discussion starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is free.  www.booksoup.com

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: JAN. 12-18

Kick off each and every week at Pearl’s Liquor Bar enjoying the bounty of the sea, better known as – Crab Leg Mondays.  Starting at 5 p.m. feast on a succulent one pound Alaskan king crab with a side of crispy fries for only $27 (until the traps are empty).  www.pearlsliquorbar.com
 
More impressive meal deals abound when you feed your cowboy-sized appetite at Saddle Ranch Chop House…  Every Tuesday night starting at 6 p.m., stuff your gluttonous face with all you can eat ribs for only $25.99 and then stick around for some libation induced sing-a-longs with Superstar Karaoke kicking off at 10 p.m.  www.thesaddleranch.com
 

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PICKS OF THE WEEK: DEC. 5-11

Fancy yourself a rodeo superstar..?  Each and every Monday night test your urban cowboy skills when you take the bucking and rearing ride of your life on the notorious mechanical bull at the Saddle Ranch Chop House.  The competition starts at 10 p.m.  www.thesaddleranch.com
 
Tuesday, Jan. 6 join the infamous “Roast Master General” Jeff Ross (Comedy Central) as he hosts a comic vs. comic, boxing-style, no holds barred battle of insults.  This Roast Battle will feature big name celeb judges, referees and standup stars including Iliza Shlesinger (winner NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Brian Moses and more…  Doors open at 10 p.m.  Tickets are free for GA seating or get right up in the action with “ringside seating” for only $5.  www.thecomedystore.com
 

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