Tonight a headbang worthy bill of metal hits the stage at The Viper Room featuring Motorbreath: LA’s Metallica Tribute plus special guest Open Hand.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.


This Tuesday, Nov. 11 at The Roxy Theatre catch two of L.A.’s most impressive bands on the brink, The Beta Machine (featuring the rhythm section of A Perfect Circle/Puscifer/Carina Round) plus special guests Battle Tapes and DJ Fred Sablan (Marilyn Manson/Goon Moon).  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $12 GA.  Get to know what those in the know already know!


Wednesday, Nov. 12 Comedy Store progeny Pauly Shore presents a screening of his new biopic documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone.  Screening will take place in the Main Room of The Store with a reception to follow in The Belly Room.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Admission is free with


Rock out with your rack out (for a good cause of course) this Thursday, Nov. 13 at The Viper Room, when A Diamond Heart production presents Decoded, My Satellite, Alanna Clarke, plus a special late night set by Dekades.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  A portion of this night’s proceeds will benefit the Keep a Breast Foundation.


PICK OF THE WEEK: Arguably the biggest rock band on the planet descends on The Sunset Strip this Friday, Nov. 14 for a very hush hush, secret show at The Roxy Theatre.  It’s times like these that remind you this is still the Mecca of music.


This Saturday, Nov. 15 Red Bull Sound Select presents a sold out show with Chance the Rapper at House of Blues Sunset – part of their all November long 30 Days in LA campaign.  Doors open at 8 p.m.


Spend your Sunday letting it all hang out, when you and your crew go “bottomless” at Rock & Reilly’s Irish Pub.  Enjoy an all you can eat and drink brunch menu featuring breakfast classics like eggs benedict and tried and true hangover cures – mimosas and bloody marys.  Weekends from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.



— Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza