VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE SUNSET STRIP

Your comprehensive guide to the hottest/most extravagant/sexiest/most romantic/naughtiest (and everything in between) day of the year…   Andaz – Riot House Restaurant Enjoy ½ off all sparkling wines, a menu of fresh California cuisine and per...

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 bot...

BILLY MORRISON & THE NEWLY RENAMED ROYAL MACHINES RETURN FOR THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY RESIDENCY AT THE ROXY

In what’s become a highly anticipated annual December tradition, the Royal Machines (formerly Camp Freddy) are returning to The Roxy Theatre stage this Friday and Saturday for two back-to-back sold out nights.  Besides getting the chance to see...

2014 GIBSON GUITARTOWN UNVEILED – FEATURNING HOMAGES TO JANE’S ADDICTION, STEVEN TYLER & THE VIPER ROOM

What is to be the final round of giant art guitar sculptures was recently unveiled at a special launch party event at Hornburg, West Hollywood.  The 2014 installment of Gibson GuitarTown on The Sunset Strip, features works paying homage to this...

THE 411 ON BIG DATA: ALAN WILKIS PROCESSES HIS NEW FOUND SUCCESS

Currently sitting at the top of Billboard’s Alternative chart with their all over the airwaves single “Dangerous,” Big Data have suddenly found themselves riding a massive “joywave” of success as they gear up to play Day 2 of SSMF 2014. But before t...

THE VIPER ROOM IS FINALLY LEGAL! CELEBRATING 21 YEARS AS A LANDMARK ON THE SUNSET STRIP.

Opening its doors on August 14, 1993 with a performance by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the intensely intimate, 200 capacity Viper Room has hosted thousands of legendary, “arena-sized” shows in its storied 21 year history.  To name a few: Jo...

SATURDAY SAVIOR: FAILURE FOUNDER GREG EDWARDS ON FINALLY BRINGING FANTASTIC PLANET TO THE MASSES

Officially disbanding in 1997 on the cusp of a career that was about to skyrocket into the stratosphere, L.A. based underground legends Failure have consistently maintained a mystique and word-of-mouth cult following for the past 16+ years. In the s...

THE FAINT BRING THEIR DANSE OF DOOM TO THE SUNSET STRIP

For almost two decades, Omaha, Nebraska based The Faint have been bringing their darkwave brand of dance rock to the ass-shaking masses around the world.  Now with their new album Doom Abuse, the band is back from a six year hiatus with their be...

GETTING “AVIATION HIGH” WITH SEMI PRECIOUS WEAPONS

One could say that Semi Precious Weapons made their leap to success here on The Sunset Strip.  The band (singer Justin Tranter, guitarist Stevy Pyne, bassist Cole Whittle and drummer Dan Crean), played their L.A. debut at The Viper Room, practic...

†††: ASCENSION ON THE SUNSET STRIP

Thus far (no pun intended) 2014 has been a big year for ††† (Crosses) – the new project from Deftones frontman Chino Moreno and Far guitarist/producer Shaun Lopez.  The band released their first full length record, which debuted at number 26 on...