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 numbe...

Steel Panther Comes Home With An ‘All You Can Eat’ Release & Party

The Sunset Strip’s own spandex sheathed, hair-metal mainstays, Steel Panther, recently held a press conference of sorts at Hustler Hollywood, an oh so apropos location, to announce the release of their new sartorial opus, All You Can Eat.  ...

2014 SSMF Expanding Street Fest To 2-Days In September, Partnering With Nederlander

The 2014 Sunset Strip Music Festival is getting ready to rock, announcing today that the seventh annual festival will be expanding the street festival component to two days -- Saturday and Sunday -- and moving to Sept. 19-21.   This year...

Moving Units’ Blake Miller: Shaking Assets On The Sunset Strip

For more than 10 years now, Los Angeles-based Moving Units has brought their brand of fevered indie dance rock to the booty shaking masses. The recent release of the band’s third LP, Neurotic Exotic, finds frontman and Moving Units founder Blake Mi...

David J Of Bauhaus/Love & Rockets: Undead And Loving It!

This Saturday, the man responsible for penning such Goth rock essentials as “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” and “No New Tale to Tell” returns to The Sunset Strip spotlight for a one-night only intimate engagement at The Viper Room. Of late, the cult i...

Cherie Currie Rocks Good Cheer To The Sunset Strip

This Friday, Dec. 6 pioneering rock n’ roll frontwoman Cherie Currie returns to her humble beginnings here on The Sunset Strip for a very special Toys for Tots benefit show at the Viper Room.  Before heading out to “Rock This Christmas Down...

Week In Rewind: The Roxy Celebrates 40 Years, Celeb Date Nights + Emmy Parties

In case you missed it, here are some mega highlights from the week we just had!   -The Roxy turned 40! That’s four decades of amazing performances and music. From Neil Young performing during the opening night to Bob Marley’s &ldqu...

The Red Paintings Canvas The Sunset Strip

Australia born, avante-art band The Red Paintings have been circling the globe for well over a decade, bringing their orchestral rock sound and all encompassing mixed media stage shows to the spellbound masses. Currently on tour to support their soon...

Faces Of Gibson GuitarTown: Stacey Wells

Featured in celebrity art galleries across the nation, Canada-based artist Stacey Wells has built her own celebrity following one brush stroke at a time, combining her two favorite subjects on canvas: rock stars and fine wine. Despite residing thousa...