Black Pistol Fire & Thunderpussy Bring The Heat To The El Rey

El Rey | Los Angeles, CA | July 17, 2109 | Photos: Jay Gruesome | If there’s one thing that was on full display at the El Rey on Wednesday night, it’s that rock and roll is a woman’s and a man’s game. And the game was well-played because, as tour pairings go, the in-your-face raucous garage noise of Black Pistol […]

Warbly Jets Dial It In At The Roxy

The Roxy | Los Angeles, CA | June 13, 2019 | Photos: ZB Images | The last time Los Angeles retro rockers Warbly Jets played a hometown show it was at the Echo in January where frontman Samuel Shea was a wee bit under the weather but taking a cue from the fifth track on their 2017 self-titled debut album, […]

The Avengers, The Dils & The Alley Cats Celebrate the Life of Jimmy Wilsey

The Echoplex | Los Angeles, CA | May 26, 2019 | Photo & Words: ZB Images | Part Time Punks and Spaceland Presents held a benefit for Jimmy Wilsey (who died Christmas Eve of 2018) and his surviving son, Waylon, at the Echoplex. Wilsey was one of the original members of the California OG punk band, Avengers, who headlined the event […]

Cosplay Gallery (WonderCon)

WonderCon | Anaheim, CA | March 29-31, 2019 | WonderCon unites all fandoms and allows a safe heaven for attendees to be whomever they want to be for one weekend. It’s why many people show up in full costume of a character they look like or adore, and many take it a step further to incorporate the personality, attitude and […]

Better Oblivion Community Center (Teragram Ballroom)

Teragram Ballroom | Los Angeles, CA | March 13, 2019 | Words & Photos: Chris Camargo |   Super duo Better Oblivion Community Center (the new project of Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers), played the first of two sold-out Los Angeles shows at the Teragram Ballroom. It was indie folk-rock/singer-songwriter surrealism as they fleshed out songs from their collaborative self-titled album […]

Brooklyn Hears Reignwolf Out @ Baby’s All Right

Baby’s All Right | Brooklyn, NY | March 10, 2019 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage | It was a cold night in Brooklyn: very cold. Getting off the J train and walking to Baby’s All Right on a Sunday night wasn’t on my top 10 list of things to do, but this was Reignwolf. You do these things for […]

Punk Life: Katatonic @ Timewarp Records

Timewarp Records | Los Angeles, CA | March 2, 2019 | Photos & Words: ZB Images | I love small shows. For those attracted to a more DIY music mentality, Los Angeles has always had a punk rock pulse that can be found if you know where to look. House parties, record stores, and warehouse secret shows for those in […]