With a style that's equal parts Iron Maiden and Suicidal Tendencies, the Richmond, Va. crossover thrash outfit Municipal Waste carved out a niche following penning party-themed dystopian concept records, and producing a raucous stage show that incorporates dress-up wizards and shit but doesn't take ... More >>
Brian KasnyikAgents have diplomatic immunity?Friday kicks off the weekend with Agent Orange ripping into things at Friar Tuck's Bar and Grille in Pomona. It may seem odd to have a now-veteran act be our Locals Only focus this week, but Mike Palm has always been about the area he grew up and start ... More >>
Two months out of the year, plays on most local stages share a similar theme. In December, holiday plays are everywhere, whether they're adaptations of something traditional, like Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, something sappy and sentimental (insert just about every holiday-t ... More >>
Dear Satan, what the hell happened to Clive Barker?
I interviewed him a few years ago for our late sister-paper New Times LA, and found him charming, lucid, smart, fan-friendly -- everything you'd hope he would be.
Today, I don't know what to make of him. His croaky voice and odd manner initially ... More >>