John La Briola

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  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Fresh off a brain aneurysm, Neil Young gives the right wing an earful, clobbering our befuddled Decider-in-Chief with a righteous bitch slap that exceeds 40 minutes. Leave it to Johnny Rotten's favorite hippie -- a Canadian with health care, no le...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    The number of young, pasty men with petty post-rock ambitions could populate a small city -- say, Mopetopia: Behold! Overly sensitive souls wile away the gray-dappled hours, thumbing through dog-eared copies of Schopenhauer, journaling ad nauseam ...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    East of El Segundo's refineries and beachfront ghettos, Hawthorne, California, remains an unassuming musical bastion, home to the Beach Boys, pop wunderkind Emitt Rhodes, and Greg Ginn of Black Flag. It's also the stomping grounds for dios (malos)...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Once an irresistibly goofy Brit-pop trio with ungainly mutton-chop sideburns, Supergrass has reached a point of maturity where it finally seems more interested in studying the menu than in making goo-goo eyes at the waitress. On their fifth full-l...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    If soul is the teacher and punk is the preacher, the BellRays are working a double shift. Combining Detroit's twin musical heritages, Motown and garage rock, the Riverside, California, foursome specializes in a unique brand of primal, big-lunged g...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    No stranger to venting his personal unease upon the world, Henry Rollins has sat confidently behind the wheel of his own company truck since 1986, the year he formed his vanity publishing company, 2.13.61, and launched a solo career as a spoken-wo...

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