Smash Fashion – Purveyors of Decadent Psychedelia and Atomic Power Pop

SMASH FASHION are bringing back 60s/70s dandyism in the L.A. scene. We knew that former QUIREBOYS member Nigel Mogg used to be in the band, and that former members of SMACK and ROCK CITY ANGELS are also part of the gang, but we wanted to know a bit more about SMASH FASHION. Roger Deering (vocals/guitar)... Continue Reading →

Prima Donna “Living In Sin” 7″

If bands were rewarded for the work they actually do, then PRIMA DONNA would be everywhere on TV and radio, and they would be bigger than ARCTIC MONKEYS! Of course, these four Californian guys have already been quite successful, opening for ADAM ANT or GREEN DAY, but they do so much more, always touring, playing... Continue Reading →

Smash Fashion “Big Cat Love”

Two years ago, I really enjoyed "Blame It On Brandy", the debut 7" of L.A. dandy rockers SMASH FASHION (the band of ex-SMACK Repo and ex-ROCK CITY ANGELS Lloyd Stuart Casson ; ex-QUIREBOYS Nigel Mogg was also in the band for a while), so I was quite curious to hear this full album. Opener "Wicked... Continue Reading →

Down To Rock #11 (April 2014)

My name is Teddy Heavens and I’m bringing you the latest Sleaze/Glam/Punk/Metal and Trash rock and roll news from the Golden State and the streets (and gutters) of Hollywood, California! From the Valleys to the alleys, I’ll find the coolest bands to report on and let you know what’s up from the Rock and Roll... Continue Reading →

Down To Rock #10 (October 2013)

My name is Teddy Heavens and I’m bringing you the latest Sleaze/Glam/Punk/Metal and Trash rock and roll news from the Golden State and the streets (and gutters) of Hollywood, California! From the Valleys to the alleys, I’ll find the coolest bands to report on and let you know what’s up from the Rock and Roll... Continue Reading →

Iris Berry “Daughters Of Bastards” (Book)

Some of L.A.'s finest writers have come together to form Punk Hostage Press, delivering to you extremely progressive, underground literature and vivid poetry in the romantic but dangerous tradition of the Beats and Bukowski. They have already convened a killer line-up of some of the punk era survivor's most cutting edge writers, like founders Iris... Continue Reading →

The Mistakes (2000)

The MISTAKES is a band that you appreciate whether you're a punk or a glam freak (of course you can if you're into something else as well !) , and you ever wished for the birth of the son of Mr RANCID and Mrs TWISTED SISTER, then this is the perfect band. ! They keep... Continue Reading →

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