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16

Sep

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

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STREET ARTIST HUGE GIVES THE SUNSET STRIP A ‘MINI KISS’

sunsetandclarkmagazine1A curious new character has popped up on Sunset Boulevard this week.

Sunset and Clark spotted this heavy metal midget affixed to a utility box on Sunset and Horn, across from the old Tower Records Sunset location.

We give major props to the guerilla artist, Huge, not only for the bizarre yet badass idea to morph two timeless pop culture…

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11

Sep

WISDOM OF OZZ

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“L.A.’s not a good place to grow old. It’s a
Paris Hilton-getting-f–ked-up-the-arse kind
of town…a town full of ambulance chasers.”

                                                                OZZY OSBOURNE

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10

Sep

HOT HEAVY METAL DISHES

HOT HEAVY METAL DISHES

SEVEN DESSERTS ROCK STARS CLAIM TASTE LIKE HOT WOMEN

rock n rollJudging by some of rock’s most popular classic songs, it seems that pretty women offer more dessert flavors than Sweeney Todd. And when it comes to customers, rock stars are generally hornier than pie-humping Jason Biggs in American Pie.

Now, Sunset and Clark serves up the seven tastiest tracks that compare beautiful women to favorite foods.…

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03

Sep

PSALM SIXX

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“Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.”

Nikki Sixx

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02

Sep

RETURN TO SUNSET

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SLASH AND MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS SET FOR THREE-NIGHT L.A. TOUR AT ICONIC ROCK CLUBS, SEPT. 23, 25 & 26

IMG_0095.PNGLegendary GN’R alum and Sunset Strip rock refugee Slash is heading back to Rock Row in September to shred at three of L.A.’s most iconic rock clubs: Troubadour, Roxy and The Whisky. The three-night mini-tour will have Slash reuniting with his SSMF 2010 guest artist, occasional studio…

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01

Sep

ROCK N’ ROLE

ROCK N’ ROLE

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MOVIES’ MOTLEY CREW: THE 10 BEST, WORST & WEIRDEST ROCK STAR CAMEOS IN HOLLYWOOD FILMS

1. VINCE NEIL

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DEJA VU DEBUT: VINCE NEIL IN FORD FAIRLANE

vince-neilMotley Crue singer Vince Neil didn’t need any acting classes before stepping into the role of heavy metal singer Bobby Black, ill-fated frontman of Black Plague, in Andrew Dice Clay‘s big-screen comedy The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. The Dice Man, an…

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27

Aug

SONG REMAINS THE SAME

SONG REMAINS THE SAME

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BEEN A LONG TIME SINCE YOU ROCK & ROLLED? GET SET TO SHOUT AT THE DEVIL & DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY ONCE AGAIN! 

Not enough metal in your summer? Bummed about the closing of Rock Row landmark Hollywood SoundCheck? Disappointed by the lack of classic metal bands in the SSMF 2014 lineup? Don’t fret. A good mix of hard rockin’ fan bands is coming to a stage near you to save your end-of-summer partying.

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25

Aug

SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD

SAY GOODBYE TO HOLLYWOOD

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ROCK SHOP SOUNDCHECK HOLLYWOOD UNPLUGS FROM SUNSET

black-sabbathImagine how bummed we were when we strolled past SoundCheck Hollywood while en route to the Rainbow earlier this week and noticed that our favorite Sunset Strip rock shop is shutting its concert bills-plastered door forever! The t-shirt/record shop kept its shelves stocked with rad heavy metal and hard rock regalia, from Guns N’ Roses and Motley…

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22

Aug

ATOMIC PUNKS

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FAN HALEN HITS UP THE MEAN STREETS OF THOUSAND OAKS

liveHard-rocking Van Halen tribute band Fan Halen drew a big, fun crowd to Thousand Oaks on August 13 for a scorching, free all-ages show in the Janss Mall courtyard. Faux Diamond Dave and his skillfully-costumed colleagues sent an appreciative crowd of rock fans of every age back in time to 1984 and earlier with two solid sets that celebrated all…

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12

Aug

HEAVY MENTAL

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ROBERT TRUJILLO TO REUNITE WITH MASS MENTAL AUG. 26 

mass-mental-whiskyMetallica bassist Robert Trujillo is keeping good on a promise made earlier this summer and is heading back to the Sunset Strip to rock the Whisky A Go Go with a reunited Mass Mental on August 26.

The all-ages show will feature Trujillo once again jamming with his funky, pre-Metallica, art-rock bandmates: vocalist Benji Webbe, bassist Armand…

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SHOUT IT OUT LOUD

SHOUT IT OUT LOUD

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KISS’ GENE SIMMONS GIVES ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS THE SECRET TO SUCCESS: SPEAK ENGLISH & GET LEGAL

Gene SimmonsOne of the world’s most famous American immigrants, legendary rocker Gene Simmons is sounding off on a controversial political topic that is dividing Americans: immigration reform.

In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the famously quotable rock superstar bizarrely goes off topic while…

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GET THE PARTY STARTED

GET THE PARTY STARTED

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VIPER ROOM FINALLY REACHES DRINKING AGE

Viper RoomLandmark Sunset Strip rock club The Viper Room celebrates its 21st anniversary this month as one of the city’s best venues for live shows. To mark the milestone, from August 11 to 16, The Viper Room, at 8852 Sunset Boulevard, is hosting a week of special shows featuring an electric and eclectic mix of music, including an all-star salute to classic rock.…

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