1913264_671828129537326_5598752027687262742_o November 28

Badass Band 101- Town in the City

  The newest Badass Band is a little bit folk, a little bit country, and a little bit rock n roll. If you’re looking for something you can dance your ass off to and also get cozy with, Town in the City is the band you need in your life. I first saw Town in […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 4- Interview

Our final week with NES is here, and to be honest we’re a little bummed about it. However, that being said, we have eight minutes of interview goodness with these radical gents. Find out about hidden talents, who has a signed photo of Jimmy Buffett, what they would change about the music industry and more…. Brought to […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 3

Week 3 with BBB Live November resident band The New Electric Sound is finally here and we’re sorry for the hold up on this episode! Because of the wait, it should be easy for you to really “Lose Control” with these rock n rollers!! Dig in! Brought to you by Silverlake Lounge! Thank you to […]

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Expert Fan Profile- Rebecca Balin

Photo Credit: Zb Images This month’s Expert Fan is not a stranger to you if you are even a semi-regular on the LA music scene. She can be found at shows she booked or behind the light board at The Satellite (Sometimes other spots as well!). She’s been booking shows, lighting bands, and doing everything in […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 2

WHOA! Week one with November BBB Live resident band, The New Electric Sound, was dare I say…ELECTRIC! Annnnnddddd we’ve still got more for you! This week get let your hair down (the boys sure did) and enjoy their performance of the funkified track “Just Gotta Be That Way.” Thank you to NES, Black Tie Studios, Scientist […]

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BBB Live-November Resident Band-The New Electric Sound-Week 1

With another month, comes another badass band for your listening and viewing pleasure! This month’s BBB Live resident band is The New Electric Sound!! Get down with their classic rock n roll vibe and those sweet cardigans. Check out their first track, “Suitcase” below. Thank you to NES, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and […]

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Badass Band 100- Nacosta

This band is one that exceeds the mere concept of genre bending. These guys masterfully mesh folk, rock, and electronic sounds in a way that no band I’ve heard has done. One second you’re hearing something reminiscent of the Rolling Stones, the next second something more like Pink Floyd and then something like a descendant […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 4 Interview

We’ve had an extremely radical month with our favorite martians, aka October BBB Live resident band, Mars and the Massacre. Now its time for the guys to take a break from raging to chat about how they met, why the name, their favorite records, and what the LA music scene is like now that they […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 3

Normally, we wouldn’t openly condone blacking out, but in this case, we are making an exception! BBB Live October resident band, Mars and the Massacre, offers up the best kind of “Blackout” below… Thank you to MATM, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and Riot at the Zoo!

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 2

Week 2 with our favorite Martians brings you an epic saga in song from, scope out this action packed performance of “F.N.F.S.N.S.” Remember, these badasses come home from tour THIS Thursday, October 16th and if you’re in LA you can welcome them back @ The Satellite! Come groove with us! Thank you to MATM, Scientist Sound […]

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Badass Band 99- Fire The Animal

Rock. Rock. Rock. Sometimes that is all you need, some well-executed, straightforward rock music. Badass Band 99 does that damn well, meet Los Angeles’ Fire The Animal. I saw Fire The Animal for the first time a few months back at a show I sponsored featuring badass band Black Belt Karate. The pairing of these […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 1

October is a few days deep and right on schedule we have a new BBB Live resident band that will treat those earholes of yours real nice! This time we brought our friends Mars and the Massacre, deemed LA Weekly’s Best Live Band, into Bedrock and let them go nuts. They did not disappoint. Scope “Re-Pete” […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 4

Our finale with BBB Live September resident band is here, so take some time to get to know Vanja and Dylan of Little Dove! Watch us play a round of Cards Against Humanity, talk about how they met and discuss Dylan’s unique drum kit. Brought to you by our friends at Silverlake Lounge!!   Thank […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 3

Here were are, already at week three with our September resident band, Little Dove!! Once again, we saved a doozy for last! Check out this stripped down performance of “Sink Ships.” Killer lyrics, Vanja’s pipes and some simple beats….Hell. Yes. Thank you to Little Dove, our sponsor Silverlake Lounge, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios […]

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Badass Band 98- Electric Children

I’m always on the lookout for some solid, garage rock and this time around I found it. However, as per just about every Badass Band, this band doesn’t just stick to one genre entirely. This band is a staple in the East LA/Downtown music scene and aside from their killer tunes is damn good at […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 2

Week two with Little Dove is in full swing kids! Click below to scope their performance of “Hollow,” a fast-paced, heavy hitting track that is sure to get something burning inside you!!! Thank you to Little Dove, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios, and Riot at the Zoo!  

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BBB Live-September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 1

September is here music fiends, and with it comes another goddamn radical band, the duo dubbed Little Dove! If you dig a small band with a big sound, Little Dove is for you!! To sum them up: killer pipes, radical guitar, and a unique take on drums. Press play to watch Vanja and Dylan perform […]

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Expert Fan Profile- Matt Linsky

Time to introduce you folks to another Expert Fan I met on the LA music circuit! This one is not only a fan, but a musician and works in the music industry as well! Meet Matt Linsky. I met Matt probably about a year ago via another friend of mine Todd Bergman. Once I knew […]

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BBB Live- August Resident Band- The Absolute- Week 4- Interview

After three radical weeks of new tunes, its time to get cozy with the boys of The Absolute! Take a look at their interview below to find out about what Ryan does when he’s not with the band, see Pozzi chug a beer, find out how their new album came about with Randm Records and […]

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Badass Band 97- Strange Vine

Dynamic Duo. That is exactly what this next Badass Band is. They may be the most well-known band out of California’s Central Valley, and with damn good reason. Two insanely talented guys who make enough sweet noise to put 4-5 person bands to shame. Meet Badass Band 97, Strange Vine. I’ve known Strange Vine for […]

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BBB Live- August Resident Band- The Absolute-Week 3

“So We March” into our last musical week with our August resident band, The Absolute! And folks, we definitely saved this one for last for a reason, that being, the addition of a second drum kit and a change in instrumentation…just wait for the climax… (Sooooo RAD.) Thanks to The Absolute, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound […]

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BBB Live-August Resident Band- The Absolute- Week 2

Week 2 with our August resident band, The Absolute, has arrived. This time, they perform the title track off their upcoming album which releases 9.23.14!!! So, “Grow” with The Absolute by clicking play below…   Thank you to The Absolute, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and Riot at the Zoo!

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BBB Live-August Resident Band-The Absolute-Week 1

August has arrived, and so has a NEW BBB Live resident band! This one should be of no surprise to those of you who’ve known us at BBB for a while. August brings you three all new tunes from our friends, The Absolute!! If you’re meeting The Absolute for the first time via the episode […]

Foreigner July 29

Young Creatures Single Premiere!!! Lay your ears on “Foreigner”!

  It’s no secret that Badass Band Young Creatures is releasing an album very soon, one that all of us at BBB are STOKED about. Well, they gave us a sneak peek of a new track off of Fear All The Things, and then gave us the go ahead to share it with you music fiends! So, […]

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Badass Band 96- The Bones of J.R. Jones

  Photo Credit:David Kepner Time to throw y’all off the rock n roll loop and onto something with more of an old school sound. This Badass Band hails from Brooklyn and will win you over with soulful vocals, storytelling lyrics and rootsy/bluesy sounds. I was introduced to The Bones of J.R. Jones via my friends […]

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BBB Live- The Dead Ships- Week 4-Interview

Here we are again, at the end of a hell of a month with another Badass Band. This week, we let you get to know The Dead Ships, Devlin, Alex and Christopher via our hilarious backstage interview with the boys. Find out what Devlin loves about his band mates, why Chris thought Devlin was crazy […]

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BBB Live-The Dead Ships- Week 3

Gah! How is it already week 3 with The Dead Ships?! ! Well, we saved our favorite for last…this week, let the trio woo you with the heavy, high energy tune “Spun Yarns.” Thank you to The Dead Ships, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs, and Riot at the Zoo!

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Expert Fan Profile- Chelsea Schwartz

BBB’s expert fan profiles are posted to introduce you to someone I know that is a tireless supporter of indie music. These people absolutely amaze and inspire me with their levels of commitment and passion. They are the first people that pop into my head when I think about going to shows, promoting bands, and […]

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BBB Live-The Dead Ships-Week 2

Enjoy another power packed rock n roll track from our July Resident Band, The Dead Ships! The week 2 tune is called, “Bones Cracked.”     Thank you to The Dead Ships, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios and Riot at the Zoo!

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BBB Live- July Resident Band- The Dead Ships- Episode 1

A new month equals a new resident band kids! This time we wrangled up LA’s nautical named badasses The Dead Ships! Scope their in studio performance of “You Were Young” for a bluesy, rock n roll assault on your ear drums, and stay tuned all month for more radness from this trio! Thank you to […]

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