Photos by Debi Del Grande Surely the ghosts at the haunted Alexandria hotel woke up on New Year’s Eve to the sounds of Redd Kross and The Melvins. Both bands have solidified their place in LA’s punk history and seem stronger than ever. Buzz Osborne led the sludge and doom while brothers Jeff and Steve [...]
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Some bands are legends and some bands are entire civilizations—that’s Redd Kross, whose discography goes back to that first pre-cease-and-desist-call (always a promising sign) EP in 1981. Redd Kross plays with the Melvins for New Year’s Eve tonight at the Alexandria Hotel, and the founding McDonald brothers speak now about blood and mustaches. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
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At the Smell, the spectacle had the effect of a crooked Tetris game. At the Alexandria, I felt like I was inside Luke Skywalker’s helmet as he took down the Death Star. It was otherworldly.