Author Archives: Natasha Padilla

Two new docs revisit 90s Alt-Rock heyday: ‘The Smart Studios Story’ and ‘L7: Pretend We’re Dead’ reviewed

Posted by on November 29, 2016

Two weekends ago, the 90s were alive and well in New York City: L7: Pretend We’re Dead had its world premiere at documentary film festival DOC NYC on November 11 (L7 celebrated with a secret gig afterward) and The Smart Studios Story had its New York premiere at Saint Vitus on November 13. The two […]

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L7 celebrated world premiere of new documentary with a NYC secret show

Posted by on November 15, 2016

Grungy alt-metal rockers L7 played a secret show at Jesse Malin’s club Berlin in NYC’s East Village late Friday night to celebrate the world premiere of their new documentary L7: Pretend We’re Dead at documentary film festival DOCNYC, attended by the band, Joan Jett, members of the Lunachicks and film team. Rocking a short set for a […]

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Review: Crowbar are ‘Heavier Than Ever’ with ‘The Serpent Only Lies’

Posted by on October 25, 2016

    After 25-plus years of cementing Crowbar’s “None Heavier” status, mastermind Kirk Windstein characterizing “Falling While Rising” – the first single off the New Orleans sludge pioneers’ eleventh studio album The Serpent Only Lies – as “heavier than ever,” came as a bit of a head-scratcher and set high expectations. The band’s new merch […]

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