Local Current Blog

January 4, 2016

Today’s Music News: Lemmy’s favorite bar plans 12-hour memorial service

Lemmy Kilmister, the late Motörhead frontman, was a regular at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles — which so appreciated him that proprietor Mikael Maglieri brought Lemmy’s favorite video game machine over to the ailing rocker’s house in Lemmy’s final days. Now, the Rainbow is planning a 12-hour memorial service on Jan. 9 — and Lemmy’s fans are […]

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On being a gatekeeper

It’s taken me a long time to get here, so I’ll do my best to keep my voice from shaking as I say this: My name is Andrea, and I’m a gatekeeper. That’s right. I keep the gates. I make the tastes. Sometimes I lord over people, shoving my opinions down their unsuspecting gullets. Sometimes […]

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