Joyce Manor, Desaparecidos, Touche Amore to play Regency Ballroom

Joyce Manor Last summer, Joyce Manor released Never Hungover Again – their 20-minute Epitaph debut that see's the band clearly moving their sound forward and looking towards a career playing their brand of nostalgic pop-punk. Their music has drawn comparisons to Jawbreaker, The Descendent's, and The Smiths, but never feels like a cheap replica. The Jawbreaker comparison is apt more than just as a sonic reference point- Joyce Manors primary singer/songwriter Barry Johnson has developed a culty fan base much like Jawbreakers Blake Schwarzenbach. This culty fervor has carried Joyce Manor from house shows in Torrance to a slot at 2015's Coachella Festival. Never Hungover [...]

Giveaway: Desaparecidos with Touché Amoré at The Regency

Fronted by Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes fame, Desaparecidos are returning to The Regency on April 16 with an impressive cast of openers. Joining the Nebraska emo-punks will be two equally catchy Southern California hardcore bands — Touché Amoré and Joyce Manor. Lucky for you, we're giving away two pairs of tickets for this stacked bill. I've seen all of these bands play FYF Fest in Los Angeles and none of them let the energy drop for even a moment during their respective sets. It seems fair to assume April's show will be no different. To enter for a chance to [...]

Review & Video: Desaparecidos bring the righteous anger to Regency Ballroom, 8/29/12

Somewhere around the middle of the band's set on August 29 at the Regency Ballroom, a long-haired Conor Oberst addressed the audience. "I've been watching the Republican National Convention," he said, noting that he felt his choice of programming was somewhat masochistic and adding that watching the series of rote speeches made him "almost want to vote for Barack Obama." Anyone who knows anything about Desaparecidos knows the band — led by the Bright Eyes frontman — is very political, and very far left. I knew this going to the show, and though I hadn't thought about it much, if [...]

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