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5 Great Covers of Guns N’ Roses Songs

Covering a Guns N' Roses song is no easy task. So much of the magic of those original recordings is in the particular cohesive energy between Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan,…
Will Gottsegen / October 29, 2019

L7’s Donita Sparks Wants the Entertainment Industry to “Fucking Throw Us a Bone”

L7 co-founder Donita Sparks is the first person to admit that she turns into a giant ham the minute she steps on stage. Of course,…
Maggie Serota / August 21, 2019

Stream L7’s New Album Scatter the Rats

L7's new album Scatter the Rats is now available on streaming platforms. Announced back in February, the album is the grunge-era band's first in 20 years…
Rob Arcand / May 3, 2019

Video: L7 — “Stadium West”

The great Los Angeles hard-rock snarlers L7 have been back for a few years — they first reunited in 2015, after breaking up back in…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / April 22, 2019

L7 Announce New Album, Release “Burn Baby”

Grunge-era icons L7 have announced their first studio album in 20 years. The new album, titled Scatter the Rats, is due out on May 3 on Joan…
Maggie Serota / February 28, 2019

L7 Announce First New Album in 19 Years

Back in February, influential grunge provocateurs L7 released a single called "I Came Back to Bitch" and announced a run of shows for April. Now…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 9, 2018

L7 Announce U.S. Tour, Release “I Came Back to Bitch”

L7 have dropped "I Came Back to Bitch," a fiery, cowbell-assisted takedown of capitalists and fake rockstars. "It's about greedy fucks throwing the word 'rock…
Monique Melendez / February 9, 2018

L7-“Dispatch From Mar-a-Lago”

Grunge rockers L7 have come roaring back to life with a ferocious new song, "Dispatch From Mar-a-Lago." The topic of their righteous indignation shouldn't surprise you,…
Liz Cantrell / September 29, 2017

Nostalgia Is Heavy: L7 on Hitting the Stage for the First Time in 18 Years

Never refer to L7’s rehearsals as jam sessions. The iconic grunge four-piece is and always has been built around guitar, drums, bass, and tight tracks…
Shauna Farnell / June 15, 2015

Punk Legends L7 Will Reunite for Festival Appearances This Summer

After nearly fifteen years of inactivity, '80s Los Angeles punk pioneers L7 have just announced their first reunion performances at festivals including Hellfest (June 20, 2015…
Brennan Carley / January 27, 2015

An Oral History of L7’s ‘Pretend We’re Dead’

As '90s alt-rock anthems go, L7's "Pretend We're Dead" was a perfectly immediate slice of "bubblegrunge," simultaneously channeling the noisiness of an active trash compactor…
Phoebe Reilly / March 7, 2012

Against the Grain: The Oral History of Epitaph Records

The original Los Angeles punk rock scene lived fast, died young, and left behind hair metal. Meanwhile, Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz started Epitaph Records…
Jason Buhrmester / October 19, 2010