Saturday, February 26, 2011

k: blog Chiara Terraneo wonderful pics !















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Thanks to everyone that came out and supported the Global Green show the other night in LA. Our friends at BandMerch shot this footage of "Beat The Devil's Tattoo" from Vegas. Check it out


Global Green USA 8th Annual Pre-Oscar Party w/ Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Portugal. The Man, & Best Coast @ The Avalon, LA 2/23/2011 reviews...

dharma69 from official band website forum have shared with us her great review of the Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party.
here it is...

It’s that time of year again here in Hollywood-town when high traffic intersections get blocked off causing the blood pressure and road rage levels of locals to increase at a rate comparable to that of celebrity sightings: it’s almost Oscar Weekend!

And in advance of the 83rd Academy Awards was Global Green USA’s 8th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon where the greenest celebrities gathered to mingle, drink (organic cocktails), and support the cause to keep the world from imploding upon itself, and rock to the tunes supplied by the bands of the eve: Best Coast, Portugal. The Man, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Oh Best Coast, SoCal buzz band full of sunshine and repetative 60’s surf sound what do I think of you? Let’s review tweet by tweet, shall we:

@dharma69 Best Coast...not. Bored now, bye thanks for coming. @globalgreenusa

@dharma69 Seriously I think a 12-year old could do what this drummer chick in Best Coast is doing. @globalgreenusa

@dharma69 Can anyone can tell one Best Coast song from another? If you can I'll give you $5. @globalgreenusa

@dharma69 Pissed off now. For 5 seconds they tricked us into thinking they were doing something different but nope. Same song they played 15 mins ago

More often than not, buzz is overrated. See Best Coast for further. Moving on.

None to soon, Wasila, Alaska’s own prog/stoner-rock specialists with a natural affinity for high vocal registers and the environment, Portugal. The Man, stepped up and alleviated my musical annoyance but quick. Opening with a tripped-out, groove stepping, fuzz heavy
“My Mind”, Portugal. The Man made fast work of moving the crowd from amateur hour to a professional rock show. Seven songs that felt like 12 (their penchant for the jam may get lost on some but not on me), PTM’s set was lockjaw tight and a block of instruction in the art of musicianship and inspiration. Want a PTM related tweet?

@dharma69 Why I love music: because awesome sh*t like @portugaltheman makes the fact that I just totaled my car seem irrelevant. @globalgreenusa

FACT: Portugal. The Man are “notorious” for cranking out one album per year since 2006 (actually they released two albums in 2009, those crazy Alaskans). Matter of fact, I pulled out on PTM’s 2009
“The Satanic Satanist” to listen to while writing this.

Of course, headlining the night was LA’s own Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. BRMC and a pre-Oscar party…alrighty. Next to Jordan Cook at The Viper Room this Sunday I’d been looking forward to this show above all for a few reasons, (no, not because I’m extremely bitter about Vegas), the most obvious one being that I’m really fond of their music. Also, a friend and long-time BRMC fan came with me, was seeing them for the first time, and was pretty darned excited about it. Hell, we skipped filthy glam rock, exposed flesh and unspeakable naughtiness with Semi Precious Weapons at The Roxy/On The Rox for you, BRMC. Just saying. I tweeted that after Portugal. The Man, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club had better bring their ‘A’ game, which was like telling chocolate that it had better be tasty. BRMC always bring their game to a show and, also, have true care for things environmental, so suffice to say the crowd (celebs and average fans alike) was appropriately rocked by the trio’s blaringly loud and dense distortion, Leah Shapiro’s solid rhythms, Robert Been’s bass thicker than oil sludge, and Peter Hayes’ guitar wickedness.

It was short (about an hour) but it was sweet, a replica of just about every BRMC show I’ve ever seen and in their lack of divergence is no criticism. They do what they do and how they do it because that’s how it should be done. Where music fans tend to reward the most outlandish and overtly annoying regardless of true skill, lack of pretense on Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's part is one of their most attractive features. Truth: I spend a good deal of a BRMC show with my eyes closed because I don’t need to see what Peter’s doing in order to feel the effect of his distortion pedal and I don’t need to see Robert point his damned bass at me to get the point. Hell, Leah could periodically be doing handstands on her bass drum for all I know; as long as I’m feeling her beat, we’re good.

For the first two songs I could barely hear a word that was sung (Rob’s side of the stage is not kind to one’s eardrums), but it’s where I wound up along with the pure and faithful that no Los Angeles BRMC show would be complete without: Liane, Jodi, Paola, Mary, Dana, & Michele. The band labored through the thick of “666 Conducer” and “Ain’t No Easy Way” but the temperature seemed to change as the punch of “Spread Your Love” seemed to make some of the elite move their feet.

I do have to say that my annoyance factor returned with a vengeance after
“Shadow’s Keeper”. As the last song on the setlist, BRMC could have just left it as was and none in the room would have been the wiser, but instead Peter and Rob made their psychedelic transition into the delicate grace of “Open Invitation”. How fitting, appropriate as we “may never be here again” if we persist in abusing our Mother Earth. Beauty obviously does not equate with sense or intelligence because the beautiful ones in the room to the rear couldn’t seem to grasp that this was a moment to STFU.

But hey, they played
“Hi/Lo” and folks probably didn’t grasp that, either.



and now the review... 

Posted on Feb 24th 2011 3:10PM by Steve Baltin

 Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

Only in Hollywood -- and particularly during Oscar week -- could Black Rebel Motrocycle Club, Best CoastPortugal. the Man lay claim to having shared a stage with James Cameron, the director of 'Avatar' and 'Titanic.' All three bands came out to show support for the environment at Global Green's eighth-annual Pre-Oscar party.

Cameron and wife Suzy Amis-Cameron, who came out to make a presentation on environmental fashion that featured an eco-friendly red-carpet design, left the rocking to the trio of guitar-heavy indie acts. The show kicked off with L.A. buzz band Best Coast, fronted by Bethany Cosentino, who brought their '60s-tinged melodies that just as easily segue into frenetic energy and seamless distortion.

Following a wall of sound from Alaska's Portugal. the Man, headliners Black Rebel Motorcycle Club took the stage just before midnight. Despite the fact that many in the audience had left due to the late hour, BRMC delivered an hour-long howling mix of blues and rock. Among the highlights of their set were the title track of their latest album, 'Beat the Devil's Tattoo,' and a version of 'Spread Your Love' that had everyone in the place moving up to the front of the stage.

Where others during the night spoke about environmental issues such as carbon footprints, BRMC let their music do all of the talking, save for when singer/guitarist Peter Hayes simply said, "Thanks for all you do." Global Green has frequently been a favorite of musicians, with the Swell Season and Sheryl Crow among those having taken the stage in the past -- but we're willing to bet this was the loudest Oscar party of the season.


Sunday, February 20, 2011

how great is to hear some good words about what you're doing...

a present from black rebel motorcycle club

The lovely lads from BRMC were so chuffed to welcome their 10,000th visitor to their blog, they decided to upload some live recordings from several gigs including their 2008 appearance at The Academy.

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We're headlining the Global Green Benefit Show this coming Wednesday Night in LA. Performances from Best Coast and Portugal.The Man as well. There are a limited amount of discount tickets available too - so click on the link (, buy the ticket and then enter the code BLACKREBEL


Saturday, February 19, 2011

BRMC Official Online Store LIVE !

check for some great stuff over there



Thursday, February 17, 2011

BRMC Las Vegas Setlist...

15/2/11 @ Book & Stage The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Took Out A Loan
Mama Taught Me Better
Red Eyes And Tears (w reprise)
Aint No Easy Way
Bad Blood
Beat The Devil's Tattoo
WHTMRNR (Punk Song)
Weapon Of Choise
666 Conducer
Six Barrel Shotgun
Spread Your Love
Shadow's Keeper
Open Invitation


Global Green Pre-Oscar Party

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be headlining the 2011 Global Green Pre-Oscar party at The Avalon in Hollywood on February 23, with support performances by Portugal. The Man and Best Coast.

The prestigious benefit helps raise awareness and funding for Global Green’s environmental messages and programs. As the only environmentally themed event of Oscar week, the gathering generates enormous media coverage thanks to its proximity to the Academy Awards, celebrity participation, and musical performances by top artists. Tickets are on sale now at, ranging from $55 to $1,000 for VIP status.

BRMC just returned from another near yearlong trek around the globe following the release of their fifth studio album, Beat The Devil’s Tattoo, and reached a significant milestone playing their 1000th show at a sold out Brixton Academy in the UK. Tapping into their extensive catalog, the trio performed songs from their highly lauded repertoire and included surprise highlights such as a cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.” The band’s gripping and impassioned live show has hoisted them to must-see status, prompting 90% of their shows to sell out, in the States and abroad.


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Facebook info...

Las Vegas - Tonight and Tomorrow night free shows at 10pm - The Book & Stage Lounge at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
We will be headlining the 2011 Global Green Pre-Oscar party at The Avalon in Hollywood on February 23, with support performances by Portugal the Man and Best Coast. Tickets are on sale now through the link below.
Thanks to everyone that came out the Cosmopolitan last night. We had a great time. Hope to see you all out again tonight. We're on at 10pm and will do a different set tonight, so come on out!


10 000 unique blog visitors !!!

small celebration as 10 000 blog visitor was recorded yesterday night !

i would like to thanks to everybdy that visits and support my small project !

and how else i could thanks to everyone than in BRMC music :)

so below i'm posting few more live recordings

( just to let You know that i have still 5 DVD's to go through with more live gigs, videos, interviews.......and more )


Monday, February 14, 2011

"Need Some Air" guitar tab...

love that song so some great stuff that i've found...useful and for sure there is more of it...
check it out -->


Wednesday, February 2, 2011

FREE Las Vegas Shows !

We’re happy to announce that we will be doing a series of free shows in Las Vegas at The Book & Stage inside the new Cosmopolitan Hotel. February 15th (10pm) and February 16th (10pm and midnight).
The Cosmopolitan has been using “Spread Your Love” in their TV ads. Hope to see you all out there.