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LA MUSIC NEWS: THIS SUNDAY! FRONTIER RECORDS & PART TIME PUNKS / DANGERHOUSE REUNION SHOW AT THE ECHOPLEX
FRONTIER RECORDS & PART TIME PUNKS CONFIRM LONG-AWAITED DANGERHOUSE REUNION SHOW SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9
AT THE ECHOPLEX IN LOS ANGELES
Reunion Show Line-Up Includes Iconic Punk Bands The Weirdos, Avengers, Deadbeats w/ Geza X, Alleycats, Rhino 39 and Special Guest in Support of Complete Frontier/Dangerhouse Box Sets on Vinyl and CD
NOT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES, CA (THURSDAY OCTOBER 9, 2014) – Frontier Records (http://www.frontierrecords.com/), the independent Los Angeles-based record label & Part Time Punks (www.Parttimepunks.com) today confirmed they are presenting the long-awaited Dangerhouse reunion show set for Sunday November 9, 2014 at The Echoplex in Los Angeles. This is the first time that only Dangerhouse artists have appeared on one bill, and the first time Rhino 39 has played an LA show in 20 years.
The Dangerhouse reunion show is more than four years in the making and coincides with the recent Frontier Records/Dangerhouse box set on 45 R.P.M. vinyl and CD DANGERHOUSE COMPLETE SINGLES COLLECTED 1977-1979 via Munster Records in Spain. In 2013, Frontier reissued Dangerhouse’s YES LA, a one-sided 12” EP featuring the Germs, X, The Bags, Eyes, Black Randy & the Metrosquad and Alleycats In the early ‘90s, Frontier initially released two compilations of out of print Dangerhouse material.
The Dangerhouse reunion show at the Echoplex is all ages and begins at 4pm on November 9. Tickets can be purchased here (http://www.theecho.com/event/594717-dangerhouse-records-nite-los-angeles/) with a confirmed line-up featuring five bands that have all released singles on Dangerhouse Records (http://www.breakmyface.com/bands/dangerhouse1.html) including :
*Deadbeats w/ Geza X,
*Surprise Special Guests
Frontier Records is owned and operated by Lisa Fancher and will celebrate its 35th anniversary next year. Based in the San Fernando Valley since its inception, Fancher is instrumental in releasing classic punk, alternative country, paisley underground, goth and pop records that are considered classic ‘must-haves’ to critics and serious music collectors alike.
Among the first to tap into the Los Angeles punk scene, Frontier Records’ initial success was releasing the classic Circle Jerks’ record Group Sex. This was later followed by Orange County’s Adolescents’ debut known as the Blue Album, TSOL’s Dance with Me and Christian Death’s Only Theatre of Pain. However, it was the eponymous debut LP from Suicidal Tendencies that spawned the unexpected MTV smash “Institutionalized” that put Frontier on the map. If you caught the Don Johnson vehicle Miami Vice episode featuring Suicidal, you’d know the mainstream finally caught up with the underground.
More news about Frontier Records is on the horizon including a new Adolescents album, a Lisa Fancher-programmed internet radio station and a major 35th anniversary promotion with illustrations by Jaime Hernandez (Love & Rockets.) Fancher is also featured in the upcoming record-collecting documentary, RECORDS COLLECTING DUST that likely will have a release in 2015.
ABOUT FRONTIER RECORDS
Frontier Records was founded in Los Angeles, CA. 1980 by Lisa Fancher and is celebrating their 35th anniversary next year. Frontier was one of the first independent labels to document the nascent L.A. and O.C. hard-core punk rock scene before branching out into other scenes and sounds such as the so-called “Paisley Underground” and (always) guitar-based bands along with genres such as goth, alternative country, pop and more. Bands releasing records on Frontier include: Circle Jerks, Adolescents, The Weirdos, TSOL, China White, Redd Kross, Thin White Rope, Heatmiser, Young Fresh Fellows, Christian Death, Dharma Bums, American Music Club, The Long Ryders, The Three O’Clock, The Pontiac Brothers, Naked Prey, Flop and many more. They are quickly closing in on their 100th release.
ABOUT PART TIME PUNKS
PART TIME PUNKS is Michael Stock’s club that takes over noted Echo Park live music venue, The Echo on 1822 Sunset, every Sunday night. The night focuses heavily on DIY and Indie vinyl coming out of the U.S., UK and Europe from 1977 to the present: Punk, Post-Punk, Synth-Punk, Synthpop, Minimal Synth, Dark/Cold/Minimal Wave, NDW, Industrial, New Wave, No Wave, C86, Indiepop, Twee, Shoegaze, Baggy and even Krautrock…
ABOUT DANGERHOUSE RECORDS
Dangerhouse Records was a punk rock record label started in Los Angeles, California in 1977 by Pat “Rand McNally” Garrett and David Brown, formerly of the Screamers. The label ran on a shoestring budget, releasing instantly iconic 45s by the Weirdos, X, the Avengers, Alleycats, the Bags, Black Randy, Rhino 39 and many more. (Black Randy later joined the label as a business partner.) It was all over by 1979 but not before Dangerhouse Records left an indelible mark on the L.A. scene.