June 2011

50 Best L.A. Bands

  • 50 Best L.A. Bands


Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, Doors, Seeds, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Bangles, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Love, Surfaris: courtesy Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images; Byrds: courtesy Sony BMG Music Entertainment/Getty Images; Los Lobos: courtesy Paul Roa; Monkees: courtesy Henry Diltz/Rhino; War, Poco, Sparks: courtesy Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns; Germs: courtesy Melanie Nissen; Metal-lica: courtesy Fin Costello/Redferns; X: courtesy George Rose/Getty Images; Van Halen: courtesy Richard E. Aaron/Redferns; Go-Go’s: courtesy Janette Beckman/Redferns; Eagles: courtesy Platt Collection; Red Hot Chili Peppers: courtesy Julian Schnabel/Warner Bros.; Chambers Brothers: courtesy Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images; Tool: courtesy Tim Cadiente; Slayer, Mötley Crüe: courtesy Ebet Roberts/Redferns; Rage Against the Machine: courtesy Sony Music Archive/Getty Images/Mark Baker; Jane’s Addiction: courtesy ©Neal Preston/Corbis; Toto: courtesy Jim Shea/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images; Mothers of Invention: courtesy Gunter Zint/K&K Ulf Kruger OHG/Redferns; Berlin: courtesy Tom Sheehan; Linkin Park: courtesy James Minchin; Turtles, Associa-tion: courtesy ©Henry Diltz/Corbis; Oingo Boingo: courtesy Lisa Haun/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images; Blasters: courtesy Janette Beckman/Getty Images; Flying Burrito Bros.: courtesy Jim McCrary/Redferns; Ozomatli: courtesy Christian Lantry; Canned Heat: courtesy Bob Baker/Redferns/Getty Images; Weezer: courtesy Marina Chavez/Interscope; Megadeth: courtesy Chapman Baehler/Capitol; Sublime: courtesy John Dunne.