If you’re going to the X! Fest this Saturday, don’t show up until 9 p.m. The barbecue originally scheduled in the parking lot next to the National Bohemian Home has been canceled. Music will now start at 10 p.m.

We saw that Psychedelic Horseshit is scheduled to appear at the fest. Which reminded me: Every several months, one of my old L.A. friends, veteran punk rock guitarist Carmen, sends a group of us a compilation of all the band names that have played the city during that time. She headlined the last one, in fact, "Psychedelic Horseshit." Here’s her most recent list for your weekend viewing pleasure (I know D-Town has some great names and I’m not sure this list can top the death-metal band that e-mailed me several weeks ago called, um, Satan’s Toilet but y’all still might have some catching up to do when presented with the list below:

Psychedelic Horseshit

Among the Infected

The Royal Fetuses


Hornet Leg

Frog Eyes




The Faceless

Blood and Headlines

Murder Ad

A Day of Violence

Bomb the Music Industry

Intergalactic Rock & Roll Cowboy

John Barrett's Bass Drum of Death

Beer Thieves of America

Medieval Knievel

Dead & Lovely

A Red Dead Wish

Yes Me To Death

I Love Math

I Am Orion's Eyes

Army of Me

The Shishkababy Squad

Whiplash and Friends

We Were Born As Ghosts


Lazar Lazar

Frisco Dykes

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

I'm a Bird, You're a Bird

No Paws No Lions

Backward Dog


Oh Yeah the Future

No More Establishment



Cost of the Recall


Black President

Psychedelic Horseshit: One impressive name!


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