Have Brunch in Black Flag’s Old Rehearsal Space

When CBGB closed and became a John Vavartos store, people wept.  This may give them a reason to keep crying.

Back in the day, the Church in Hermosa Beach, California, was a place where bands like Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Redd Cross and the Descendents practiced.  That space is now Abigale Restaurant, which serves $16 burgers, $30 steaks, $110 bottles of wine and $300 bottles of champagne.  At the same time, though, it tries to maintain a hardcore punk atmosphere with its decorations.

Hey, to everything there is a season, right?

Read a (snarky) review and see some pictures at Pitchfork.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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