LETHAL AMOUNTS PRESENTS SEX CELLS: NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA

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MONDAY DEC. 31 2018 @ 9:00 PM -2:00 AM

AGES 21 +

THE ECHOPLEX – 1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

INFO HERE

Resident DJ’s Danny Lethal and Matthew Pernicano

 

“It’s my kind of  playground…one for us fabulous freaks”  ~Traci Lords

 

This holiday season, ring in the new year right by joining Los Angeles’ Lethal Amounts for their annual New Year’s Eve extravaganza at the Echoplex on Dec. 31st. The soon to be legendary night will feature performances by industrial godfathers and Chicago Wax Trax legends My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, electronic pioneer and legendary DJ Egyptian Lover and NYC’S premier queer duo Sateen.

 

“The world is losing its religion but LA has a new punk pope in Fuentes and Sex Cells is our church. Sex cells ….best  party this side of the fucken apocalypse mother fuckers better know”

~DJ  Keoki 

 

Sex Cells is a monthly club night, started two years ago by Lethal Amounts owner and creative head Danny Fuentes as a platform to showcase underground artists. Since then, it has single-handedly re-energized the nightlife scene in Los Angeles with its imaginative curation and colorful cast of characters who attend each month. They have become known for bringing together a wide variety of talent, cultivating an environment of openness and their notorious, one-of-a-kind lineups. It has hosted a number of incredible artists and creative guests such as Sky FerreiraCold Cave, Brooke Candy, Miss Kittin, Amanda LePore, Traci Lords, Prayers and other luminaries in the underground nightlife world.

 

“Sex Cells is total freedom. A post-everything universe of its own… what you spent your whole youth imagining what the night could be.” ~Wes Eisold of Cold Cave

 

MONDAY DEC. 31 2018 @ 9:00 PM -2:00 AM

AGES 21 +

THE ECHOPLEX – 1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW VIA TICKETFLY

 

ABOUT LETHAL AMOUNTS

Lethal Amounts inhabits a physical gallery space in downtown Los Angeles that features three exhibition rooms and over 2,500 sq. ft. The gallery focuses on subversive and counter-culture themes throughout history, addressing the social and artistic value of underground movements while highlighting taboo topics. They showcase the extremes of individuals who have moved culture forwards, living on the edge and outside of societal norms. Rock ’n Roll of the past that has crossed over into pop culture fanaticism, street culture influences and cult hero worship. Artists who have shown in the gallery include Leee Black Childers (the house photographer for Andy Warhol’s Factory), famed punk rock photographer Edward Colver, Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Al Jourgensen, Psychic TV, John Wayne Gacy and more. Highlights from this year include the “Nick Cave Smoking” exhibit, Shawn M. Crahan (of Slipknot’s) “His Whores Exhibit,” and on Halloween, Lethal Amounts produced an Anton LaVey event featuring an exhibit of photography and ephemera from the colorful, and notorious cultural icon (see the LA Times mention HERE and the LA Weekly Cover story HERE).

 

This ethos of championing fringe artists has spilled into the nightlife and music scene with regular monthly parties throughout Los Angeles.  Regular events include Pure Trash, the Glam Rock night who’d first performer of the year was Sylvain Sylvain from the New York DollsSado Maso Disco, the dark wave night that just partnered with Alice Glass for her video release party, Queen Bitch – a night of Drag n’ Roll (a killer drag queen band doing excellent rock covers),  and the flagship party Sex Cells, that has hosted artists like Brooke Candy, Amanda LePore, Traci Lords, Prayers, Wes Eisold of Cold Cave and more.

 

 

LETHAL AMOUNTS

1226 W. 7th St Los Angeles CA 90017

Store Hours: Saturday & Sunday 12pm-8pm

213-265-7452  |  INFO@LETHALAMOUNTS.COM

 

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