Reports that the struggling Sunset Strip nightclub Billboard Live is being revamped to include video games were confirmed--sort of. "What we would like to do is make the entertainment complex more dynamic," says a spokesman from the Las Vegas corporate headquarters of Billboard Live International, who declined to comment on why the club is not the hot spot the company predicted it would be. In addition, the company is about to announce its next location. Could it move to Hollywood? The spokesman would only say it will be "in the continental U.S." . . .
Holy Bulls frontman Nathan December had more to celebrate than a successful performance at a nearly sold-out Viper Room last week. The singer-guitarist informed the enthusiastic crowd (a Viper anomaly) that by correctly answering a "MASH" trivia question on the cable game show "Debt," he won $14,834 in deficit relief. Now how cool is that? . . .
Good news for Saccharine Trust fans--singer-poet Jack Brewer and guitarist-musical visualizer Joe Baiza are not only performing their first L.A. show since calling it quits in 1986 tonight at the Silver Lake Lounge, they've decided to record a new album. Saccharine Trust originally formed in 1980 and was part of the San Pedro-South Bay music scene before Baiza left to pursue other musical outlets (Universal Congress Of, Mecolodiacs).