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What an where to go with a 15year old boy in LA

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What an where to go with a 15year old boy in LA

Kia Ora Everyone,

My husband an I are taking our 15yr old son to LA next year and we are stuck on ideas of what to do with him.

He is obsessed with music (drums an guitar) and avenged sevenfold (the band) although we are doing all the standard stuff with him like universal studios, Hollywood tour, Madame tussads etc what else is out there for the boy who's life revolves around music an avenged sevenfold?

Does anyone know any stores that sell avenged sevenfold merchandise as we don't get it at all in NEw Zealand.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks Lisa

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1. Re: What an where to go with a 15year old boy in LA

Tough luck. The band had a meet the fans session in LA at the end of August. Amazingly there are no stores that specialize in their merchandise. I'm surprised and shocked. LA always claims to be at the cutting edge of fashion and culture. Makes you wonder. what else is out there for the boy who's life revolves around music an avenged sevenfold? Therapy? He will obviously claim to be too cool and hip for Disneyland. Universal Studios I see is on your list. A tad north is Six Flags Magic Mountain. Lots of massive roller coasters. LA has enough concerts to keep half of Colombia employed. It's early for next years schedule. When do you come? But as the trip approaches you can search on line. Pre order tickets. Don't know about avenged sevenfold but Goat Remains and Iron Zombies are rumored to be on tap for spring. There is the Grammy Museum at LA Live. Don't know if he cares for music with notes but they did have a Heavy Metal exhibit. Not sure if it was permanent or not. Check their website.

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2. Re: What an where to go with a 15year old boy in LA

Any teen enjoys some time at Santa Monica's 3rd St. Promenade; they flock to the place when school lets out (the high school is nearby).

Here's a website if your son wants to check out nightlife:

…cbslocal.com/top-lists/…

The Grammy Museum can be done while you tour downtown LA:

http://www.grammymuseum.org/

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3. Re: What an where to go with a 15year old boy in LA

Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood is a great store for music lovers. Besides new guitars, basses and drums, they have a lot of vintage rock guitars and basses there on display.

Also in Hollywood, Amoeba Music at Sunset and Cahuenga — a huge store loaded with records (LPs), CDs and videos. They have every music genre in stock. Your son could probably spend hours there looking for vinyl and CDs of his favorite bands.

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