Now seems an appropriate time to shed some light on Brendan Mullen, the owner of The Masque. The place wasn't open for long (1977-1979), but it was enough to make history. Here are two articles about the man and his numerous accomplishments.
Brendan Mullen obituary (The Guardian)
Some books he cowrote :
- We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of LA Punk (2001) Brendan Muller, Marc Spitz
- Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs (2002) Brendan Muller, Don Bolles, Adam Parfrey
- Whores: An Oral Biography of Perry Farrell and Jane's Addiction (2006)
- Live at the Masque: Nightmare in Punk Alley (2007) Brendan Muller, Roger Gastman, Kristine McKenna
- The Red Hot Chili Peppers: An Oral/Visual History (2010) - coauthored by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Mullen