If you’re just hanging with your bros, your dudes, your fellows or what have you, you might think it’s fun to take a little video of a passing Hells Angels gang. You might think it’s innocent. But the Hells Angels have a reputation to maintain, so they’ll smash in your fucking window.
When you think of huggable and lovable, the first thing that should come to mind are the Hells Angels. On Black Friday, Hells Angels took over a Walmart. But instead of doing what you'd expect a group the US government deems an "organized crime syndicate" to do, they bought all the bicycles and donated them to…
What did you do this weekend? Maybe you raked leaves, bought stuff at Costco, or even went out and saw some live music. Whatever it is was undoubtedly tame compared to the massive, raucous music festival held at Altamont Speedway 43 years ago: the infamous Altamont Free Concert.
In 1965, photographer Billy Ray and writer Joe Bride spent several weeks with a Hells Angels biker club in California on assignment for LIFE magazine. Their story never ran until today, because America was terrified of biker gangs.
A 26-year-old student observing a Hell's Angels rally in Germany dropped his pants, then threw a puppy at the bikers. He then attempted to escape to Munich on a stolen bulldozer. His plan didn't work.