09/06/2012 05:59 pm ET Updated Nov 06, 2012

The Rowdiest Bars in Los Angeles To Get The Party Started (PHOTOS)

Los Angeles is a town where people work hard and play hard. But some places play really hard. And you know you've stepped into one of these bars when you feel like the entire joint, from the drunken patrons to the heavy-handed bartenders to the cheap booze itself, are all in one giant conspiracy -- to get you stupid hammered. Places where if you don't buy a drink, some random stranger is going to stumble over, throw an arm around you, and buy one for you. Places where the atmospheres are so rowdy that you're pretty much begging to be on that level -- either that or you'll soon realize it's no fun being the only sober one. So grab your drunk helmet (we just invented that) and enlist your designated driver, because here are five bars in L.A. where sobriety goes to die.

LA's Rowdiest Bars

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