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Jello Biafra still believes political dialogue can make an impact
Jello Biafra still believes political dialogue can make an impact
Yes, part one of this conversation with former Dead Kennedys vocalist Jello Biafra ran two months ago. There’s a good reason: We spoke for three hours. It was practically a monologue. The complete transcript is 15,413 words. It’s difficult to determine what highlights are germane to promoting Tea Party Revenge Porn, his recent album with current band Guantanamo School Of Medicine. Tea Party ... Re
15 songs based on true crime stories that will keep you up at night
15 songs based on true crime stories that will keep you up at night
Curiosity about the human mind has led to a mass interest from people about why some decide to become murderers. Countless musicians have used the gripping stories of well-known serial killers for their songs. Whether they’re based on the infamous true crime accounts of notorious killers such as John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer or lesser-known stories found in local newspapers, the mo
The Jesus Lizard close out 2019 with “poker night” gigs
The Jesus Lizard close out 2019 with “poker night” gigs
Rock music is a full-contact sport. Sure, you can knock down your feeling of FOMO with the internet and your favorite device. But it’s never loud enough. It’s never in breathtaking detail. It’s never, you know, real. So when a band like searing noise-rockers the Jesus Lizard decide to get together, it feels like a double-shot of cheer at this time of year. This weekend,...
Grim likeness of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love featured on Melvins tour poster
Grim likeness of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love featured on Melvins tour poster
A show poster for sludge godfathers the Melvins seemingly presents a pretty grotesque illustration of late grunge paragon Kurt Cobain and his well-known widow Courtney Love, as pointed out by Consequence of Sound. See the image below. Read more: Courtney Love warned us about Harvey Weinstein The poster displays what appears to be the Nirvana frontman as a cartoonish skeleton, the reimagined rock
Four rare Nirvana demo tapes appear online—listen to them now
Four rare Nirvana demo tapes appear online—listen to them now
A trove of early Nirvana demo tapes has surfaced online, the late-'80s recordings of Kurt Cobain and co. being shared on YouTube by a musician who says they were personally given to him by the late frontman. Hear them below. Read more: Hear Nirvana's "Teen Spirit" as a pop-punk jam The four tapes' audio was uploaded by Washington musician John Purkey, as reported by NME, and includes dem
The Melvins to attempt Guinness World Record-setting tour of United States
The Melvins to attempt Guinness World Record-setting tour of United States
The Melvins will be embarking on a 51-date tour of the United States in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the US by a band. The group, who'll be performing with their Melvins Lite lineup of Buzz Osbourne, Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn, will perform a show in each state (including Alaska and Hawaii) as well as Washington, DC with zero days off in between. ...