On August 11, Miami rock and experimental music mainstay Dan Hosker passed away due to injuries he sustained during a terrible car accident.
Hosker left behind a prodigious discography and performance legacy that stretched from grungy pop-punk to bludgeoning noise music and ol' timey swamp country. ... More >>
When Bobby Johnston, better known locally as Bobby Load, passed away yesterday, it seemed a particularly unfair piece of bad news for a segment of Miami's rock veterans. Following the old cliche of bad things happening in threes, Johnston's death marks the third loss in as many months for the same s ... More >>
Today, the Miami punk scene marks the second loss of an icon in a little over three months.
Just this past August, Dan Hosker of the Holy Terrors passed away some three months after a major late-night car accident.
Sadly, this morning, he's followed by another, equally influential contemporary: ... More >>
See also "Dan Hosker, Famed South Florida Punk and Holy Terrors Guitarist, Dead at 46."
In 2008, Miami New Times contributor José Dávila wrote a feature story entitled "The Holy Terrors Rise Again," chronicling the return of a "raging art-punk quartet" that he called "the defining soundtrack for ... More >>
R.I.P., Dan Hosker.
Back in May, Hosker -- a famed South Florida punk who'd done guitar duty in legendary local crews like Harry Pussy, The Holy Terrors, and Laundry Room Squelchers -- was involved in a brutal late-night car wreck.
He was taken to Broward General Medical Center. He fell into a com ... More >>
For years, Boise Bob and his Backyard Band have brought swampy, raucous, hootenanny energy to the people of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. And this Friday, they'll be playing washtub basses, fiddles, and banjos at Churchill's Pub's American Roots Festival where hillbilly heritage and knee-slapping wi ... More >>
via palilalia.comEx-Harry Pussy guitarist Bill Orcutt.Back when a president called Clinton ruled the White House, a band called Harry Pussy lorded over Miami's tiny noise rock scene. The explosively experimental unit first emerged in 1992 when guitarist Bill Orcutt and drummer Adris Hoyos decided ... More >>
The Holy TerrorsSaturday, January 10, 2009 Churchill's Pub, MiamiBetter Than: Any other band playing last night in South Florida Sometime back in the early 90's the Holy Terrors were playing at CBGB's when an earnestly keyed-up Dee Dee Ramone stuck around and told the guys he loved their music. Dee ... More >>
Miami New Times recently ran a feature on the still-alive Holy Terrors, legends of the Miami rock scene. Click here to read that story, which in help sparked the band to get together another reunion show. Rob Elba, William Trev, Dan Hosker, and Sam Fogarino form the classic Holy Terrors lineup that ... More >>