Young John Waste was a 14-year-old kid when he became a New York City punk rocker. He got into the life after going to a Plasmatics concert and seeing a chick named Wendy O. Williams "blow up a car, shake her pussy, and wear whipped cream on her nipples on stage." In his opinion, kids today spend ... More >>
The Cramps are scary awesome.Death is scary. It's actually the scariest thing ever. It's even more frightening than roaches or abject poverty. And what better way to to honor those who've already crossed over to the other side than enjoying their songs about the most horrifying holiday, Halloween ... More >>
Famous Arkansas groupie Sweet Connie Hamzy.The Grand Funk Railroad song "We're an American Band" opens with the lines: "Out on the road for forty days/Last night in Little Rock, put me in a haze/Sweet, sweet Connie was doin' her act/She had the whole show and that's a natural fact." A still-acti ... More >>
Johnny of Lil Daggers gets his confetti ready.With Lil Daggers, Beings, Ticks, and Feathers Saturday, October 2, 2010 Bar Better than: A mouthful of asphalt and/or a complimentary Pabst. Typically, there's no reason a Miami partier would ever arrive early for anything. (The 305 formula: Reporte ... More >>
The legendary Miami band ripped it up with its original lineup.
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 >>
Dick Manitoba's new book of punk rock lists.
MC5: Gun-toting revolutionaries say the darndest things