Janette Beckman had already immortalized the Clash and the Sex Pistols on film when she first met the members of N.W.A. She was putting together a book of photographs of the hip-hop community. "I try not to have any preconceived notions when I go into a situation," she told Crossfade while watching ... More >>
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Photo by Michael MarkosJohnny Ramone wilds out in '77.Today we celebrate the birthday of two Ramones: Johnny and CJ Ramone. Yes, CJ (who turns 45 today) is viewed as a ringer or a hired gun. He isn't anyone's favorite Ramone, but he did a fine job filling Dee Dee's Chucks and leather jacket John ... More >>
Dewey LoSassoWhere, oh where did Dewey LoSasso go? After recently closing his beloved North One 10, some suspected that perhaps this "Mango Gang" co-founder tossed aside his skillets for a stint as a guitarist, but fans will be thrilled to know they will find behind the line as executive chef at ... More >>
The PoguesWith Kiss KissPompano Beach AmphitheaterSunday, March 7, 2009Better Than: Having to hear about it after the factThe Review: Saturday night's concert by the Pogues at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre marked the first-ever South Florida appearance by the band, since its inception in 1982. Judg ... More >>
Nine years ago (well, and before), nobody expected the original Irish punk rockers, the Pogues, to resurface together. Fans had followed the band's slow dissolution across the late 1980s and early 1990s, parallel with the personal struggles of its mad genius frontman and songwriter, Shane Mac ... More >>
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