In the shadows of a cocaine skyline, in the bitter freeze of winter, with fewer than a legion of supporters, and a raging douchenozzle hellbent on destruction ...
The seven samurai of Fishbone gathered by the river, armed for battle, and unleashed a sonic boom of future funk on the Tobacco Road pa ... More >>
A wise man once sang, "I don't wanna work, I just wanna bang on these drums all day."
And lord almighty, do we relate. Especially when working consists of writing about other shmucks banging on drums all day.
Lucky for us (and you, and most of the industrial world), the weekend is an officially sa ... More >>
It's a dark night in California and Fishbone bass player Norwood Fisher's forearms strain as he applies a vicious chokehold to the throat of childhood friend and bandmate Kendall Jones, whose eyes bulge from their sockets. He's nearly unconscious from the lack of oxygen to his brain.
Still, Kendal ... More >>
Photo by phivephotography.comThough Fishbone's home turf -- South Central L.A. -- may not have been a typical rock and roll breeding ground, plenty else about the band's birth was fortuitous. The band's early musical brew, heavy on ska, reggae, and a liberal helping of rock, was largely created i ... More >>