CBGB is the legendary punk rock club in the intense New York City music club scene. CBGB opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan’s East Village. The club was previously a biker bar and before that was The letters CBGB were for Kristal’s original vision. One storefront beside CBGB became the “CBGB Record Canteen”, a record shop and café. In the late 1980s, “CBGB Record Canteen” was converted into an art gallery and second performance space. At about year 2000, CBGB entered a protracted dispute over allegedly unpaid rent amounts until the landlord, Bowery Residents’ Committee, sued in 2005 … Continue reading CBGB Punk Rock Walk Of Fame!
Latest LP From, JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Present: ‘White People And The Damage Done‘ (2013) LP + DOWNLOAD – $12.00 | CD – $12.00 iTunes amazon eMusic spotify Bandcamp http://jellobiafra.bandcamp.com/album/white-people-and-the-damage-done It’s the long-awaited anti-austerity blast-a-thon with the teeth, venom, and one-of-a-kind music of Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine! JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Full-length #2 picks up where the Shock-u-py! EP left off! Covered in gruesome detail this time are corruption (“The Brown Lipstick Parade”, “Werewolves of Wall Street,” “Road Rage,”) and corporate McMedia making pop stars out of … Continue reading JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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SST Founded by Greg Ginn at age 12 years old in 1966 Gregory Regis Ginn (born June 8, 1954) Born in Tucson, Arizona. Greg Ginn was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer and business owner. He is best known for being the leader of and primary songwriter for the hardcore punk band Black Flag, which he founded and led from 1976 to 1986, and again in 2003. The band announced another reunion on January 25, 2013. Since breaking up Black Flag, Ginn has recorded a few solo albums, and has performed with the bands… Continue reading Greg Ginn And His Punk Rock Empires SST And Black Flag
The Master Of Disaster Adds Another Chapter To His Skate Punk Book Of Horrors! I’m sorry to announce this about a friend and hero of mine, Skateboarding and punk rock legend Duane Peters has come under the gun again in what looks to be yet another tragic chapter in Duane’s life. Last Friday the 7th of February, Duane Peters committed career suicide, which now we hear, may end up with time spent in state prison for felony domestic violence. Technically he was charged with, “felony willful infliction of corporal injury.” This news has already affected the industry in some areas … Continue reading Duane Peters Biography Update 2014