Archive for June 2015

An Interview With David Lovering And Joey Santiago - A Pixies Concert Review (Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Metro)

An Interview With David Lovering And Joey Santiago - A Pixies Concert Review (Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Metro)
Following the unexpected cancellation of their scheduled Wednesday night set as the opening act for Robert Plant (who's currently battling a bout of laryngitis) at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, the Pixies went on with the show performing instead a rare, small club gig within the intimate confines of Metro.  I spoke with Pixies drummer David Lovering and guitarist Joey Santiago about the influence of Led Zeppelin, the importance of road testing new material, why it's important to them to continue writing and recording new music, the creation of their most recent studio effort Indie Cindy and more... ...

Q&A Interview With CJ Ramone (Concert Preview: Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Bottom Lounge)

Q&A Interview With CJ Ramone (Concert Preview: Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Bottom Lounge)
Headed to town with Shonen Knife for a set Sunday night at Bottom Lounge, I spoke with former Ramones bassist CJ Ramone about his latest solo effort Last Chance to Dance, the important role of Tommy Erdelyi in the creation of the Ramones, carrying on that band's legacy and more... ...