The benefit show will bring out members of local heavyweights like Naked Raygun, Plain White T’s, Kill Hannah, Local H and Stabbing Westward.
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They don’t make theatrical gimmicks or anthemic glam rock like this anymore.
“I think rap can become therapy for a lot of folks, especially for artists and for artists of color … we speak and heal through our art.”
The indoor fest also boasts exclusive, commissioned soundscapes that respond to specific pieces hanging on the museum walls.
As to what the future holds, the D’Addario brothers would love to put the experience of “Go To School” into a new, original stage musical.
The music fest — which also includes comedians —cheekily references the Beatles song and is a breeding ground for emerging talent.
The comprehensive series presents a united front of women who speak out about the singer’s alleged physical, mental and sexual abuse.
Though Vile hasn’t been a “hitmaker” in the traditional sense, he has lived on the fringe of success, with influences from Tom Petty to Neil Young.
“The thing that’s inspired us to continue on is when we see the families we connect with and that we have touched and have touched us.”
“I really want the violin to be popular again, with kids my age especially,” says the musician.
The Struts have been hailed as some kind of halo-crushing saviors of rock and roll, though they scoff at that label.
While Black Sabbath is a fan, Mac Sabbath is not trying to fill any kind of gap now that the metal gods have retired.
The late singer-songwriter’s manager says the shows at Buckley’s first local venue, Uncommon Ground, “keep Jeff’s memory alive.”
The MC5 lineup also includes guitarist Kim Thayil, drummer Brendan Canty, bassist Billy Gould and singer Marcus Durant.
Stansfield’s songs have been placed in more than 32 movie soundtracks.