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Alan Myers, Devo Drummer, Dies

News Source: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1568156/alan-myers-devo-drummer-dies Alan Myers, the third and most prominent drummer of the band Devo, has died, according to a tweet by drummer and current Devo member Josh Freese. Myers had been battling cancer. Myers joined Devo in 1976 and left a decade later. He can be heard on the new wave band’s biggest hit, […]

TV Smith: Tales of the Emergency Sandwich – book review

News Source: http://louderthanwar.com/tv-smith-tales-of-the-emergency-sandwich-book-review/ Tales of the Emergency Sandwich is the third volume of tour diaries from founding Advert, and travelling DIY punk troubadour TV Smith. In volume three we pick up shortly after ‘How to Become Human’ (the second instalment of TV’s diaries), with TV visiting Australia, venturing further around Europe, and revisiting several of […]

Siouxsie and The Banshees: In Concert Amsterdam, 1982

‘New band, new mistakes,’ said Siouxsie Sioux in an after-show interview from this concert of The Banshees at De Meervaart Theater, Amsterdam in 1982. Siouxsie was describing changes to The Banshees line-up over the previous 4 years, which had seen the arrival of drummer Budgie, and guitarist John McGeoch, joining Siouxsie and 1st Banshee Steven […]

Tim Armstrong premieres cover of The Faces’ “Ooh La La” featuring Travis Barker

Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong has premiered a ska-flavored cover of the Faces’ classic “Ooh La La” under his Tim Timebomb moniker. The cover notably features help from blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. Check it out here. As Tim Timebomb, Armstrong has released an album consisting of songs from his web-based musical “Tim Timebomb’s RockNRoll Theater.” Check […]