Dave Dictor’s grassroots journey has been a wire-to-wire gamut bred through word-of-mouth fortitude and creative selflessness seldom seen.
Amongst a buzzing no-wave and visual arts scene, unlikely indie hero, Bob Bert, found a home behind a drumkit.
An amalgamation of spike-headed punk ethos, 50s greaser mentality, and 70s glitter-bomb glam, Blondie encapsulated all that was to come, and more as multiple waves of music washed across an unsuspecting scene through storied venues such as Club 82, and the infamous CBGBs.
In Armstrong, we see a musician who has changed the landscape for so many artists and bands. The fact that Green Day has released some artful music through the years, and puts on a live show that keeps the crowd in the plan of Armstrong’s hands simply cannot be discounted.
For Monroe, a career in music has been a mixed bag, alternating between immeasurable highs, and crux of the earth lows. But with I Live Too Fast to Die Young, Monroe seems to have found the middle ground, call it an invitation to combat.
For those in the proverbial “know,” it’s plain to see that Beauvoir has done more than simply contribute to the rock ‘n’ roll zeitgeist, no, in many ways he has helped shape, if not define it through multiple avenues, over the course of many successful years.
Recently, I caught up with veteran alt-rocker, Ajay Popoff of Lit. Among other things, we touch on Ajay’s origins, Lit’s latest music, his approach to songwriting, and what’s next for Lit as we move forward.
Von Johnson’s ascent to prominence began in 2010 when he joined the storied Los Angeles hard rock act Faster Pussycat, playing alongside iconic and charismatic frontman Taime Downe for the next decade. Von Johnson subsequently joined L.A. Guns in 2018, where he continues to showcase his captivating stage presence and serve as the quintessential complement to revered six-stringer Tracii Guns.
Do you feel like joining Big Drink for a pint before banging the boredom out of your monotonous lives? It Was Supposed To Be So Easy can be your launching pad. Make sure to listen to every track as something new, and not like a string of the sameness you have had before.