Timothy NorrisGogol Bordello at The Mayan, June 2010On June 29 gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello announced its plans to officially boycott the state of Arizona over the highly controversial SB 1070, the toughest anti-illegal immigration bill passed in America in decades -- one that requires auth ... More >>
Scott SterlingBy Scott Sterling
Gogol Bordello is beyond cool.
A survey of their jam-packed show at the appropriately ornate Mayan in Downtown L.A. last night revealed an impossibly diverse crowd generally reserved for bands that have made that precarious jump from clubs and college radio ... More >>
via GogolBordello.comEugene H√ľtz of Gogol BordelloAs anybody who's witnessed their spectacles at Coachella or the Detour Festival (R.I.P.) can testify, it's all about Gogol Bordello's live shows.
Nothing esteemed producer Rick Rubin could have done on the gypsy punks' recently released fif ... More >>
It's only been a week since we returned from the deafening, drunken mayhem that was SXSW but that didn't keep us from spending our weekend cruising the concert circuit here in L.A. We'll sleep when we're dead (or when they cut off our bar tab). In addition to live performances by John Mayer, Tom Mor ... More >>
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Timothy NorrisTom Morello backstage at the Henry Fonda for the Justice TourDo-gooders are easy to pick on, especially rock 'n' roll martyrs like Tom Morello who are damned if they don't and even more damned if they do. But rock's most incendiary axem ... More >>
Gypsy punk phenomenon Gogol Bordello is known for "striking the power" on stage, but L.A. Weekly got curious as to what the band does off stage as well. Camera in hand, we followed the band around back stage for one hour prior to their performance. Click the image below for the exclusive slideshow a ... More >>
Gogol Bordello's Eugene Hutz. Photo by Michael Lavine.
The first time I saw Gogol Bordello live in 2007 was one of those embarrassing, made for YouTube, kind of nights. I woke up the next morning on my couch, tangled in my party dress, still wearing high heels, with blood caked to my bruised kn ... More >>