GorillazThe festival-closing Coachella set by Gorillaz back in April was as memorable for what it wasn't as what it was.
The Damian Albarn-fronted collective went it without its typical big-screen animations and played unmasked -- with the Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon joining for a se ... More >>
Falling JamesThe Buzzcocks' Peter Shelley
Let other punk rock bands sing about anarchy and nuclear destruction. The Buzzcocks specialize in affairs of the heart, and singer-guitarists Steve Diggle and, especially, Pete Shelley have penned an endless series of love songs that distill all of th ... More >>
Gorillaz, the multi-media music project helmed by former Blur front man Damon Albarn and Tank Girl co-creator Jamie Hewlett, is the most intriguing, and perhaps one of the most important, music groups to emerge from the '00s. Nowhere was that more obvious than Sunday night at Coachella, when Gorilla ... More >>
Losanjealous reports that Gorillaz will have a "dress rehearsal" this Friday in LA for their Coachella-closing gig on Sunday.
Jumping through a lot of hoops is of course required, summarized by Losanjealous (or by the band, unclear) suchly:
What: Gorillaz "Dress Rehearsal" Pre-Coachella Sec ... More >>
There are those who think that The Clash was at its best during its early punk rock days and others who believe that the band didn't hit its creative stride until London Calling, when the dance floor-friendly rhythm section began to truly take shape. Since this writer falls into the latter category, ... More >>