If any band was supposed to stay broken up, it was the MC5. After all, neither their political controversy at events like the 1968 Democratic Convention riots nor their pioneering fusion of blue-collar rock with Motown soul managed to make superstars out of the guys who tore through "Kick Out the Jams." Also, after their 1972 breakup, the members went through enough personal turmoil to make the fall of Guns N' Roses look like a... More >>>
"There was a methodology that the MC5 created--a way to play music," says lead guitarist Wayne Kramer, far right. Members of the band play at Trees this Saturday as DKT/MC5.