Usually with this column, we might interview one or two people from a band. With Darstar, all five members were kind enough to share the first shows they saw and played. And, if you wanted a reminder of how effective Smashing Pumpkins were in their heyday, listen to what Lisa Hardaway has to say.
Tiny Darkness "Idol Records"
Being as this year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of such seminal albums as Nirvana's Nevermind, Pearl Jam's Ten, Pixies' Trompe Le Monde, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish, the sounds of early '90s grunge and alt-rock are once again becoming fashionable. From its meteoric rise in 1991 to su ... More >>
BAND: Gun GunVENUE: Boiler RoomTIME: 9:15 p.m. Admittedly, I've been a Gun Gun fan since the first time I caught the duo live.Shoot me. Guess I'm a sucker for the punky, poppy delivery of Lisa Hardaway's candy-coated "ooh-ooh-oohs" and "ah-ah-ahs" mixed with the catchy, often N.W.A.-style, lyrical c ... More >>