Since 1976, John "Eddie" Edwards has been playing drums for The Vibrators, one of England's original punk acts. Nearly four decades later, he finds himself the sole original member, as the band continues to release albums and tour steadily. From a van driving through Ohio and in anticipation of Sat ... More >>
BuzzcocksThe LoftJune 11, 2010Better than: nostalgia.BuzzcocksBuzzcocks (a more appropriately named band escapes me at the moment) roared into The Loft on Friday evening delivering on the promise of the Another Bites tour premise: The band roared through their first two albums--and a few other ge ... More >>
In this week's paper, Doug Davis checks in with Pete Shelley, frontman for legendary Brit punks the Buzzcocks, who, tomorrow night, stop through Dallas for a gig at The Loft--the second-to-last stop on the band's two-year world tour. One of the original pop-punk acts, Davis extols the Buzzcocks' eff ... More >>
For a guy who so ferevently tries to subvert the world of pop Music, Jay Reatard sure does write some good pop songs.
In 1991 -- "eight years before my conversion," she says -- Dawn Eden was 23 and, ahem, sharing a bed with Buzzcocks Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle. Dawn Eden is taking the train to Washington, D.C., and we are talking about masturbation. Just before the connection goes bad, she suggests that we tone ... More >>
Buzzcocks still kick ace, in case you've forgotten