Cris talks about Phoenix punk OGs Exterminators' first-ever LP (that he produced and plays bass on) and upcoming first live show since the '70s, plus Meat Puppets stuff, Nirvana, Grateful Dead, The Feederz, Destruction Unit (who are named after an Exterminators song), and MUCH more.
There's a cool event going down this December for NYC-based Zeppelin fans (which is certainly a broad group of people). The Zeppelin Bowl tribute goes down at Brooklyn Bowl on December 28 with a great lineup that includes Gene Ween, Scott Ian and John Medeski, with several more guests promised to be announced later...
Mike Watt's releasing a live album of his 1995 tour with Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Eddie Vedder, and William Goldsmith. In semi-related news, Exterminators, whose members went on to play in The Germs, The Gun Club, and more, reunited and Meat Puppets' Cris Kirkwood is in the new lineup.
Dan Deacon, Diarrhea Planet, Dillinger Escape Plan, Eskimeaux, Fu Manchu, Girls Against Boys, Gwar, Jimmy Eat World, Laura Stevenson, Meat Puppets, NOFX, Refused, The Anniversary, The Flaming Lips, The Specials, Tigers Jaw, Ween, and more.
There was an Up On The Sun a bit earlier in the set and it lasted over 10 mins. It included Cris and Elmo bumping into the speaker and it almost falling over followed by Cris's best Urkel impression ("Did I do that...
Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets, who both had MTV/major label success in the '90s following a handful of '80s records on indie labels (Twin/Tone and SST, respectively), expanded their recently-announced t...
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