We lost Fred Cole of Dead Moon and Pierced Arrows a couple weeks ago and today we pay tribute to him and his music on this week's edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU. In addition to lots of Dead Moon and Pierced Arrows originals, there are covers of their songs by Cat Power, A Place to Bury Strangers, The Dirtbombs, Grouper and more.
With the death of Dead Moon drummer Andrew Loomis earlier this week, Toody Cole told Willametette Week the band -- as well as her and Fred Cole's other band Pierced Arrows -- are over and they are done with rock n roll:
Fred cannot handle being up onstage for an hour and a half with a 25 pound guitar wrapped around his head...
Garage rock veterans Fred and Toody Cole (of Pierced Arrows, Dead Moon, and lots of other projects) have announced that they'll be putting the band on hold while Fred undergoes emergency open-heart bypass surgery...
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