I remember the dark days before I knew how amazing The Beatles were. The day I finally discovered that, sparked month-long periods where I would listen to nothing but The Beatles (Had lots to catch up on!) I love how sharp they dressed when they were young, and they were all so cute! I can totally see why girls used to go crazy for them back in the day. Here’s the original! (They look so badass in this photo!)
I remember having a conversation with someone in High School and they told me I didn’t like punk music until I listened to The Ramones. (At the time I was listening to Sum 41 and Billy Talent and thought I had punk cred. *Laughs*). So I said, fine dude! I liked Blitzkrieg Bop, I’m sure I’ll like the rest of their stuff. I was auto-hooked, and have been in love with old school punk ever since.
Joey is one of those guys that I’ve always wanted to draw. There was a guy in my High School that looked just like him and I’d call him Joey all the time… I don’t even remember his real name… So here’s the original! Continue reading
I think Henry Rollins is amazing. He got me into sociology, punk, and politics more (winning combination in my books). He also helped me break out of my naive world-view. I emailed him thanking him for the spark, and he emailed me back with a thank-you and said, “It’s people power or bust.” So here’s the original photo.
I love DFA 1979. I remember when I found out about them during their reunion show in Coachella. I was like whoa! That’s a sweet name for a band, they must be loud. I miss loud bands, and I was right! I remember blasting that entire album in my car that summer. Here’s the original picture. Continue reading
So I’ve been a fan of Alexisonfire since 2004. I remember seeing their album at the store with two catholic school girls getting ready for a knife fight and thought, whoa! I want to listen to this band! Here’s the original…