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Grungy, Beloved, Iconic CBGB Is Re-Opening... At Newark Airport
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The Loud Zone - The Gay Roots of CBGB
When all is said and done, is anyone surprised that it was gay men and women who were the actual forefront of the CBGB/Max's Musical Revolution of the mid-to-late 70s?
My One (Little) Keith Richards Story
Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!
12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore
7. The Gaslight Cafe 12. Starlight Park 8. Old Waldorf-Astoria Until 2007, this stable gave just about anyone the chance
CULTURE & ARTS
Wool Worth Building
Member, Florida Artists Hall of Fame, Former Editor-in-Chief, ...
Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.
Alan Rickman & Rupert Grint On 'CBGB,' Reuniting Post-'Potter' And Favorite Halloween Costumes
Grint: I liked Halloween. It never used to be a big thing when I was kid. We never really did it. But I actually had a good
My Most Embarrassing CBGB Moment: I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!
In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...
Rupert Grint Enjoyed Playing Cheetah Chrome In 'CBGB' (VIDEO)
Rupert Grint stars as The Dead Boys' guitarist Cheetah Chrome in "CBGB," a new film about the famed New York rock club that
Legendary Punk Club Comes To Celluloid
The film "CBGB" brings the look, sound, and hopefully not smell of the iconic NY punk scene to life. Rupert Grint of "Harry Potter" fame plays punk Cheetah Chrome - and he joins us along with director Randall Miller.
Excitement Builds for
TV Personality; Author; Host
A well known nightclub on Bowery Street in New York City is making a come back. Not back on Bowery; this time on the big screen.
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Rupert Grint's 'CBGB' Role Has Him Exposing His Bare Butt (VIDEO)
Get More: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog Ron Weasley is all grown up and baring his butt. Rupert Grint, who played Weasley in
Old Jocks and Old Rockers: We Too Are One in the Windy City
Tom Semioli is a writer, journalist, and bassist - but not nec...
Frank Zappa taught us "you are what you is." Former high-school and college jocks oft fall prey to the corresponding ravages of time as do their ex- rocker counterparts.
'CBGB' Trailer: Hokey Or All In Good Fun? (VIDEO)
"CBGB," a movie about one of New York's most legendary venues, has a new trailer. In it, Alan Rickman stars as overall-clad
Can Manhattan Get Its Groove Back?
Gregg S. Lipman
Managing Partner, CBX
Brooklyn shouldn't get too comfy with its current cool status; it's just a matter of time before the borough suffers a backlash as well, and the cool hunters go in search of the next big thing.
Another Excerpt: I "Discover" CBGB and Open for The Ramones, May, 1975
Here's another excerpt from my eBook on Rhino,
My Life in the Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was
. It's doozy, too... in which my band, The Planets, is initiated into the brave new world of CBGB in the early Spring of 1975.
The Bay City Rollers Did NOT Suck... and the Awesome Influence of One Haircut
Here's the true unsung story about one of the origins of the Punk/New Wave look...
1977: Iggy Pop and Ray Manzarek Want to Start a Band With Me
Yes, I know turning them down was raw lunacy, but I had the secret knowledge, as I listened to Danny, Ray and Ig work me, that The Planets were gonna be signed by Warner Bros. My band, my songs.
1977: My Band is Signing With Warner Brothers Records! Thin Lizzy's Producer is Set to Do Our Album! In London! At The Who's Recording Studio! And... Then...
Looking back, it was an undeniably fertile creative moment in New York City. Things were coalescing and I was in the thick of it.
Two CBGB Bands vs. an Actual Biker Gang
The bikers just went happily berserk. Booing, screaming, howling, cursing, laughing, flipping birds, throwing empty beer cans... Poor T'winks, in front of everyone, the bar owner walked up and let them know that the Bands-From-NYC experiment was over.
Webster Hall Attack: Cro-Mags Founder Harley Flanagan: "What I Did Was Defend My Life"
Laura L.M. Hill
New York Natives sat down with Cro-Mags founder Harley Flanagan for an exclusive interview about the events of the now infamous July 6 Webster Hall Cro-Mags blow-out during New York's CBGB Festival.
CBGB Drama: Who Really Made The Rock Club Cool? [UPDATE]
In fairness to Butler, he wasn't trying to give Tom Verlaine credit for making CBGB cool. Here's what he told The Huffington
CBGB Festival: Guided By Voices, Superchunk, Reggie Watts And More Performing In NYC (SLIDESHOW)
Passes for the festival range from $69 to $379. For more information on purchasing passes, click here. Perhaps even more
'CBGB' Movie: Alan Rickman As Hilly Kristal On Set ... Or Is That Rupert Grint? (PHOTO)
"CBGB," which chronicles the famous New York City music venue during the burgeoning punk rock scene of the 1970s, is currently
'CBGB' Film Casts Its Patti Smith And Iggy Pop: Mickey Sumner And Taylor Hawkins Join Film
“There was no real venue in 1973 for people like us,” Smith told the Times after Kristal's death. “We didn’t fit into the
NYC Summer Festivals 2012: Governor's Ball, Northside, CBGB To Take Over City
With summer approaching fast, newly announced concert lineups, official festivals, and plenty of outdoor movie screenings
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