David Godlis spent three years documenting the exciting birth of it all at CBGBs. Take a look at some of his shots - many are iconic and others, like this photo of the Ramones in action, have never been published before.
Congratulations to the Riot Fest team for finishing strong in Denver. From all reports it looked like a great time. Whether you attended in Toronto, Chicago or Denver, one thing is clear: September belongs to Riot Fest!
100 self help books could not do better than this simple maxim. Happy Birthday Joan!
On this day, September 22nd, in 1958: Joan Jett was born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
Today’s soundtrack: The Runaways and Joan Jett and her Blackhearts!
Today’s screening: URGH! A MUSIC WAR, LIGHT OF DAY, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (ep: “Reunion”), HIGHLANDER, and THE RUNAWAYS.
Today’s quote: “My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.”
Today’s book club: JOAN JETT BY JOAN JETT
Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/msqvrzx
John poses with his new prized possession: A Kerry King B.C. Rich guitar signed by the almighty Slayer!!!
This winner was contemplating riding her Radio Flyer scooter prize away from Humboldt Park that evening.
Mike B. is happy to show off the drumhead autographed by The Riverdales that he just won.
Jesse F. could scarcely believe his own good fortune when he came to pick up this electric guitar signed by Rise Against!
Liam took home the highly sought after Pixies poster that harkened all the way back to 1994.