With the new Batman movie packing in the crowds in cinemas around the country, and the Avengers Assemble film soundtrack containing all manner of fine rock’n'roll toons, it occurred to us to exploit the link between music and comics in a bit of light-hearted website banter. So come inside for our list of the top 15 rock bands who also happen to share their names with comic book characters… be they superheroes, superheroines or supervillains
Now these chaps are what we call Cult Heroes. A band who hardly ever played outside of California, only released one EP and a single, yet had bands like Guns N’ Roses, Slayer and Poison support them! So, why hasn’t the world at large ever heard of Witch? Now’s the time to find out. Time to meet Peter Wabbit and Punky Peru et al. Check out all the other Cult Heroes…
Day Two of Classic Rock‘s SXSW sojourn. This time our, intrepid reporter braves hangovers and pretzels to see Michael Monroe destroy, the sleazy sultans Crank County Daredevils, Chicago swagger kings Last Vegas, hangs out with Danko Jones – and gets to bed at a sensible time!