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!
The recent Haitian tragedy has stirred the rock community into action with various projects currently under way to raise money to aid victims of the earthquake. Just to keep you in touch, Classic Rock thought as many as possible should be mentioned.
Okay, so Ginger’s Secret History Of Rock’N’Roll column for the Classic Rock website might’ve sadly ended. But that doesn’t mean this is a Wildhearts-free zone. No sir! In fact, we’re featuring The Wildhearts as our latest Track Of The Day. Click here for previous Tracks Of The Day.
The Wildhearts’ mainman on a lost gem from Soul Asylum. Check out Ginger’s past Secret History Of Rock’n’Roll entries. SOUL ASYLUM Hang Time 1988, Columbia Before he dated neurotic actresses and strapped an acoustic guitar around his chest Dave Pirner was the coolest motherfucker to wield a low-strung telecaster who isn’t called Keith Richards. And before the puke-inducing ‘Runaway Train’ Soul Asylum were arguably the best live band in America.…