Legendary punk guitarist also discusses his new book, his new band, and his non-profit.
The set also featured surprise guest performances by Kim Thayil of Soundgarden as well as Mudhoney’s Mark Arm and Steve Turner.
1968 marked a seminal year for the development of underground and independent music, both in sound and philosophy.
Faith No More’s Billy Gould joins MC5’s 50th anniversary tour, Matt Cameron, Greg Dulli, and Don Was to make select appearances
Wayne Kramer has also confirmed the tour’s opening acts, including Starcrawler and Man Or Astro-man?.
Plus, Soundgarden’s Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil reunite for first time since Chris Cornell’s death.
The former bandmates will accompany MC5’s Wayne Kramer for a 50th anniversary performance of Kick Out the Jams at Denmark’s NorthSide Festival.
MC5 reveals dates for 50th anniversary tour featuring Wayne Kramer, Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty
Each show will feature a full album performance of MC5’s seminal album, Kick Out the Jams, plus an encore of other MC5 material.
MC5 announces 50th anniversary tour featuring Wayne Kramer, Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty
Plus, Kramer is releasing a memoir called The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities.
Because some albums deserve no less than a turntable and needle drop.
A musical narrative of punk’s evolution as a genre and subculture.
Bon Jovi came in first — by a considerable margin.
Nina Simone, Depeche Mode, and Judas Priest are among the other finalists.