Before John Sinclair founded the White Panthers, managed the MC5 and did time for giving an undercover cop two joints as a Christmas present, he read Jack Kerouac's On the Road as a junior in high school -- and he says his life started. Sinclair will be at the Mercury Cafe on Friday, February 7 as ... More >>
Since first emerging in the mid '80s, The Cult (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) has gone through some lineup changes and been on a few breaks. Through it all, the band's core members, frontman Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, have continued to churn out some heavy records, including 2 ... More >>
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