Tag Archives: Killing Joke

August 21

Whopperito night: ‘I want to talk to you about your medical condition, but I want to do that after we eat’

Burger King unveiled it’s Whopperito (a Whopper made like a burrito) on August 15th, and I decided to try it during BK’s launch week. Fast food’s never been a Car Con Carne “thing,” but sometimes I have to point the Mazda 3 in the direction of the zeitgeist. Patrick Brower, co-owner of Challengers Comics and […]

April 15

‘A lot of s****y grudges were buried’ – Jason Novak (Cold Waves founder/musician)

The industrial music-heavy festival Cold Waves was started four years ago by Jason Novak (Acumen Nation, Czar, Acucrack, Cocksure) as a way for the community to rally after respected colleague Jamie Duffy took his life in June, 2012. Cold Waves continues to grow and gather momentum each year. This year’s event (9/23-9/24 at Metro) is […]

March 02

From playing with Johnny Rotten and Killing Joke to eating Italian beef in a Mazda: Martin Atkins

Martin Atkins played with Johnny Rotten/Lydon in Public Image, Ltd. He was a member of Killing Joke. He created the industrial rock supergroup Pigface (now celebrating its 25-year anniversary). He’s played with Nine Inch Nails and Ministry. He’s written indispensable books about the music industry (Tour:Smart, Band:Smart and Welcome to the Music Business: You’re F****d!). […]