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Punk Rock Shock: Tom Gabel of Against Me! Makes Major Change

Posted by on May 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Punk Rock Shock:  Tom Gabel of Against Me! Makes Major Change

Like many others I was shocked to hear the news that Tom Gabel of  Against Me! came out as transgender.  The news broke from a Rolling Stones article. In the article Gabel had this to say: “I’m going to have embarrassing moments…and that won’t be fun. But that’s part of what talking to you is about – is hoping people will understand, and hoping they’ll be...

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Rolling Stones, Blues, And Missing Teeth

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 | 0 comments

Hubert Sumlin was a blues guitarist with Chicago roots, that helped give Howlin’ Wolf his “Wang Dang Doodle”, and set the bar for a lot of musicians that you see and hear today. Passing from heart failure on December 4th, the waves of his death were felt as far as England. Born in the Mississippi Delta in 1931, and then moved to and raised in Hughes, Arkansas, Sumlin taught himself guitar. When...

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