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Brian Chase Yeah Yeah Yeahs – The humble scholar behind the drum set.

by rockroll
February 6, 2015
5 (100%) 3 votes

Rock-n-Roll. Biz:
Brian I know you are very versatile drummer, and in Yeah Yeah Yeahs you have gone from Punk Beats to Electronic Triggers and yet you have a passion for free Jazz. Which style conjured you up first?

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Nick Kent Apathy for the Devil or the Charles Baudelaire of the 70’s

by rockroll
December 4, 2014
5 (100%) 1 vote
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I was going through a box of books and I pulled out one with a name of the author in large black letters: Nick Kent. I looked at the guy on the cover of the book. He was dressed in a black, long, slim coat, with a thin scarf, eyeliner, and a cigarette. He wore a look of tiresome fragility and artistic rebellion. I thought, “Hmmm, he looks like some rock star from the 70’s, a cross between Keith Richards and Alice Cooper, but I am not sure I have heard of him.” His demeanor appealed to me—I had a soft spot for all persons who dressed in black.

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