The Blasters back in Midwest

The Blasters are storming through the Midwest U.S. again this summer. It’s always a good thing to see the gang, and this short run has some added incentive for Red Devils fans. Opening a series of shows will be Javier and the Innocent Sons. The Minneapolis-based group features Javier Matos, who many might remember fromContinue reading “The Blasters back in Midwest”

Doghouse Lords unleashed in California

For all your Bill Bateman needs, look no further than The Doghouse Lords, with dates next week in California. As an added bonus, it looks like Bateman and John Bazz are pulling double duty with The Blasters on a couple of these gigs. Doghouse Lords guitarist Chopper Franklin (late of The Cramps) tells nofightin.com thatContinue reading “Doghouse Lords unleashed in California”

Bill Bateman link-o-rama

Going through several saved links, I found all kinds of great info on Bill Bateman. Some of this may be old news, but it’s new here, and compiled in this convenient linkdown: Bateman returns to The Blasters after a 15-year absence. Bateman re-upped with the group in summer 2008, replacing Jerry Angel. King King ClubContinue reading “Bill Bateman link-o-rama”