Tag Archives: Detroit

Louder Than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story

Video: Louder Than Love – The Grande Ballroom Story This looks awesome. I love that the trailer uses the Bob Seger System‘s “Heavy Music.” De-fucking-troit! The filmmakers’ Facebook page claims a release date of Summer 2010, but they also say they “have more scheduled interviews in early 2010,” so we’ll see. Let’s hope this one … Continue reading Louder Than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story

Nikki Corvette + Amy Gore (Gore Gore Girls) = Gorevette

Video: Gorevette – “Lustfully Yours” This is pretty great. Legendary Nikki Corvette teamed up with Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls. Detroit girls know how to rock. Badass guitar tones, surfy drums, and snotty vocals. Doesn’t get cooler than this. MP3: Gorevette – “Lustfully Yours” from the Lustfully Yours EP, due January 26 on … Continue reading Nikki Corvette + Amy Gore (Gore Gore Girls) = Gorevette

Jim Diamond talks about Detroit

Legendary Detroit producer Jim Diamond talks to the Phoenix New Times about whether he realized the White Stripes were going to be huge: No, you never think anyone is going to become a mega-star. These are your buddies you drink with, who happen to have a band. I thought they were good, and I thought … Continue reading Jim Diamond talks about Detroit

Meg White Marrying Sonic Smith's Kid

Sorry, boys, she’s no longer available. According to the Detroit Free Press, Meg White is getting married. Who’s the lucky guy? Turns out it’s none other than Detroit rock royalty: Jackson Smith, son of Patti Smith and the MC5‘s Fred “Sonic” Smith. Smith, who grew up in St. Clair Shores, was 12 when his father … Continue reading Meg White Marrying Sonic Smith's Kid