Posts tagged "Butthole Surfers"

Watch Jon Stewart Discuss His Punk Rock Past With Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes

Before he broke in as a stand-up comic, the Daily Show host Jon Stewart worked as a bartender at City Gardens, a legendarily squalid indie/punk club in Trenton, New Jersey. (As we learn in this great interview, one of his coworkers was future LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, then a bouncer.) City Gardens is the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2014 - 10:09 am

Gibby Haynes And Jack White – “Paul’s Not Home” (Adrenalin O.D. Cover)

There was a lively conversation in the m b v comments yesterday regarding the subject of taking drugs to enhance (or not) one’s experience listening to music. But what about — to borrow a classic from Spacemen 3 — taking drugs to make music to take drugs to? As frontman of the Butthole Surfers for… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 6, 2013 - 3:02 pm

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It’s ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY ’80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade before that with the release of Nevermind. Round anniversaries make apt opportunities for retrospectives, and in the case of Our Band, this year ha… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Dean Ween Goes Fishing With Butthole Surfers

Avid angler Dean Ween’s been hooking fish on his online show Brownie Troop F.S. for a few months, but this must be the first time he (or anyone) went fishing in Asbury Park with the Butthole Surfers. Good times. Or, as Dean puts it: “Fishing with Butthole Surfers. It really doesn’t get any browner.” See… More »

By: brandon / August 11, 2008 - 2:40 pm