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The Coathangers – “Sex Beat” (The Gun Club Cover)

Atlanta garage punks the Coathangers have a giddy and hectic and erratic sound that belongs entirely to them. But on a new split single with labelmates These Arms Are Snakes, they’re taking on another band’s style. On that split, the Coathangers cover “Sex Beat,” a song from dark, rockabilly-infused L.A. punk originals the Gun Club. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 3, 2014 - 3:21 pm

Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, & Thurston Moore – “Nobody’s City” (The Gun Club Cover)

A key part of the early L.A. punk scene, the Gun Club brought a sort of dessicated blues glamor to the scene where hardcore was being born. A new tribute album called Axels & Sockets will honor the band and its late frontman Jeffrey Lee Pierce by collecting tracks from the Jeffrey Lee Pierce SessionsMore »

By: Tom Breihan / May 2, 2014 - 10:23 am

Nick Cave & Debbie Harry – “The Breaking Hands”

For The Journey Is Long, a forthcoming benefit tribute compilation dedicated to the late Gun Club frontman Jeffrey Lee Pierce, two of Pierce’s better-known contemporaries have gotten together to cover one of the Gun Club’s songs. Nick Cave and Debbie Harry previously covered Pierce’s “Free To Walk,” and now they’ve taken on the Gun Clu… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 20, 2012 - 3:52 pm