Saturday 19th August 2017,

Music

Back From Zero: To Continue a Musical Legacy for A Lost Legend

Back From Zero: To Continue a Musical Legacy for A Lost Legend

I was walking into a bar called Left Field one January night in 2017, when I first noticed Brooklyn’s Back From Zero. Arriving an hour early for a mutual friend’s set, this relatively unknown band is setting up to play. I can see them from the window outside as I enter, then moments later I [...]

August 8, 2017 Lex Pistols Music 0

Punk Rock’s New Blood: The Minor Cuts

Punk Rock’s New Blood: The Minor Cuts

Queens New York’s Minor Cuts show the world Punk’s not dead, with their violently energetic, brutally fun dominance of venue stages citywide. “Dee Dee Ramone once said in End Of The Century, “It wasn’t cool to be from Queens . . . You would lie about it if you went into Manhattan- you would tell [...]

June 7, 2013 Lex Pistols Music 4

Punk Rock Trio THE BARB WIRE DOLLS Slice up Life, Touring Their New Album “Slit” (album review and words from the band included!)

Punk Rock Trio THE BARB WIRE DOLLS Slice up Life, Touring Their New Album “Slit” (album review and words from the band included!)

If you ever questioned the notion that there is something very wrong with our current society, and that you have the power to make a difference, the new album “Slit,” by Punk Rock trio Barb Wire Dolls, will be the solidifying impetus of that thought. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the photos [...]

January 11, 2013 Lex Pistols Music 0

THE HUMAN MACHINES that are IGOR: Half electronic, Half acoustic percussion, ALL SOUL, ALL GROOVE!

THE HUMAN MACHINES that are IGOR: Half electronic, Half acoustic percussion, ALL SOUL, ALL GROOVE!

Man will ALWAYS triumph over machine. In modern life, we rely so much on technology, that it may seem like we’re at a point where we’re officially PROGRAMMED, yet machines do all the work we once did. Machines have become our consciousness: we know where our friends are at all times (Foursquare), we know what [...]

December 12, 2012 Lex Pistols Music 0

NYC band Battery One Dollar rewrites the story of the “Tortured Soul” with their Dystopian-Noir Folk Rock

NYC band Battery One Dollar rewrites the story of the “Tortured Soul” with their Dystopian-Noir Folk Rock

Lex Pistols and Danilo Parrales, lead singer of New York’s Battery One Dollar discuss Morrissey, literature, film, and Michael Jackson being inside of every child in America. When I asked lead singer of Battery One Dollar, Danilo Parrales, what genre of music they classify themselves as, he offered “Folk” initially, and then Indie, and finally [...]

November 17, 2012 Lex Pistols Music 1

Compulsive Behavior: Savoring the Taste of The Rotten Apple with NYC band The Compulsions

Compulsive Behavior: Savoring the Taste of The Rotten Apple with NYC band The Compulsions

New York band The Compulsions show you how they “Beat the Devil” after they’ve “Been Through Hell” in New York City.  Native New Yorker Lex Pistols gives you a true New York perspective on one of the LAST true NYC style Rock & Roll bands. If Alphabet City was made up of enough letters to [...]

June 26, 2012 Lex Pistols Music 0

Gone by Daylight, Here To Stay

Gone by Daylight, Here To Stay

THE FRUITS OF THE ROCK n’ ROLL TREE OF LIFE…  WHAT SEEDS ARE BEING SEWN FOR THE FATE OF ROCK n’ ROLL?  FIND OUT HERE AS NEWCOMERS GONE BY DAYLIGHT ARE SET TO TAKE OVER STAGES AND SPEAKERS EVERYWHERE!! Meet the boys, pictured from left to right: Shaanan King: Drums Eric Paquette: Lead Vocals and [...]

June 26, 2012 Lex Pistols Music 3

Dirty Names Roll Off the Tongue so Well . . .

Dirty Names Roll Off the Tongue so Well . . .

Lex Pistols gets behind the meaning of a few Dirty Names that needed inclusion to the “urban dictionary” of good ol’ Sex, Drugs n’ Rock n’ Roll. Get a general definition of Dirty Names and check out a laid back interview with classic rock newcomers The Dirty Names. I drive a certain type of car. [...]

June 26, 2012 Lex Pistols Music 0

Setting the Stage for Nothing but a Good Time with 50 Miles 2 Frequency

Setting the Stage for Nothing but a Good Time with 50 Miles 2 Frequency

Interview with front man JC of the badass band 50 Miles 2 Frequency. RIK: What was it like opening up for Bret Michaels? JC: We felt very blessed to have the opportunity to share the stage with the rock icon who influenced so many, including us. RIK: How nervous were you guys? JC: We were [...]

June 21, 2012 Rik Music 2

Musicians are Struggling. Great Moments are Captured

Musicians are Struggling. Great Moments are Captured

Deviator has the honor of spotlighting Melissa Miracolo‘s Bad Ass band photography. Not only have we met before, I’ve had the privilege of being photographed by Melissa during my short summer romance as bassist with Long Island pop/rock band, Blameshift, in 2010. I remember Melissa’s great energy and I saw the love and support she [...]

June 21, 2012 Rik Bad Assery, Music 0