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Nine Minutes With Exene Cervenka of L.A. Punk Band Xnew

On January 5, I had the odd pleasure of a telephone interview with Exene Cervenka, lead singer of the quintessential Los Angeles punk band X. Founded in 1977, X combined poetic lyrics with rockabilly arrangements and eerie harmonies to create a sound no one had ever heard before.
San Antonio Current  |  Bryan Rindfuss  |  01-20-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

American History Xnew

The L.A. icons mark the spot when punk broke in Southern California.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Jim Ruland  |  04-09-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Jeff Gordinier on How 'X Saves the World'new

While many of his peers wonder how Gen X got stuck between the baby boomers and today's up-and-coming millennials generation, and how they can still make an impact on the world, he opted instead to write a book about that societal dilemma.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  04-07-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Under Their Black Sunnew

X marks the spot in punk's Cali past and a fantasized future.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Kate Izquierdo  |  12-19-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Dear Lord, You Rocknew

A downtown church that meets in a bar brings the skeptical generation to the last religion anyone expected them to like.
Metroland  |  Chet Hardin  |  04-13-2006  |  Religion

Rebel With Applause: The Belated Return of Billy Idolnew

The Phoenix talks with Billy Idol about his hits, his misses, and his new album.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Bregman  |  05-24-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Americana Idolnew

Dave Alvin maps the byways, wild lands, and roots rock of working-class L.A.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  J. H. Tompkins  |  01-26-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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