Posts Tagged ‘smashing pumpkins’

BEFORE THE ‘DOOKIE’ HIT THE FAN: Interviewing Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt “backstage” at Lollapalooza 1994. A few months after this photo was taken, the unknown band became international superstars on the strength of the smash album, “Dookie.” The rest, of course, is multiplatinum, millionaire, rock-star history. By Metal Dave Glessner Seventeen years ago this month, I […]

You’re So Vain: Jesse Forte, Jacki Stone, Nicki Kin and JP White. Vains of Jenna returns to Texas this week. By Metal Dave Glessner The guys in Vains of Jenna made me feel like a crusty relic when they told me they grew up on Nirvana’s “Nevermind.” That album came out in 1991 while I […]