Category: Classic Slicing Up Eyeballs

Hoop dreams: Guy Picciotto of Fugazi and Rites of Spring makes NBA jumbotron cameo

Hoop dreams: Guy Picciotto of Fugazi and Rites of Spring makes NBA jumbotron cameo

We here at Slicing Up Eyeballs HQ are, admittedly, not fans of sport, but were nevertheless duly impressed to see the jumbotron operator at a Washington Wizards basketball game this past week throw the camera onto local fan Guy Picciotto, an icon of D.C.’s post-hardcore scene after his pivotal role in both Rites of Spring and Fugazi.

R.E.M. carefully avoids actual reunion as all 4 members play Peter Buck’s wedding

R.E.M. carefully avoids actual reunion as all 4 members play Peter Buck’s wedding

There very well could have been a full-fledged R.E.M. reunion in Portland, Ore., on Saturday night as all four members of the defunct college-rock superstars performed after Peter Buck’s wedding. But, by all appearances, they managed to avoid such headlines, just barely, by not actually sharing the stage together.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: PiL’s John Lydon in Tijuana with Dave Kendall — 1992

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: PiL’s John Lydon in Tijuana with Dave Kendall — 1992

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to 1992 for a walk through Tijuana, Mexico, with John Lydon and host Dave Kendall. This appears to actually be an MTV news piece, likely repackaged from segments produced for a July 1992 episode of “120 Minutes” that featured the Public Image Ltd. frontman as co-host.

Roger O’Donnell: Recording of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ a ‘happy, jokey’ time

Roger O’Donnell: Recording of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ a ‘happy, jokey’ time

Tweet Despite the dour material, recording The Cure’s epic Disintegration album was a “very happy and jokey” time for the Robert Smith-led band, recalls former […]

Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

To mark last week’s release of New Tales to Tell: A Tribute to Love and Rockets, Slicing Up Eyeballs caught up with that band’s frontman, […]