More than 28 years after being banned from “Saturday Night Live” — reportedly over a drunken and profane performance — The Replacements will return to NBC’s famed 30 Rockefeller Center next week to perform as musical guests on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”
Tag: Saturday Night Live
Tonight’s “Saturday Night Live” season finale was notable for its final appearances by a number of soon-to-be-former castmembers, including, in all likelihood, Fred Armisen, who reprised his Ian Rubbish punk character with a live band that included Kim Gordon, Steve Jones, J Mascis, Carrie Brownstein, Aimee Mann and more.
Exactly 20 years ago tonight, Sinead O’Connor largely derailed what had been a promising career when she appeared on “Saturday Night Live” and, in the most infamous of her many controversial acts, tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II while urging viewers to “fight the real enemy.”
Thirty-three years ago tonight, Elvis Costello & The Attractions staged one of the more infamous stunts in ‘Saturday Night Live’ history, pulling the plug on their label-approved song ‘Less Than Zero’ less than 10 seconds in and instead ripping through ‘Radio Radio.’
Today we mark the birthday of Paul Simonon — he’s turning 55 — with this performance of The Clash bassist’s signature tune, ‘The Guns of Brixton,’ filmed April 25, 1980, for the band’s second-ever U.S. television appearance on ABC’s late-night comedy show ‘Fridays.’
Eighteen years ago tonight, Sinead O’Connor largely derailed what had been a promising career when she appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ sang Bob Marley’s ‘War’ and tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II while urging viewers to ‘fight the real enemy.’ Watch the whole performance here.
Returning to American TV for the first time in 30 years, The Specials last night performed their 1979 single ‘A Message to You, Rudy’ on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ — and a second tune, ‘Little Bitch’, exclusively for the show’s website.
Here’s video of Jane’s Addiction — with Flea subbing for Eric Avery — rehearsing “Chip Away” for the band’s Nov. 8, 1997, appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” In the end, Jane’s only played one song that night, “Jane Says.”
U2 took a short break from the North American leg of its 360° Tour to return to the “Saturday Night Live” stage last night, performing […]