For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present offer this “120 X-Ray” segment on Washington, D.C., hardcore pioneers Bad Brains that aired in 1990, a few months after the release of the band’s fourth album, Quickness. Host Dave Kendall chats up guitarist Doctor Know and bassist Darryl Jenifer.
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For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this footage of J Mascis and Murph of Dinosaur Jr being interviewed by Dave Kendall in 1991 following the release of the band’s major-label debut, Green Mind. They discuss the new album, and the stuffed-animal-starring video for lead single “The Wagon.”
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we queue up the Jan. 7, 1990, edition of “120 Minutes” for this near 4-minute “120 X-Ray” segment on Ministry. Intro’d by Dave Kendall, the “X-Ray” features bandleader Al Jourgensen about two months after the release of The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste.
For the first post-hiatus installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we roll the clocks back to an interview segment culled from an early episode, aired in 1987, that finds host Kevin Seal chatting with Justin Sullivan, the frontman of U.K. rockers New Model Army, who’s ID’d in the episode by his early-career stage name, Slade the Leveller.
We’ve posted a number of memorable clips over the years as part of our “120 Minutes” Rewind feature, but this is a true rarity: some 35 minutes of J.J. Jackson-hosted footage from the earliest-known recording of an episode of MTV’s seminal Sunday night music-video show that took viewers “two hours into the future” every week.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit The Railway Children, from which band members Gary Newby and Stephen Hull stopped by MTV to chat with host Dave Kendall in 1990 about their then-new, major-label third album, Native Place, which featured the modern-rock hit “Every Beat of the Heart.”
For this week’s installment of our “120 Minutes” Rewind series, we travel back to 1990 for this Dave Kendall interview with Tim Burgess and the late Jon Brookes of The Charlatans — or The Charlatans U.K., as they were forced to be known as in the U.S. Watch the full 7-minute “120 MInutes” segment right here.
For this week’s installment of our “120 Minutes” Rewind series, we turn to this Carolyne Heldman-hosted “120 X-Ray” that aired in 1987 following the break-up of Hüsker Dü. The four-minute segment looks back on the band’s career with live footage and pre-split interviews with Bob Mould, Grant Hart and Greg Norton.
For this week’s installment of our “120 Minutes” Rewind series, we present this “120 X-Ray” segment on former Wall of Voodoo frontman Stan Ridgway. As you can see below, the segment, which aired June 11, 1989, delves into Ridgway’s time with the New Wave act then proceeds to his solo work.
We paused the weekly “120 Minutes” Rewind feature a few months back because we’d exhausted most of the best clips available on YouTube, but, as time as passed, new finds have surfaced, including an hour-long Siouxsie and the Banshees special called “Scream Superstition.”
Been a while since we’ve done a “120 Minutes” Rewind — the pickings were getting awfully slim on YouTube — but it’s time to revive the feature, and there’s no better way to do it than with this “120 X-Ray” spotlight on the mighty Joe Strummer.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit a 1989 episode featuring an appearance by three of The Sugarcubes — Bjork, fellow singer Einar Orn and drummer Siggy Baldursson — who discuss their second album, Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week! Check out a short clip of their interview segments.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit an August 1989 episode featuring an appearance by The Dead Milkmen, who cracked wise with host Kevin Seal, read some fan mail on air and stuck around to perform a couple tunes. Check out a 15-minute reel of the band’s hosting segments, plus 2 live songs.