Growing up, Piers Brown enjoyed many "special occasions," as his artist father liked to call them. Huddled around a bonfire, the Brown family got toasty to the crackling of Dad's labored-over yet unfinished, unsold paintings. As the frontman for Costa Mesa band the Blue Whales, Brown now understands this dramatic gesture as a talented thirtyish musician with a wait-and-see attitude... More >>>
The Blue Whales fend off their fan base. Photo by Darkman.