The Intranets (it's a series of tubes—look it up) is reporting that Sublime With Rome drummer Floyd “Bud” Gaugh has quit the band. Now, before people freak out and burn all their Sublime With Rome merchandise, there is a sweeter, softer side to this story that has nothing to do with turmoil or the unnecessary […]
Butthole Surfers' Paul Leary on Sublime With Rome: '[Rome]'s Going to Make it With or Without Sublime'
A few months ago I talked to Paul Leary for our story on Bradley Nowell's death anniversary. Leary produced Sublime's eponymous major label debut. Since Leary also produced Yours Truly, Sublime with Rome's forthcoming album (out July 12), the conversation obviously gravitated toward the new album and comparisons between Rome Ramirez and Bradley Nowell. Leary […]
Click here to read the first part of this feature—father Jim Nowell and widow Troy remember Bradley Nowell, son, husband, band mate, mentor, friend. BUD GAUGH: 'I Think About Brad Every Day, Regardless of Where I Am At' Sublime's origins were as effortless and as intrinsic to Long Beach as their music was. […]
Check out a slideshow of the Sublime with Rome concert here! Sublime with Rome July 30, 2010 Orange County Fair – Pacific Amphitheater The Show: Orange County and the rest of the world was robbed when Sublime singer Bradley Nowell overdosed in 1996 just two months shy of the band's multi-platinum, self-titled release. Fifteen years later, […]
BUY THE SUBLIME VANHow much of a Sublime fan are you? Get an original relic from the original lineup: For just $19,000, you could buy the original Sublime tour van on eBay. The seller’s page says it was used throughout their career, shown on album covers and mentioned in songs such as “All You Need” […]
WHAT’S NOT TO LIKE?It’s tempting to hate on LA’s The Like, who played Alex’s Bar on Feb. 28. The group features four attractive young women, with three original members born into the music business (parents: a former Geffen A&R man, producer and a drummer for Elvis Costello, respectively). Those kind of connections probably—okay, definitely—helped the […]