Tag Archives: CBGB

See rare footage of Queens of the Stone Age’s 1999 set at CBGB

Posted by on March 1, 2017

The music industry’s changed quite a bit in the last few years. Used to be you had to work pretty hard to find new bands, and radio airplay was one of the leading ways to find a new band. Not that radio should be discounted these days, as Metal Insider’s parent company The Syndicate still […]

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Guns N’ Roses pop-up shop in New York

Posted by on July 22, 2016

Guns N’ Roses will be playing two shows this weekend at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, and John Varvatos and Bravado have collaborated for a pop-up shop at the John Varvatos store at 315 Bowery (the former site of CBGB). There will be a launch party today from noon-2. More info here.


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Today in WTF: CBGB opening restaurant in Newark Airport

Posted by on December 21, 2015

When you think of CBGB’s, you think of a lot of things: The birthplace of punk rock in New York City, hardcore matinees, a forgettable film that came out a few years back, and of course, the Newark Liberty International Airport. Wait, what? Scratch that last one, but according to Gothamist, the infamous Bowery nightclub […]

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Check out the ‘CBGB’ trailer

Posted by on August 8, 2013

Last year, the ’80s hair metal scene got its own film, the awful Rock of Ages. Now the trailer has been launched for what could be the ’70s punk version of that, as a film based on iconic Manhattan club, CBGB, will be released on October 11. While the jury’s still out on how authentically the […]

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CBGB Fest Hardcore Show Shut Down After Stabbing

Posted by on July 6, 2012

Tonight was a night that many in the New York Hardcore community had been looking forward to for some time: the CBGB Fest show at Webster Hall featuring performances from Vision of Disorder, Cro Mags and Sick of it All. While details are still sketchy, the show has been shut down following a stabbing. According […]

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CBGBs Is On Its Way To Savannah; Extras Wanted

Posted by on June 12, 2012

As word starts to spread about the CBGB Festival, much of the interiors of the original club are literally being packed into boxes and sent to Savannah GA, where a movie is being filmed about the legendary East Village club. When CB’s closed in 2006, owner Hilly Kristal, who must have known that he was […]

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Foo Fighters Drummer To Portray Iggy Pop In CBGB Film

Posted by on June 6, 2012

While Dave Grohl is working on his own documentary, his bandmate Taylor Hawkins is making his own entrance into cinema. The Foo Fighters drummer has just signed on to play Iggy Pop in a new film about the CBGB club and its founder Hilly Kristal. Also appearing in the film, simply titled CBGB, will be […]

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More Details About The CBGB Festival And The Club’s Reopening Revealed

Posted by on May 8, 2012

Yesterday, it was confirmed that Sick Of It All, Vision Of Disorder, Cro-Mags and more were taking part of the CBGB Festival. And now an article in the New York Times not only reveals more details about the festival, but also confirms that new owners are eyeing to re-open the legendary CBGB. According to the […]

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Sick Of It All, Vision Of Disorder, Cro-Mags Taking Part In CBGB Fest

Posted by on May 7, 2012

Back in January, rumors started to spread that a multi-day festival was being held this Summer in honor of the legendary CBGB club. A few months later, a newly launched website and Sonicbids page confirmed that the CBGB Festival would indeed take place during July 4 weekend all over New York City. More details are […]

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Hey Ho! Let’s Go To The New CBGB’s

Posted by on January 26, 2012

It’s been just over five years since the last note was played at iconic New York City fixture CBGB’s. Long before the club closed, however, the East Village neighborhood that it opened in back in 1973 had been gentrifying. The club finally shut down over back rent due, and now the original site at Bleecker […]

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