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Tag Archives: Hilly Kristal

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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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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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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