What do you get when you have a megalomaniac, psychedelia-fixated frontman who won't let his band die? In Anton Newcombe’s case, you get The Brian Jonestown Massacre; a band sometimes derided as derivative and at others praised for restoring a sense of danger and fun to independent rock. The band has not only built a fan base from the ground up, but has built a small army of collaborators and former band members that have gone on to spawn bands of their own.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre, (often abbreviated as The BJM), were named in tribute to the late Rolling Stones guitarist. Combining his name with the famous mass suicide of a ‘70's cult provided an ironic and provocative twist. The band coalesced after Newport Beach native... Read More
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Post Psychedelic, Garage Rock, Garage Punk