Fresh off their SXSW stint in March, the Von Bondies transfer the energetic yelps and punk-blues ambience from their acclaimed Pawn Shoppe Heart to the stage, rolling out forgotten gems from their back catalogue, including “It Came From Japan” from 2001’s White-produced Lack of Communication. More exciting, though, were cuts from the recent We Are Kamikazes EP, previews of the band’s third full-length album Love, Hate, and Then There’s You due this fall.
Music: Live Show Reviews [Von Bondies (5/23/08)]
The Von Bondies: May 23 @ Safari Sam's
By John Ochoa
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It’s sometimes hard to tell whether the Von Bondies are famous, or infamous for that matter, for the right reasons. From frontman Jason Stollsteimer’s much-publicized brawl with main White Stripe Jack White to landing a coveted theme song slot for FX TV drama “Rescue Me,” the Von Bondies have caught as many headlines for their music as they have for their scandals.
Article posted on 6/4/2008
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