Issue #107 May 2016

Issue #107 May 2016Innocent Words Issue #107 May 2016


INNOCENT WORDS ISSUE #107 May 2016 COVER STORY: Tanya Donelly: Setting The Swan Free

Anthrax: Charlie Benante: Is The Law
Baby In Vain: For the Kids
John Craigie: All Around Stand Up Guy
Luther Dickinson: Living the Legacy
Grayling: Lexi Campion’s New Education
Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts: Take Two
Slingshot Dakota: Taking the Leap of Faith


Innocent Words Blues Series: Remembering Robert Leroy Johnson: May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938
Innocent Words Blues Series: Remembering Big Joe Turner: May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985
Innocent Words Blues Series: Remembering Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone “Walker: May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975

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Aloha: Little Windows Cut Right Through (Polyvinyl)
Cheap Trick: Bang, Zoom, Crazy, Hello (Big Machine)
Gabe Dixon: Turns to Gold (Tone Three)
Daniel Goodman: Keys to the Kingdom (Self-Released)
Half Japanese: Perfect (Joyful Noise)
Chris Lord and Cheatin’ River: Headlong, Head Strong (Self-Released)
MODOC: Automatic and Voluntary (ZMG)
Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts: Heavy Metal (Rotown)
Iggy Pop: Post Pop Depression (Loma Vista)
Ra Ra Riot: I Need Your Light (Barsuk)
Rosu Lup: Is Anything Real (Self-Released)
Al Scorch: Circle Round the Signs (Bloodshot)
Up the Chain: The Prison Break (Self-Released)
Wire: Nocturnal Koreans (Pinkflag)

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Jeff Buckley: You and I (Columbia/Legacy)
The Feelies: Only Life, Time for a Witness [reissues] (Bar None)
Jeff Healey: Heal My Soul (Provogue)

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Linton + Stewart/The Aislers Set: Split 7” (Emotional Response)
Supermoon: Playland 7″ (Mint Records)
Jon Patrick Walker: People Going Somewhere 12” (Walksly Songs)

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Let’s Go to Hell: Scattered Memories of the Butthole Surfers by James Burns (Cheap Drugs)
Punk Rock Entrepreneur: Running a Business without Losing Your Values by Caroline Moore (Microcosm Publishing)

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The Dicks: From Texas (MVD Visual)
Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2 (Cinedigm)
Bridge of Spies: starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda (DreamWorks)
Bride of the Re-Animator: starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Fabiana Udenio, Claude Earl Jones, Kathleen Kinmont (Arrow/Wild Street)
Dillinger: starring – Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Harry Dean Stanton, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss (American International Pictures)
Hot Pursuit: starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Robert Kazinsky, Jim Gaffigan (MGM)
Room: starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Tom McCamus, William H. Macy (Element Pictures)
The Stuff: starring – Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Scott Bloom Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello (Larco Productions/Arrow Films)

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