Thomas Peake

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  • 16 years ago | Music News

    Even for those who were more into Speed Racer and Toughskins than the Sex Pistols when they invaded America, there was a time when the prospect of stage-diving into middle age wasn't so far-fetched. But the problem with so much punk rock (Suicidal...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    For the unwitting punk-rock aesthete, happening upon Sweep the Leg Johnny in a crowded dive bar can be startling. The four unassuming lads from Chicago who make up the band crank out an intense, immense saxophone-fueled brand of post-punk that doe...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    The scene is a self-serve copy shop on Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, the time is several years ago and the protagonist is Wesley Willis, beloved local icon. Willis is built like a Sasquatch (he's six feet four inches tall and weighs more than 300 p...