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The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities
MC5 leader rolls five books into one
"...reason for the four-layer title here. Leader of the MC5 (1964-72), Wayne Kramer led several lives beyond the fire-breathing..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Johnny Toxic
"...PANEL: "THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MC5"..."

March 26, 1999 Music Feature

MC5 The Big Bang! Best of the MC5 (Rhino)
Reissues
"...MC5The Big Bang! Best of the MC5 (Rhino) Nostalgic books..."

May 19, 2000 Music Review by Jeff Mccord

Wayne Kramer Still Kicks Out the Jams
MC5 founder talks politics, prison, and the art of double guitar solos
"...Wayne Kramer, the MC5’s founder, bandleader, and guitarist, now christens that record’s golden..."

Sept. 24, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

DKT/MC5
Live shot
"...DKT/MC5Emo's, June 25..."

July 2, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Beethoven to Beyoncé
SXSW Music panels – topics over talent. Except they're also star-studded.
"...stage to dais. Jefferson Airplane engine Jorma Kaukonen and MC5 overdrive Wayne Kramer fill such slots here, a reboot..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Feature by The Music Staff

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...some quarters, but is aping the Stooges and the MC5 ever a bad idea? Sub Pop doesn't think so...."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Good Show
It was a good year -- not a great one -- for the Toronto International Film Festival.
"...Another fascinating documentary, titled MC5: A True Testimonial, relates the story of the rise..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dancing About Architecture
Emo's turns 10.
"...No Sucka MC5..."

July 19, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
Get into your pre-ACL groove with these live music picks
"...acts through town and this year is no different. MC50, Jay Rock, the Growlers, and more stop by before..."

Sept. 27, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Witness a Live Duel!
Metallic heshers test Electric Church’s new mobile studio
"...Tom Frank: Yes and no. The MC5 had great studio albums, but you don’t fully appreciate..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Top 40 Vices Playlist
A walk on the wild side with songs of the seven deadly sins
"..."Teenage Lust," MC5 Recorded with future Springsteen svengali Jon Landau for Back..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Gimme Danger
Welcome to the fun house
"...context. Like their “big brother band,” Detroit’s politically revolutionary MC5, the Stooges were birthed from the eroding American dream..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Being Alice Cooper
Detroit legend’s six degrees of separation from all rock
"...was like that too, with the Stooges and the MC5 and Alice Cooper. This was before we were all..."

Aug. 17, 2016 Music Post by Bryan Rolli

Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock & Roll in America's Loudest City
Detroit just wants to rock & roll all night
"...trust a guy who didn't get high?" wonders early MC5 Svengali John Sinclair about Ted Nugent, whose Amboy Dukes,..."

June 21, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Thursday Showcases
"...John Lee Hooker and Motown, through the Stooges and MC5's proto-punk assault, to techno's invention and the White Stripes-led..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Grunge, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Seger, The Rolling Stones, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
'Picture book of people with each other'
"...Urge Overkill shot glinting a Vegas ghost of the MC5's Back in the USA LP cover steam room...."

Dec. 4, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Hot Mommas Rockin'
The Moaners and the Paybacks get all greasy and bluesy.
"...and slide electric and the Paybacks are straight up MC5 ... not MC-505, but 5. Period. You might say..."

March 16, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...punk/metal mash with the unstoppable hyperactive intensity of the MC5 and Bad Brains. Gearhead releases their first album, appropriately..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...of sloppy rock & roll skronk, with plenty of MC5/garage influences to be heard. Their self-titled Estrus release was..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

The D4
Music showcase
"...to their most obvious antecedents, Radio Birdman and the MC5. Let's try a different approach then. What's soul music..."

March 14, 2003 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Kickin' Out the Jams
"...Costello & the Attractions, the Dells, Kraftwerk, Lynyrd Skynyrd, MC5, the Police, Righteous Brothers, Sex Pistols, the Patti Smith..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Streetwalkin' Cheetahs
Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...X) L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs have become infamous for their MC5/Stooges-inspired live performances where every last drop of sweat is..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

From Here to Eternity
The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do
"...steps toward punk, naming among their influences the Stooges, MC5, and New York Dolls, and in the process acquiring..."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Let It Rock
Rock & Roll Books Spring 2000
"...feeling of being cheated led Bangs to pan the MC5's Kick Out the Jams in his first Rolling Stone..."

March 17, 2000 Books Feature by Greg Beets

Desert Island Discs
"...9. MC5, Back in the USA (Atlantic)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Against the Grain
A profile of Bad Livers bassist Mark Rubin
"...shared some musical vocabulary -- names like Richard Hell, MC5, and Roky Erickson...."

Nov. 5, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Reissues
Los Zafiros
"...Flamingo was recorded shortly after the band shared an MC5/Stooges bill at Detroit's Grande Ballroom, and the resulting infusion..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Music Feature

SXSW Record Reviews
Built to Spill
"...heavy industry and revolution that fueled the Stooges and MC5. Their version of the MC5's "Looking at You" might..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

16 Punk Rock Bands to Slam Into at SXSW
"...Smith's Dadaist lyricthink with a No Wave take on MC5...."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

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