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Free2Rock: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Published at 1:50 PM on October 5, 2012



Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Drummer Leah Shapiro chats to us
by Alice Inggs, |

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in SA
FRIDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2011 13:33

‘Synergy’ weekend ready to rock
November 22 2011 at 10:25am
Terri Dunbar-Curran

Q & A: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
By Jorge Ramis, Rolling Stone Mexico
Date: 11-22-2011

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club volvió a la Argentina (BRMC returns to Argentina)
Posted by OPENLY Rock at 12:50

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: “Nunca nos importó mucho firmar con un sello”(“We Never cared much about signing to a label”)
Publicado en November 17, 2011 a las 9:44 pm por 

BRMC Roar in to SA (added 16 Nov 2011)
Contributed by: News

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Synergy swamp-rock
by Evan Milton
*First appeared in the Cape Argus “Good Weekend” of 2011/ 11/06

HDF BRMC Interview
Posted by @ RickyBoring

Robert, Leah y Peter en Ibero.

BRMC y su show en Maquinaria: “No siempre sabemos en lo que nos estamos metiendo en los festivales” (“We do not always know what we put in Festivals”)
by Maira Cerda Carolina – 11/11/2011 – 15:47

“Subimos al escenario sin un plan” (“We go on stage without a plan”)
Posted on November 8, 2011
By Diego Gez

Cuero caliente (Hot Leather) by Martin Santoro

Otra cita con la oscuridad (Another Appointment with the Dark)
By Facundo Soler (TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011)

Robert Been en Rolling Stone Chile: “Cuando escribo no puedo escuchar nada más”
NOVEMBER 10, 2011 Posted by Miguel A. Perez

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: “Tocar en Argentina es como visitar a una ex, muy buena en la cama”
Tuesday, 08 November 2011

 – Los Inrocks
By Julian Fernandez Mouján .

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB: La entrevista. Parte 1. Parte 2.
Posteado el 1.11.20

Interview with Robert – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club 美国X档案 – HIT轻音乐 (American X-Files)

Leah Shapiro interview featured in TOM TOM Magazine (Issue 7)
posted by Armine Iknadossian on 10/15/2011

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: “No esperen el mismo show dos veces” (“Do not expect the same show twice”)
Published on October 4, 2011 at 12:01 am by guest

BRMC: “Estamos escuchando mucho Iggy Pop”
Tuesday August 23, 2011 | 18:37

Uploaded on Jul 5, 2011 reporters Jon Corbett and Stephen Noble went to see Black Rebel Motorcycle Club before their gig in Newcastle, talking through latest albums, old albums and the bullshit music scene with Richard Coulson on camera duty

Rough Sketch Magazine, posted 3/2011

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Focus on the Music, Not Debt
Posted on Dec 27th 2010 3:00PM by Linda Laban

DiS meets Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club »
by Dom Gourlay, 12:12 December 16th, 2010


Winter 2010 issue of Pulp magazine
Interview with Robert, posted by nanunanunz

Nottingham Live – NOVEMBER 24, 2010, Interview by Geri Richardson Interview (Part 1)
Uploaded on Nov 14, 2010
Very good interview. Very interesting questions. Interview (Part 2)

Spinner Interview w/Peter Hayes
Uploaded on Nov 14, 2010
After these amazing 3 songs… Interview talking about… things!

UniScreen trifft… Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Uploaded on Oct 19, 2010
Rebellion der Motorrad-Gang und der Ringtones. Von Marlon Brando inspiriert sprechen BRMC über BRMC, Erfolg und Fahrstuhlmusik.

B.R.M.C. – Tiscali Music Interview
Uploaded on Oct 17, 2010
Howl era

vienna, may 17, 2010

B.R.M.C. – Dirty Laundry Interview (Part 1)
Uploaded on Oct 17, 2010
Robert Levon Been about changing his name, his father (R.I.P.), his childhood & meeting Peter Hayes.

B.R.M.C. – Dirty Laundry Interview (Part 2)
Uploaded on Oct 17, 2010
Robert Levon Been about turning down commercials, their basement in Philadelphia, Nick Jago & new drummer Leah Shapiro.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

“Everything seems to perish”
Anja Wasserbäch, 21.11.2010 07:40 clock

Peter Hayes, Leah Shapiro und Robert Levon Been sind der Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Foto: Promo

Relevant Magazine, September/October 2010

Loving the Rough Edges
Be prepared to lose yourself while at the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club show
by Gene Armstrong, Tucson Weekly, September 16, 2010

Not Missing a Beat
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s new skinswoman immediately pounds one out
By: Tyler Davidson, Posted September 9, 2010, IE Weekly

Done All Wrong: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return to form on their latest album, as they deal with the death of Michael Been, the band’s sound mixer and father of bassist Robert Been
By DAVE GOOD, OC Weekly, Thursday, Sep 9 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Devils with a Cause
posted by queencrab on august 20th, 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Splendour 2010

Clarence Knight and Leah Shapiro, the newest member of iconic indie rock Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, talk bikie gangs, the devil, playing with rock n roll royalty and driving real fast with the windows down!

Video Interview: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Sunday, 25th July 2010 9:28AM (posted by nanunanunz)

Full interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Thursday 22 Jul 2010 11:31p.m.

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The Groove Guide, 07th-13th July 2010

Interview with Peter, posted by nanunanunz

Rebels beating the devil’s tattoo TUE, 06 JUL 2010 5:43 A.M.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Bringing the Grit and Grime to Splendour

Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Revealing Tricks
—by , March 31, 2010
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Interview – Peter Hayes of BRMC (Black Rebel Motorcyle Club)

Uploaded on Mar 30, 2010
Thanks again to Peter Hayes!

Filmed outside the House Of Blues Houston 3/20/10

Interview: Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
–Shelley Peckham, True Endeavors Blog, March 24, 2010

Swings And Roundabouts: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Robert Levon Been on his ups and downs
Posted by ClashMusic Thu, 03/06/2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic
TUE JUN 1, 2010
Host: Jason Bentley

Interview with Leah – BANG BANG BERLIN
Riding With Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – In Words

Interview: Still Hot & Sweaty In Leather, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
, Dots & Dashes

Interview: Still Hot & Sweaty In Leather, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Jessica Schnittger
FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2010

MUSIC: Pete and the gang are rebels with applause
Jonathan Geddes, 12 April 2010 09:01:12 AM

BRMC old romantics
Bang 12 April 2010 09:00 BST

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Brmc Old Romantics
by Bang Showbiz | 12 April 2010
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club admit they over romanticised England before they came to the country.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club | Make Major Moves
Posted by Michael Alan Goldber, Philedelphia Weekly, April 6th, 2010

Liner Notes: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, ‘Beat the Devil’s Tattoo’
Written by Express contributor Stephen M. Deusner, Photo by Tessa Angus
Posted By Express at 7:14 AM on April 5, 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club 

Psychosexy: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Revealing Tricks
—by Cathy A. Campagna, March 31, 2010 Interview – Peter Hayes of BRMC (Black Rebel Motorcyle Club)
Filmed outside the House Of Blues Houston 3/20/10

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are all revved up.
By Tim Barr, 28/03/2010

Devil’s Music: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return to their roots
by Norm NarvajaMarch 24, 2010

Interview: Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
–Shelley Peckham

BRMC interview w/ iAN – Part 1
Uploaded on Mar 22, 2010
Robert Been & Leah Shapiro of B.R.M.C. answer questions put to them by the worthless and swirled out iAN

BRMC Interview w/ iAN – Part 2
Uploaded on Mar 22, 2010
Swirled out with Robert and Leah in Tulsa, Oklahoma at Cain’s Ballroom, feeling like Rusty James on a whiskey cloud…

BRMC Interview w/ iAN – Part 3

BRMC Interview w/ iAN – Part 4

Long Way Down: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Beat the Devil’s Tattoo is the reverb-heavy rockers’ most cohesive LP yet.
By Bob Ruggiero Thursday, Mar 18 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Better the Devil You Know
Published on March 17, 2010 in Interviews

Rebels find heart after roaring down a rocky road

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: On the Record
Uploaded on Mar 12, 2010
Peter Hayes of BRMC on his favorite album of all time.

Fear of a Black Planet: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Talk Life and Legalities
By Adrian Covert | MOG Associate Editor

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Devils With The Best Tunes

Line-up crises, record label problems and cabin fever. Life has rarely been simple for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club as Michael Wylie-Harris learns

by Michael Wylie-Harris, first published in LondonTourdates #059 ,12th March 2010

LAist: Meet Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
By Molly Bergen in Arts & Events on March 11, 2010 4:17 PM

California blues-rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club finds redemption
By FRANCOIS MARCHAND, Vancouver Sun March 3, 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club drops Beat The Devil’s Tattoo and hits the road again
MARQUEE MAGAZINE – MARCH 1, 2010By Brian F. Johnson

Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club speaks softly, and doesn’t carry much with him
By Tuyet Nguyen March 1, 2010

Black Rebel Motorcyle Club rides into Las Vegas
Indie-rock band brings new drummer, songs to Wasted Space this weekend
By Laura Davis (contact)
Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 | 3:11 p.m.

Sixty seconds with Robert Levon Been (February 25, 2010)
by Alan Sculley

Band rolls into town at the speed of blurby Cortney Maddock Feb 24, 2010

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: beating the devil
California psych-rockers talk about their latest album and tour…and why German cops are scary
By Andy Hermann, Metromix, February 19, 2010

BRMC: Whatever happened to my rock n roll?
By Andy Tillett
Although best known for their 2001 hits ‘Love Burns’ and ‘Whatever Happened (To My Rock ‘N’ Roll) Black Rebel Motorcycle club – titled after Marlon Brando’s gang in ‘The Wild One’ – have been quietly knocking out high quality dark-tinged rock ‘n’ roll gem
Date published: 5th Feb 2010

Interview with Peter Hayes @ NAMM, Jan. 16, 2010

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Black Rebel Motorcylce Club Ready Fifth Album With New Drummer
Posted on Dec 1st 2009 10:00AM by Jolie Lash

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Gearing Up For New Releases

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Gearing Up For New Releases

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Guitar Consciousness: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Been Opens Up
Thursday, September 11, 2008
by LISA ENGELBREKTSON, Santa Barbara Independent

Despite line up change, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rides tall
Tovin Lapan, Sun, Jul 27, 2008 (4:45 p.m.)



BRMC’s full spectrum of soundBlack Rebel Motorcycle Club sometimes surprises even itself with the songs it produces
By Walter Tunis Contributing Music Critic

Soundcheck: In-depth with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Post by Shelley Peckham on 4/30/2008 1:00pm

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Slideshow and Interview

Posted by  on Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 9:24 AM

Intrepid Pitch photographer Scott Spychalski ventured to Lawrence this past Saturday to shoot Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s show at Liberty Hall. He also got to chat with front man Peter Hayes.

View a slideshow of the concert here: Go Go Gadget Slideshow.

Interview – Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
[Dentist interview, conducted April 24, 2008]

Peter Hayes, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – InterviewPosted by lusson on April 17, 2008 08:26 PM

Q&A with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Posted by Troy Reimink | The Grand Rapids Press
April 14, 2008 13:54PM

BRMC: Insanity, Booze and The Beatles

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club stops by Vlaze Studios for a chat on Rock Remedy.

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BRMC Speak Through Their MusicMusic Feature by Black Cat, November 6, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Been answers backNeala Johnson, December 28, 2007 12:00am

BRMC Returned from Exhaustion and a Break-up with a Fresh Perspective
Erik Jensen, December 28, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

ROBERT LEVON BEEN, guitarist, bassist and vocalist for garage rockers

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB, talks about the nature of reality and the philosophy of music.

JAKEB SMITH knows true happiness.

The Boys Are Back In Town

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club | 14th December 07

It’s All Rock ‘N Roll Baby; Pete From BRMC Checks In

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Interview by Liane Chan

Road works in progress…7th December 2007, 11:00 WST

Radioeins interview
Dienstag, 27. November, 14.10 Uhr


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: ‘When In Doubt, Follow The Music’
artist: black rebel motorcycle club
date: 10/31/2007

Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
October 20, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s hard road
Independent-minded rockers blaze their own music identity, hoping fans follow a path less traveled
By Bob Mehr, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee
Posted October 25, 2007 at 12:05 a.m.

BRMC gear up for first Voodoo show

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club back together, back to rock
Latest album shows off the band’s growth
Friday, October 05, 2007


Smith’s Top Festival Picks

Article Launched:10/04/2007 05:05:30 AM PDT

We Just Want To Try You
by Jeff Milo, Real Detroit Weekly
October 02, 2007

One more for the soulmate dreamers: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club interview
posted by heather @ 11:59 PM

Rock-n-Roll Rebellion
By Andrea Rizzo
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2007

Here Comes My Baby: BRMC Births a Brawler
May 10, 2007, The Portland Mercury

Soundcheck: Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Clubby Shelley Peckham on Thu, 2007-09-13 13:01.

Black Rebel Motorcyle rolls into the Bluffs on SaturdayBY NIZ PROSKOCIL, WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER

‘Rebel’ is there for a reason
Jeff Spevak, Staff music critic (September 13, 2007)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will rev things up tonight at the Ventura Theatre
By Bill Locey
Thursday, September 6, 2007

RCA Records Los Angeles is home now for members of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, but the melodic garage-rock band got its start in the Bay Area.

Read more:

Backstage at Bumbershoot: Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubSeptember 7, 2007
Frontman Peter Hayes chats Baby 81 and future plans.

Men in black: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club escape pigeonholing and survive hammer-wielding bikers

BRMC Rolls into LA10:00 PM PDT on Wednesday, September 5, 2007
By VANESSA FRANKO, The Press-Enterprise

Easy Rider: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Peter Hayes Talks Rock and Rebellion
Thursday, August 30, 2007
By Sean Mageean

Let’s Get Ready to Mumble: An Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
By Robert Collins, PopMatters, 19 August 2007

BRMC Interview
WBCN Band Camp InterviewAugust 12, 2007
Uploaded on Aug 15, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Interview – RnR Mag
Uploaded on Aug 3, 2007
The Rock N Roll Magazine met saw Black Rebel Motorcycle Club when they were visiting DK. Robert Levon Been from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club gave an interview after the concert which was played in Christania.

Uploaded on Jun 27, 2007

Uploaded on Jul 13, 2007

Uploaded on Jul 13, 2007

Toazted Video Interview

An interview with Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Monday, May 07, 2007
by Jason Newman, BaebleMusic

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Heads Up High
Written by Jon Seller
Monday, 16 April 2007

Revving Its Engine: With its fourth album, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club wasn’t ready to shift into neutral.
By Erica Landau, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
June 7 2007

Back in Black: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club returns to form with definitive, trend-nullifying fourth album, Baby 81
By Saby Reyes-Kulkarni, Broward Palm Beach New Times
Thursday, Jun 7 2007

Posted Sat Mar 31, 2007 3:06 AM
Interview with Robert

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Exclusive Interview

Grown Up Music: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rocks the free worldBy Ryan Peck, Boise Weekly

The Wild Ones: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
By Tom Matich, May 16, 2007, 19:00

BRMC’s Robert Levon Been on ‘Baby 81′
May 7, 2007

Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC)

3VOOR12 – Minder rebels BRMC speelt nu Robin Hood met reclamegeld
Robert Been: “Vroeger ruim drie miljoen dollar geweigerd”

11 mei 2007

Out of the darkness: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rebounds after a few tough turns
By Jonathan Perry, Globe Correspondent | May 25, 2007

Alternative Ulster May ’07 interview with Pete

BRMC now plays from the heart
Stylishly surly poses and stylish, yet even surlier, music were characteristic of the young Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
By:  Pop Music Critic, Published on Fri May 25 2007

Radio Free Chicago Interview: Black Rebel Motrocycle Club
Thursday, May 24, 2007

The Black Arts: [Black Rebel Motorcycle Club] May. 14, 2007
by Matt Schild

Uneasy Riders: These Black Rebels are through with the introductions.
By Eric Davidson
Published: May 17, 2007

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Interview with Peter Hayesfrom volume 02 issue 01 // Michael Rabinowitz

LiveDaily Interview: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Levon BeenMay 10, 2007 02:32 PM
by Tara Hall, LiveDaily Contributor

Cry Babies: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are bringing back the distortion, regardless of what you Jeff Inman
Music – May 10, 2007

Watch our exclusive chat with the leather clad rockers from Black Rebel Motorcycle club about their new album, the UK music scene and a new format for festivals.

The Evil Roadie: BRMC get FGDed by Eileen McSweeney

Comfort Comes interview By John Siwicki

BRMC = “Boldy Romantic Manly Children”?
Posted May 4th 2007 2:30PM by Mike Spinella

Interview: Robert Levon Been of BRMCFriday, 4 May 2007

PETER MAURITS (translated by Saskia)

By Dennis Cook

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Men In Blackby Sam Villis on 30/04/2007

Rebels With a Cause – Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBy Andrew Parks – April 2007

Video interview: Black Rebel Motorcycle Clubby Malcolm Mackenzie. Monday, April 30 2007

Interview with Robert n Peter in the May issue of PLAYMUSIC magazine

fm – Live At The Camden Crawl, Day 1

Moody? Uncommunicative? Surly? Deep seated hatred of the press? Quite possibly on drugs? Blimey, you must be a member of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club! Really though, we had a chat with guitarist Peter Hayes and he seemed very pleasant. 

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rocks again
By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer Fri Apr 27, 3:04 PM ET

Interview: Peter and Robert – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
By Suzy Sims

Peter Hayes unveils BRMC’s fourth album, ‘Baby 81′, track by track & we play you each song in full in our two part album special.

Back to Being Loud: An Interview with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:04:51
Guitarist/singer Peter Hayes talks about keeping your swagger and not selling out
– Adam McKibbin

BRMC delivers hard-rocking “Baby”
BY SUSAN VISAKOWITZ, Reuters/Billboard
Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:31pm EDT

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Heads Up HighArticle by Jon Seller, stTV

Reformed Rebels reunite
April 20, 2007

BRMC Interview
Sun Mar 11 14:53:23 2007
by Simon Webb, RoomThirteen

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club | Creating SpaceWritten by Dave Jasmon, PLAYBACK: stl
Sunday, 15 April 2007 14:01


BRMC: ‘Don’t Read, It’s Not Cool To Be Clever’
 by Sam Villis

Rebel With A CauseWords: Johnny K, page 34-35
The Fly, April 2007

Rockers get an upgrade
Apr 13 2007

BRMC’s New ‘Baby’ Arrives In Early MayJanuary 29, 2007, 11:15 AM ET
Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.

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