Detroit Rock | Musicosity

Detroit Rock

John Sinclair

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941 in Flint, Michigan, United States) is a Detroit poet, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leader of the White Panther Party from November 1968 to July 1969. He was jailed in 1969 after giving two joints of marijuana to an undercover narcotics officer. His case received international attention when John Lennon performed at a benefit concert on his behalf in 1971.

Artist Type: 

Beggars

Beggars was a mid-90s band from the US that had members who would later become founders of Better Than Ezra and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Their debut albut, self-titled, was produced by Michael Been (of The Call) and released in 1996. The band dissolved soon afterwards. Another, later, Beggars (prev. A Beggar's Opera) are a four piece band from Reading, UK featuring frontmen and brothers Justin and James Girdler along with Daniel Webb and Daniel Stargatt.

Artist Type: 

Hoss

Hoss is a hard rock band based in Melbourne, Australia. One of a string of 90s hard rock bands on Melbourne's Dog Meat Records that included the Powder Monkeys and Splatterheads, Hoss was primarily a vehicle for the songs of front man, Joel Silbersher. Silbersher also makes solo records, collaborated with guitarist Charlie Owen under the name of Tendrils and tours as a backing musician with acts such as Tex Perkins and the Dirty Three.

Artist Type: