To my surprise, despite doors opening at 7pm, at pm there was already a long line of people waiting to get in.
In addition, dozens of kids were hanging out by the side of the venue, which was apparently where the band’s dressing room overlooked.
It seems like just yesterday I was standing outside 924 Gilman Street with AFI/Blaqk Audio’s Davey Havok as he swooned over a blue-haired girl who had smiled at him, grabbing my arm to contain his excitement. I suppose it’s hard to believe nowadays that he’d be nervous in the presence of beautiful women but, as he wrote here and here, they liked to give him grief and his apprehension was understandable.
Not long after that episode, we were in his tiny studio apartment, giggling about one of the many racy fan letters AFI received after MRR ran their first interview (issue 137).
I had arrived in London with my new travel buddy Domo-Kun to conduct research for the novel I was working on at the time.
Heck, after our lives diverged sometime in the late ’90s, I had no idea they had outgrown small punk rock shows until I saw them perform again in 2003 during their tour.“Despite there being focus on that chaos within the content of what I was creating, it allowed for an escape, which was a strange dichotomy.es that question and the dubiousness that I seem to exude has given people something -- not simply gossip or whether God is going to smite them for liking our band, but actually they've found strength and become more comfortable with who they are as a person. It's a wonderful side effect of what we're doing, to give someone the strength to come out of the closet to their family, or simply present themselves aesthetically in a way they feel happy with, whether or not their friends are going to be allowed to like them anymore. However, since I've made posts like this repeatedly over the years and people still refuse to believe he's not gay, I guess we'll have to keep hearing about it ad infinitum. It explains the makeup, his style, and always changing his look. In anticipation of their "embarrassingly dark" new album, singer Davey Havok and guitarist Jade Puget swung by Fuse to discuss drag queen names and other personal secrets in a new Intimate Interview.When asked what he would name his hip hop alter ego, Havok demurred and opted to reveal his name if he ever creates a drag queen persona: Andi Cane, specifically with an "I." The punk frontman also admitted his most irritating habit to others: "I have an oral fixation.