Posts Tagged ‘john stabb’

Government Issue’s John Stabb Battling Stomach Cancer (UPDATE)

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover his medical costs.

Arts Roundup: Nothing Keeps a Punk Down Edition

Plus: 9:30 Club is getting its own musical variety show on PBS.

Photos: Old Punks Playing Acoustic Songs @ Rock and Roll Hotel

One of the events commemorating the seventh anniversary of the Rock & Roll Hotel last week included a Saturday show called simply "Old Punks Playing Acoustic Songs." For a bunch of old punks—John Stabb of Government Issue (with Derrick Baranowsky of Stabb's current band, History Repeated); Kepi Ghoulie of Groovie Ghoulies, and Kevin Seconds of 7 [...]

Photos: History Repeated @ Velvet Lounge

John Stabb is best known as the leader of Government Issue, one the more fondly remembered bands from D.C.'s first generation of punk rock. That group still reunites from time to time, but Stabb has led other ensembles since G.I.'s original run.
Stabb's latest project is History Repeated, which was called Sleeper Agent! until recently. At the band's [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 2: John Stabb

Second in a series of 6 articles, movie buff John Stabb of G.I. on his favorite film and show of 2008.
Best film: Iron Man. Surprisingly a far better comic book superhero story than the latest Batman one, The Dark Knight (even though Heath Ledger's wonderful portrayal of The Joker was creepy-crawly cool!) which could've been [...]