Two years ago at age 36, our son Alvin, a professional musician, developed a rare type of bone cancer, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, that caused sudden paralysis of his legs up to his chest. Today, his cancer has returned with a vengeance, and the cancer has spread to his liver, lungs and bones! We have to act […]
According to a Press Release via Drowned In Sound, it appears that The Icarus Line have finally broken up. Founding member, Alvin DeGuzman, is also battling “a very serious form of cancer”, with his illness having a profound impact upon the band’s decision to not carry on. We felt horribly incomplete without Alvin; it felt […]
It’s been a while, and I really should have posted the following “news” about a month earlier. But I guess it’s better to be late than never… First up, The Pinster reviewed All Things Under Heaven and made the case for the album being “A dark twisted tale of American culture, aggressive, layered and a […]
With news surfacing of a “narrative feature film about LA freak out rock and roll group, The Icarus Line“, it was only appropriate that someone would try to find out a little bit more about Director Michael Grodner’s forthcoming project. And with this in mind, the co-founder of Honor Roll Productions was more than happy […]
Directed by Michael Grodner, there appears to be a new feature film being made about The Icarus Line which is currently in post-production. You can check out more information about the project over on Facebook as well as on Honor Roll – the production company set up by director Michael Grodner. Hopefully the film manages […]
Thanks to Erik Wheeldon for informing me of a really comprehensive Jubilee interview starring Aaron North, Michael Shuman and (to a lesser extent) Jeff Lynn. During the interview, topics ranged from how The Icarus Line disintegrated (before Joe Cardamone put the band back together again), Aaron starting Jubilee after leaving NIN, the recording process for […]
With my inventory of Icarus Line related magazine articles having been exhausted some time ago, it’s with great pleasure that Timothy Plevier brings to your attention an article that was published in free monthly music magazine ‘Destroy All’ (August 2003). Check it out below: If you have any articles pertaining to The Icarus Line, please […]
In light of a few “lost” Jubilee tracks being unearthed recently, here is “probably the only professional shot footage of the band live”.
A few recordings of Aaron North’s still-born Jubilee project recently surfaced on the net. Although no-one is admitting as to who was responsible, the following is still a sad reminder of what could have been. Check out the tracks below: Thanks to Stephen Leigh for informing me of the above.