For a half-dozen years, Dallas Green did double
duty in two very different musical projects. He was the guitarist, keyboardist
and a main songwriter in Alexisonfire, a post-hardcore band playing
Relations are no longer "Frosty" between Ritchie and Gano
By Evan Rytlewski
It ended with an argument over Wendy's. Milwaukee's Violent Femmes had been playing together for nearly 30 years, but that shared history wasn't enough to keep them together in the wake one of the fast-food giant's ad campaigns, which used the Femmes' iconic "Blister in the Sun" with the permission of guitarist Gordon Gano but not bassist Brian Ritchie. Incensed by that commercial, Ritchie sued Ga...