Yesterday it was announced that Brian Viglione from Dresden Dolls is the new drummer for The Violent Femmes, replacing founding drummer Victor DeLorenzo.
Mona Foma curator and bass player for Violent Femmes Brian Ritchie has been honored with an APRA AMCOS Art Award recognizing his contribution to the Australian music sector as a performer, curator and mentor.August 20, 2019
Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie has been nominated for the Excellence by an Individual Award at the 2019 APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards.July 16, 2019
Mona Foma has revealed first dates for its new location of Launceston with a money-back guarantee for Southern Tasmanians.September 20, 2018
When Violent Femmes bass player Brian Ritchie migrated to Australia in 2008 he immediately began rebooting Australian culture. Those 10 years of contributions to the Australian entertainment industry have paid off with Brian receiving two nominations in the prestigious upcoming Helpmann Awards.June 18, 2018
Steve Mackay, the saxophonist who played with the Stooges along with a wide range of other artists, has died at the age of 66.October 12, 2015
MOFO will return Hobart in January with Amanda Palmer returning to the event as well as Paul Kelly with a line-up once again curated by Brian Ritchie.October 24, 2014
The Falls Festival has secured the return of the Violent Femmes for this year’s event.August 13, 2013