TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 25
FEAR Frontman Lee Ving Talks Hardcore Punk and John Belushi
Lee Ving is the frontman and rhythm guitar player of legendary Los Angeles punk band, FEAR. In addition to his landmark blending of blues, jazz, and punk aggression, Ving is an actor that has appeared in many landmark films. He continues to perform and is at work on an autobiography.
Lee Ving of FEAR talks about punk rock, blues, wild times on SNL and the Decline of Western Civilization in this uncensored interview. The unlikely musical influences that informed the anti-political correct presentation of the band, his friendship with John Belushi, and why the other bands in LA were not up to snuff is shared, plus the musical lessons Ving got from Chicago blues and jazz theory, and how he claimed to cause hundreds of thousands of damage to 30 Rockefeller center is shared on Harper Simon’s Talk Show.