Category Archives: musicians

Co-Founder of Green Day, Mike Dirnt, Announces Entry Into The Cannabis Industry

Originally published on CultureMagazine.com Bassist legend and Green Day co-founder Mike Dirnt announced on Jan. 9 his partnership with Goldenseed—a lifestyle cannabis and hemp brand based out of Santa Cruz, California, and the investment opportunities with the brand. Using sustainable farming practices, Goldenseed produces flowers, clones and extracts that are 100 percent naturally grown. According […]

High Times Greats: Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison’s birthday is December 8. To pay tribute, we’re republishing an article from the June, 1981 issue of High Times, in which Tom Baker responded to the depiction of himself and his late friend in the bestselling Morrison bio No One Here Gets Out Alive. …they shambled down the street like dingledoodies, and I […]

High Times Greats: Channeling John Lennon

John Lennon died December 8, 1980. In his honor, we’re republishing a lost interview by Paul Krassner, which originally appeared in the December, 1998 issue of High Times. December is the anniversary of John Lennon’s death, and that always makes me feel like reminiscing about him. I remember a moment of epiphany at Shea Stadium […]

Less Than Jake’s Vinnie Fiorello on his New CBD Brand, Sailor Diggen’s Finest

Many musicians slap their name on a perfume and call it a day if they want to venture into a new business, but when you’re a punk rock drummer, you go into the cannabis business and immerse yourself in it. At least, that’s what Vinnie Fiorello, drummer of iconic punk rock band Less Than Jake, […]

Hobo Johnson’s New Album Revels in Being the Outcast

Rapidly-rising artist Frank Lopes Jr., better known as Hobo Johnson, released his sophomore album today. Titled The Fall of Hobo Johnson, the record is a an interesting follow-up to the first recording, The Rise of Hobo Johnson, pursuing similar musical themes while at the same time moving into new terrain. As indicated in the album’s […]

Built to Last: Royal Trux Discuss Cannabis and Latest Album, White Stuff

Written by John Payne Their first long-player in 18 years thrusts infamous alterna-rock outlaws Royal Trux back into the public eye, and hey, it’s not exactly like they never left. No, their new White Stuff album (Fat Possum) is chockfulla the kind of ear-druggy surprises we’ve missed from these badass brutes in the intervening years, […]

Talking the Shifting Cannabis Perception with Straight Edge Community Members

Straight edge is a movement that was born out of the early ‘80s punk movement and the loss of several in the community due to various vices. Such losses included punk musicians Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols and The Germs’ Darby Crash.  In response, many in the emerging hardcore punk scene created an offshoot […]