Music: Joe Lally

One band’s hiatus is another man’s overbooked schedule.That could be the mantra of Fugazi bassist Joe Lally. Since the Post-Hardcore/Punk band announced a break in the action seven years ago, Lally has been working relentlessly on a variety of projects,

One band’s hiatus is another man’s overbooked schedule.That could be the mantra of Fugazi bassist Joe Lally. Since the Post-Hardcore/Punk band announced a break in the action seven years ago, Lally has been working relentlessly on a variety of projects. He started by forming Decahedron with former Frodus members Jason Hamacher and Shelby Cinca, releasing an EP and an album. He subsequently joined Red Hot Chili Pepper guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Josh Klinghoffer for the Ataxia project, which resulted in a pair of releases.

But before the second Ataxia album was released, Lally was already exploring a solo direction, doing solo gigs accompanied by a laptop, which eventually led to his debut solo album, 2006’s There to Here. The following year, Lally released his second album, Nothing is Underrated, and began touring in a guitar/bass/drums format with a rotating cast of bandmates, hitting the U.S., Europe and South America.

He plays the Southgate House Parlour. Read Brian Baker's interview with Lally here.

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