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Common Rider

Common Rider



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Hometown: Berkeley, CA (USA)

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The first project from former Operation Ivy vocalist Jesse Michaels. After a ten year hiatus from music, Michaels formed the band with bassist Mass Giorgini, and drummer Dan Lumley.

The band, who took a distinctly gentler ska sound than the legendary Operation Ivy, released a handful of records and a posthumous split with labelmates Against All Authority.

After splitting up in 2004, Michaels resurfaced once more to form an art showcase called Dynaformer.

Related Bands

Classics of Love, Even In Blackouts, Jesse Michaels, Operation Ivy, Squirtgun

Reviews

Against All Authority / Common Rider Split

Against All Authority / Common Rider

Split (2005)

Hopeless

Common Rider This is Unity Music

Common Rider

This is Unity Music (2002)

Hopeless

Common Rider This Is Unity Music

Common Rider

This Is Unity Music (2002)

Hopeless

Common Rider live in Portland, OR

Common Rider

live in Portland, OR (2002)

live show

Common Rider Thief in a Sleeping Town [7 inch]

Common Rider

Thief in a Sleeping Town [7 inch] (2001)

Lookout!

Common Rider Last Wave Rockers

Common Rider

Last Wave Rockers (2000)

Panic Button

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Interviews

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Jesse Michaels (Common Rider/Operation Ivy)

Saturday, November 9, 2002 at 11:19 PM (EST)

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Jesse Michaels (Common Rider/Operation Ivy)

Friday, March 14, 2003 at 4:06 PM (EST)

Interviews: We'll Do It Live: Jesse Michaels
Tonight's "We'll do it Live," where we give our readers the opportunity to engage in a live question and answer session with a variety of artists, features Jesse Michaels of Classics of Love, Operation Ivy, and…
September 04, 2013
Interviews: Jesse Michaels We'll Do It Live (TONIGHT)
Tonight (not now!) Jesse Michaels of Classics of Love, Operation Ivy, and Common Rider will be hanging out for our next…
September 04, 2013
Interviews: Read an excerpt from Jesse Michaels' (Op Ivy/Classics of Love) new book 'Whispering Bodies'
Today, we're excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from Whispering Bodies: A Roy Belkin Disaster, the new novel from Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy, Common…
August 29, 2013
Interviews: Jesse Michaels (Op Ivy/Classics Of Love) to release book next month
Jesse Michaels, frontman of Operation Ivy, Common Rider and Classics Of Love, has announced…
August 06, 2013
Media: Classics of Love: 'Classics of Love'
Classics of Love, the new project from Jesse Michaels (Operation Ivy, Common Rider), are streaming their self-titled debut via…
February 14, 2012
Interviews: Jesse Michaels (Classics of Love)
Jesse Michaels is back and he's gone hardcore. Although the East Bay native was the lyrical mastermind behind extremely influential ska-punk band Operation Ivy, after the band collapsed in 1989, he seemed to fade from public view.…
February 01, 2012
Tours: Classics of Love / Mike Park / Bomb The Music Industry! (east coast)
Classics of Love, the latest band fronted by Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy and Common Rider, has announced three tour dates on the east coast for March.…
January 20, 2012
Tours: Classics of Love Announce Release Date of Debut LP
Asian Man Records has updated their website and put a definite release date for the debut Classics of Love LP. The album is is set to be released on…
December 05, 2011
Media: Classics of Love: "Dissolve"
Asian Man Records has posted a new song from Classics of Love to the label's Facebook page. You can check out the song…
November 10, 2011
Media: Classics of Love enter studio
Classics of Love, the latest project from Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy and Common Rider, has entered the studio to begin work on their debut full-length. The…
August 23, 2011

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