Essential Links for Grinder Fans


Grinder Press
(Note: Some links are now dead as news sites remove old articles.
I am updating each link as soon as I find an archived version.
Sorry for any inconvenience.)

Music man McCarty sets tone

--Calgary Herald (09/09/05)

Motor Home Hauling Band Equipment Catches Fire
--WDIV Instant Traffic (09/01/05)

Red Wings lose a little rock 'n' roll
--Grand Rapids Press (08/19/05)

Ex-Red Wing's band to perform at Cool City Celebration
--Holland Sentinel (08/15/05)
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Arts, Beats & Eats may be farewell concert for ex-Wing
--The Oakland Press (08/10/05)
McCarty to fans: Don't shed a tear
--Detroit Free Press (07/28/05)
McCarty: Detroit to always be home
--Detroit Free Press (07/26/05)
Musicians will honor late Grinder bassist
--Detroit Free Press (06/03/05)
Music therapeutic for mourning band
--London Free Press (05/20/05)
GHS Strings Artist Spotlight

NHLer McCarty's a Rocker
(Streaming Video Interview)
--The Score (04/05)
Locked-out Red Wing isn't singing the blues
--London Free Press (04/22/05)
McCarty's fire on ice translates to rock stage
--Marquette Mining Journal (04/03/05)
Darren McCarty Grinds Out Punk Tunes (03/23/05)
Red Wings’ Darren McCarty bringing rock band to area
--Hillsdale Daily News (02/26/05)
Catching fire off the ice
Downtime: My Locked Out Life...
--Sports Illustrated (01/17/05)
Detroit Red Wings' Darren McCarty
Spends The NHL Strike Rockin' Out
--ChartAttack (01/05/05)
Grinder to rock in Mount Clemens
For Thin Blue Line
--Detroit Free Press (12/17/04)
Grinder makes tracks for Olympic short films
--Detroit Free Press (12/17/04)
SKELETON - Grinder and Nova Driver Provide
Soundtrack for "My Story" short films
--United States Olympic Committee (12/16/04)
Ready to 'Grind'
--The Daily Mining Gazette (Houghton) (12/02/04)
Idled NHL star busy rocking
--Marquette Mining Journal (11/28/04)
Red Wing puts career on ice for music
--Flint Journal (10/15/04)
Interviews: His Summer Time Passion
--Jam Rag (09/03)
Wings’ McCarty grinds at Streeters tonight
--Traverse City Record Eagle (9/12/03)
Red Wing Puts His Money Where His Mic Is (8/8/03)
Grinder--Gotta Keep Movin Review (8/8/03)
Darren McCarty interview
--Score Music Magazine (5/03)
Darren McCarty's Dream World
--Northern Express (9/02)
Grinding both day and night
--Oakland Press (9/15/02)
Living Out A Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy
--Detroit Free Press (8/26/02)
On Ice or on Mike, McCarty Rocks
--Detroit Free Press (11/11/98)
McCarty on Stage Tonight, Enjoying Vocal Avocation
--Detroit Free Press (6/27/98)

Check These Out

New Novadriver CD, Deeper High,
Out Now!

  • CD Info at Small Stone Records Site

  • Deeper High Press Release (.pdf file)

  • Small Stone Records Novadriver Page

  • Metro Times Detroit Musician Info:

  • Novadriver (Includes mp3 "Shoot the Sky")
  • Walk on Water

  • Aural Innovations

  • Novadriver - "Void"
    --Issue #17 (9/01)
  • Walk on Water: The Motor City's True Madmen
  • --Issue #5 (1/99)
  • Walk On Water - "Solvent Based Melodies"
  • --Issue #4 (10/98)

    Motor City Rock
  • Tanjent Image
  • (Includes mp3s "Suranland," "Faith,"
    "One Nation" and "Anytime")
  • Happy Death Men
  • (Includes mp3s "Honor," "For Me",
    "Hearts Don't Bounce," " Lettuce March,"
    "Don't Know Why," "Happiness,"
    "La La Land" and "Between Us")

    Great Fan Sites!
    (Personally reviewed and highly recommended!)
    The Unofficial Robert Lang Website
    Sandra's Kris Draper Page

    Dawn's Boyd Devereaux Fan Page
    The Griffins of the AHL
    (Unofficial Site)
    Rae's World!
      (Chris Chelios)

    Lady Stanley
                        Welcome to all Hockey Fans!
    The Unofficial Mathieu Schneider Home Page
    Alysia's Kirk Maltby Website

    Have a site to add to the list? Email me and let me know!