Between '99 & '03 Rory was the most downloaded national act in the US. In Feb '00, he sold enough CDs to be under Eminem on Rolling Stone' Billboard Charts. After years of MTV and opening for George Thorogood, Everclear, Violent Femmes, Joan Jett, Jerry Lee Lewis and others, he left it all to became a doctor in Computational Neuroscience. Now he's back! Yup, and within a year, over 300,000 people have downloaded demo snippets and old videos. Keep tuned.
in the February 17, 2000 issue, it was no suprise. He was packing the house at CBGB's, Manny's Car Wash and alyternative hippie clubs in Village on a weekly basis. He was also dominating all the major music internet sites at the time, MySpace, MP3.com and others as seen in the links on this web page.
It began in Venice Beach. After getting signed to EMI South Africa, Leo Sayer's manager encouraged Rory to come to California. The So Ugh L.A.! songs tracks this story that leads to massive crowds on the East Coast, cd, merch and tour $$ allowed Rory to go to University.
5 o'clock traffic on the 405. Zanex and a cocaine high with former wives. It was so ugh L.A.!
Driving around in their white Rolls Royces. Hanging around in their white mink coats. It was so ugh L.A.!
Everybody trina be a movie star. Everybody trina be a rock roll star. It was so ugh L.A.!