Richie James Follin—who leads the Willowz from behind a curtain of straight, brown, past-the-shoulders hair that would not have seemed out of place on David Cassidy of the Partridge Family in 1974 or Steven McDonald of Redd Kross in 1984—is a second-generation punk. His mom, Heidi—also the Willowz' manager—was Dee Dee Ramone's art dealer, and long ago dated Henry Rollins. His stepfather, Paul Kostabi—also the Willowz' producer, and brother of noted painter Mark—did time in an early version of White Zombie and collaborated with Dee Dee on both music and canvases. For the record, Paul's style bristles with the rough energy of Basquiat, while Dee Dee's is,... More >>>