Dennis Diken interview in Washington Times

Dennis Diken talks to the Washington Times about the band’s past, future, signature sound, fans, and what keeps them going after 35 years.

Fans drawn to signature sound have kept The Smithereens going for 35 years

By Keith Valcourt
Special to The Washington Times
Sunday, May 31, 2015

“We understand that we have a signature sound that is created only when the members of the band hit the stage or studio and play together. This is something precious that cannot be bought, faked or imitated.”

Dennis Diken

Dennis Diken