Los Angeles Times

“Artfully Bellying Up to the Bar Scene”
by Dianne Bates

Like a twisted Steve and Edie, the Tyrants can be engaging and controversial. Michael J and AbbeAbbe have been performing in L.A. for more than 10 years at clubs like Genghis Cohen, Canter’s Kibitz Room and The Garage. Unlike most other performance artists, the Tyrants have made many records and CDs and found commercial success on the dance club circuit. This is a group born on the club circuit that is riding the tide