The Briefs are officially on hiatus. But the bad news for the Seattle punk band’s fans is that it may be of the permanent variety. At least that’s how it sounded recently when I caught up with singer-guitarist Steve E. Nix.
"The Briefs just aren’t doing anything," he said. "Maybe we’ve broken up. There’s just no plans. Some members moved away, and I’m concentrating on the Cute Lepers. So you never know. We may play again, or we might not. Bands aren’t supposed to go on forever."
The good news is that "Cute Lepers" thing he mentioned. That’s…