Wednesday, September 19
Now that was a real pit.
It seems every touring rock act with a GA floor in front of them has one now. Hell, kids will swirl and crowdsurf in front of Evanescence these days, but last night's floor wasn't about old-schoolers showing up the youth. It was about a p ... More >>
Even without considering his most recent band, OFF!, Keith Morris' punk rock credentials would be secure. Best known as the original singer for Black Flag and the founding member of the Circle Jerks, Morris has been at the forefront of the American hardcore and punk experience for the better part of ... More >>
Fun Fun Fun Fest, which is set for November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores, will be releasing their lineup next month, and we've already got a few guesses as to who might be on the list.
In the meantime, you can enter to win tickets by guessing who you think will be on the lineup of the seventh annual f ... More >>
Bro Fest 2012
Sunday, March 18
Five years in the making, Parade of Flesh's Bro Fest doesn't seem to show any signs of wear. Sunday's overcast morning only helped set the stage for a full day of growling, screaming and headbanging spread across three stages and twelve hours. As I approache ... More >>
Off!From the Raymond Pettibon album art, which invokes his classic album covers for his brother Greg Ginn's band, Black Flag, to the thundering downstrokes, rubbery machine gun rhythms and brash spirit, Off! is a time machine to the early days of West Coast punk. And the band boasts two illu ... More >>
There wasn't a more offensive punk band in the early '80s than The Meatmen. Even in a market cluttered by hardcore bands popping up in droves in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., the Lansing, Michigan, band, led by Tesco Vee (a third grade teacher born Robert
Vermeulen), distinguished itself wit ... More >>
You can do it, put your stinger into it.South by Southwest is a static thing -- both in theory and in practice. It's a chance for bands to fans to see the established acts they've been wanting to see and for new, up-and-coming acts to try and make names for themselves. And that latter part very m ... More >>
Trash TalkIt's always a great thing when the best band on a lengthy bill is not the headliner. One, you usually can get up front and check out the action. And, two, you might not have to stay out so late. Of course, the shows start pretty early at The Prophet Bar, so perhaps that second thing won ... More >>
Jesse HugheyMonotonix singer Ami Shalev in a rare calm moment during his band's set at "Mess With Texas" in Austin's Waterloo Park Saturday. And yes, that's the same microphone he shoved up his ass earlier in the set.I've read again and again what a spectacular display Monotonix's live show is and f ... More >>