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Alice Bag, Blueprint
Bush Tetras, Take the Fall
May 17, 2018 | by | No Comments | Read →

Punk rock was still genuinely dangerous as the ‘70s melted away into the ‘80s. Even in major cities like Los Angeles and New York, being a punk meant being...


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Album Reviews

Alice Bag, Blueprint
Bush Tetras, Take the Fall
Alice Bag, Blueprint Bush Tetras, Take the Fall

Punk rock was still genuinely dangerous as the ‘70s melted away into the ‘80s. Even in major cities like Los Angeles and New York, being a punk meant being...

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What’s the Rumpus?

Johnny Marr
Gramercy Theatre, New York, May 31
Johnny Marr Gramercy Theatre, New York, May 31

While his former songwriting partner in The Smiths has continued to grab most of the headlines—most recently...

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Past Perfect

Scream
NMC17
Scream NMC17

It’s impossible to discuss No More Censorship without pointing out that Dave Grohl was the drummer, though there are many popular misconceptions that...

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Biblio Files

Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History
by Tony Rettman
Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History by Tony Rettman

Tony Rettman is an experienced documentarian of hardcore, the angry successor to punk rock that emerged in the ‘80s....

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Something Wicked

Witch Mountain
Witch Mountain
Witch Mountain Witch Mountain

It was a shock when Uta Plotkin left Portland doomsayers Witch Mountain in September of 2014. The vocalist had become nearly synonymous with the...

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