Rancid at The Irving Plaza
Aug26

Rancid at The Irving Plaza

Rancid, Big D and the Kid’s Table Irving Plaza August 15, 2008 Rancid took the stage a week or so ago for a five day stint at New York’s prestigious Irving Plaza (only fools call it the Fillmore). It’s been a few years since Rancid’s last visit to the Big Apple, and this time they packed in a larger venue and brought a ton of legendary bands with them–Bloodclot, Sick of it All, Madball. Alas, I got the...

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Mick Jones and Carbon Silicon  at Asbury Lanes
Apr09

Mick Jones and Carbon Silicon at Asbury Lanes

Carbon/Silicone April 2, 2008 Asbury Lanes, New Jersey This is an open letter to anyone that is still bitching and moaning that they never got to see Joe Strummer or the Ramones. GO SEE MICK JONES BEFORE HE DIES. Not that he’s going anywhere soon, but at the rate that John Rotten keeps getting healthier and heroes like Johnny Cash die…Well, you get the picture. And boy, does Mick Jones still kick ass. Life In A Bungalo...

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Young Werewolves “Cheat the Devil”
Mar30

Young Werewolves “Cheat the Devil”

Young Werewolves “Cheat the Devil” www.theyoungwerewolves.com Out of the grindhouse and onto the radio, the Young Werewolves fire on all cylinders with silver bullets blazing and fangs bared. This band of punky surf rockers pummel the listener to oblivion with 14 infectiously catchy numbers about horror movies and Hollywood babylon. Every song on “Cheat the Devil” is a keeper. The production sound is pure...

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Bad Religion Acoustic on KROQ

Epitaph just sent out a link to a fantastic performance by Bad Religion on KROQ. It’s just Brett, Brooks, and Greg performing three songs on acoustic guitars and a...

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Less Than Jake Reissues Classic Records
Feb16

Less Than Jake Reissues Classic Records

Less Than Jake “Pezcore” “Goodbye Blue & White” “Losers, Kings, and Things…” Sleep It Off Records Growing up, I was never a big fan of Less Than Jake. Part of it was my hatred towards ska and the huge ska resurgence that took place in the mid-’90s. Part of it was my disdain for horns. Either way, I never took much interest in the band of Floridians and they kinda fell off my radar...

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