Matt Freeman

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Rancid - Marquee Theatre, Tempe - 7/24/13

    Rancid Marquee Theatre Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Seeing a 21-year-old punk band is always kind of a crapshoot. Bands like Social Distortion continue to sell out shows year after year, while groups like The Misfits, Dead Kennedys, and certain iterations of Black Flag would be better off hanging it up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Why Operation Ivy Will Always Be Better Than Rancid

    See also: Throwback Thursday: Green Day's Dookie Ronald Reagan's wars, both on drugs and against the "evil empire," made the '80s a prime time to be a punk band. The scene was ripe in California, notably in the Bay Area, as 924 Gilman Street opened and crossover genres exploded in popularity. At ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2003


    The punk icons return with renewed spunk

  • Music

    August 24, 2000


    Rancid (Hellcat)

  • Calendar

    August 14, 1997
  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    The Passion

    Joan of Arc's sonic architecture defies pop's barriers