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  • Film

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Crescent Ballroom - 6/16/2013

    Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionCrescent BallroomJune 16, 2013 It was definitely a crowd of serious fans that filled up the Crescent Ballroom last night to see NYC's Jon Spencer Blues Explosion lay down their well-oiled rock 'n' roll fury. Before the band took the stage, the collective conversation was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Yucca Tap Room's Halloween Party Features All-Star Punk Lineup

    We know there's tons of Halloween parties happening this weekend, with a little something for everyone going down. If you're spending the whole weekend at home noshing on Halloween candy and watching zombie movies, you're doing it wrong. But for fans seeking punk thrills, the Yucca Tap Room is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    You Asked For It: 80*D

    I've been pretty hard on Mesa bands in general and Mesa punk bands in particular here in our weekly You Asked For It local CD review column. It's not that I have anything against Mesa (I live there) or punk bands (I was a big fan of them in my younger years) it's just that most of the ones I've hear ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Hello, Cleveland!

    A pseudo-Michael Stipe shares what's on his MP3 player

  • Music

    October 26, 2006
  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Big Vinny & the Cattle Thieves

    "I Was a Teenage Premature Ejaculator" b/w "Black and Blue" and "Sister Sodomy" 7-inch
    (May Cause Dizziness Records)

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Glass Heroes

    Glass Heroes
    (Malt Soda Records)

  • Culture

    April 21, 2005

    Shoot 'em Up

    Tabb takes aim at new video games

  • Culture

    April 14, 2005

    Caught on Disc

    Finding ultraviolence on DVD, and old-school punk on CD

  • Culture

    February 24, 2005

    Better Read Than Dead

    Here's props to a new punk-rock book, and pans for a Dead Boys reunion

  • Culture

    February 17, 2005

    Vid Kid

    New video games and DVDs will keep you glued to the screen

  • Culture

    January 27, 2005

    Punk rock, video game, and DVD reviews

    Your weekly pop culture wrap-up

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Queens of the Damned

    Punk rock girl band Hell on Heels teeters on the brink of success

  • Music

    October 18, 2001


    To Be Somebody (Golden Seal)

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    The Black Halos

    The Violent Years (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Teenage Lobotomy

    Dee Dee Ramone doesn't wanna be sedated anymore

  • News

    August 24, 2000



  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Letters 08-10-2000

    Altar Ego, Power of Babel...

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    American Dream

    Speedbuggy USA: guns, booze, hicks and chicks

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Letters 07-20-2000

    White Heat - Balancing Act - Know Comprende - Kelley's Zeroes

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    The Wanderers

    Only Lovers Left Alive (Captain Oi!)

  • Music

    November 18, 1999

    Accidental Genius

    Bomp! Records celebrates 25 years of personal and creative craziness

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Cave Creek Dahl

    Rock 'n' roll torchbearer Jeff Dahl talks about getting clean, D.I.Y., and being big in Japan