Tim Armstrong

  • 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 >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    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 >>

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    July 15, 2009

    Rise Against: Nazi Wingnuts or Just Plain Lazy?

    Jessica TestaRise Against at Mesa Amphitheater. See more shots in this Rise Against slide show.If you thought skinhead punk was a fringe phenomenon occurring only in clannish groups like the one depicted in American History X, think again. Chicago punk act Rise Against appeared to send a clear mess ... More >>

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Pink, Damone

    I'm Not Dead
    (La Face)

    Out Here All Night

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    August 4, 2005

    Suicide Machines

    Ride to mansions of glory in them

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    January 29, 2004

    Washboard Confessional

    Holy saccharine. Absolve this man of his sinful affection for pop-punk.

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    December 11, 2003


    The punk icons return with renewed spunk

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    April 10, 2003


    Punk side project raps it up

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    August 24, 2000


    Rancid (Hellcat)

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    October 26, 1995