NoFX: Coaster / Fat Wreck Chords

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Fat Mike, Eric Melvin, El Hefe, and Erik Sandin of NoFX have released Coaster. Complete with adorable pictures of the members when they were young, this album is filled with the same infectious punk rock that they have been playing since 1983 and shows …

by   |  06/10/2009  |  Comments Off on NoFX: Coaster / Fat Wreck Chords

Catch A Red Fly/Blue Bottle

Let’s imagine that you have just found out that your companion has gone off to fight in a secret war for reasons that you are not privy to and has left you all alone with only an elderly entomologist for company. Apparently, the best way to tell your story is …

by   |  04/09/2009  |  Comments Off on Catch A Red Fly/Blue Bottle

Propagandhi: Fight the Power With Cannibalism

Well, Propagandhi doesn’t believe in war, but that’s about all this heavy metal/punk group and Gandhi, the world-renowned supporter of complete non-violence, have in common. You’d never hear that great spiritual leader sing something like “Stick The Fucking Flag Up Your Ass.” However, you may see Propagandhi perform it on …

by   |  03/04/2009  |  Comments Off on Propagandhi: Fight the Power With Cannibalism

Fiction Plane: Buckle Up, Flyers

Fiction Plane is famous for their single “It’s A Lie” and its Risky Business-influenced video, complete with the famous dancing scene. They’ve played their U2-like alt-rock all around the world. Plus, their singer/bassist Joe Sumner is the son of Gordon Sumner. You don’t recall that name? Well, he is …

by   |  02/24/2009  |  Comments (8)

Audio Fiction: Stranger Than Fiction

Vocalist Kristin Wilson Ryan, bassist/keyboardist Darren Korb (a.k.a Mr. Audio), guitarist Charles Park and Irish drummer Mark O’Toole (known as Mr. Fiction) make up the power-pop/punk band Audio Fiction. This band describes their music as “offering you cotton candy and then kicking you in the teeth, all while you’re dancing.” …

by   |  01/28/2009  |  Comments (3)

Anne Heaton: Workaholic Heaton

Ten years ago, Anne Heaton began performing solo and making her own spot in the folk rock world. Since then, Heaton has won dozens of folk awards, created three albums, and played in over 1,000 shows. All of this work was after she had already taught children in Chicago’s projects …

by   |  01/20/2009  |  Comments Off on Anne Heaton: Workaholic Heaton

The Fluid: Reunited

One of the great influences on punk and grunge, The Fluid has finally reunited after a 15 year hiatus. First announcing that they were only reuniting to perform at Sub Pop Records 20th Anniversary Festival and some concerts in their hometown Denver, they have decided to grace the tri-state area …

by   |  01/12/2009  |  Comments Off on The Fluid: Reunited


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