This Friday in L.A.: It takes Two Crones to tango
“We want as much audience participation as possible… When we get to be an ensemble we feel free–er.” AMEN. Catch this incredible duo at Oracle Tavern…
After 27 years Solar Wimp explodes with music
Jeremy, Mark & Justin explain the band’s history—from Peoria, Illinois to Los Angeles—& why it’s quitting time!
Filmmaker Bill Badgley talks Rebel Dread—& debuts a sick new band, NOÏ
The legendary Federation X-er is back with new music at Oracle this Friday. Plus, you can stream Bill’s latest film—get the details!
“Trying to convey an acid trip with mere words”: Speak In Tongues lives again in a wild new book
Author Eric Sandy & publisher Joe Biel take us behind the scenes of the deluxe oral history of Cleveland’s beloved punk DIY venue.
Noise Rock shows its Pride: Japanther, Early Humans & Black Eyes in DC, 2002
20 years ago, New Lou Reeds’ Stephe DK, Coffinberry’s Nick Cross & I set out from Cleveland to see the best bands ever play Gay Pride…
9 Shocks Terror’s SoCal tour with Tony Erba & Jim Konya changed my life
Twenty years ago I roadied for perhaps the greatest thrash / hardcore band this planet has ever known, 9 Shocks Terror…
An oral history of Junking Theory, one of 1999’s greatest bands
In this debut “Noise Rock Nugget” we examine a classic Speak In Tongues band featuring Bobby, Raphi, Danny and Dave…
Listen: No Wave icon Lydia Lunch & Sean Carnage talk music, sex and life on the underground scene
It’s not often one gets the chance to spill the ol’ guts to a legend. So when Lydia Lunch calls, that’s a big freaking deal.
Fourteen astounding facts about 14 Year Old Girls—plus Pehrspace movie first look!
After fourteen years in a time warp, L.A.’s Nintendo punks are back thanks to VGA Zine—and a new movie.
Young People, Get Hustle, Mummers at Anthony & Dan’s loft, November 2002
This show was just the first of many nexii of L.A. talent that I experienced in 2002-04. Very inspiring…
My first concert at 924 Gilman: The Futures from Japan, Out Cold & Capitalist Casualties
Nowadays I’d never be like, Let’s go to a show in the Bay on a random night! And drive all the way from L.A. But that’s what I did in 2002…
The best—and last—damn concert I saw in Cleveland
9 Shocks Terror, Arab On Radar, Flying Luttenbachers, Lightning Bolt, The Locust, Wolf Eyes, Aloha—all on the same bill? Wow!
How to hook up at a Hardcore fest
More Than Music Fest 1998 at Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio. U.S. Rocker was there for the sexy good times!