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.
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…
Experimental folk singer Brian Straw talks new music, sobriety & Speak In Tongues
Brian Straw’s revelatory “Baby Stars / Dead Languages” channels the rebellion and slop of youth into a spare and supernatural new form.
Here’s my entire collection of Speak In Tongues photos, clippings & stories
The legendary Cleveland D.I.Y. venue was a crossroads for great musicians & artists—see artifacts that have never been online until now!
An oral history of U.S. Rocker—Ohio’s greatest rock magazine, Pt. I: The early years 1989-93
The story behind the #1 free metal, punk & underground music magazine, told by the folks who started it.
U.S. Rocker’s Brenda Mullen has died
Brenda boosted the careers of countless underground bands, artists, writers & photographers with her influential and long-lived underground magazine…
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!
“Speak In Tongues on the Eastside”: Oblongata, Razak Solar System & Beckett take the Grog Shop
Could we create a Speak In Tongues package show and tour it around our hometown? I’m happy to tell you it worked!
Men’s Recovery Project with Razak Solar System, Mind No Mind & more at Speak In Tongues
Our idol Sam McPheeters played & we went all-out with a new venue in the basement (‘The Ashtray’) & a 12-page program—see it here!
Rare video! Lightning Bolt, Numbskull, Razak Solar System at Speak In Tongues
Lightning Bolt & Numbskull were bands that we understood and got us as well. And the crowd—so generous & excellent!
Speak In Tongues supergroup Walls Of Malm—plus Thrones, Lit-Ex & Warlocks in May 2000
This was one-night-only, no rehearsals Speak In Tongues supergroup Walls Of Malm playing an ambitious three-part composition by Brian Straw.
Y2K—okay!? Dr. Zombie MD at Speak In Tongues with Zeek Sheck, Begit N Frenz, more
“Medical renegade Klaus von Zombie has reanimated the dead and enslaved them to be his backup band!” Re-live the horror!