Will to Live, Band of Mercy, Black Coffee, Altered Minds
January 26, 2013
Anytime I find myself at a real, honest-to-God hardcore show, it's hard not to compare it to the anarchic, adrenaline-soaked matinees at New York's legendary CBGB. Long after the likes of the Ramones and Television ma ... More >>
Last week back in 1957, the most famous rock club in England opened in Liverpool. There was absolutely no rock and roll on the bill that night.
The Cavern Club was originally opened to mimic the cellar jazz bars that owner Alan Synter visited in Paris. There was a strict jazz-only policy in place ... More >>
I get a lot of local music across my desk, mostly defanged and bloodless. Things that I feel an obligation to enjoy, an act which is starting to take it's toll on a soul. I'm too nice to say something sucks because something-something social contract. Cool story, bro. Like James Hetfield sang ... More >>
Agnostic Front, The Mongoloids: Mon., Sept. 19. Walter's On Washington.
Amon Amarth: Fri., Aug. 26. House of Blues.
Aretha Franklin: Tue., June 14. Arena Theatre.
blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Matt & Kim: Mon., Sept. 26. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Buxton: Fri., July 8. McGonigel' ... More >>
Calvin College, the "distinctly Christian, academically excellent liberal arts college" in Grand Rapids, Mich., doesn't want you to associate the school with pornography. That means no New Pornographers show:
Regrettably, Calvin College has decided to rescind its invitation to the band, The ... More >>
From Agnostic Front's "Riot, Riot Upstart"Just like the Stones said, "Summer's here and the time is right for fighting in the street, boy." Only the best social insurrections and riots happen in the heat of the summer. It makes us wonder why Houston hasn't had more angry, heat-stoked street ... More >>
30FootFall: Fri., Dec. 25. Fitzgerald's.
Agnostic Front, Death By Stereo: Sun., Jan. 24. Walter's on Washington.
American Sharks, The Watermarks: Wed., Nov. 25. Boondocks.
Band of Heathens: Fri., Dec. 11. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe.
Basses Loaded, Springfield Riots, Nosaprise: Fri., Nov. 27, 8 p. ... More >>
For the past 15 years, the Vans Warped Tour has been barreling through city after city across the globe creating punk rockers out of boy scouts and riot grrls out of band geeks.
The traveling punk, hardcore and emo road show has been coming to Houston since 1995. The first taste local punks got of f ... More >>
Early 80's hardcore punk would have been a tad empty without Austin's Millions Of Dead Cops (or MDC for short). Singer Dave Dictor was one of the first sexually ambigious - as outlined on "America's So Straight," from the band's 1982 debut Millions of Dead Cops - singers among the decidedly mach ... More >>
For close to 30 years, Agnostic Front has been the lode-bearer for American street punk and oi. Since forming in 1980, Roger Miret and company have released twelve lengths, numerous splits and a handful of live albums documenting their macho-throwdown, unity-driven stage show.
By the time the F ... More >>