Sticks and Stones Live In Asbury Park NJ (11/8/17)

New Brunswick, New Jersey’s recently reunited Sticks and Stones isn’t very well known outside of the Garden State, but chances are you’ve heard references, influences, or songs by the band even though they’ve been broken up since the 90s.  Vocalist Pete Ventanonio went on to form the World Inferno Friendship Society under the moniker Jack […]

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Propagandhi – Victory Lap

If I had to name the most anticipated album release of 2017, for me it was without a doubt Propagandhi’s Victory Lap.  These Canadian punks have been one of my favorite and personally influential bands since I started listening to them during my early punk days many moons ago when I was a teenager.  With […]

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Teenage Bottlerocket – Stealing The Covers

Unless your name is Me First And The Gimme Gimmes* I’m incredibly skeptical of any album consisting completely of punk covers.  It always seems like a cop-out or a cash grab.  So even though I’m a pretty big Teenage Bottlerocket fan, when I first heard about the Wyoming punks releasing Stealing The Covers on Fat […]

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Phobia Live In Philadelphia (9/10/17)

Last night, after an incredibly long weekend in Atlantic City and running on minimal sleep, I headed out to my favorite Philly dive The Barbary for a late show to see influential grindcore band Phobia.  I got to the Barbary right towards the end of Coffin Dust’s set, who if you dig metal is definitely […]

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