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Fat Wrecked for 25 Years. Fillmore. 08.20.15

Fat Wrecked for 25 Years. Fillmore. 08.20.15 “Fat Wreck Chords? You don’t know shit about Fat Wreck Chords!” Those words stabbed me in the back as I made my way across Colfax last night. I was wearing a Good Riddance shirt that displayed the fat vinyl logo on the back. Evidently some gutter punk thought I bought the shirt because… Read more →

Riot Fest Denver 2014…a postmortem.

My Festival Experience Summary: 2 Days / 3 Nights 20 Hrs. 45 Mins. 28 Bands Albums Witnessed in Entirety: NOFX – Punk in Drublic Slayer – Reign in Blood Weezer – Weezer (The Blue Album) Descendents – Milo Goes to College Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes Cost Breakdown: 3-Day Presale Pass: $98.98 Drinks: $116.00 Bartender Tips: $18.00 Food: $33.00 TOTAL: $265.98 Why Sports Authority Field… Read more →

Face to Face. A cautionary tale…

After spending 36 years on this planet, you’d think there would be certain truths that would be ingrained in my mind and person. Especially when the universe has tried so damn hard to teach me these things… No matter how nice the weather, don’t day drink before a late night show. No matter how tired you are after day drinking,… Read more →

R.I.P. Tony Sly

1970 – 2012 Tony Sly, the lead singer for Bay Area punk band No Use For A Name, has passed away at the age of 41.  Details have yet to be released, but Fat Wreck Chords announced his death earlier today.  No Use For A Name were among an assortment of bands who ruled the all ages scene in California… Read more →

Descendents. Fillmore. 01.28.12

Like most punk bands from the 80’s, the Descendents did not gain mass appeal until after the fact.  Milo went to college, punk broke, and it wasn’t until the pop punk bands of the mid-90’s took over the charts that bands like the Descendents were catapulted to iconic levels.  So it’s not surprising that a band who once claimed to… Read more →