Tag Archive for punk rock

Buck

Buck-O-Nine. Marquis Theater. 09.12.15

Buck-O-Nine. Marquis Theater. 09.12.15 Everything was new when Buck-O-Nine opened for The Specials in 1994. I had just moved to San Diego from a small town in Northern California, Buck-O-Nine had just released their debut album, and Soma had just relocated to an old warehouse at 5303 Metro Street. It was the beginning of something special for everyone involved. Soma… Read more →

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Riot Fest Denver 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Riot Fest Denver 2015 My Festival Experience: 3 Days / 2 Nights 16 Hours 26 Bands Top 10 Moments: Iggy Pop – agelessly following “The Passenger” with “Lust for Life”. Ice Cube – performing N.W.A material with MC Ren and DJ Yella. System of a Down – dropping “Aerials” and “B.Y.O.B.” on a massive crowd. The Dead Milkmen – performing “Punk Rock… Read more →

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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 →

Lagwagon

Lagwagon. Summit Music Hall. 12.11.14

Lagwagon. Summit Music Hall. Denver, CO 12.11.14 Live Review and Setlist. It’s January 14th, 1995. I am about to see Lagwagon for the first time. It’s a Saturday. I sleep in late because I don’t have anywhere to be. I roll out of bed (a mattress on the ground) sometime in the late afternoon. After a quick shower, I throw… Read more →

notes from the coast: Redd Kross. The Roxy. 08.07.12

God bless Redd Kross!  It’s been 15 years since their last album, Show World,  and amazingly in 2012, they’ve released a gem of an album called Researching the Blues.  The brothers McDonald have never sounded better and have come back to bring their infectious brand of power/punk/pop/glam/rock back to the world. One of the oldest punk bands I can remember… Read more →