November, 2006

Punk The Whole Story

Punk The Whole Story – Book DK Publishing It seems that now, some 30 years after a new style of music that came to be known as punk rock started, it has become a much more accepted (and co-opted) style […]

New colored vinyl classics

Yesterday the mailman left me something to be thankful for this holiday. On my doorstep was a package of records from Lisa Fancher, owner of the wonderful Frontier Records. Inside was the three latest colored vinyl pressings of three of […]

Riot Fest 2006 part five

Since the last time that Naked Raygun played a show and gave out some free shit, things have changed. They made families. It seems the entire Raygun staff has produced little Rayguns and they were all sitting on the side […]

Riot Fest 2006 part four

After the amazing performance that 7 Seconds put on, I was really excited to witness the reuniting of the best post-1989 Chicago punk band, one who I saw play a handful of times during their existence and who always put […]

Riot Fest 2006 part three

The Stern brothers set up their equipment on stage and I was getting pretty excited about seeing them again. After some fiddling around with equipment for what felt like longer than the last few bands, they were finally ready to […]