November, 2008

Rudimentary Peni – No More Pain

Rudimentary Peni – No More Pain CD Southern Records When I was a young punker in the 1980s, I stuck mostly to the North American punk rock and never got super heavy into the British stuff with few exceptions. I […]

Happy Birthday Alice Bag

Today is Alice Bag’s birthday. It’s not just any birthday either, it is her 50th birthday! Yes, the woman who sang the amzing punk rock song, “Survive” is now a half centruy old. Here’s hoping she’ll be gracing our planet […]

Plan 9 – Manmade Monster

Plan 9 – Manmade Monster CD Nickel and Dime Records The worst kept secret in the entire world is that I don’t like new punk bands doing covers of old punk rock songs so when I opened up my mailbox […]

Gwar 10/30 at House of Blues

After a bit of a hiatus, a Halloween tradition returned (one day early) with Gwar once again playing here, this time at the House of Blues. For a lot of years, Gwar would play Chicago every Halloween, but I think […]

R.I.P. Frank Navetta

I just learned that Frank Navetta, one of the founding members of the legendary Descendents passed away this weekend. I don’t think I need to go into any detail just how influential the Descendents have been to the world of […]