Bay Area punk-rock pioneer Jello Biafra has embarked in numerous high-profile collaborations in the decades since the mid-1980s dissolution of the legendary Dead Kennedys. While he has teamed with the likes of Ministry's Al Jourgensen in the industrial-punk project Lard and tracked classic albums wi ... More >>
Friday, March 11, 2012
Better than: Posing for a Raymond Pettibon drawing.
At Slim's on Friday, OFF! demonstrated the potency of throwback hardcore delivered with surgical precision by seasoned players. But singer Keith Morris should stop trying to qualify his band by expounding ... More >>
X at Slim's on Friday, Dec. 30
Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss
The Black Tibetans
Dec. 30th, 2011
Better than: Zander Schloss' acting in the cult film Repo Man.
Among the many reunited punk bands on tour this year, X is an anomaly. The group still has all four of its original me ... More >>
This -- but in a leather bar.In under two years, OFF! -- the cantankerous L.A. punk group that features members of the Circle Jerks, Black Flag, and Rocket From the Crypt -- has gone from newbie status to national phenomenon, reminding a generation of happy-go-lucky sellouts what punk ideals real ... More >>
Face to FaceOn Saturday May 8, the City Underground plays host to an all-ages, all-day event for you diehard skate-punkers and floppy-haired grommies. During the day, starting at the ungodly hour of 11a.m., an amateur skate contest ensues with all the ollies, frontsides and kickflips you can carr ... More >>
Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.