Reassuring us once and for all that turning 30 doesn't mean you have to start behaving like an adult, NOFX -- the West Coast punk icon/touring kegger that never winds down -- announced this week that they'll mark the end of their third decade in existence with a limited edition box set of deluxe LPs ... More >>
Sad news in the Bay Area punk scene today: Tony Sly, the singer and guitarist for San Jose pop-punk outfit No Use For a Name, passed away this morning, according to his record label, S.F.'s Fat Wreck Chords. Sly was only 41.
"One of my dearest friends and favorite song writers has gone way too soon ... More >>
No Use for A Name
Old Man Markley
Jan. 20, 2012
Better than: Hanging out with loud, drunk 45-year-olds who aren't members of NOFX.
When lifelong NOFX enthusiasts are in the mood to jump around, shove each other, drink beer, jump around more, spill beer on each other, ... More >>
You may not have been alive in 1983, when punk rock icon NOFX was started in Berkeley. That was nearly 30 years ago, after all, and the world was a very different place: Ronald Reagan was president, "big" East Bay punk bands like Rancid or Green Day didn't exist, and Thriller was only a year old. Si ... More >>
So you're in a band, you're just starting out and, yes, you want a record deal so the world can hear your musical genius. We all know the big boys only sign people from reality television competitions now, so what do you do? You do some research about some indies and you harass the bejesus out of th ... More >>
NOFX February 15th, 2009 Slim'sWords and images by Brian MossBetter Than: Soda can pot pipes and Safeway parking lot skate sessions.Oh, where does the time go? This month, longstanding California punks NOFX celebrate 25 years of existence. Alas, it doesn't seem like that long ago that I was sitting ... More >>