Phil MucciGreen Day April 7, 2009The IndependentReview by Ross DrakeBetter Than: Standing on the sidewalk in the rain, openly pining for Green Day tickets Arriving at the Independent quite unexpectedly for a surprise, sold-out show announced just hours beforehand, Green Day was everything you'd exp ... 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 >>
Have Another Ball! (Fat Wreck Chords)
Nouns (Sub Pop)
The re-return of the Fab Mab
New Wave (Sire)
Flying tortillas and choking chickens: Incredibly Strange Wrestling is San Francisco's craziest punk cabaret
The Singles (Sony)
The Blood Brothers careen back toward their whiplash punk past
The Slits re-up the ante
Bob Mould and Paul Weller each have new records that prove they're as vital as ever -- without their old bands
Hardcore metal and the shows that make it great
They won't quit their day jobs, but the members of Kill Your Idols can still set an example of what hardcore's all about
Living the punk lifestyle is all the Briefs ever wanted, but it's not an easy existence
Never mind the bollocks, here's $lot Ma¢hine, the newest, meanest punk band in town -- aged 12 and under
Green Day's latest proves that a punk band can be popular and relevant, even in the Bay Area
We've all thought about it, but one man finally went and confessed his love of pop-punk
The Ramones bopped toward history and an unhappy end
Sorry We Ruined Your Party
In the age of Blink-182 and Yellowcard, being punk ain't what it used to be. Just ask the seniors in Pirx the Pilot.
A quarter-century ago, the Weirdos jump-started West Coast punk. Now they're back.
The Sex Pistols are rotten, but show up to watch tourmates the Dropkick Murphys beat their asses
Why Pansy Division still matters -- and not just to suburban kids
Lookout! Records has come a long way from its bedroom-label beginnings. And maybe that's not such a bad thing.