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By substitute on October 1, 2008
By substitute on August 3, 2008
I’ve never been a fan of Vice magazine, but these photosets of early 80s L.A. hardcore are great. They totally capture that scene. Can’t wait for the book!
By substitute on April 6, 2008
dils tony foreground, originally uploaded by packratticus. …and it SOUNDS LIKE THIS. I guess Chip & Tony are in a straight country band now, but I miss that radical left wing punk-ass country-ass country punk sound. Especially Tony’s low boom.
By substitute on March 17, 2008
http://punkturns30.blogspot.com/2008/03/on-this-day-in-1979-elks-lodge-riot-in.html That’s a good starting point. St. Patrick’s Day, 1979: An all ages show at the Elks Club in Los Angeles degenerates into a police riot. The cops just invaded and beat the hell out of everyone. There are photos on a few of the linked sites of various injured punks. As others have said, […]
By substitute on November 14, 2007
AMOEBA AMOEBA AMOEBAAAAA (AMOEBA!)
By substitute on July 26, 2007
By substitute on July 11, 2007
I was looking in the garage for the computer monitor that was, in fact, right behind me. Larger versions available at flickr for those who want to read the little print with the names of all the crazy record stores, etc. And while in the garage I opened up a box of crap from the […]
By substitute on March 19, 2007
I got a myspace friend request from a band called “Hey Stroker” ( http://www.myspace.com/heystrokeroc ). Here’s what they have to say about themselves: Hey everyone you probably haven’t heard of us yet but we’re Hey Stroker a melodic, punk-rock from Mission Viejo, CA in Orange County. Some people say we’re sort of like the Beach […]
By substitute on January 20, 2007
This is probably not news to anyone who watches TV but I just saw a commercial for the American Association of Retired Persons that used the Buzzcocks for its background music.
By substitute on December 9, 2006
both via the American Punk 78-91 archive at Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/punkarchive/