Deb Frazin Photo Column—Otniel Y Los Condors

Ex-Pedal Strike guitarist/songwriter Otniel Antezana Alba has just released his kick-ass debut album with his new band Otniel Y Los Condors, and I can’t get enough of it!

Anthony Mehlhaff photo column—Daikaiju

Daikaiju amidst their infamous fire ritual moments before being doused with a bicarbonate and phosphate combo and then 86’ed from The 1720 in Los Angeles, California 2018.

Razorcake Podcast #659 with Kayla Greet

It’s my last day in LA and I’m spending my dwindling hours in the SoCal sun (actually fuck the sun, it’s on notice) putting together this podcast. Because why not fill some free time by bringing you fourteen awesome songs? Plus I just finished the book I was reading. Thrilling vacation choices!

Interview with NOlympics LA, By Daryl Gussin and Steve Couch

“The more your learn about it, it’s pretty hard not to oppose.”

Webcomic Wednesdays #397 by Eskander Fairweather

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Razorcake 112, featuring NOlympics LA, Sweet Knives, The Outcasts, and One Punk’s Guide to Standup Comedy

“Arm yourself with knowledge; the more you learn about this stuff, the less you’re compelled to not do anything about it.” –NOlympics LA interview

Interview with Fest Founder Tony Weinbender by Nighthawk

Fest is the creation of Tony Weinbender. For nearly twenty years, he has continued to run the weekend-long music festival in Gainesville, Fla. The annual punk rock party is definitely something every music fan should experience at least once.

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Rollins Band

Going through some of my old photographs, I found some snaps from The Rollins Band at The Whisky!

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column—Swordweilder

It’s no secret that I love the Amoeba-Grinder style of metallic crust (aka Amebix and Axegrinder influenced). I pretty much wear that one right on my sleeve. The show was outside on a steamy August night, under a bridge, next to the river beside a huge pile of rocks and under a full moon.

Interview Podcast with Chip Kinman, by Martin Wong, Todd Taylor, and Lisa Reed Kinman

I first saw Chip Kinman sing and play guitar when I was a student at UCLA in the mid-‘80s. I was a big fan of Rank And File, the genre-defining cowpunk band formed by him and his brother Tony (the bass player with the booming baritone), before I knew about The Dils, the first-generation and hyper-political punk band they also co-founded. I was excited to check out their noisy industrial duo, Blackbird. They were great.