Deb Frazin Photo Column—The Spyrals

The Spyrals melted our faces off at Permanent Records Roadhouse last week. I had no idea how fucking sick this show was really going to be.

Daisy Noemi Photo Column—The Get Up Kids

The Echoplex goes emo. The Get Up Kids filled The Echoplex with sweet nostalgia as they performed tracks from their 1999 album Something to Write Home About.

Dealing with Abuse in Online Spaces by Will Kenneth

Will finds himself getting harassed after trying to tackle discriminatory comments made by an online community’s leaders. He also shares some tips on how to deal with harassment.

Deb Frazin Photo Column—The Tissues

The Tissues have just released their brand new album Blue Film! They have a unique, dark, angsty sound that really stands out from the other bands in L.A. There’s no doubt in my mind that they’re gonna blow up once they start touring to support the new album.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column—Horrible Girl & The Hot Mess

The energy this band puts into nailing every emotional high and low is unbelievable. It’s loud, but also quiet. It’s howling screams, but also playful pop. It’s composed turmoil. It’s harmonious mayhem. It’s charming anarchy and I cannot wait to hear more.

Bad Biology by Jamie L. Rotante

Exploring whether or not my happiness will come at a detriment to my creative output.

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Nice

Nice was one of the four bands that blew the roof off of The Moroccan last week—it was the perfect way to end the decade!

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column—Strike Anywhere

When Strike Anywhere was a new band, my friend called me up on a moment’s notice to say, “Thomas’s new band Strike Anywhere is gonna play tonight.” I went there right away for what was one of their first shows.

Featured Zine Reviews Razorcake 113: Ready For War, Analog Companion, Gad!, Razorblades & Aspirin, Street Deed, Trash Babies, Trust

Battle jackets are the name for sleeveless vests (often of the denim variety) covered in patches that represent various social and political causes as well as bands. This is photographer Adel Souto’s second foray into capturing these pieces of apparel.

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Deb Frazin’s Top 10 Albums and Shows of 2019

It’s the end of the year, and that means it’s time for “Deb Frazin’s Top 10 Favorite Albums and Live Shows of 2019” list! And the winners are….