Razorcake 116, featuring Brontez Purnell, Erica Dawn Lyle, Lisa Fancher (Frontier Records), Nate Powell, and The Pretty Flowers

Razorcake 116 cover featuring Brontez Purnell

“I really define the occupational hazards of humanness” –Brontez Purnell

Eastside Punks, Episode 2: The Brat

In our second installment of Eastside Punks, we focus on East L.A. legends The Brat. Formed in the late 1970s, vocalist Teresa Covarrubias, guitarists Rudy Medina and Sidney Medina, bassist Lou Soto, and drummer Robert Soto quickly cornered the market on smart, taut pop delivered with righteous punk fury by one of the tightest bands in the area.

Yr Not Alone: Live readings from Razorcake contributors

This Sunday, May 17, at 5pm PST/8pm EST Razorcake presents: Yr Not Alone, live transmissions from the internet!

Zander Schloss Presents “My Dear Blue”: Interview by Martin Wong

Click to hear the debut of his lovely, acoustic patient song, which is empathetic to the point of transparency and a heartbreakingly beautiful exploration of human frailty. And, yes, it is punk rock.

Razorcake 115, featuring Sunny War, Keith Morris, Notches, Antietam, and One Punk’s Guide to Climate Change

Razorcake 115

“You gotta have friends, and you gotta have enemies.” –Sunny War

Loitering & Benevolence by Daryl Gussin Now Available Through Razorcake

Loitering and Benevolence by Daryl Gussin

“Peeling back the layers of crust and cliché that have built up over punk like bad wallpaper, Daryl gets right down to the point of it all.”

One Punk’s Guide to Getting Anywhere Sponsored to Receive 25 Free Copies of Every Issue of Razorcake, by Daryl

One Punk's Guide to Sponsor a Space

Every punk deserves a free Razorcake.

Razorcake 114, featuring Iron Lung, Gross Polluter, Dialer, Apostasis, and Bad Breeding

Razorcake 114 cover

Who wants a blur when you can have definition?” –Iron Lung Interview

Razorcake 113, featuring Snakes, Mekons, Falling on Deaf Eyes with Justin Maurer, Aquarian Blood, and Dott

“I have a hole in my chest… The first time was in high school, someone drank milk out of it. My shit’s just all fucked up. I can eat cereal out of it. I can drink beer out of it.” —Mark, from Snakes interview.

Eastside Punks, Episode 1: Thee Undertakers


In this first installment of the Eastside Punks series, we speak with first-gen East L.A. punks Thee Undertakers. Beginning at local parties in 1977, they became regulars in the scene centered around the legendary early-’80s eastside punk club The Vex.