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Raw Power's Founding Member, Giussepe Codeluppi: Suffered a Heart Attack, by Bill Sassenberger

Raw Power were one of the first non-English European bands to make their mark by touring the USA incessantly during the '80s and '90s and as recently as 2001.

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Smut Peddlers European Tour Diary: Julia Smut Gives a Full Account of Their Travels

"The Glocksee was a very cool place. We played with a band called Shelter. They are vegans. We are not. I've never eaten spinach in horseradish sauce with whole hardboiled eggs in it before, and I never want to again." - Julia Smut

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Indie Internet-Based Music Licensing: What the Hell It Is and How You Can Use It by Scooter Johnson

Online there is a market for indie music even if the band has broken up, doesn't tour, is brand new or not commercially friendly, and it requires hardly any work on behalf of the band.

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A Cool Envelope: That Someone Sent Us

Just click the link.

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Russian Punk: Co-opted and Washed-up

After spending some time under compulsory care at a mental institution and being on the run for a few months in the mid 1980s, Letov came up with what still remains the best punk rock ever made in Russia.

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Like the Devil Needs Matches: Toughman Contest, Las Vegas 5-13-02

Vegas and a fight! I’d never covered a sporting event in my life. I’d never seen a fight, of this type, in person - plenty backyard ass kicking, and what have you, but I didn’t know shit about boxing or sports journalism. I resolved that neither was to stop me.

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The Case for the Dead Milkmen: An Article by Russell

Punk Rock Girl?” I hear you scream... it’s really the most romantic song ever recorded. Boy meets girl, they fall in love, they say “fuck you” to everyone around them, and they drive off (in a stolen car) to be together forever. It brings a tear to my eye.

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The Shopping Cart Project: A Photo Essay by Dan Monick

Then, I started to look at them like skeletal robotic remains. Kind of like pets. For some reason, that made me less uncomfortable.

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Rhythm Chicken Cluckin' Assault Hits Germany: Photographic, Newpaper-ic Evidence

Here's a portion of the front page of the Leipzig newspaper.

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Like the Devil Needs Matches, Part II: The Founding Father of T.V., Homemade Holidays, and the New Hostile Front in Roc

There?s the Blind Elvis, Black Elvis, Old Elvis, New Elvis, Midget Elvis, on and on. Maybe this guy was the first Chris Robinson impersonator! Shane, you idiot! You pissed off a pioneer! The Keyboarding, Organ grinding, Chris Robinson ! How could you be so stupid? Get your shit together man!

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Like the Devil Needs Matches: Bradley Williams' Debut Column

It didn't take long after that that Brent convinced her to dance topless on the coffee table. I don?t know if you'd really call it dancing, but she was topless, standing on the lantern-lit table, and wiggling her hips. I sat back and let the craziness commence.

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Roger Moser Jr.'s Top however many of 2001

A rootin'-tootin' list of auditory outrageousness and decadent delights

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