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Mall Girl Revolution: A Column

For me, Bikini Kill delivered the shock of the new as much as the Sex Pistols or the Ramones or Black Flag did. Out with the old order and in with the new.

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Reproach, Coughing Up Blood, Tropiezo, Juventud Crasa, and Outraged: Live Photos Taken at the Poison Apple, Los Angeles, California, 7/26/05

It's like being at a show without having to get all sweaty!

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Municipal Waste, Phobia, E.T.T.S., Annihilation Time, Terrorism, and Dudefucking: Live Photos Taken at the Poison Apple, Los Angeles, California, 7/21/05

Perhaps it was Ben Snakepit who said it best: "The Waste totally shred."

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In Memoriam: Randy “Biscuit” Turner: 1949 - 2005

As a subculture we are both the worse for losing him and the better for having been able to count him among our ranks. Let's hope that wherever he has gone, it is a colorful, fun place where such an inimitable personality as he will be appreciated and revered, and has all the music, boards, bowls and half-pipes he could possibly wish for.

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Voetsek, Widespread Bloodshed, Brody's Militia, Lack of Interest, and Ruido: Live Photos Taken at the Poison Apple, Los Angeles, California, 7/2/05

Oh, I didn't know Tank Abbott played in Brody's Militia!

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NOYFB, Klonopin, Dudefuckinhellyeah!, She's Dead: Live Photos Taken at the Poison Apple, Los Angeles, California, 6/18/05

Awww, how cute! Matching shirts!

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Asunder, Stormcrow, Wörhorse, and Mala Sangre: Live Photos Taken at the Poison Apple, Los Angeles, California, 6/11/05

Two jokes in a row about illegible logos isn't overkill, is it?

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Phobia, Rotten Sound, Mierda Para Todos, Progeria: Live Photos Taken at the Long Beach Warehouse, 05/20/05

Illegible logos are go!

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Deathtoll and SMD: Live Photos Taken at the Long Beach Warehouse, 4/30/05

Yeah, more pictures of Don's favorite twee pop bands!

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Gabe Rock Goes Bowling: Don't Worry, We Don't Understand It, Either

What the fuck is I talking about, you ask? I don't really know. Just keep reading I'll tell you about this dude that did stuff.

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Phobia, Skarp, Mange: Live Photos from Que Sera, Long Beach, California, 4/17/05

It's like being at a Phobia show, but without the hearing damage!

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Hasil Adkins, 1939-2005: The Lonesome One, Rest in Peace

Thank you for everything, Mr. Adkins.

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