One Punk Goes to the Movies: Joker & GG By James Rosario

It could be said that Todd Phillips, known for low-brow comedies like Old School and Road Trip, has finally matured with the release of Joker. But what most outside of punk probably don’t know is that his 1993 debut treads the same disturbing ground.

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Le Shok

Let’s take a trip back to the year 2000 with Long Beach punkers Le Shok!

Chris Boarts Larson Photo Column—Poison Idea

This was a total Richmond Rager! It was epic and everyone was off their heads!

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!