Anthony Mehlhaff Photo Column—Smut

Anthony Mehlhaff Photo Column—Smut. Punk rocker bleeding.

When you take a gritty, punk band named Smut, ya throw them in the heart of South Central at a DIY venue called, “Tromaville,” shit bound to pop off.

Razorcake Podcast #688 with Adel Souto

Cuban punk boots

For your listening pleasure, I submit to you, dear listener, a handful of tracks from my home country of Cuba.

Razorcake #80 from 2014 with Mind Spiders, Stalins Of Sound, The Klitz, One Punk’s Guide to Poetry, and Ottawa Explosion Weekend

Razorcake 80 cover

From the recording process, to the specific German influences, Mark Ryan reveals the layers of sonic scum on the inside of his bubble. There is war going on between the humans and the mind spiders and, “Basically, in the end, the mind spiders are going to win.”

Webcomic Wednesdays #429 by Spike – “Powerviolence Fan”

Comic of two people talking about powerviolence music.

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Dispatch from a Spanish Lock-Down Episode 12 by John Miskelly

Poster: The beginning of the end of the confinement let's do it with discipline.

Razorcake contributor John Miskelly is in Spain, which is under martial law in an effort to slow the curve of Covid 19 infections. This is his twelfth dispatch, Day 53 of the lockdown. De-escalation; international comparisons.

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!

Confronting Abuse: Reaching the Fifth Stage of Grief by Will Kenneth

But I know i'll have to content with more balloons in my future illustration by Jay Insult

Will finds himself ready to reconnect with his abusive father. He shares some tips on how to re-engage and manage relationships with narcissists if you’re unable to avoid them.

Top 5s Razorcake 115: Partial Traces, Subhumans, Midnite Snaxxx, Notches, Chubby & The Gang, Xetas, Eerie Family

Partial Traces are a really good band. You should listen to them. Illustration by Rick V.

Razorcake Podcast #687 with Kayla Greet

I’m gonna try not to be a total bummer for this whole thing. So far I’ve been drawing a ton, knitting, watching the new Star Trek series Picard, doing online yoga classes with friends, watching live stream shows, Skyping with friends, reading books, sleeping in, and staying up late. I’m grateful for my health and hope the best for everyone in this situation.

Sk8 & Ride: Requiem for a Dream Venue by Angus/The Wonder Of It All

Closeup of hardcore punk flyer at Skate and Ride Bristol, U.K.

Sk8 & Ride was an indoor skate park in Bristol, U.K. which hosted punk gigs in the back room in the late ’90s. These are my water-colored memories as an adolescent who played in bands, rode BMX, and now writes about the good old days, among other things, and buys too many band T-shirts.