Riot Fest 2016 News: Jane’s Addition, Hold Steady, Sleater-Kinney

The cat’s out of the festival bag. This morning before the eggs were ready off the skillet, Riot Fest got out their line up news following yesterday’s cryptic teaser videos (“Been Caught Stealin” was one hint). Jane’s Addiction fans should be happy to hear the band will perform the classic album, Ritual de lo Habitual, […]

NOFX – Never Trust a Hippy

Well, after tons of singles, EP’s, comp tracks, splits, 10 full length records, and 15 world tours NOFX is still playing their brand of punk rock by their own rules, and still kicking some decent ass with it, pushing 40 no less. Even though they are a little more vocal about their political stance in […]

Various Artists – Take Action! Volume 4 – Sub City Records

Take Action! Volume 4

“Every 17 minutes, at least six Americans lose a loved one to suicide, for a total loss of life to suicide of more than 30,000 people each year.” That’s what reads inside the cover of this 2 volume compilation of artists, coming together to contribute to The National Hopeline Network, a suicide prevention and crisis […] Launches Print Ad Campaign in 19 Battleground Cities; ‘Think the Presidential Candidates are the Same? Think Again’

Music News Launches Print Ad Campaign in 19 Battleground Cities; ‘Think the Presidential Candidates are the Same? Think Again’ This Wednesday, July 14 released their “Think the presidential candidates are the same? Think again” educational campaign in 19 battleground cities as a comparison between Bush and Kerry on 7 major issues. created this ad […]

NOFX – The War on Errorism

Critiquing the latest NOFX release is like asking for yet another interpretation of the bible – the content and conclusions remain the same. As one might expect, the usual suspects are all present and accounted for on The War on Errorism. You’ll get plenty of heavy rhythms and hooks, gut-busting lyrics (replete with so-true sociopolitical […]

NOFX – Regaining Consciousness (EP)

Watching bands like NOFX, Bad Religion and Rancid evolve has increasingly become a painful affair. Hell bent on uber-classification, we’ve put Bad Religion at the head of the class as the history professor, NOFX as the class clown, and Rancid nowhere near school, but on the streets representing original punk grit. It has played itself […]

Van’s Warped Tour – Saturday, June 23, 2002 – Adams County Fairgrounds

Sometimes I think you need marathon training for these music festivals. To really cover a show, you need to have your stopwatch out and run from one stage to the next. So it was perplexing to wander inside and see such a mass of people sitting on the grass doing nothing with so much activity […]