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Music Review: Direct Hit! – Domesplitter

Punk rock has very little new twists to offer; groundbreaking isn’t the genre’s appeal anymore and considering many Misfits tunes are rehashed Ramones riffs all crimped from Chuck Berry and sped up; it’s arguable it ever was. However when the dynamics of what has always been punk’s bread and butter works; it can make the […]

LOCAL SHOW PREVIEW: THE HUDSON FALCONS AT THE KREEPY TIKI LOUNGE

In the mid-’80s punk rock was a state of mind more than a style of music. Yes the music was important but if you were D.I.Y. and were doing it with integrity the punk scene would welcome you with open arms. Punk record labels like SST, Cruz, Dischord, Slash had a roster that encompassed bands […]

REVIEW: Riot Fest / Misfits Reunion Denver

Denver, you are beautiful. As I stepped off the plane weed fell from the sky; literally. Not being one to generally partake in the wilds of shrubbery, I was still impressed. However, Riot Fest was not as impressive, except the Misfits. The Misfits were everything they should have been. The word epic is bandied about […]

Interview: Los Monkys – Colombia’s pop-punk saviors

Photo from the Monkys Facebook page. Los Monkys are a three-piece band that’s had success playing Screeching Weasel style Spanish pop-punk in their native Cali, Colombia. Drummer/vocalist Mario Parra Lalinde shot me an instant message saying that the band was going to be coming to Miami in early September. I quickly realized that they were going to be in […]