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06.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Rancid was modern-rock radio�s gateway in the mid-�90s from punk revival to ska, and it sometimes feels like they�re punished for that. While their contemporaries Green Day re-emerged as the improbable voice of the next generation, Rancid saw their agreeable old hits slowly purged from alternative radio, even though those singles have aged well��Roots Radicals,� �Salvation,� �Time Bomb� and �Ruby ...
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Tonight @ Liquor Sweets - 7 p.m.

For years Ian Pesch owned two of the most important bars of Milwaukee’s ’90s music scene, the Globe East and the Globe West. This tonight and tomorrow night, at his new South Side bar, Liquor Sweets, Pesch will bring back some of the Globe’s mainstays for a weekend to celebrate the Globe’s 15th anniversary. Among...
Monday, Sept. 22, 2008

Where Ya Gone? (Maxtone)

Milwaukee veterans The Invaders may be considered part of ska's third wave, but the group's sixth album is at its best when the band recalls the genre's '60s formative era in witty little story songs. The group achieves its own twist with the inclusion of harmonica and violin amid the requisite brass, keyboards and hyperactive rhythm section...
Monday, April 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 7:30 p.m.

Honors in 36 genre-spanning categories are up for grabs at the Wisconsin Area Music Industry’s 28th-annual awards show, presented tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the revitalized Turner Hall Ballroom. The ceremony will include performances from plenty of the nominated performers, including Milwaukee buzz . . .

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