not without irony that Peder Hedman now plays guitar in the ’80s-style punk
band Bicentennial Rub, since Hedman spent the actual ’80s far removed from
punk. He was too deeply ingrained in psychedelia at the time
After an afternoon that was practically balmy, Wednesday took a familiarly frigid turn post-sundown, bringing us all back to the icy reality that is January in Wisconsin. January is typically a slow time for shows, so Wednesday
Nuggets scarcely sold any copies upon release in 1972, but within a few years, the LP became a touchstone for punk rock bands in search of roots and also inspired similarly formatted reissues of obscure rock tracks. Critic and future Patti Smith guitarist, Lenny...
Much has been made of the first couplet on “Ecce Homo,” the lead track on New York-based Titus Andronicus’ latest album, Local Business. “Okay, I think, by now,” rambles vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stickles
It’s often hard to like amazingly talented bands. Talent can breed pretentiousness, and pretentiousness can breed assholes. That’s why bands like Appleton-based Tenement are so noteworthy: They put out great...
In the middle of a high-stakes operation in Belgrade, Serbia,
a U.S. mission to thwart the sale of a dirty bomb by a pair of international
masterminds known as the Wolf and the Albino, CIA agent Ethan Renner (Kevin
Costner) stops to call his daughter for her birthday. In his
There's a point where rock subgenres such as indie, garage and punk coalesce into something musicians can call their own. New Berlin quartet Outliers takes from all of the above on the band's second album, Neon Leon, and delivers music...
Do you miss the mellow punk reggae rock of Sublime or The Red Hot Chili Peppers, when "funk metal" was a legitimate descriptor for Flea & Co.? If you would like it with more jamming and from guys with hip-hop roots, Milwaukee's...