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Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

Neon Leon

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...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Borrowed Power

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...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The founding fathers of Dads—Matt Chic, Tab Man and Jim Zajackowski—are active members of a specific scene composed of local punk bands. These bands play a circuit of basement shows and bars and are more devoted to parties, pizza...
07.13.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's been a bad week for Milwaukee punk fans: Two of the week's most exciting punk shows were canceled. The Baltimore art-punk group Double Dagger, which channels all the fury of Les Savy Fav and Fugazi with just half the instruments�no guitar; just drums and a really loud bass�ducked out of their Thursday night show at the Borg Ward in order to play Chicago with the Fiery Furnaces. Bad...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Red Knife Lottery opened their debut EP, So Much Drama, with the plotted rape and torture of Travel Channel personality Samantha Brown, paving the way for five more tales of brutality and murder, penned in the vulgar literary style of Edgar Allan Poe and enacted by the terrorizing screams...
05.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Hat tip to Ryan Miller for introducing me to this track on last night's Indie Soundcheck: NOFX's new single, "Creeping Out Sara," an apparently somewhat true story recounting Fat Mike's run-in with one of the Quin sisters from Tegan and Sara (there's some question as to which one it was). It's a typically snotty NOFX song�there's something reassuring about the way these guys haven't changed their ...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Circle Jerks were particularly generous last night, playing a 75-minute set that included a whooping 30 songs (it helps that theyre short). They looked as old as youd expect. Singer Keith Morris is probably a little bit too bald on top to be rocking dreadlocks, and his stage presence was probably sillier than he intended it to be, but he had some serious energy. Wild in the ...

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