[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her new column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theo ... More >>
Andrew YoussefGreg Graffin commanding the stage at House of Blues, AnaheimThe Hype: Thirty years of punk rock is an outstanding feat. Some bands can barely keep it together for three years, let alone three decades. St. Patrick's Day was a perfect excuse for Bad Religion to celebrate, as they kicked ... More >>
Detroit Bar's weekly "Busy Work" night is known for its DJs (like resident "spinner," ugh, hate that term, Dan Sena), and getting folks from bands--like Efrem Schulz from Death by Stereo, to name a recent one--to man the 1s and 2s. But tonight, there's an actual live band performing there, as well? ... More >>
Tonight's weekly Wednesday Busy Work night at Detroit Bar has a special guest DJ, and it's a big one: Efrem Schulz, the frontman and only remaining original member of veteran Orange County punk rockers Death By Stereo, will be playing tunes along with the night's regular crop of resident DJs (Dan Se ... More >>
Better Than: Pretty much any other concert you could have gone to last night.In the canon of legendary punk bands, it is pretty much impossible to fuck with the furious, dred-wielding four piece that is Bad Brains. And for hoards of die-hard O.C. punks young and old, a chance to see them in action ... More >>
Last Night: Liskfest at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine on October 11,2008
Better Than: seeing a festival in the middle of summer.
Download: "Oi, To The World!" by the Vandals from their Myspace page
Hope, change, and unity were used as themes in hardcore music long before the current political ... More >>
Last night marked the final weekend for Bad Religion's relentless assault on the Anaheim House of Blues.
Since February 29, the elder statesmen of Los Angeles punk have embarked on a blistering "World Tour of Southern California" packing in sweaty, fanatical fans night after night. Los Angeles, Sa ... More >>
Review by Waleed Rashidi
Death By Stereo
at Friar Tuck's Bar and Grille, Pomona
February 2, 2008
Better than: Any band whose name contains the word "Death" in it — even the veteran metal band Death themselves.
Download: "Entombed We Collide" video.
One can never even remotely predict what migh ... More >>