Greg Ginn

  • Music

    May 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Top 10 Stoner Metal Bands

    No other musical genre (aside from reggae) has a stronger connection to the cannabis lifestyle than heavy metal, hence the term 'stoner metal.' But of course, this term describes a subgenre that can encompass different types of metal music and mean different things to different folks; whether you'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Black Flag - The Observatory - July 12, 2013

    Black Flag The Observatory 7-12-2013 Black Flag, or Flag, or whatever they are calling themselves these days, played at the Observatory for their first show in Southern California. To be honest, after witnessing the first performance of the two-night stint in Santa Ana, I have a new name for them, D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Top 5 Punk Rock Guitarists

    By: Nicholas PellSomewhere along the line, punk rock's amateurish enthusiasm became conflated with a dearth of talent.That's OK -- anything to keep the squares out -- but it's not entirely accurate. Indeed, it was hard paring this list down to just five. While you might complain that your favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Top 10 Skateboarders That Became Musicians

    Skateboarding and music mingle nicely, from the soundtracks of skate videos to the shredders themselves hitting notes. For some skaters, it's hard to say what comes first, the music or the maple. It's not uncommon while learning about a band to find that a member or two has skateboarding in their pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    10 Punk Albums to Listen to Before You Die

    Coming up with 10 punk albums to listen to before you die is a lot harder than you'd think. For starters, it's a morbid thought, which makes you start asking yourself why in the hell you're thinking about punk albums when you're only gonna die, so who cares? Second, the best material of many (if n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Ten Vegetarian Musicians with an Open Invite to My House for Thanksgiving Dinner

    ‚ÄčI gotta be honest: I have a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving.On the one hand, it's my vegetarian anniversary. I gave up meat on Thanksgiving 1997, which, for all you math failures, means this year marks the 14th Thanksgiving in a row since I've eaten meat. For that, I am excited and proud ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010

    OFF! Goes On

    Circle Jerks singer Keith Morris' new project is even more punk

  • Music

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Last Night: ALL at the House of Blues

    I don't write show reviews that often, but when I do, Las Vegas seems to be involved (click here to figure out what the hell I mean).Now that you're back, let me tell you about the ALL/Big Drill Car/My Name show Saturday at the House of Blues. I left for Vegas Thursday at 8 p.m. and got back into Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Last Night: Instagon and the Texas Corrugators

    Ok, so this wasn't last night. It was Saturday night. But if you kept partying all weekend and didn't go to sleep, maybe it was last night. Either way, Instagon played its 500th show at HB's Blue Cafe and I'm glad I went. The older I get, the less I'm impressed with bands that play traditional so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Update on tomorrow's Instagon show

    If you read my story on Instagon's 500th show (and I know you did), you know that Instagon head honcho Lob plans on bringing a slew of guests to play with him. I hate to spoil the surprise, but Lob sent out an email with a list of people he expects to take the stage. And because ... More >>

  • Music

    April 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Killer month at DiPiazza's

    I don't work in the marketing department at DiPiazza's Restaurant & Lounge, but maybe I should. I just took a gander at their April schedule and they've got some great stuff lined up. Wednesday is Adam's Dagger, a Long Beach band that just had a streaming song on Punknews. Friday is Fish ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    The Loud Outdoors

    OC Music and Fun Festival

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2008
  • Features

    November 15, 2007

    To Be Ginn, Again

    FEEDBACK: Black Flag/SST Records Honcho Roars Back with Three New Boundary-Busting Albums

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Dio Vs. Ozzy Vs. . . . Lordi Cola?

    Ozzfest is free this year, but there's still doom for improvement

  • Film

    September 21, 2006

    Strange Days Indeed

    The Gipper, Tricky Dick, American Hardcore, The U.S. vs. John Lennon and deja vu all over again

  • Features

    September 8, 2005
  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Sludge Feast

    The return of Dinosaur Jr.

  • Features

    June 3, 2004

    There and Back again with dios

    Chris Ziegler spent 25 days on the road with diosmaybe the 25 most important days of their careerand he ended up in a Detroit hospital.

  • Music

    September 25, 2003
  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Punched in the Face!

    The Red Onions are band-shirt guys

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Pet Project

    For Greg Ginn, its not about the moneyits about the cats

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    The Process of Weeding Out

    The Black Flag that even Black Flag hated

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    The Circle Jerking Goes On

    Seminal punks continue in the great circle of birth, death and self-abuse

  • Music

    May 3, 2001