By: Jesse La Tour The Adolescents Alex's Bar 8/23/13 The Adolescents, The Middle Class, and The Crowd are all iconic original Orange County punk bands who have inspired thousands, maybe millions, of young people to turn their suburban angst into musical art. They inspired me, a 30-year-old English t ... More >>
Legendary local acts band together to raise support for the Middle Class guitarist
The Middle Class are reuniting after 30 years
A few weeks ago, Frontier Records announced that for their 30th anniversary, they were hosting a show featuring a reunion by Santa Ana hardcore pioneers Middle Class. The label (which released punk classics such as The Circle Jerks' Group Sex," The Adolescents self-titled ... More >>
American Hardcore: overdue homage or underdone whitewash?
The Gipper, Tricky Dick, American Hardcore, The U.S. vs. John Lennon and deja vu all over again