Mark Rainey

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Vicious Circle, Early Incarnation of TSOL, Issue Limited Edition Vinyl

    Though Jack Grisham denies it now, many referred (and still refer) to Vicious Circle--otherwise known as "The Cult"--as a violent "punk rock gang" based out of Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Lead singer Grisham, who would later go on to front TSOL, was just a teenager at the time, and the band wa ... More >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011

    Dan O'Mahony: Answer and Questions

    [Locals Only] His spoken-word performance at TKO Records doubles as a release party for a new No for an Answer EP

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Punk Rock Christmas at Alex's Bar on Friday

    ‚ÄčEven punks like to celebrate Christmas, which is why Orange County label TKO Records is throwing a shindig Friday at Alex's Bar in Long Beach. The lineup includes TKO-related acts such as Piss N' Blood, Smogtown, the Junk and Reducers S.F., a San Francisco band making its first Southern Californi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007

    TKO Records' 10th Anniversary Weekender Blowout

    Huntington Beach punk label TKO celebrates its 10th year of existence July 20 through 22 with three shows in three different venues. Friday night's gig goes down at Alex's Bar (21 ) in Long Beach; Saturday's happens at Vault 350 (all ages) in Long Beach; and Sunday's takes place at the Airliner (1 ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Punk for Life

    TKO Records stays in the ring