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Bad Cop/Bad Cop Battle Their Demons to Become the First Ladies of Fat Wreck Chords

1 year ago by Candace Hansen
Bad Cop/Bad Cop aren’t trying to fit into any mold. They don’t give a fuck if you don’t like “girl bands” either. Its no surprise that their heavy hitting punk mixed with smart songwriting and complex three-part harmonies has catapulted them from humble beginnings in a San Pedro rehearsal space...
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10 Bands To See At Vans Warped Tour This Summer

2 months ago by michael silver
Summer time means a lot of things for SoCal music fans. Festivals, concerts, annual tours and plenty of sunshine to work on those tan lines, bro. 2017 is no different as the Vans Warped Tour is crawling across the country with multiple stages at each stop. We’ve put together a...
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Mad Caddies Carry On After 20 Years of Eclectic Ska Punk

6 months ago by Daniel Kohn
Most bands humbly started with house-party gigs. For Mad Caddies, that would've been a considerable step up. "The first gig we did was a keg party at a barn in high school," singer Chuck Robertson recalls, trying to hold in laughter. "We had nine or 10 songs we could play...
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Bad Cop/Bad Cop

11 months ago by OC Weekly Staff
Recently signed to Fat Wreck Chords, the ladies of Bad Cop/Bad Cop have been hard at work since 2011, writing personal, self-aware lyrics that have been cathartic in expressing their personal experiences. And they're punk as fuck. Their smart, irreverent lyrics are emboldened by three-part harmonies led by vocalists Jennie...
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The Best and Worst of Musink 2017

6 months ago by Josh Chesler
As consistent as the artwork of a great tattoo artist, Musink continues to deliver a weekend of ink, punk rock, and good times year after year. With the 2017 rendition going down at the OC Fairgrounds over the weekend, we’re taking a look back on the best and worst parts...
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Robert Jon and The Wreck's Album Release Party Offers a Slice of the Good Life

1 year ago by Nate Jackson
Though Robert Jon and the Wreck might have already celebrated the release of their new album Good Life Pie throughout Europe, it ain't official until they bring the party home to OC. On the heels of another successful tour across the Atlantic, the band who perfected their Southern Rock by...
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Less Than Jake Celebrate a Quarter Century of Their Ska Punk Sound

8 months ago by Daniel Kohn
When a band has been together for 25 years, it’s easy to get complacent and rally behind your classic material. Less Than Jake doesn’t function like that. While they haven’t had time to put out records as prolifically as they did in their earlier years, the band continues to tour...
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Meet Lorn Conner: The Happy Coachella Guy

5 months ago by Nate Jackson
Coachella’s longest running unofficial art piece sports a safari hat, sunglasses, green board shorts, and an orange Hawaiian t-shirt. Unlike the rest of the massive, eye-catching installations brought to the festival every year, Lorn Conner—aka the Happy Coachella guy—is a small, anonymous dot on the Empire Polo Field that prefers...
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The Interrupters Are the Leaders of the 4th Wave Ska Movement

10 months ago by Jimmy Alvarez
For several years, there have been a multitude of cool new ska bands trying to make the 4th wave of ska happen in Southern California. Unfortunately, none have been able to crack terrestrial radio, or any type of big time radio stream. When they started 2012, a quintet from Los...
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Strung Out

6 years ago by BRANDON FERGUSON
Known for their furiously fast paced sonic contributions to punk's 1990's resurgence, Strung Out has traveled a long road. Founded in 1992 and signed with Fat Wreck Chords since their inception, these guys from So Cal have eight albums under their belt. They'll be descending on Alex's bar to show...

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