October 27, 2019

On May 3rd, Bad Religion dropped yet another bomb in the punk world. Age

of Unreason is the band’s seventeenth studio release, and nothing short of fantastic.

This album delivers everything you’d expect from these legends; from addressing

inequality and corruption in toda...

October 13, 2019

Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers (comprised of Laura Jane Grace, Atom Willard and engineer/friend Marc Jacob Hudson), played two incredible shows in Southern California, in March of 2019. I had been anticipating these shows, especially since I gave the Devour...

September 19, 2019

You’re several miles from the Chicago Loop and a world apart, but you can see a few skyscrapers from Douglas Park, which has been home to Riot Fest for the last five of its 15-year existence.

Roger Lima of Less Than Jake hams it up.

This shot of Lars Frederiksen document...

July 15, 2019

I’ve been a die-hard, Bouncing Souls fan since the first time I saw them live in 2003.  I was 20 and only a few years into discovering the entire punk scene. The positive, love-every-moment, vibe of the band and the fans at that show enthralled me, and I’ve been hooked...

July 9, 2019

The first stop for Sabroso Festival was held in beautiful Dana Point, California, at Doheny State Beach. This sunny, two-day fest was filled with tacos, beer tasting, Lucha Libre wrestling matches, and most importantly, music.

This event comes together seamlessly, every...

June 19, 2019

As a Mable, I think it goes without saying that I love shows. And as far as shows go, I think I’ve seen them from almost every seat in the house. I’ve played them in bands. I’ve booked and promoted them. I’ve worked the door, house-managed, been pit security, sound cre...

June 17, 2019

I’ve always been a loner, and now it’s official. I’ll be running Mable by myself. All is good, no drama, friends forever. But I’ll be doing this alone. 

I thought for a while that I might give it up. And, no promises because it might prove to be too much and I might hav...

June 11, 2019

It’s almost summer, which means fun, sun(screen), Punk Rock Bowling, adventure, and your ass sticking to your vinyl car seats. In no particular order, here are some crucial albums to make it through and make it a good time.

Uke-Hunt (Self-Titled)

If you haven’t heard Uke...

May 13, 2019

We are well into festival season, and I will be attending my very first one ever soon. That's right, this 40-something year old punk rock gal prefers small clubs and intimate settings, but I'm venturing from my old, cranky ways and will experience my first festival at...

May 9, 2019

It’s rare I miss the opening bands when I get tickets to any show. I really enjoy listening and discovering bands I might not of otherwise had the opportunity too. This Satanic Surfers show did not disappoint. 

One of my favourite venues in Vancouver to see shows at i...

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