March 24, 2020

Looking back on 2019, I am blown away by the amount of beautiful experiences I had. To say last year was a wild ride is an understatement. As humans we grow and change all the time, but for me 2019 was really about finding myself and embracing the shit out of that. Fla...

January 20, 2020

Punk festivals are chaotic, and it’s exactly this unpredictability that we love. The Fest in Gainesville, Florida, is certainly no exception, and the unpredictability factor might actually be higher because Fest is organized between 18 different venues over three days,...

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...

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...

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...

May 8, 2019

When you live in Des Moines, Iowa, a small city right on I-80 within 4 hours from 3 bigger cities, and only 5 from Chicago, it’s basically a given that you will travel for shows.  And it’s also extra exciting when the shows come to Omaha, making your commute only TWO h...

May 6, 2019

A couple of decades into their careers, some of the best punk rock artists seem to find that punk rock alone is not enough anymore. Mike Ness and his country albums. Tim Armstrong’s reggae album.

Rise Against is the latest example. Last year they released an album of co...

January 7, 2019

“When you’re here, you’re family. Just like the Olive Garden. We’ll be selling breadsticks at our merch table.” This was just an example of one of the most notable sentences coming out of Kevin Bivona’s mouth that evening. Bivona, the guitarist of the ska-punk band The...

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