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How did I get turned on to 80’s Japanese punk? The xeroxed pages of the early issues of MRR. I will never forget seeing names like The Comes, Lip Cream, Stalin in print for the first time. There was something different about what was going in Japan compared to SoCal

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If I had to pick one Los Angeles label that influenced me the most during the 80’s, I would have to pick SST Records. The bands on this label were always gigging around town – you would never know where one of the SST bands would perform. I have so

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For better or for worse, the image of the skinhead defines a big part of what many in mass culture see as 1980s UK punk. But like so many subcultures (if not all of them), it is so much more complex than its stereotype, full of subcultures of its own.

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The power of strong youth movements is unreal and almost can not be put into words. Without the internet or social media, Punk Rock spread all across the globe in the 80’s and has never looked back. Case in point is this radical photo essay of Estonian Punx from this

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When I think of entertainers flossin’ with their rides, I think of rappers standing in front of their pimped out whips. So when I saw the D.C. Punk Photographer Cynthia Connolly had created a set of postcards that featured the underground musicians of DC posing with their cars during the

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Photos and Text by Robert Hanna SKINNY PUPPY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, HAUJOBB, YOUTH CODE live at Showbox SoDo 12.15.2014 Industrial rock pioneers SKINNY PUPPY returned to Seattle on their Eye vs. Spy Tour (renamed recently after VNV NATION dropped out as main support unexpectedly in November), backed by fellow Canadians

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Text & Photos: Darryl Reid I really don’t know what to say about seeing Japanese crust legends Life play Varning Fest this year except to say it was fucking insane. Watching Life play a show is like watching a pack of methed-up chimpanzees tearing the shit out of an abusive

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Yesterday we put up a show review and photo essay from last week’s Deafheaven, Sumac and Balance show at The Rickshaw in Vancouver. Jostling in the photo pit with me was one of Vancouver’s best show photographers, Tiina Liimu, and she shared some of her stunning SUMAC photos with us,

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Today I want to share with you the world’s largest punk photo archive called Karl Nagel’s PUNKFOTO. It has over 12,000 pictures dating from 1978 to 2000. What I really dig about this site is how it is a real life look at how German punks were living at the

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WOVENHAND; THE BILTMOTE CABARET; Vancouver 2014; tiina liimu mus
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WOVENHAND and CLOUDSPLITTER recently came through Vancouver and put on a killer show! Our photographer Tiina Liimu was on hand to capture the stunning performances…check out her stellar photo essay below!

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Do I have troll tendencies? Yes, this is why I love tumblr so much, because I can just zone out and find all sorts of shit that will stimulate my imagination. Today CVLT Nation has picked the Mark McCoy Art tumblr as our favorite right now…When check out his page,

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Johnny Cash was many different things to many different people! On a personal level, I always felt that he was the voice for the underdog and was never willing to bow down to authority. On February 24, 1969, he performed at San Quentin and the prisoners loved every second of

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