Last show at Vostok – February 25, 2017 Studio Vostok, Vancouver, BC w/ Storc, Brass, Waingro, Black Wizard Allow me to preface this with an acknowledgement of the privilege inherently involved in being able to participate – in any capacity – in the operation of an ostensibly underground creative space/music
Punk kids are amazing creatures. At any age. On March 4th of this year, a pair of old punks take the top two spots at this year’s Mr SF Leather contest. The sash itself and the first runner-up medal. For the next year, the new title holder will represent San Francisco
MANIC RELAPSE FEST is returning to Oakland, CA this year with its 5th incarnation, which promises to be completely badass as usual. After the first round of announcements, we’re stoked to bring you the second one! Here we go: S.H.I.T. (Canada) Cinderblock (Boston) Slimy Member (Texas) No Statik (Bay) Odio (Bay) Mozart
by DARIEN CAVANAUGH via Defiant When alt-right poster boy Richard Spencer’s face ended up on the receiving end of the punch memed around the world on Inauguration Day, it raised questions among liberals and leftists about the role of violence in politics. The debate quickly intensified following reports that an
Valentine’s Day is pretty much a crock of shit, made up holiday. While the sentiment of honoring your loved ones/partners is admirable, it’s more about making a shitload of money for companies like Hallmark, who then use their profits to contribute to Republican candidates, who in turn support anti-abortion legislation.
Heads up punx nationwide – MANIC RELAPSE FEST is returning to Oakland, CA this year with its 5th incarnation, which promises to be completely badass as usual. Manic Relapse is a DIY fest organized yearly in Oakland, done by punks for punks, and is completely DIY and volunteer-based, with no exterior