By Zach Ahern Punk. Stoner. Hardcore. Doom. The list goes on and on. Suffice to say, The Fucking Wrath play loud, fast and heavy music. If you’re looking to have your ears bleed with a smile on your face, you’ll get your ass to one of their shows. Synthesis got the chance to chat it [...]
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By Wyatt Nation In the early ‘90s, Unwritten Law was a well respected punk band from Southern California. Unfortunately, they were overshadowed by Blink- 182, Pennywise and The Offspring, to name a few. Unwritten Law’s popularity and identity reached its apex during the late-‘90s with their third record, the self-titled/black album. It was a musical [...]
By Zooey Mae Diego’s Umbrella, the self-designated “Ambassadors of Gypsy Rock,” are fresh off their debut at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival. Described as a vibrant mix of Eastern European sounds and punk rock musicality, they’re bringing their uniformed goodness to towns near you to make love to your ear holes. Tyson and Ben, [...]
By Eric Wendt Any fan of punk rock could write a book about Agent Orange. For over 30 years the band has been bringing their fast, abrasive sound to eager ears the world over. Synonymous with skate and surf culture, Agent Orange’s DIY aesthetic has been aped by countless bands. And for good reason: they [...]
Against Me! The Original Cowboy Fat Wreck Chords The Original Cowboy is a collection of preproduction demos that were recorded in the process of making Against Me’s second full length album, As the Eternal Cowboy. Essentially this is a slightly grittier version of their acclaimed 2003 release, an album that didn’t seem to suffer too [...]
By Jacob Sprecher Flipper is one of those bands that most people will immediately hate upon first listen. But way back when in 1979, at a time when San Francisco was a musical hotbed busting with one of the country’s most notorious underground hardcore scenes, the group carved out a legacy by playing an amalgamation [...]
The Freeze. In Chico. All the way from Massachusetts, these guys were a big part of the Boston hardcore scene in the â€˜80s and have been around since 1978. While associated with the hardcore scene, their music has always had more of a melodic approach than counterparts.
I remember when the first Punk Goes Pop was released: I was probably in my sophomore year in high school, most likely filled with angst and a little THC. The album was released right around the time the teen queens and boy bands were starting to sell millions of records on a daily basis, and the CD [...]
Chico Punk podcast featuring Baghdad Batteries, Serfs, Shankers, Fight Music, Pintlifter
On the way to work I overheard this tasty little exchange: [young spare-change punks to dude on biscycle] (unintelligible shouting) [dude on bicycle] Do I know you? [young spare-change punk] No. [dude on bicycle] Good. Let’s keep it that way. early win.