Rock & Roll EP (Epitaph). Review by Jen Cray.
Against Me! test drives both a new drummer and a new set of songs on a mini-Florida tour that finds them squeezing into the packed confines of The Social in Orlando.
A fast departure from Brand New’s show at the House of Blues brought me to the much more laid back vibe at The Social for the Chuck Ragan gig. The Hot Water Music frontman was not the only famous frontman who decided to leave his band at home and go it alone for an acoustic evening. Jen Cray was in for a quadruple bill of talent!
Please Come Home (Equal Vision). Review by Jen Cray.
Shaun Kama has set aside his aggressive punk rock side and picked up an acoustic guitar to allow his songwriting soul to be the focus of his new project with The Kings of the Wild Frontier. Jen Cray phones him up for a chat.
Social Distortion plays to yet another sold-out crowd 25 years into their career. Thus proving conclusivelly, to Jen Cray and all that Punk is not dead.
Must’ve Been Live (Mid-Fi). Review by Julio Diaz.
Lucky 7 (Artemis). Review by Bettie Lou Vegas.
Everyone But You (Intelligent). Review by Julio Diaz.
Ignition! (Surfdog). Review by Julio Diaz.
Despite two years of lineup changes, name changes, record label merry-go-round rides, lawsuits, and more, the Amazing Crowns have remained Royal to the loyal. Julio Diaz catches up with frontman Jason “King” Kendall to get the details.
Under The Influences (Time Bomb). Review by Julio Diaz
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