• Strike Anywhere

    Strike Anywhere

    Strike Anywhere turns a room full of strangers into a family with their well-measured mix of melodic punk and angry politics.

  • Strung Out

    Strung Out

    Strung Out gives standard Orlando fare a run for its money, abusing, shredding, and grinding the hell out of every inch of The Social’s stage to fans’ delight.

  • The Gaslight Anthem

    The Gaslight Anthem

    Jen Cray flings off a bit of friendly vomit at The Social — who cares? Enduring horrible bodily fluids is but a small price to pay when The Gaslight Anthem‘s in town.

  • Riverboat Gamblers

    Riverboat Gamblers

    Packing enough punk ‘n’ roll to wake up a sleepy Florida Friday afternoon, Riverboat Gamblers plowed through a matinee set at The Social that left Jen Cray sweaty and smiling.

  • Glasvegas


    Scottish rockers Glasvegas rode into New York City on a wave of hype for two sold-out shows. With only one proper album to flaunt, the band nevertheless proved to Kiran Aditham that they can bring arena-sized sound to a mid-sized theater.

  • Los Dryheavers

    Los Dryheavers

    Words of Surrender (Lorelei Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Pale Moon Gang

    Pale Moon Gang

    Pale Moon Gang (Fast Loose). Review by Jen Cray.

  • The Saint Alvia Cartel

    The Saint Alvia Cartel

    The Saint Alvia Cartel (Stomp). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

    Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

    Julien Temple puts together a sweet requiem for Joe Strummer of The Clash.

  • The Walkup

    The Walkup

    Down On Pacific (Reynolds Recording Co.). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Alkaline Trio

    Alkaline Trio

    Agony & Irony (Epic). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Carbon/Silicon


    Carbon/Silicon is the new project from punk rock legends Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) and Tony James (Generation X). Not even a wicked case of the flu could keep Jen Cray from catching their intimate Orlando show.

  • The Loved Ones

    The Loved Ones

    The Loved Ones had no idea they had so many fans in Orlando. Jen Cray was happy to find that she wasn’t the only adult in town who has a soft spot for melodic punk.

  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters ensured a buzz-worthy concert event when they brought along Jimmy Eat World and Against Me! for an evening of big rock in Orlando. Jen Cray was not about to miss this unforgettable night.

  • New Model Army

    New Model Army

    High (Attack Attack). Review by Sean Slone.

  • Army of Flying Robots

    Army of Flying Robots

    Life is Cheap (Superfi Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Against Me!

    Against Me!

    The Orlando date of the Against Me! tour was scheduled in competition with the annual Anti Pop Fest, but the band’s loyal followers could not be deterred. Jen Cray skipped out on the multitude of alternate shows happening downtown to spend another evening with these Gainesville boys.

  • Panic Attack! Art In The Punk Years

    Panic Attack! Art In The Punk Years

    Despite decades of punk being neutered by the media and the marketplace, Matthew Moyer is heartened to find that the artwork collected in this retrospective still has the power to outrage and inspire.

  • Maroon 5/ The Hives

    Maroon 5/ The Hives

    The Hives are opening up for Maroon 5 on the r&b act’s major US tour. Jen Cray was at the Orlando date- take a guess what band brought her in.

  • Big Audio Dynamite Live

    Big Audio Dynamite Live

    After watching this dvd of concert footage from Mick Jones post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, Carl F Gauze is still waiting for the clampdown..

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