Keith Morris, a few years shy of 60, remains typically snotty as hell, with trademark grimy dreads hanging from a head splotched with bald spots. But he also happens to be one happy camper. The iconoclastic ex-Black Flag bawlerwhose bratty freak-puke was on SST Records' initial release (the N ... More >>
In 1978, the Sex Pistols would have hocked snot at the idea of being associated with prim layouts and orderly type. Sublime's signature colors were not purple, pink, red, and gray; The Replacements had no ties to concentric squares. Dr. Know and Gorilla Biscuits never put pinwheels anywhere i ... More >>
If any one-woman band can eclipse the delightfully volatile presence of Steve Albini and his stature in the annals of Amerindie rock and scrumptious food bloggery, it's the cerebral and dissonant classi-punk Helen Money, who's opening for Shellac at the Bell House tonight and tomorrow night. Helen M ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr., Fucked Up, Off
Thursday, June 23
Better than: You and your friends sitting around, telling each other how much you appreciate each other.
Keith Morris is a founding member of both Black Flag and The Circle Jerks, the co-author of a song called "World Up My Ass," and a pi ... More >>
Brooklyn hardcore revisionists Cerebral Ballzy channel the splattery, skate-friendly tantrums of the early-'80s California underground--think Circle Jerks or Rich Kids On LSD if they had to live with bad weather. Songs titles like "Sk8 All Day," "Cutting Class" and "Puke Song" speak for thems ... More >>
On top of our growing 2010 year in review coverage, we've asked some pals to help out, too. Below, Pitchfork/Status Ain't Hood writer Tom Breihan looks back at the year in hardcore.
OFF! at L.A.'s 6th St. Warehouse. Photo by Sean Peterson.Let's talk for a minute about this idea: Hardcore in ... More >>
The three on the right: Henry Rollins, Greg Ginn, and Chuck Biscuits, elusive even in Black Flag. Photo by Dave Markey.As harsh as 2009 has been for celebrity deaths, it's been an even harsher year for Internet-based fake celebrity deaths. As of June, the real-to-fake death ratio has approach ... More >>