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How did we go from the Rolling Stones to Fartbarf?
Yes, those are my parents in that picture. Their pet snake, Phallys, is no longer around, and thankfully my Dad has ceased wearing a chain linking a nose ring to his ear. But, now 43, he remains a wild man, especially when it comes to music. For almost my whole life he's been rocking out in ne ... More >>
Warped Tour: Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Every time I Die, Polar Bear Club, Fireworks, and others. Nassau Coliseum Saturday, July 21 Better than: Last year. A few images: • The weather was beautiful; this year there was wind. Sunlight gently cascaded onto the grounds and sometimes r ... More >>
During my high school years in the early 2000s, I wanted to be in a ska-punk band. This fantasy could have been sparked by an Operation Ivy record, Save Ferris's prom-night concert in 10 Things I Hate About You, the genre's sartorial trappings, or the sound of trumpets. But one thing's for sure: Any ... More >>
Ah, the summer, the time of year when one can enjoy a concert in the glorious out of doors. This morning Live Nation announced the full lineups for its two local amphitheatersthe PNC Bank Arts Center in bucolic Holmdel, N.J. and the Jones Beach Theater, out on the South Shore of Nassau County ... More >>
Taking Back Sunday w/Thursday Best Buy Theater Sunday, July 17 Better than: Breaking up. The Best Buy Theater seems hermetically sealed from Times Squareto enter it is to completely remove yourself from the heat, which, in July, introduces stasis to the blood. You are rewarded inside with ... More >>
Patrick Stump, Om'Mas Keith Joe's Pub Sunday, April 10 Better than: Watching
Christmas cheer thankfully trumps the show's . . . intimacy. Pics by Chris, more below.Twin Sister/Blair/John K. Friday, December 17 Live With Animals Gallery Better Than: Taking Back Sunday's Extremely Emo Hanukkah Join us as ethereal indie-rock crew Twin Sister hosts the best really aweso ... More >>
The Bamboozle Meadowlands Parking Lot Saturday, May 1 The Bamboozle is the circus-themed mainstream punk/pop/whatever blowout where the line for Mrs. Field's ice cream and cookies dwarfs the one for $10 Miller Lites. It's the sunburn factory with a kid sporting an irony-free Snapple tattoo. A mor ... More >>
Rock stars, dating experts, and cartoon characters talk about Valentine's Day
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