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  1. La Mama's Limited Run of Rock Opera Baby Fat: Act 1 Begins TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the November Theatre world premiere of Baby Fat, Act 1, directed by Michael Scholar, Jr. La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1 , a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel and libretto by Ben Weasel .

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  2. La Mama to Present Limited Run of Rock Opera Baby Fat: Act 1Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the November Theatre world premiere of Baby Fat, Act 1, directed by Michael Scholar, Jr. La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1 , a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel and libretto by Ben Weasel .

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  3. Deerhoof, Screeching Weasel, Boss HogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | San Diego Reader

    ... .... From Chicago, Ben Weasel and this year's version of 30-years (on and off, a lot) punk-rock perennials Screeching Weasel rocks Brick by Brick with likeminded locals Jon Cougar Concentration Camp and Dead on the Wire . The Weas is in the middle ...

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  4. Mikey Erg on the Preservation of Pop-PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Denver Westword

    Pop-punk - though a divisive term, depending on who you talk to - is as precious a part of musical history as classical music or folk. The genre dates to the early 1990s, made popular by bands like Screeching Weasel, ZOiNKS! and the Queers.

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  5. help me remember this old punk songRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... several years older than that, as the newest song I remember from the tape is "I Wanna Be a Homosexual" by Screeching Weasel. -The chord progression was I-IV-V, and I'm pretty sure it went I-IV-I-IV-I-IV-V-IV. -It sounded somewhat similar to ...

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  6. The Dickies touring, playing two classic albums in full in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Cheeky SoCal punk vets The Dickies have never really stopped playing shows , and as they keep staying busy, they've got a handful of tour dates coming up this summer and fall. After playing some West Coast dates this summer with The Queers and Screeching Weasel, and a cool punk fest in San Antonio in October, they'll come to NYC for a couple of special shows.

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  7. La MaMa & Columbia Stages to Present Baby Fat: Act IRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    La MaMa, presents in association with Columbia Stages the world premiere advance staging of BABY FAT: Act I, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. BABY FAT: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel and libretto by Ben Weasel .

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  8. Modern Baseball's GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... about show etiquette within the punk community. The outcome was positive, assuming you aren't a sweaty Screeching Weasel apologist-pop-punk has grown a social conscience. Modern Baseball have launched a "safe space hotline" that allows members of ...

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  9. Tight New DimensionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    Like the Ramones and Screeching Weasel, Portland's Mean Jeans play aggressive, rigid punk rock of the three-chord variety, pumping songs out in three minutes or less. As staid as that might sound, there's a very valid reason that bands like Mean Jeans continue to proffer their sonic-melodic wares in the punk world: It's unabashedly fun, inspiring and, usually, pretty goddamn funny.

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  10. Screeching Weasel announce 30th anniversary shows, playing 'My...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Punk vets Screeching Weasel are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year with some upcoming shows. Support on various dates comes from The Dickies, The Queers, Bigwig and more, and select shows have them performing 1991's My Brain Hurts in full.

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  11. The Linden Method shows pop-punk talent is thriving locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Sure, standard-bearers like Blink-182 no longer dominate the airwaves as they did 20 years ago, but if you take your earbuds out long enough you'll see Chicago and the suburbs still have a thriving scene. When: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23 Where: Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison, Chicago, 327-1662 or cubbybear.com Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door Longtime suburban punk rockers Screeching Weasel, Smoking Popes and Alkaline Trio draw crowds.

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  12. Bangert: Saving Lafayette's punk rock meccaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Journal and Courier

    ... Iguana, originally in downtown Lafayette, Giorgini's credits include work with Anti-Flag, Rise Against, Screeching Weasel and a collection of punk bands that have CDs and vinyl lining the walls of his control room and throughout his place. He's done ...

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  13. Climbing the stairway to QueerdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... , and Don't Back Down . While the band has had a revolving-door lineup that has included members of Screeching Weasel and early GG Allin vehicle The Jabbers , the central figure of the group remains lead singer/guitarist Joe King , aka Joe Queer , ...

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  14. Once upon a time in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    Preview: Book reading/signing with Larry Livermore, author of How to Ru n a Record Label , Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m., at The Bookstore The Bookstore 118 Main St. 345-7441 If you were paying attention to the periphery of the mainstream rock world in the 1990s, you likely heard about Lookout Records. The Berkeley punk label was perhaps most famous for being the original home of recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day, but its roster also included such seminal bands as Screeching Weasel, Operation Ivy and Neurosis. 2 comments

  15. IMAGE: Courtesy of Larry Livermore.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... And in 1987, he co-founded Lookout Records, which released seminal albums by Green Day, Operation Ivy, Screeching Weasel and Pansy Division, to name a few. After Livermore left the label in 1997, Lookout lost its way. By 2012, it died for good. In ...

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  16. Q&A: Naked Raygun's Jeff Pezzati on New Album, Dave...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Spin

    In the 1980s, Naked Raygun were at the forefront of Chicago's burgeoning punk scene, mixing politically charged melodies and a post-hardcore racket. Their devotees include local artists like Alkaline Trio and Screeching Weasel , as well as modern-rock royalty like the Foo Fighters - a 1983 Raygun concert at the Cubby Hole was Dave Grohl's first-ever concert.

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  17. Long Beach Is Home to the World's Most Punk-Rock Wine BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | LA Weekly

    Todd Congelliere isn't one to celebrate his own achievements. In the nearly three decades that the former F.Y.P. singer-guitarist has been running San Pedro-based Recess Records - during which he's released records by bands like Screeching Weasel, The Dwarves, Against Me! and his own melodic punk acts, Toys That Kill and The Underground Railroad to Candyland - the closest he's gotten to putting a spotlight on his influential one-man bedroom business was to quietly host an afternoon show at the Echo in honor of Recess' 100th release.

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  18. Top Portland Events, Dec. 30 to Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... to 2012's incredible On Mars , which found Portland's (if not the world's) best band joining the Ramones, Screeching Weasel and Green Day in the pop-punk pantheon. The Liquor Store , 3341 SE Belmont St. 9 pm. $6. 21+ . [ELECTRO CLASH] With ...

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  19. Show preview: Hell City Annual this Sat. Nov. 14 at 13Fifteen BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... keyboardists. So the most dedicated of fans regrouped and started Riot Fest in Chicago, which between Screeching Weasel and Alkaline Trio was second only to the Bay Area in pop punk bands per capita. But even that could not last, as Riot Fest would ...

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  20. How to get big while staying small.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... sets of Jawbreaker covers and made direct references to the Smiths in their songs.The drummer's even got a Screeching Weasel tattoo! What more could a punk kid ask for? Beach Slang released its debut full-length, the excellently titled The Things We ...

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