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  1. Queen of No Wave Lydia Lunch will serve up Brutal Measures at Fibbers on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | York Press

    REMEMBER Teenage Jesus And The Jerks, New Yorker Lydia Lunch's punk and No Wave band of the late-1970s? Lunch, 58, is still touring, now with Weasel Walter in their Brutal Measures show that promises brutal, beautiful, heartbreaking true tales from America's dark side at Fibbers, York, on Monday. Lunch is "passionate, confrontational and bold, whether attacking the patriarchy and their pornographic warmongering, turning the sexual into the political or whispering a love song to the broken hearted, with her fierce energy and rapid-fire delivery lending testament to her warrior nature".


  2. Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Kave-InRead the original story

    Monday Feb 5 | The Stranger

    Ex-Circle Jerks drummer Kave-In's knowledge and collection of obscure rock, pop, R&B, and exotica 45s runs deep. Gumbo, "We Don't Care" "Stompin', snotty glam/proto-punk with female vocals, although you couldn't tell from the four geezers on the pic sleeve! Mysterious..." Aki, "Voodoo Drums" "Amazing, moody, and tribal exotica mover with a slammin' drum solo in the middle! Far superior to the Reprise version, in my humble opinion."


  3. Thrash Label Combat Records Revived By Megadeth's David EllefsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Billboard

    Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is bringing back the legendary thrash label that gave his band its first break. Ellefson's two-year-old EMP Label Group announced this week that it's reviving Combat Records, once home to metal and punk greats Exodus, Circle Jerks, Death, Dark Angel and Agnostic Front, among others.


  4. Preview: Love Jerks to Play the Crepe PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Metro Santa Cruz

    Rebecca Garza-Bortman and Bryan Patrick Garza played their first ever show together as San Francisco band Love Jerks two years ago to a packed house of roughly 300 people. They also got married.


  5. The Birmingham channel: Word on the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Wade on Birmingham

    ... in Birmingham, winner of a Global Student Entrepreneur Award. From Robert Evans. Hattiesburg punk band Judy and the Jerks performs in October at the Spring Street Firehouse in Avondale. From Colors of Nights. Birmingham punk band Black Hole Kids ...


  6. BIG. GAME. PREVIEW. 2017.: LSU vs. ARKANSASRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | And The Valley Shook

    Ugh. Look at that. LSU is still 5-5 against the Hogs in their last 10, and that is just sad.


  7. 8Days: Restless Creature, Bluegrass, Bidding and BBQ, South Carolina...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Free Times

    We don't know what possesses a man to go by the name Spanky, but comedian Spanky Brown has been featured on BET's Comic View and on Comedy Central, so it seems to be working out OK for him. Brown yuks it up at the Comedy House at 8 p.m.; tickets are $10.


  8. Interview: No Wave Iconoclast Lydia Lunch Recasts Herself as a Spoken-Word MaverickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Style Weekly

    ... like Lenny Bruce," Lydia Lunch says today, a few decades removed from fronting the foundational Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, a no-wave, herky-jerky, beyond-punk act that for a time also included sax rumbler James Chance. The spirit of cultural ...


  9. Feature / Just NowRedd Kross: The greatest Californian band you've never heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    They're the missing link between the Manson and Partridge Families, punk rock brats turned power-pop kingpins and they're heading out on tour with Melvins in October. But who are Redd Kross? Back in the 60s and 70s, there was a popular item for sale, advertised in the pages of comic books.


  10. Music NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    I know that I just did one of these, but I had the chance to listen to a bunch of new albums this week and didn't want the list to get too long. Plus it's Sunday night so who cares.


  11. Our critic's tribute to HA1 4sker DA1 4 co-leader Grant Hart: 'One of my greatest music heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Since I was a genuine, raging fan of Grant Hart in addition to being someone who frequently reported his goings-on, I knew to expect the unexpected with him. He never truly caught me off guard until a summer ago, though.


  12. Zander Schloss plays White WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Former Circle Jerks and Joe Strummer cohort Zander Schloss shares a bill with Adam Faucett at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $8. The Quapaw Quarter Association hosts architect John Greer at Curran Hall to discuss the past and potential future of the the William E. Woodruff House, 5:30 p.m. The Arkansas Razorbacks football team opens the season with a game against Florida A&M at War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. After the game, Motherfunkship performs at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 10 p.m., $3-$5.


  13. The punk scene has returned to the San Fernando ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    In the back alley of a small music venue in the San Fernando Valley, Jack Zisfain showed off his favorite jacket. The piece's thick, leather base was difficult to glimpse through his collection of buttons, 34 to be exact, including one decorated with a caricature spider.


  14. The Filipino music chroniclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... influenced the rock music of the country that led to the creation of rock bands in the 1980s like The Dawn and The Jerks. Original Pilipino Music or OPM wasn't OPM until the '90s-when Regine Velasquez was officially bestowed the title, "Asia's ...


  15. Raffle House - Van Buren - Pink Lizards Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | River Front Times

    Yup, you read that correctly! After over a year of hibernation, a long awaited DIY punk show at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center has finally arrived once more.


  16. Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean to headline FYF Fest This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    Summer for some means getting the grill ready for a great barbecue, planning a carpool for an epic beach trip, or taking the family out for a well-deserved vacation. For music-lovers, however, 'tis the season to catch popular and beloved artists perform at numerous music festivals.


  17. New York Punk Legend Howie Pyro Loves Spinning Rare Vinyl in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | LA Weekly

    ... sound, they were the part of a next wave that also included The Cramps and Lydia Lunch's Teenage Jesus and the Jerks. Pyro's youth, inventive music and omnipresence in the clubs led to frequent DJ jobs and eventually bonds with iconic rockers, which ...


  18. Garland Jeffreys stays in tune with NYC on his latest, 14 Steps to HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys has had a bit of a resurgence over the past four years after subtly refining the style he originally crafted on his seminal 1973 self-titled solo debut and 1977's Ghost Writer . A native New Yorker, Jeffreys was close friends with Lou Reed, and their music shares definite similarities-in particular, the constant NYC references, the lyrics reflecting social conflict, and the easy protopunk designation.


  19. "Idle Worship II: The Photography of Edward Colver: L.A. Underground 1978-1984"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | LA Weekly

    Photographer Edward Colver famously documented L.A.'s punk, hardcore and new wave scenes during their peak in the late 1970s and '80s. Born in Pomona, and largely self-taught, Colver photographed a who's-who of the genres' groups and is responsible for more than 250 album covers; he's behind the cover of author Steven Blush's 2001 tome, American Hardcore: A Tribal History , which inspired the excellent 2006 documentary of the same name, and in which Colver is included.


  20. Punks-turned-power-poppers Redd Kross hit the road with a Melvin on drumsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Since their first releases in the early 80s, southern California four-piece Redd Kross have been a cut above their punk peers. Started in 1980 by teenage brothers Jeff and Steven McDonald and rounded out over their first decade by a rotating cast of guitarists and drummers-including Black Flag members Ron Reyes and Dez Cadena and Circle Jerks founder Greg Hetson-the band added a sophisticated melodic sense to their feisty punk.