“When did punk rock become so safe?” That was the line branded into the conscience of the punk community by NOFX in 2003 when they released The War on Errorism, at long last the first NOFX album to be put out on Fat Wreck Chords, the perennial and unkillable punk label of NOFX frontman, Fat Mike. This lament of whitewashed, co-opted […]Read more "Punk in San Francisco: Alive and Well and Get Dead"
The punk band Against Me! is about to play in San Francisco for the first time in years, and no fan of punk should consider missing it. In case you do, though, they happen to be coming through with a new live album in their wake, and it is the recorded equivalent of the perfect concert photo. “23 Live Sex Acts” captures […]Read more "Against Me! 23 Live Sex Acts: The bravery of punk"