Wasted Life – November 2004

Wasted Life – November 2004
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Wasted Life November 2004: S.M.D. “Started back in 1990, always drunk, always rowdy People say we play too loud, and we bring a fucked-up crowd You paid two bucks at

Bubblegum & Burton?: The Romain DeMarchi interview

Bubblegum & Burton?: The Romain DeMarchi interview
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Burton Snowboards was recently in town premiering their new DVD, The Process 3. To promote this, some of the riders would be in town to do an autograph session at the Gateway before the premiere. I got to go have a beer with one of the riders, Romain DeMarchi. It would be the second visit of this kind to Utah. … read more

Hellbent for Hellrose

Hellbent for Hellrose
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From the ashes of Hollywood Skateboards, fronted by Chris Markovich, comes the team that DJ calls a ” force to be reckoned with”- Hellrose Skateboards. [DJ Chavez]Syndrome Distribution, once known

Queens of the Fashion Scene

Queens of the Fashion Scene
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In the history of Utah alternative establishments, men traditionally stepped up to bring alternative flavor to our cultural drought through such establishments as Raunch Records, Trash clothing store, Galaxina, Modified,

 
 
In Camera

In Camera
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“Reverse cowgirl indie-rock with a cigarette after;” said In Camera when asked to describe themselves. Six months together, this group of musicians are all barely 21, all live in the

Yet More Moore: A Review of Michael Moore’s UVSC Lecture Oct. 20, 2004

Yet More Moore: A Review of Michael Moore’s UVSC Lecture...
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Sean Hannity was right, way right. Michael Moore did cross the line coming to Utah but in doing so, may have stumbled unknowingly into becoming yet another influential part of

The Inevitable Evolution of Isis: An Interview with Aaron Turner

The Inevitable Evolution of Isis: An Interview with Aaron Turner
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In September of 2002, a Boston-based band called Isis released its second full-length album, Oceanic (Ipecac Recordings), and shattered the boundaries of heavy/aggressive music. Back in 2001, the group released

Just Another Fan on Stage: An Interview with Matt Freeman

Just Another Fan on Stage: An Interview with Matt Freeman
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Matt Freeman is the best bass player out there, and he’s been proving it for years in Rancid and, before that, in Operation Ivy. When longtime Social Distortion bassist John

Ain’t Dead Yet: An Interview with Skinny Puppy

Ain’t Dead Yet: An Interview with Skinny Puppy
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In 1995, it was thought to be over. After 13 years, Skinny Puppy was dissolving and it seemingly came to a close with the overdose of Dwayne Goettel. In the

How to Build a Better Monster: My Psycho-Sexual Dream of The Cramps

How to Build a Better Monster: My Psycho-Sexual Dream of...
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Last night I had a dream. Or was it? A giant black-and-white spiral pulled me from my bed. I passed through its middle and found myself in a science lab