Localized: Skint

Localized: Skint
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December’s Localized is an Ogden showcase. Although all of the bands play distinctly different music and are obviously from Ogden, none of them, shockingly, are metal. Ghundi will open for

HOW ROMANCE CAME TO BE: An Interview with Mike Patton and John Kaada

HOW ROMANCE CAME TO BE: An Interview with Mike Patton...
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One of them is a Norwegian composer who has scored numerous European films and released his mold-shattering debut album, Thank You For Giving Me Your Valuable Time, on Ipecac Recordings

My Parents’ Favorite Band and the Gimme Gimmes: Interview w/ Spike Slawson

My Parents’ Favorite Band and the Gimme Gimmes: Interview w/...
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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes really need no introduction—you should know their shtick by this point. Just in case you don’t: Swingin’ Utters’ Spike Slawson (vocals), NOFX’s “Fat” Mike (bass), Joey Cape and Dave Raun from Lagwagon (guitar and drums, respectively), and former No Use for a Name and current Foo Fighters member Chris Shiflett (guitar) don their finest attire, drink too much, and crank out skate-punk covers of just about everything. … read more

Extending Soul: Who is Ron Carroll?

Extending Soul: Who is Ron Carroll?
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From being a choirboy to an award-winning vocalist, Chicago native Ron Carroll not only can play classical saxophone, clarinet, trombone and trumpet, but he’s been on Billboard charting and DJ-ing

Take the Fall – December 2004

Take the Fall – December 2004
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“I smashed my head against the wall, I don’t bleed at all. … I’ve forgotten how to feel, is any of this real/I’ve got suicide intent.” –Austin Parton (singer/guitarist, Take

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

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

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

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

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