Mark Arm

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts of 2013, part two

    As 2013 winds down with a wintry bang, the unforgettable live music moments from the second half of the year are enough to still keep us warm. Some of the bands who were included in our best concerts list from the first half of the year came back to rock our stages with equally potent -- if not bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Amphetamine Reptile's Bash 13 at Grumpy's, 7/20/13

    Amphetamine Reptile's Bash 13 With Melvins, Honky, Negative Approach, Gay Witch Abortion, Mudhoney, Hepa/Titus, and Die Kreuzen Grumpy's Downtown, Minneapolis July 20, 2013 Part way through Mudhoney's incendiary early evening set at Bash 13 on Saturday, they broke into their new underachievement an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    15 essential Amphetamine Reptile releases

    This week, Grumpy's Downtown hosts a celebration of one of Minneapolis's most influential labels, Amphetamine Reptile. Bash 13 features a wealth of artists associated with the label over the years, including Mudhoney and the Melvins (who play an album release show on Friday, as well). This week's Ci ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2013

    Under the influence of Amphetamine Reptile

    The indie record label brings back seminal alt-rock groups Mudhoney and the Melvins to celebrate AmRep Bash 13

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Top 10 best grunge songs

    With Saint Kurt gone for 18 years now, it's important to remember grunge wasn't just Nirvana. It was a movement, and though each year it seems a little bit sillier than it did the last, it was important. Most of the bands (and sadly many of the people themselves) didn't stand the test of time, some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    PJ20 with Pearl Jam, Queens of the Stone Age, the Strokes and more at Alpine Valley, 9/3/11

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Pearl Jam September 3, 2011 Alpine Valley Music Theater Pearl Jam kind of painted themselves into a corner with this one. The band that rose from the ashes of Mother Love Bone spent their first few years as the biggest band on the planet (their sophomore release Vs. broke re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Amphetamine Reptile Records 25th Anniversary Bash at Grumpy's, 08/28/10

    Photos by Sean Smuda​Amphetamine Reptile Records 25th Anniversary BashAugust 28, 2010Grumpy's Downtown On what was a perfect day to celebrate anyone's anniversary, a sold-out crowd gathered at Grumpy's in downtown Minneapolis to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the legendary local label Amphetami ... More >>

  • Music

    January 16, 2008


    The Songs We Can't Escape