The Gaslight Anthem
with the Bouncing Souls and Cory Branan
First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Dust off those newly collectible Nets snapbacks, gang, we had ourselves a double-header of Jersey pop-punk at the Mainroom last night. Fresh off of their major-label debut an ... More >>
Hugh Cornwell and Glen Matlock are likely household names at your place if there's a studded leather jacket somewhere in your garage -- or you own the Snatch soundtrack. For everyone else, this is a show worth experiencing for those loving the umpteenth wave of punk and new wave descendants too. ... More >>
Photos by Mike MinehartMachine 22Black Box Revelation with Machine 22, Porcupine and DetourNovember 14, 20117th St. Entry, MinneapolisI arrived during of Porcupines from LaCrosse, Wisconsin, one of my favorite bands I've recently discovered. One of my favorite songs, "Rooftops" from their 7" spli ... More >>
Dear Santa, No zeppelin or Red Ryder BB gun for me, this year. No Porsche, no super-strength, no Wii. Not even world peace, Santa. Forget all of that. This year, I'm asking for something that could enhance - even improve - the lives of millions of people across the world: please, please, please w ... More >>
Photo by Kelly LoneWe have an odd relationship with success here in the Twin Cities--we love watching our local homeboys make good but more often than not, we do so with the begrudging assumption that they're going to leave us, dammit. Sure, they say they'll always love us, and we're still ... More >>
Man-oh-man, what the hell? Did it rain all Bike Walk week? I'm soaked. But remember, big-ass rock and roll sound waves dry you faster than heat--that's science facts, trust me--so dry off and get hot at any number of awesome shows happening this weekend.
The BuzzcocksPete Shelley's eyes can't keep from rolling.
Seriously, that's what stands out right away. British punk legends the Buzzcocks take the stage, Shelley approaches the mic, barks out the first song, and as they launch into song, his eyes roll.
For a passing moment, a ... More >>