The Descendents (Band)

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    The 10 best punk rock movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York, and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    10 classic punk records that are actually awful

    I put on the Ramones' classic 1977 record Rocket to Russia recently in an attempt to join all of my Facebook friends in their collective sadness at the recent death of Tommy (Erdyli) Ramone. I used to love this record, but now, even though I wanted to feel some sense of loss, it became more and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Alkaline Trio: Recording with Bill Stevenson was a dream come true

    Originally hailing from the Second City, pop-punk world-beaters Alkaline Trio are quickly approaching two decades in a scene that isn't known for aging gracefully. Weathering the ebb-and-flow of their style's popularity, the Trio have stayed the course and continued to deliver incredibly catchy, emo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: Readers' picks

    Related:First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete listFirst Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listEven if the ticket stubs are long gone, and the T-shirt purchased at the merch table didn't survive backpacking across Europ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Meat Puppets at the Turf Club, 11/12/11

    Photos by Nikki Miller​Meat Puppets November 12, 2011 Turf Club There's something magical about seeing old SST bands. I doubt it's that the L.A.-based punk/hardcore/jazz label necessarily had a strong influence on the bands whose records they put out, but rather that founder Greg Ginn had his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Annie Sparrows closes the book on the Soviettes and Awesome Snakes

    She's cramming with her former Soviettes bandmates for two reunion shows, tonight at Eclipse Records and tomorrow night at the Turf Club, doubling as Awesome Snakes' last shows as well.

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    December 5, 2006

    City Planner: Tuesday 12/5

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    From today's A-List: "When I sh ... More >>