Month: July 2007

Show Review: Hatebreed

Originally Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2007Written by Valerie_ Reno One word: Hatebreed. Before I left Reno, NV for a nice, week long vacation in San Antonio, TX, I never expected that my most favorit...

For Those Who Love Real Hip Hop

Originally Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2007 Written by Valerie_ Reno This hip hop show was awesome, plain and simple. I attended two of these Sage Francis shows, one in Austin, TX while on vacation, a...

Boston Hardcore

Originally Published: Tuesday July 3, 2007 Written by: Valerie_ Reno  This show was awesome, long, but awesome. To pay $11 for this show and see this many bands was worth it. But the fights ruined som...

Hello Bully

My husband and I spend most evenings squished on our couch with our laptops and our two Pitbulls. As I write this, Meiko and Mizuki snore and stretch out, and John reads me the latest article on Micha...

Interview: Never Looking Back Northwest Hardcore at its finest

Originally Published: Monday, July 2, 2007Written by: Kim a Keparutis Northwest Hardcore is pretty legendary with bands like Champion, Trial, Blue Monday, Stay Gold, Go it Alone and many others. You c...

Show Review: Bonnaroo 2007

Originally Published: Monday, July 2, 2007Written by: Megan  With a wide variety of tunes, comedians, shops, to-dos, people, and well, drugs; Bonnaroo 2007 was kick ass experience for all. There are a...

The Breathing Process

Originally Published: Monday, July 2, 2007Written by: Emily A. Engel  Several months ago, I spent a few moments in the drum room of Echo Room studios, squished behind lead singer of The Breathing Proc...

Straight Edge Youth Book

Studying Straight Edge: An interview with Professor Robert Wood

“Ironically, the very first time I heard the term ‘straight edge’ was when I was eighteen years old and drunk at a house party,” notes Robert Wood in his new book, Straight Edge: Complexity and Contra...