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1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
Top 15 punk albums of 1998? You’d be forgiven for thinking that there weren’t any in the year the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal dominated the news. A quick perusal of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles of the year sees domination by several R&B (Destiny’s Child, Janet Jackson, Usher, Mariah Carey) or hip-hop (Puff Daddy, Master P, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott) acts. Neo-country artists Shania..
Swingin’ Utters – “Fistful Of Hollow” song premiere
Swingin’ Utters – “Fistful Of Hollow” song premiere
What do the Smiths and punks in $wingin' Utter$ have in common? Half of a title now, with the band's new song "Fistful Of Hollow," the title track from their upcoming album which is out November 11 on Fat Wreck Chords (pre-order). "'Fistful of Hollow' is one of my favorite Darius songs," says vocalist Johnny Bonnel. "It ranks up t ...
Song Premiere: Swingin’ Utters, “Chain Gang Reaction(ary)”
Song Premiere: Swingin’ Utters, “Chain Gang Reaction(ary)”
Swingin' Utters are set to release their Stuck In A Circle 7-inch next week on November 26. "Chain Gang Reaction(ary)" is the previously unreleased third track included on the record, and you can stream it here first.  "This one's a little different for us;  trying to mix things up a bit," says vocalist guitarist Darius Koski. "I wasn't really sure if this'd ...
Various Artists – The Songs Of Tony Sly: A Tribute
Various Artists – The Songs Of Tony Sly: A Tribute
Various Artists The Songs Of Tony Sly: A Tribute When No Use For A Name frontman Tony Sly suddenly passed away last summer, a generation of skate punks weaned on early Warped Tour lineups and cheapo comps mourned his loss. Thus, this tribute was born, including Rise Against, NOFX and more, with selections ranging from NUFAN’s 1995 classic ¡Leche Con Carne! to more ob...
Flag (members of Black Flag), The Damned, Bad Religion and more announced for Punk Rock Bowling
Flag (members of Black Flag), The Damned, Bad Religion and more announced for Punk Rock Bowling
The fifteenth annual Punk Rock Bowling and music Festival have announced their initial lineup for 2013. It will include Flag, a project comprised of original Black Flag members Chuck Dukowski, Keith Morris and Bill Stevenson performing the music of Black Flag alongside Descendents guitarist Stephen Egerton ...
In The Studio: Swingin’ Utters on rejuvenating the band, the Fat Wreck family and their new album
After 25 years, California punks Swingin’ Utters are gearing up to release another album after only a year since their last. The band may have disappeared throughout the mid-2000s, but they are back in full swing. AP caught up with guitarist Darius Koski to chat about how the new record differs from previous releases, Jack Dalrymple (One Man Army) writing with the band for the first time and wha