Arroyo Seco Festival Brings Summer Vibe to Southern California – Day 1

Photo and Article Credit: L. Paul Mann The second annual Arroyo Seco music festival took place on the third longest day of the year, Saturday, June 23rd, bringing in the […]

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PREVIEW – Cover Interview of Decembers Vandala Magazine with LAGWAGON

With a new album out to critical acclaim and commercial success (in punk rock terms), Lagwagon can with firm resolution claim that they are back and better than ever. The band kicked off the Hang tour in California this past week with label mates and fellow elder statesmen of the punk scene Swingin’ Utters. With both of these legendary bands, as well as a handful of great opening acts, you’d be a fool to be a punk fan and miss these shows. And you’ll have plenty of opportunity as the tour will wind through not only the United States, but across Canada as well.

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Album Review – The Interrupters – “S/T” (Punk/Ska)

Tim Armstrong’s Hellcat label (a subsidiary of Epitaph) has slowed in its releases the last few years, releasing only a couple records a year. But there was a time when they were one of punk’s heaviest hitting labels, releasing records by the likes of Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Dis-tillers, U.S. Bombs and Aggrolites. Nowadays their roster of bands is still impressive, but it’s the lesser known bands that are the most impressive on the team.

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