What is it about California that causes its young to thrash out on Les Pauls and Fender Strats in such large (and high-quality) numbers? From Agent Orange to Rancid, each new generation of Golden Staters seems to take up the punk rock cause, with Bay Area band No Use for a Name squarely in that tradition with an axe-grinding, pulse-racing sound, one the group has been plying since its debut in the early Nineties. But there's more to NUFAN than distortion and speed. Singer/guitarist Tony Sly knows how to write a melody, which is in full evidence on songs like "Friends of the Enemy" and "Pre-Medicated Murder" from the... More >>>