A lament for lost carnage — and coherence.
After 16 years, the band sticks to its independent roots.
Less Than Jake has been around for 16 years, no small feat for any band, and even less for one in their particular subgenre of rock. The vast majority of the ska greats that were so prevalent throughout the 90's have all but disappeared and what was punk has for the most part melted and taken anoth ... More >>
About a year ago, Mickey Rourke was just one of those quirky local fixtures, hosting karaoke nights at Rok Bar and getting arrested for drunk scooter driving. He was another has-been, which are about a dime a dozen around here, but thanks to the weird forces of fate, Rourke is once again hot in Ho ... More >>
The Hawaii-born trio Pepper is based in Southern California, played this year’s Warped Tour, and mix in Jamaican rhythms with a little punk rock ‘tude. But don’t call ‘em any variation of s-k-a. Rather, they look a little further later in the history of Caribbean beats, mixing in a classic S ... More >>