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Tommy “Chiffon” Martinez: Punk Blood – Thicker than a Cold Shot

With freshly bleached, close-cropped hair, relaxed in denim overalls and black baby-doll tee cut to reveal a striking Bette Midler tattoo, Tommy Martinez, AKA Tommy Chiffon, sat neatly tucked into the smooth mustard booth of the Hermosillo’s HP Brewery in … Continue reading

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Keith Morris “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus

A week ago Sunday, I attended what I like to think of as a Punk Rock “Hoedown” or “Hootenanny,” sans the dancing, for the “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus. Unlike the book signing by Keith … Continue reading

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Old Punkers Alert – Historic Reunion, Rare Solo Sets & More In Store At Dez Cadena Benefit

Dez Cadena – former member of Black Flag, Redd Kross, DC3, Bulimia Banquet, Vida, and countless other bands, most recently seen touring with the Misfits and Flag – is one of those rare punk rock pioneers for whom  everyone has … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Craig Ibarra, Author of “A Wailing of a Town”

Friday, April, 17th, END FWY is hosting a two-part book release party for “A Wailing of a Town: An Oral History of Early San Pedro Punk and More.” The 416-page softcover was released on April 1, 2015, D. Boon’s birthday. This … Continue reading

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Live Review: Black Flag at House Of Blues Sunset Strip

I want to preface this review by saying one thing – I have a fair amount of reverence toward Greg Ginn. Music that he was involved in, as composer, guitarist or record label executive changed my life forever. Literally, it … Continue reading

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So, About Black Flag In 2014

Once again, the internet is buzzing with news about Black Flag. This has been happening every couple of months for a year now, and it’s become disquieting. For twenty-five years, there was no news, because there was no Black Flag. … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Last’s Danger Reignites A Rich History

The recordings owed their origin to none of the usual motives- whether they be the desire for fame and fortune, or even women and song. – Raymond Pettibon album cover for “Danger.” To say that Danger, The Last’s first album … Continue reading

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C2SV Day 1: Clawhammer and OFF!

Last weekend Silicon Valley techies threw a big party in San Jose including speakers, panels, and lots of great music, including plenty of our local talent. Friday things started off with a bang with only the second show by 90s … Continue reading

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Filmage: The Untold Story of Bill Stevenson

                                    On Thursday evening, the Art Theater of Long Beach treated contributors to Southern California’s 1980s punk scene to a special screening of … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Flag At The Redondo Beach Moose Lodge

Here are more photos from this fantastic event, which we reviewed last week. Open up another window, crank up the sound on this Youtube video of the whole set and click on any of the pics below to view in … Continue reading

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