For the Ska Kid in All of Us: A new song by Less Than Jake! Their new album See The Light is out next month on Fat Wreck Chords.
A School Assembly That Didn't Suck: Yesterday Sir Paul McCartney played a surprise show for 400 students at a performing arts high school in Astoria, Queens. Condolences to all the bad kids that skipped the assembly to get high off campus.
Heebie-Jeebies: That CBGB movie sounds like a real stinker, according to punks and also normal folks. Dismalreviewsabound.
Metal vs The Happiest Place on Earth: Unfathomably, metal thrashers Skeletonwitch have been banned from performing in January at the House of Blues in Downtown Disney because think of the children! Enslaved and Amon Amarth are still on the bill though, having been approved by Disneyland officials, which must be kind of insulting.
For the Dark Artist/Vinyl Enthusiast in Your Life: Recordings of spooky guy and renowned occultist Aleister Crowley's songs, spoken words, and incantations from the 1990's have been reissued on vinyl.
Something About the Comet Being Closed:The Comet is closed. Now where are we supposed to get ignored by bartenders, observe Hate City in their natural habitat, and see delightfully raucous live music?
Parquet Courts(Parkay Quarts) just released their new 5 track EP Tally All the Things That You Broke. Cheekily laid back garage punk with some well timed curve balls thrown in for the sake of irreverence.