At some point in my life I started to develop a small interest in world politics. Nothing too involved, just the basic what’s going on kinda stuff. I started to hear and see things that were familiar but I didn’t know why or how. Political figures, terminology and places. Similar to the phenomenon of hearing… Continue reading INTERVIEW: DEAD KENNEDYS – KLAUS FLOURIDE
We found this story today about Dead Kennedys bass player losing his bass and this rad guy coming in with the save! It’s funny to see this today since I just finished an interview with Klaus for the site. That should post this week! Check out this cool story written by Richard Freedman first… http://www.thereporter.com/entertainment/ci_24138024/vallejo-guitar-maker-replicating-punk-rock-stars-lost
I feel like most people don’t know the history of Hermosa Beach and its connection to punk rock. It’s not a place you hear about very much in the history of Punk Rock music. Truth is some of the most note-worthy Southern California bands started there. Some of my favorites and yours too I bet!… Continue reading PENNYWISE Interview: Jim Lindberg
Story & Interview by Jon Pebs Back in High School circa 1986, my buddies and I were so in love with punk rock that we decided one night that we would start our own band. I think the famous Cheech and Chong quote, “man it’s just punk rock, all you gotta do is be a… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Steve Soto from ADOLESCENTS
By Jon Pebs What makes a great song? Lyrics? Melody? Rhythm? Chords? Fuck, I don’t know. What I do know is I’m always talking about songs I wish I wrote. Songs that are so good that loving them isn’t enough. I want to be a part of them. I want to be there for their… Continue reading 20 Classic Punk songs I wish I wrote!
I just listened to Gang Green doing “Alcohol.” Love that song! Then they go into “Voices Carry” by that 80’s band ‘Til Tuesday. Fuckin’ hilarious. Punk bands doing covers is the best! You know it’s a great song when a punk version sounds good. My first thought is Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, of… Continue reading If I want some beer I don’t want to hear! NOFX story!
1, 2, 3, 4, who’s punk, what the score? Is that Black Flag guy really suing the FLAG guys? What is that about? It’s bad enough we live in a world of dub step, Kim Kardashian and reality shows. I don’t want to hear about our punk godfathers suing their own people. I want to… Continue reading I want to hear about new music and cool shows!
That’s right, I said that! I’ll say it again… Stuckas Over Disneyland is the greatest album of all time. I have listened to this record more times than anything else in my collection. The fact that I bought this album when I was a teenager and still jam it on the reg to this day… Continue reading THE greatest album of ALL TIME is The Dickies ‘Stukas Over Disneyland’
By Jon Pebsworth (6/7/13) So as you might know, this website, slash blog, slash classic punk story tellin arena is the love child of Mr Jonas Kleiner. He is the guitar axe slayer of our 90’s ska punk band Buck-O-Nine. He is also my songwriting partner extraordinaire and best buddy, along with five other Buck-O-Nine… Continue reading Two guys tellin stories and talkin Punk Rock!
It’s hard to believe it’s been thirty five years of punk rock coming out of Oxnard! I first heard of Nardcore bands when I was in High School circa “97. I think the first band was Agression. They were the perfect band to Skate to. I had a small half pipe in my back yard… Continue reading Nardstock coming Sat Aug 17 – WE’RE THERE!