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REEWIND: Joey Ramone’s Blitzkrieg Bash II

September 13th, 2012 by Mr. C

Chocko with a flashback update from the Joey Ramone Blitzkrieg Bash II show at Coney Island High on September 6, 1997. On the bill that night included The Fiendz, Motochronic, Blackfire, and Planet Chocko favorites – Joey & Dee Dee Ramone, Ronnie Spector, The Prissteens, and The Independents! We also included some neat scans of […]

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REEWIND: An interview with THE INDEPENDENTS

August 31st, 2012 by Mr. C

The Independents, a horror punk/ska band were one of our favorite acts to rise out of the east village punk music scene in the late 1990s most notably playing at clubs like The Continental, Coney Island High, and Brownies. Being from the dirty planet of NJ, Chocko and I also saw the Independents perform at […]

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REEWIND: An interview with Stockyard Stoics

August 9th, 2012 by Mr. C

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REEWIND: Planet Chocko Zine – an interview with Dick Manitoba from THE DICTATORS

July 26th, 2012 by Mr. C

Greetings mutants, just a scan below from our printed zine from when Chocko had a friendly talk with lead singer – Handsome Dick Manitoba from the legendary Rock n’Roll band hailing from The Bronx — THE DICTATORS. Enjoy the reads and stop by Dick Manitoba’s bar in Alphabet City called…what else…MANITOBA’S to catch a Yankee […]

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REEWIND: PLANET CHOCKO

July 12th, 2012 by Mr. C

—————————————————————————————————————- To get everyone in the mood for the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival which runs from July 9-14 , we went back to the Planet Chocko labs to dig out an interview we had with The Rhyme Inspector – PERCEE P! The Rhyme Inspector was known to shatter the concrete pavement outside of FAT BEATS […]

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REEWIND: PLANET CHOCKO

July 4th, 2012 by Mr. C

Just a few more scans from our Zine circa 1997. Seemed like ’97 was a hot year for us! Maybe we felt the heat from the handover of Hong Kong back to China! We reported from Wigstock, the Coney Island Tattoo and Motorcycle convention, and provided some Planet Chocko photos from our California trip including […]

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REEWIND: Planet Chocko Zine

June 14th, 2012 by Mr. C

Just a few more dusty nuggets from the past including evidence of the planet chocko paparazzi hound hustling & bustling about also, some more capsule music reviews by chocko. Notice the thumbnail size photo of THE PRISTEENS playing at Coney Island High! We really miss the Pristeens & Coney Island High!

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REEWIND – Planet Chocko

June 7th, 2012 by Mr. C

On this throwback thursday from Planet Chocko Zine circa 1997, we flashback to some capsule movie & music reviews + some wounded heart poems + the WE WILL FALL: IGGY POP Tribute CD signing at Tower Records including guests – The Misfits, Joey Ramone, D-Generation, Lenny Kaye, Lunachicks, Blanks 77, & Joan Jett + a […]

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Throwback Thursdays: Planet Chocko Issue 3 – Fall/Winter 1997

May 30th, 2012 by Mr. C

Let’s take this muthership back – way back to the fall of 1997 to issue 3 of Planet Chocko when we chit chatted with our favorite live action anime girl – APOLLO SMILE. By the way, Apollo Smile can sing, dance, and kick your ass, too! And not necessarily in that order! We also had […]

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The Planet Chocko Zine skeletons — October & November 1997

May 25th, 2012 by Mr. C

About once a week or maybe even more – depending on if we have to run the TPS reports at the Office Space or shrink wrap the pallets in the warehouse, we’re gonna drop a few Kaity Tong updates from our dusty & crusty planet chocko vaults. This week Chocko gave us the 411 on […]

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REEWIND: The 43rd Chamber

May 25th, 2012 by Mr. C

Just came about some old flyers from one of our favorite kung fu video stores (VHS format) from the late 1980’s and 1990’s on 43rd street not too far from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC – The one and only – THE 43rd CHAMBER. They had an awesome stock of classic kung fu […]

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