Posts Tagged ‘punk rock’

An Interview with Rebelmatic

September 28th, 2017 by chocko

Rebelmatic (Creature, Ray Reed, Alkatraz and Karnage) photo by Ricky Powell It has been a busy year for New York City’s hard rocking Rebelmatic. They played Punk Island and for the second time, the AFROPUNK Festival. You can catch them on television…they were recent musical guests on The Chris Gethard Show and featured performers on […]

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Roger Miret + Stigma at Generation Records

September 27th, 2017 by chocko

A couple weeks ago, Roger Miret, lead singer of Agnostic Front and one of the pioneers of New York Hardcore made an appearance at Generation Records in NYC to promote his memoir My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory . The book is about Miret’s life and story from coming to America straight outta […]

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Doyle played Gramercy Theatre

April 26th, 2017 by chocko

Doyle recently brought the horror business to Gramercy Theatre which I believe is his first NYC show since last year’s Misftis reunions at Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago. Doyle’s band, simply named Doyle features the following lineup: DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN-Guitar, ALEX STORY-Vocals, BRANDON PERTZBORN-Drums and BRANDON STRATE-Bass. Watching Doyle stomp around the stage […]

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Memorial Day Punk Show 2016

June 4th, 2016 by chocko

Spike Polite of Sewage NYC at Tompkins Square Park May 29, 2016 Hey ladies and germs! It’s that time of year again and there’s nothing like a free punk show at Tompkins Square Park in The Lower East Side, NYC. I look forward to them every year. This particular edition, The Memorial Day Punk Show […]

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Hey! Ho! Let’s Go to The Queens Museum

April 29th, 2016 by chocko

The Planet Chocko goon squad hopped in our flying saucer and landed in Queens to check out the opening day of the exhibition, Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk at the Queens Museum. By the time we got to the doors, the fire department had come in to limit the amount […]

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St. Marks Is Dead Book Party Recap

December 4th, 2015 by chocko

Murray Hill, Jimmy Webb of Trash & Vaudville and Dirty Martini Ada Calhoun wrote a book titled St. Marks Is Dead which is about the history of the ever-changing three-block stretch in the East Village known as St. Marks Place. She writes about the origins of St. Marks when it was a Lenape tribe campsite […]

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The Undead played Tompkins Square Park in The Lower East Side NYC

December 1st, 2015 by chocko

Bobby Steele and Diana Steele of THE UNDEAD at Tompkins Square Park A couple weeks ago at Tompkins Square Park in the Lower East Side, The Shadow organized a free show a day after Halloween with a bunch of punk bands kicking out the jams. The show began with The Butchers Punk Rock (Italy) playing […]

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Skuz + Led To The Grave + Ubasute played ABC No Rio

September 7th, 2015 by chocko

SKUZ at ABC No Rio A couple days ago, New Jersey’s SKUZ and Ubasute played on the same bill as Boston thrashers Led To The Grave at the Hardcore Matinee at ABC No Rio. I missed the openers but made it just in time to see Ubasute ripping it up in the legendary venue situated […]

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G.B.H. and Total Chaos played Gramercy Theatre

June 24th, 2015 by chocko

G.B.H. at Gramercy Theatre Total Chaos at Gramercy Theatre UK street punk vets, GBH stopped by Gramercy Theatre in NYC which marked their 35th show and 5th country on their most recent tour. Fellow punk rockers from California, Total Chaos opened up the show which featured lots of new tunes from their new album, World […]

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CBGB Music and Film Festival

September 23rd, 2014 by chocko

The Ramones The CBGB Music And Film Festival 2014 will take place in New York City from October 8 through 12. I went last year and checked out a few events during my limited schedule at the time. Blank Generation was being screened at Anthology Film Archives with director Ivan Kral in the house. The […]

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Buzzcocks played Webster Hall

September 20th, 2014 by chocko

Buzzcocks at Webster Hall – 09.06.14 Titus Andronicus U.K. punk vets BUZZCOCKS rocked a furious set at Webster Hall in New York City. They scheduled shows around their Riot Fest appearances and this time around we got to see them with scrappy Jersey punks, Titus Andronicus opening up the evening. When the Buzzcocks hit the […]

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Social Distortion played Roseland Ballroom NYC

December 8th, 2012 by chocko

MIKE NESS of SOCIAL DISTORTION Legendary Southern California punks SOCIAL DISTORTION rocked the Roseland Ballroom on October 26th. Touring in support of their latest album Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, Mike Ness (looking like a gangster from the 1930’s) and the crew played new and old songs including Machine Gun Blues, I Was Wrong and […]

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