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Category: Punk Photos

Rancid at The Stone Pony (3/27/1996)

Here are some photos and a terrible review that I wrote almost 20 years ago after Rancid played the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. Punk rockers seriously hated Rancid at the time for hitting it big and playing Saturday Night Live. We were complete morons. I think a bunch of kids actually tackled the band when they did a surprise show at Coney Island High. We were just dumb, middle-class mall punks that needed to bitch about something. We should have just been happy that Rancid had released one of the best punk records ever and shut the hell up....

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Bring Me The Horizon Photos | Taste of Chaos 2009

Before Falling in Reverse became the poster children for all that is awful about modern-day hardcore, Bring Me The Horizon were leading the charge with droning emo-core that mixed avant-techno nonsense with screaming vocals and neck tattoos. I had to sit through their set at Taste of Chaos in 2009, probably the first time I really felt old at a concert. I will give them this, they were the most energetic band on the line-up and they put on a show that the fans loved. I won’t go as far as to say that I want that hour of...

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Old School Punk Photos: Murphy’s Law at Coney Island High

My buddy, Joe Russo, was hounding me last night to get some of my old scans up on the site. Sadly, that’s a feat of time and energy that I just don’t have time for any time soon. However, I do have a handful of photos that I scanned a few years back that have been collecting dust. I’ll try to start posting them over the next few months. First up is a classic  Murphy’s Law photo shot at Coney Island on July 28, 1996. This was one of the band’s first shows in support of their then-new album...

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