Punk rock combined with a pop sensibility that hits its mark with amazing precision. Lost In Society are as tight a trio as you will find in any genre. They have gained legions of fans world wide due to their nonstop touring and honest fan oriented work ethic that continues to impress their worldwide audience show after show after show.
American Pinup combines elements of Punk, Pop, Rockabilly, Surf, Folk and Ska, into their unique sound, they have gained considerable notoriety for their hooky compositions and energetic live performances. Their catchy melodies, strong lyrics, and dynamic musical arrangements combined with front woman Lauren West’s vocal abilities described by AMP magazine as “The voice of the new decade” prove American Pinup to be destined for something big.
Angular, driven and beyond impressive, Say Hello To The Angels are rewriting the book on post-punk, and including chapters most have not yet even considered. Fronted by ex-Riddlin’ Kids’ Dustin Stroud, SHTTA are certifiable road dogs that are pushing the boundaries of post-punk.
New Yorks The Jukebox Romantics, do killer punk rock combined with the occasional ska/rocksteady back beat that is simply undeniably fun, Their approach to their music is to the point, and slightly political without being preachy, and their sound is sure to get you pumping your fist, singing along and skanking away the first time you take a listen…It’s good shit!
FUCK YEAH! is the only way to describe Austin’s favorite punk rock sons Born To Lose. Their working class, beer soaked anthems have secured them as one of the most important and influential punk bands ever to come out of the Lone Star state, reaching across oceans they have inspired both bands and fans worldwide with their exceptional song writing and musicianship. Born To Lose have earned the right be described as legends in their own time.
The Designer Drugs emerged as one of the hottest underground acts of 2009. Their sex infused psychobilly leaning style of glam rock and intense live show was immediately noticed by press and promoters nation wide, and after 3 successful national tours including the Vans Warped Tour, The Designer Drugs in true rock and roll fashion imploded right at the cusp of greatness, leaving the world with one classic punk album, and for those lucky enough to see this band live, some amazing memories.
PBR (or Punk Blues Review for those not yet hip to the band’s mastery) combine searing female vocals with raging guitar chops, intent on updating classic blues standards with a modern punk sneer. Old school for the new school, PBR personifies all things custom – Sailor Jerry tattoos, hot rod cars and whiskey-fueled late nights. Ideal for fans of Social Distortion, X, Blues Explosion and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.
Blazing their way through the stagnation of a co-opted and compromised music scene, the Casket Architects aurally assault audiences, forcing new blood to course through the veins of the indifferent. The Casket Architects are an explosive trio from Warwick, NY who have branded themselves sci-fi deth rock. Crossing the genres of punk, metal, and late 70’s industrial noise, the group tirelessly pursues a unique sound of their own. Sonically, they force you to join in their spastic rapture; lyrically, they dare you to enter the danger of their world, one in which scientists and surgeons dabble in black magic and every inner struggle is a paranoid fight to the death. Bassist Evan Schlomann’s driving, rollicking bass lines and drummer Annie Terror’s thunderous beats back the madman metal melodies of guitarist Mike Shaw. Topped by Shaw’s urgently grating vocals, the trio unleashes a torrent of musical emotion when they play, pushing the audience into that territory of ecstatic anguish which most of us dare not experience.
In 2006 AMP magazine called Blasé Debris “The New Kings of Horror Punk” and for over a decade Blasé Debris has been proving them right by serving up the best and most original gothic/horror infused punk on the planet…Ridiculous metal tinged guitar riffs rip behind Duane Beers haunting and creepy vocals as he howls some of the most well-written verses and choruses in horror punk history. Their albums are proof that unlike Bigfoot or The Werewolf that the dark and demented legend of Blasé Debris lives.
Altercation Punk Comedy Tour mastermind JT has been getting in the van and performing his brand of unapologetic standup for almost two decades, first hitting the comedy clubs of New York City at the tender, angst-filled age of 16. Since then he has logged thousands of miles in club shows zig-zagging the nation, appeared on Comedy Central, acted opposite Ron Jeremy in the Troma cult classic ‘Toxic Avenger 4: Citizen Toxie’, become a go-to support act for folks like Henry Rollins, Doug Stanhope and Jeanine Garofalo, and crowned the host of the annual Punk Rock Bowling Awards in Las Vegas since 2010. Oh yeah, he also runs his own record label and publishes an international-distributed punk magazine in his spare time. Not too bad for a Gen-X slacker.