M.D.C., a.k.a. Millions of Dead Cops, a.k.a. Multi-Death Corporation, a.k.a. Millions of Dead Children, a.k.a. Millions of Dead Christians, a.k.a. Millions of Damn Christians, a.k.a. Magnus Dominus Corpus, a.k.a etc., etc., return to Miami on April 11. The hardcore punk originators hail, origin ... More >>
via www.myspace.com/tokyopoliceclubCity Limits, besides snagging Bad Brains, has also grabbed blog darlings Tokyo Police Club to play the same weekend the band would have played Langerado. Unfortunately, the show goes up against two others that night that attract similar fans: Girl Talk and Deerhun ... More >>
via myspace.com/badbrainsAsk any self-respecting punk rock fan to list his or her top 10 punk bands, and Bad Brains will almost certainly be toward the top. These hardcore punk rock pioneers began playing together as a jazz band with a rough edge and a hint of reggae way back in 1975.
Okay, St. Augustine is pretty damn far from here. And half of the bands on the Harvest of Hope festival bill, well, we've never heard of them. However, if you overwhelmed with a sense of loss after Langerado's cancellation, or just feel like a road trip, this one may be worth a look. A three-day pa ... More >>
Photo by Shigeo Kikuchi, via www.agnosticfront.comNew York City hardcore legends Agnostic Front definitely still bring it: They're still as loud and confrontational as always, even with their wrinkles, gray hair, and degenerating vision. Well-into-their-50s principals Roger Miret (vocals) and Vinnie ... More >>
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn (and to find out who, exactly, guest columnist Brooklyn is), click here. I want to talk about the homeless in downtown around the clubs and how fucking annoying they are. I'm so sick and tired of the begging and everything else. I'm not inse ... More >>
After much Internet gossip and rumor-mongering, the folks behind Langerado announced they would release the first phase of the festival's 2009 lineup yesterday morning. That didn't happen, with a delay as organizers "finalized last-minute details." Still, this morning they've come forward with a fe ... More >>