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Concerts in the Park Tonight!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 3:12 AM
Rittenhouse Square has always been an oasis from the concrete desert of Philadelphia for many residents. The successful Philadelphia Weekly sponsored Concerts in the Park series will return tonight to the grassy getaway for the first of three shows in August. As you may recall, Dr. Dog played to a... Read more

The Punk Rock Flea Market Has Returned

Thursday, July 9, 2009, 10:19 AM
Still trying to look for that old Hüsker Dü 7”? Ever thought about getting rid of that old 8-track player (It’s vintage so it has to be good…right?) sitting in your basement collecting dust? Always wanted to pick up the guitar, but stuck with a budget of $25? Look no further... Read more


Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 2:36 PM
Johannesburg based punk/metal/dub soul band BLK BJKS played at Kung Fu Necktie last night along with Grandchildren and and the So So Glos. Photos by Tiffany Yoon. More photos here. Read more

Ya Digg?? 1st Annual Philadelphia Record Festival this Sunday

Friday, June 5, 2009, 11:54 AM
After you’ve spent your Saturday eating an egg salad sandwich with Questlove at The Roots picnic wake up Sunday and head over to Ya Digg??, the 1st Annual Record Festival at the Arts Garage. The Record Festival will be a gathering of collectors, enthusiasts, and general music lovers. Located... Read more

Slayer and Manson To Make Camden Bang Their Heads

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 3:13 AM
Time to throw up the horns one more time, the Rockstar Mayhem Fest will be in Camden on August 7th. Since Ozzfest jumped the shark, the Mayhem Fest has been the go-to metal festival for headbangers on a budget. This year, the fest will be co-headlined by pioneering thrash metal band Slayer and... Read more

Shredding Their Way to Victory

Monday, June 1, 2009, 10:53 AM
Last night at the Khyber, 18 rock-god wannabes gathered to shred and power slide their way to rock immortality in the 2009 US Air Guitar Regional Championship competition. The show got a late start, but it probably only helped that everyone – audience and performers – had a chance to get... Read more

Formal 40s Night at 941 Theater

Friday, May 29, 2009, 2:48 PM
If you’re looking for some real classy partying, look no further than tonight’s “Formal 40’s DJ Party” at the 941 Theater at 8. Alliterations aside, this party screams fanciness with promises of unlimited 40’s all night long for the small cover price of $10. You... Read more

Bedroom Shredders: Apply Here

Friday, May 29, 2009, 5:35 AM
25 Cities. One winner. Zero guitars. The US Air Guitar Championships are making a pit stop at the Khyber tomorrow night before heading down south to continue trying to find the Randy Rhodes of...well, nothing. Air Guitar has become something of a sport in recent years, especially after the release... Read more

Dillinger Back For More

Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 12:57 PM
After months of relative silence, it seems like the Dillinger Escape Plan is punk/hardcore/grind/math-metal’s bad penny, refusing to go away. First it was their amazing show at the Barbary to warm up for their run supporting Nine Inch Nails at Austrailia’s Soundwave Festival. Trent Reznor... Read more

Lamb of God Raises The Horns

Friday, April 17, 2009, 10:25 AM
Like most metal groups, Lamb of God punctuates many of its songs with impassioned screams and growled lyrics. But the Richmond, Va., band began as an instrumental act, and its attention to melody, harmony, and rhythm adds complexity and depth to what could be another run-of-the-mill group. As Lamb... Read more
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