Tag Archives: Misfits

Riot Fest 2016: I Remember Halloween

I was never a punk. In high school I was a trendy little femme who liked the Smiths and sixties music. Duckie was my fashion icon. The only punk rock I listened to was the Dead Milkmen. The king of the punks at my school was a senior named Alex who came to class one … Continue reading Riot Fest 2016: I Remember Halloween

The Hives vs. The Misfits

Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist on the Misfits: “It sounds like shit and was recorded by a bunch of dudes in 1978. The lyrics are difficult to understand but it has the best hidden pop melodies ever. Melodies up there with Motown and Abba.”

Joey Ramone’s Legacy Alive and Thrashing

Third Annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash Webster Hall, NYC, May 16, 2003 The Third Joey Ramone Annual Birthday Bash probably got as close to “the ass-kickingest party Joey would have wanted” (in the words of Rocket From the Crypt’s lead singer) as it’s possible to get with the new New York smoking ban. Despite that … Continue reading Joey Ramone’s Legacy Alive and Thrashing