Daryl Palumbo and his band of brothers are on a mission to take pop music away from vacant silicone-enhanced tarts and accountants. And he’s going to continue the fight, even if it kills him. And no, we’re not exaggerating.
AP’S CLASS REUNION: THE CLASS OF ’96
We take a look back at 10 classic albums celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, including influential discs from Weezer, Texas Is The Reason, MxPx, Less Than Jake and more, and ask some of today’s biggest bands-including Simple Plan, Yellowcard, Relient K and Taking Back Sunday-to vouch for their favorites.
THE ORAL HISTORY OF GORILLA BISCUITS
In the late ’80s, this self-proclaimed group of “retards” helped change the face of American hardcore. Kyle Ryan talks to the members of Gorilla Biscuits and their associates before they head out on their late summer reunion tour.
A WANT OF UNDERSTANDING
Ray Lemoine and Jeff Neumann were fixtures in the mid-’90s hardcore scene, full of DIY attitude and a seemingly insatiable wanderlust which led them to Iraq during the beginning of the war. The duo talked with Anthony Pappalardo about their book, Babylon By Bus, and how it feels to be contacted by Mel Gibson’s production company.
LOST IN TRANSLATION: SILVERSTEIN’S INTERNATIONAL TOUR DIARY
Silverstein bassist Billy Hamilton fired off hundreds of photos during his band’s recent tour of Japan and Australia, so we asked him to give us a peek of what life is like in the Far East.