Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 29th, 2010 in Band News
As per Znet:
Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. The documents will give people around the world an unprecedented insight into US Government foreign activities.
See them here.
If you are ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 17th, 2010 in Band News
I think these are only being sold here in Winnipeg for now, but if anyone in town is interested in a great DIY vegan cookbook that, in addition to many other contributors, features recipes from me, Todd, Jord and Beave, check this out:
New Kitchen Traditions
is a Winnipeg-made, vegan cookbook, ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 17th, 2010 in Band News
Wow, it took us 24 years, but we finally did it: we finally got mentioned in the European Journal of American Studies
, which, of couse, like most young bangers relentlessly playing with themselves in the 80's, we have dreamed of since we were kids.
But seriously, this is an ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 14th, 2010 in Band News
i couldn't have put it any better myself, so let us take heed of the candid remarks of resident bizarro-savant Todd the Rod Kowalski as seen here in Kite magazine
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 4th, 2010 in Band News
Don't make us do it ourselves. We've all seen what happens when we're left in charge of things. I know, the industry is in a tailspin and the relevance of the label-band relationship is more in question than it ever has been, but there are still some things a band ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on October 22nd, 2010 in Activism, Band News
Our man Erick from Les Gavels
is involved the the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and put together this video
concerning the "Move The Game" campaign going on in Arizona. Check it out!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 28th, 2010 in Band News
So the minute we got back from Best Friends Day in Richmond, we put our noses to the grindstone and got to work on a recording for our side of a dream-come-true split 7" with Canadian thrash legends Sacrifice
Sacrifice recorded a crushing version of Rush
's "Anthem" and ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 22nd, 2010 in Band News
Wow, now that was a whirl-wind adventure!
These people really know how to throw a party and a great music event. i especially appreciate that they did it all without laming it up with a bunch of goofy corporate sponsors.
Music and commerce are certainly tangled together in our world, ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on August 18th, 2010 in Band News
Alright everybody. We're off to Best Friends Day in Richmond, Virginia. We've practiced hard and will be totally ready to rock! We've got fan favorite, Mark Barnhole on 3rd guitar to totally tear your heads off! It's going to be great see you there!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 4th, 2010 in Band News
Ok, just to get everyone who will be joining us in Richmond VA in a couple weeks totally pumped and primed to penultimately party, i give you some randomly chosen pieces of live footage taken from around the world last year: perhaps you'll enjoy the soothing sounds of A
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on July 21st, 2010 in Band News
Well, punch me in the nards and call me flat-nuts! We're playing Chicago this October for our pal Toby's first annual wedding celebration! And now the good news (just kidding Toby): also playing at this festival -- among many others -- will be the mighty Corrosion of Conformity
(with their ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on July 15th, 2010 in Activism, Band News
I feel indebted to people with healthy attention spans. I feel indebted to people who are committed to following through on a train of thought and action guided by strong, humane principles. Without them, i'd essentially be just another dummy sitting around waiting for the next serving of infotainment to ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on July 12th, 2010 in Band News
Yes, I speaketh the truth. We are playing in Richmond Virginia's annual Best Friends Day Festival
with Municipal Waste, Deep Sleep, Savage Brewtality and, apparently, a special guest that's yet to be announced ( hopefully the ghost of Don Knotts). This special gig will be at the "Canal Club" ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on June 27th, 2010 in Commentary
i don't endorse violence. i don't think it's the ideal way forward to a better society. i think all sane people would agree. heck, i don't even endorse vandalism in the "service" of social change. i'm conservative that way. but the disproportionate reaction (to the disproportionate mainstream media coverage) to ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on June 26th, 2010 in Band News
Present your parade route to the authorities and calmly follow your faceless, badge-less police escorts through the fortress of fences; exercise your freedom of speech..oh, and cover your groin when the cops shoot rubber bullets into the crowd. They like to aim low.
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on June 18th, 2010 in Commentary
Perusing the tearful replies to reporters questions regarding the BP spill along the US Gulf-Coast, i am confused as to why so many are apparently moved to tears over the polluting of fragile ecosystems. Is it all an elaborate joke? I mean, if people were really concerned about pollution, they ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on June 15th, 2010 in Band News
Ex-propagandhi guitarist vocalist Glen Lambert
has issued a challenge to Cokie the Clown
over alleged trademark infringement. Said Glen:
"i was depressed and pathetic back in 2004, way before anybody else was doing it. The band NOFX even wrote a (terrible) song about how depressed and pathetic
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on June 6th, 2010 in Commentary
A simple reminder that displacement and repression are the general rules of all states
, no matter how sanctimonious they get over important current events.
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on May 31st, 2010 in Commentary
Dear Israeli-extremist-apologist-weasels in the Canadian media: you might want to hold off a few extra minutes this morning
before filing your typical pathetic ass-lickings of Benjamin Netanyahu and the belligerent apartheid state he oozed out of.
What's that old saying? "Those who would make peaceful protest impossible will make ... (more)