Have you heard of Orange County's latest gem in Punk Rock carrying on the bloodlines of the likes of Social Distortion, The Adolescents, & D.I. called Freedom Zero? No? Well you have now! We're bringing you the latest Punk Rock "supergroup"(if you want to use such a term) that Southern California is dishing out. Today we're talking with Casey Royer & Tony Zero, founding members of Freedom Zero!
Casey Royer of Social Distortion/Detours/Adolescents/D.I. fame(Drums/Vocals) on left Tony Zero(Guitars/Vocals) on the right.
All pictures courtesy of Freedom Zero.
The Adicts have accumulated an amazing following of their 35 years of paving their Punk Rock legacy. In celebration of their landmark anniversary and upcoming tenth album release "All The Young Droogs" we sat down for a moment with their iconic frontman "Monkey".
This is a continuation of our conversation from our Album Feature on the band's tenth release All The Young Droogs.
Serving as nearly the only Political Punk outing of their scene, Shut Up Sidney combine the lyrical depth and insight of bands like the Dead Kennedys with the buzz and power of acts like The Exploited.
So, we troubled our good friend, frontman Steven Blind for some of his time... Chaos ensues.
Photos by Dane Posner at Fuzzy Fest II
The following also serves as a lesson why one shouldn't interview through Facebook IM if you desire clarity, cohesion, or any sort of seriousness.
The legendary 77' Punk band, The Lewd, known for the classic "Kill Yourself" single are a bit of an obsession here at Tx Punk. The band tore through some of the most definitive Punk Rock ever put to record before most US bands even managed to become a legitimate show going act.
So, today we're talking with frontman, Sats, to find out more about The Lewd and all their filthy glory past and present.
Sats circa 1977
All photos Courtesy of The Lewd
Though Government Warning may have already come and gone, they made a remarkable impression on the Punk scene in Virginia, and managed a sizable national following especially by modern Punk standards. Today we get to hear from Singer/Frontman Kenny Scumrat.
Interview By Hayden Garrett
Thanks Again to Symbol Six for the interview, and to Stig Stench for making a few cameos!
Filmed At The Music Ranch In Austin on 2/11/12
Frequenters of the underground Houston Punk/Thrash scene, Garbage Dump, are being put under the microscope today! You might recognize them from the Compilations page. If not, give them a look!
Interview By Hayden Garrett
Known worldwide as both a songwriter/solo artist, and from time with Alternative supergroup, Fugazi, Joe Lally has an extensive line of notches to his musical belt. After settling down from a long stint of touring which included the famous 2011 Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Joe sat down to give us a moment to talk of some his many recent happenings, and more.
Photos by Alex Gregg taken November 5th, 2011 at Fun Fun Fun Fest 6 in Austin.
Thanks again to Eddie Edwards for the Interview!
Filmed 10/14/11 at White Swan in Houston, TX
Laramie Dean has gained great critical acclaim for his distinctly Surf guitar shows, and top notch work with musicians from Agent Orange, Dick Dale, The Queers, among others.
Laramie at Continental Club In Houston opening for Dick Dale 6/8/11