An Open Letter to Punk Rock

Dear punk rock scene, What in the actual fuck? I thought you believed in change and freedom. Yet when I post about the plight of Leonard Peltier or Mumia Abu Jamal (men you eductated me on) the engagement is little to none. When I make complaints about Nazis, racists and other such parasites hanging off of you, you only get mildly angry. I know we’ve lost so many and things haven’t been the same since Joe died, but we we’re fueled and angry during Bush and damned of we didn’t fight that. But you fell strangely silent during Obama. I … Continue reading An Open Letter to Punk Rock

Maty’s Corner #28 Exploding Fuck Dolls

Maty’s Corner #28 Exploding Fuck Dolls               Starting in 1991 out of San Francisco by members of the infamous Jaks crew was the Exploding Fuck Dolls. This was Duane Peter’s first formal band being that Political Crap didn’t really record anything I know of. He came in after the founding vocalist died from an overdose. Besides boasting the master of disaster, the rhythm section was the Godoy twins. They totaled 3 vocalists, 1 of which sounds quite a bit like Joe Strummer. They have one 19 track album entitled Crack the Safe that encompasses all of their recorded material. … Continue reading Maty’s Corner #28 Exploding Fuck Dolls

Maty’s Corner #26 U.S. Bombs The World and Has a War Birth

Maty’s Corner #26 U.S. Bombs The World and Has a War Birth   Starting in 1993 out of Orange County, CA was Duane Peters’ first major band, U.S. Bombs. This band was founded after the implosion of Duane’s first band, Exploding Fuck Dolls. These guys were a straight up 77 style punk band with a number of songs about skating. Easily on of the best all time skate punk bands. They spent a number of years on the perfect fit of Hell Cat Records. 1994 brought out their first album Put Strength in the Final Blow. As strong a debut … Continue reading Maty’s Corner #26 U.S. Bombs The World and Has a War Birth