Greg Ginn

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Drawing inspiration

"Die, yuppie scum," chants the long-haired man, to the beat of a pounding drum. "You don't need to fuck people over to survive."
Anarchist Seth Tobocman brings radical comic-book to the Lucy Parsons Center
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  June 18, 2010
Greg Ginn & the Texas Corrugators

Greg Ginn & the Texas Corrugators

We thought Henry Rollins’s career trajectory was pretty insane, but his former bandmate Greg Ginn's might be just as weird. After creating one of the...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010

Pouring it on

Like most of us around here, 75orLess Records founder and Six Star General frontman Mark "Slick" MacDougall would like to put 2009 to bed.
Six Star General’s raucous Take Your Teeth Out
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 18, 2009


If the title teen of Juno can dismiss Sonic Youth as “just noise,” what would a representative of a generation for whom quiet is the new loud make of the even harsher sonic barrages of first-wave punk?
Jeffrey Lewis’s Crass, and Dirty Projectors’ Black Flag
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  March 10, 2008

Shots in the dark

Naomi Petersen was not famous. Neither was she semi-famous, almost famous, post-famous, or notorious.
Joe Carducci recalls the real price of punk
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 29, 2008

Sexual Halen

Good news from the literary delivery room: the ignoble genre of rock biography has just given birth to its first genuine comedy.
The little Dutch boys who could
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 23, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 27

Black Flag + Meat Puppets | the Channel | April 15, 1984
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Evil incarnate

Metal reveres above all the single mind, undivided by doubt or the gentle dialectics of sanity.
Slayer stick to their Satanic program
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 28, 2006

30 songs to spill beer on your iPod to

No song captures the quiet desperation of a hard-drinking, hardscrabble nowhere town better than this one.
The greatest drinking songs of all time
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 16, 2006