Scenes from the Scene: Photos of Day After Day D.C. Fest 2013

Hardcore Heavyweights: Supreme Commander vs. Nervous Impulse

Whose album was the best DCHC release of 2012? I'm glad you asked, because today two titans of the hardcore and punk rock communities are squaring off to answer that question. Let’s meet the competitors. Weighing in at 10 tracks, with a length of 20 minutes and 53 seconds, is Supreme Commander's album “Paper Tigers.” Weighing … Continue reading Hardcore Heavyweights: Supreme Commander vs. Nervous Impulse

Dave Homeowner Reviews Ras Hall, BSR, Supreme Commander, Killer of Sheep, JJ & the Bandits, and Cultivator

Basic Skills Review, Supreme Commander, Killer of Sheep, JJ & the Bandits, and Cultivator Ras Hall, Feb. 19, 2012 For the win and for the record: Fuck the world, I love a Sunday matinee. This show was sort of a tester for the semi-regular Sunday matinees happening at the new venue Ras Hall on Georgia Avenue, … Continue reading Dave Homeowner Reviews Ras Hall, BSR, Supreme Commander, Killer of Sheep, JJ & the Bandits, and Cultivator

The Coits at the Corpse Fortress – September 10, 2011

I got to this show really late and caught the last few songs of Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, who were playing sans bassist. They sounded alright but you could tell something was missing. Actually, I thought they played pretty well, and the sound quality seemed better than at the other two shows I … Continue reading The Coits at the Corpse Fortress – September 10, 2011

The A.K.s’ Comeback Show Review by Spoonboy

I was on a solo tour this spring playing a show at a coffee shop in Seattle when I first heard talk of an A.K.s comeback show. A.K.s guitarist Justin Parker had come to the show, we hung out a bit, and he mentioned that someone in D.C. was trying to get all of the … Continue reading The A.K.s’ Comeback Show Review by Spoonboy

Police & Thieves, Troubled Sleep, and Sad Bones at the Corpse Fortress in August, 2011

It was somewhere between 90 and 2000 degrees outside and so humid that periodically it would burst into a shower of nearly boiling rain even though it wasn’t cloudy. Those who have had the pleasure of attending shows at the Corpse Fortress probably thought that it smelled like creepy bike punks. You probably were not … Continue reading Police & Thieves, Troubled Sleep, and Sad Bones at the Corpse Fortress in August, 2011