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Alice Bag, the 59-year-old Chicana trailblazer, punk singer, songwriter, author and activist, speaks to the times on her new album, Blueprint. more

Music Feature

A bartender interrupted the oi band VexNation’s set to question their politics, having confused the oi subculture with that of racist, neo-nazi skinheads. more

Daily Dose

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Stream the magnificently pointed 15-minute full length from the trashy Milwaukee punk quartet Sex Scenes. more

On Music

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“You can still have your ethics, do what you feel is right and move forward as a band,” Sheer Mag’s Tina Halladay says of her band’s growing popularity. “You don’t have to just give in.” more

Music Feature

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It’s not easy being in a straightedge punk band in a city like Milwaukee. It’s even harder when you’re still in high school. more

Local Music

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On their debut EP, the Milwaukee quartet Dodgeball Club spike their lively pop-punk with ’80s hair-metal guitar theatrics. more

Music Feature

It's been four years since we last heard new music from the elusive Milwaukee post-punk outfit, but now they've shared the first taste of their upcoming album. more

On Music

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The Milwaukee punk band’s stunning third album is a 90-minute rock opera featuring guest contributions from Laura Stevenson and members of The Hold Steady, Fake Problems and Less Than Jake. more

Music Feature

The issues the Milwaukee punk band Fox Face address may be depressing, but their music is anything but. more

Local Music

“It made sense to push this duck thing as far as possible, definitely further than it needs to go,” Quinn Cory says of her unorthodox band. more

Local Music

Milwaukee rockers Indonesian Junk enjoy wallowing in scuzz, but they can write a damn catchy pop tune when they want to. Between its power-pop riff and singer/guitarist Daniel James' Joey Ramone-esque drawl, the group's latest single "I'll Run Awa.. more

On Music

It was another chaotic day of piercings, anger, activism and ignored "No Crowd Surfing" signs at the Warped Tour's annual Milwaukee stop. more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee’s Kate Moths began with the ambition to be a punk band, but it has grown into something a lot less conventional and harder to pigeonhole. more

Local Music

“I don’t feel offended when people call us a pop-punk band," says Sin Bad’s Ben Woyak, “but I certainly don’t think of us that way." more

Local Music

The sax-addled Milwaukee avant-garde trio, Evacuate The Earth, dial up the intensity on their new, self-titled album. The group hosts a listening party for their record on Saturday, June 3, at Puddler’s Hall. more

Local Music

Cris Kirkwood talks about the ups and downs of his long-running band, and beams about the group’s latest member: Elmo Kirkwood. more

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Pop-punks Direct Hit! were joined by a horn section during a rare all-ages show at the Cactus Club. more

Concert Reviews

With their heaving riffs and soccer chant cadences, Milwaukee’s Bad Bread could easily be mistaken for a London punk band circa 1978. more

Local Music

Madison might not care much for Static Eyes’ concise garage-punk, but they’ve found a following for it here in Milwaukee. more

Local Music

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