The Ranting Canadian: Alright, this is my last anti-Thatcher post of the night. Whew,…

Alright, this is my last anti-Thatcher post of the night. Whew, there sure are a lot of anti-Thatcher songs and videos out there, and I have only posted a fraction of them. This song isn’t subtle at all. It gets straight to the point. It’s “Maggie” by the Edinburgh, Scotland punk band The Exploited (lyrics ...

The Ranting Canadian: Razors in the Night was one of the bands that played with The…

Razors in the Night was one of the bands that played with The Oppressed, The Prowlers and other bands in Montreal on March 16, 2013. I’m not into hardcore so much, but I was impressed by the music and stage presence of this Boston band. They played good-time melodic hardcore without any dick-head attitude. The ...

bastard.logic: Concert of the Day: Straight Outta CBGB’s

Bad Brains live at CBGB 1982: Filed under: music, Uncategorized, video Tagged: Bad Brains, CBGB, CBGB’s, D.C. hardcore, hardcore punk, music, New York, NYC, video

The Ranting Canadian: There’s an over-used, often-modified, bullshit slogan…

There’s an over-used, often-modified, bullshit slogan along the lines of “If you are not a socialist at the age of 20 you have no heart; if you are still a socialist at the age of 40 you have no brain.” This pearl of supposed wisdom gets a lot of people’s heads nodding in agreement, especially ...

The Ranting Canadian: March 15 and 16, 2013 in Montreal: two nights of…

March 15 and 16, 2013 in Montreal: two nights of anti-fascist/anti-racist Oi!, punk rock, hardcore, and a little bit of ska and reggae. It’s a party, not a political rally, but there’s no mystery where the bands and most of the attendees stand on the issues. It will be at Katakombes, which is at 1635 ...