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 ...

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 ...

Nunc Scio: Track of the Day: Careers in Science “Suri Cruise-Missile”

To the surprise of exactly no one, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have decided to end their marriage. Normally, I wouldn’t care about this, but it does give me a chance to post a song by a Toronto Hardcore band that I have been enjoying for the past few weeks. So please, enjoy Careers in ...