Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
According to Alternative Press, Further Seems Forever will be reuniting this Spring with Chris Carrabba on vocals. What will that entail? Who knows. I had heard rumors of a new record but that may just be rumors. For more info, check out the Alternative Press website. As soon as we know more, we'll post it. The band has also launched a Twitter account so follow them to stay up to date.
Further Seems Forever Reunites With Chris Carrabba
Monday, August 23, 2010
Miami's ASKULTURA!aka ASKU formed in late 2009. ASKU's present lineup stands on the shoulders of 7 friends & relatives who try to have a good time all the time and make music
ASKU has range...Reggae up ta Ska, Punk battles Hip Hop and mess wit that Patchanka sound comin outta the camp of Manu Chao. With song & words that tell stories, talk bout jail here in 305, free the soul to wander for 3 minutes, the aim is to build a sense of Togetherness during the set...something you can take home and just as you lay in bed goin to sleep you catch yourself muttering, "That was a freakin good time...."
When I first saw this band at Churchills I was pretty blown away , I've always had a passion for that tribal raggea/ska sound. I personally think this band has that Surf Roots feeling. Every single person in this band is very talented. It's not everyday you see a band that plays this style of music. I especially love that they have 2 singers, one of which being a women, really awesome! If you get a chance you should check this band out! So glad to see a band that has a great deal of talent and such a powerful vibe.
"Our friends & family & you girls & guys are what keeps this Thing going cuz without you we're just singing for ourselves..."-ANDREW of ASKULTURA!
Influences: Manu Chao, Specials, Sublime, Tu-Pac
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
I just got off the phone with John Wylie and he confirmed the Morning Again reunion. The show will take place at Churchill's Pub in Miami on Saturday, December 11 2010. More details will be released later this week but the following bands are scheduled to play:
Kids Like Us
All Hell Breaks Loose
Knock Em Dead
The lineup for the band will be John and Steve on guitar, Jerry on bass, Kevin on vocals and Matt on drums. If you are interested in traveling down for the show, shoot me an email at Dancefloorjustice305@yahoo.com and Ill try and get you some info on hotels that are relatively close. Again, this is 100% confirmed by John. If you have any further questions, leave a comment or shoot me an email and Ill do my best to field them until John releases more info. No word yet on whether or not the band is going to make merch for the show (crossing my fingers that they will) but check out the Eulogy Outlet store. They had a few shirts up but quickly sold out. There are still loads of boxes to go through so it's possible there are more so be patient. This is something I've been bugging John about for years and its finally happening. As soon as we have more info, it will be posted.
"Love Is Never Wrong...."
Monday, August 16, 2010
THIS FRI. AUG 20TH-MIAMI HARDCORE SHOW! HARDWARE YOUTH GORILLA PUSSY, BAKER ACTED, GDN, HOMESTRETCH AND YEARS AGO!
Unreleased Demo by Legendary Miami Hardcore band, ANGER. It was recorded prior to the classic Miami FL LP on SPV Records. This recording has their original Bassist Kelly Ross and it was recorded at ANGERS rehearsal spot on Hialeah Drive. Many other Miami bands practiced here as well as, Out of Spite, Brethren and Mindframe. I believe this demo was recorded on an 8 Track by Guitarist Dennis Munos(SOLSTICE) ANGER'S first show was at CHURCHILLS and I believe it was in 1992. Soon after starting to play some shows they played at Washington Square. I personally think this demo has a really raw sound. They always had that Carnivore-Agnostic Front Cross over sound. To me, ANGER brought a really violent style of Hardcore to South Florida.
UNRELEASED ANGER DEMO TRACKS
1. WINDS OF VIOLENCE
2.WASTING MY TIME (AKA WE HATE COPS)
4.BLOOD ON BLOOD
6.SEE IT LIKE A NATIVE
8.CITY OF OPPORTUNITY
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
La Vieja Guardia (L.V.G)
L.V.G recently broke up but luckily they released a Self Titled CD on I SCREAM Records. L.V.G was a 90's style hardcore band with a Spanish lyrical point of view of the Miami Cuban. Members of Burning Strong, DNME, MEHKAGO N.T. and SPEAK. They had that 90's "revival" sound but kept it pretty original. I personally think they were one of the best Miami Hardcore bands... Not only does my hair stick up every time I listen to them but seeing them live truly brought me back in time. This band was full of energy and nothing but heart.
This is the only release by this band… Wish I could have heard more.
L.V.G self titled album
DOOR AT 4PM! COME OUT TO THIS SHOW SATURDAY AND THEN HEAD OVER TO CHURCHILLS FOR THE GLASSEATER REUNION SHOW! THIS SHOW WILL BE OVER BY 7!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Today I bring you a very early South Florida release from Charlie Pickett & The Eggs (1983 I believe). Our dear friend, George Van Orsdel, sent this to me some time ago and I'm finally getting it posted. This is way before my time so if you have info regarding the band, please let me know and Ill update it accordingly. Charlie has been a regular fixture in South Florida for many years both with the Eggs and the MC3 and from what I understand, he is now a lawyer. You can check up on his current musical endeavors here: Charlie Pickett on Myspace.
Charlie Pickett & The Eggs - Tuned Up And Howlin' Charlie Wants His Money Back!!!
Thursday, July 22, 2010
As if I didn't have enough on my plate with getting married, running Stuck in the Past and the South Florida blog, working and trying to get a new band off the ground, I along with my fiance, my cousin and my best friend have launched a clothing line called Vessil. This idea stemmed from our trip to Japan back in April when we saw numerous clothing lines and felt like we as a collective had something to bring to the table. We got to work and present to you 6 designs which will be our initial run.
Being the t shirt collector that I am and owning well over 800 band t shirts, some days I wake up and I just don't feel like wearing a band shirt. This helped shift the direction in which we are heading. I wanted something that was fun and simple but had nothing to do with music. My cousin, Erik Lopez aka Art Blur, has been a graphic designer for many years so having him do the design work has taken a huge weight off of our shoulders and given a new flavor to our idea.
Our initial launch will include 7 different designs and we will begin taking pre-orders shortly. For those days when you just feel like something different, try Vessil.
If you have anything in your paypal, anything will help. George is one of the DJ's who trained me and has been my friend for over 15 years...Im just trying to do what I can in the community that has always been there for me. We are having a benefit for him tonight at our skating rink in Miami (which I know many of you are nowhere near) but if you can donate anything, it would mean the world to me.
You can donate through Paypal by clicking the link below:
Donations for Boogieman George
Monday, July 19, 2010
This was originally posted on Stuck In The Past back in March of this year.
Growing up in South Florida, hardcore made a big shift in styles in the early 90s (this is before my time) heading in a much more metal direction. In my opinion, Strongarm was one band who helped shaped this new direction and Culture was the other. I really feel like Culture was a very important and influential band on the 90s hardcore band, especially in Europe. Many of the early releases on Goodlife Recordings were heavily influenced by both Culture and Morning Again. Culture in their band lifetime released a decent amount of records but, as most bands do, they recorded songs that never were released. I've been sitting on these recordings for a year and a half before having the go ahead to release them. I got them from John who allowed me to rip them from the tape and have Justin clean them up. He told me later that if Damien and Rich were okay with it, I could post them. So Justin cleaned them up, mastered them and did an overall great job making them sound great. He also made covers for them as there was no cover art originally. I want to specifiy that this is NOT the re-recorded Born Of You record (aka Mike Warden Can Suck It) that we posted some months back. This hasn't been heard by anyone outside the band since 1994. The LP was recorded in late 1994 or early 1995 right after Damien and John joined the band and features the now classic lineup of John and Rich on guitar, Damien on vocals, Gordon in bass and Josh on drums. Some of these songs were dropped and never re-recorded so this is your only chance to hear them. The second recording is an EP featuring alternate versions of Deforestation and Memento Mori as well as 2 songs that neither Rich nor Mark knew the titles to. This lineup featured John and Rich on guitar, Mark on vocals, Gordon on bass and Josh on drums.
Rich was nice enough to give us the Cliff's Notes to "Culture 101" which you can read below. Big thanks to Rich, John, and Damien for allowing this to be released
The lineups for the recordings are as follows:
Culture - The Unreleased LP (EDIT: one track was corrupt but has been fixed. Link works fine now)
Culture - Deforestation (Alternate Recording)
Thursday, July 15, 2010
West Palm Beach's Harbinger is kicking off their summer tour tomorrow in West Palm Beach. Come out and see them along with some of South Florida's finest.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Monday, July 12, 2010
Thursday, May 20, 2010
I really don't have much info on the recording so Im going to ask Harold and see if he can give us some insight. Check back...I got some great stuff planned.
Out of Spite - Unreleased
Sunday, May 2, 2010
Im going to try and start posting again...looks like I may be getting some more music which would be nice