Swiss Modernism Meets Punk Rock

Besides t-shirt websites, I enjoy browsing Fab.com because, as rainbow-centric as I sound, it is actually a fabulous site despite the registration requirement. A few days ago I stumbled upon some posters by Mike Joyce…

Artistic ones, of an extensive amount of really cool punk and rock bands. Joyce, who owns Stereotype Design in NYC, is selling the prints on his website Swissted.com and through Fab for a limited time.

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Everclear To Headline ‘Summerland Tour With Sugar Ray, Plus The Bitter Tale Of A Scorned Fan

A select group of people just had a post-grunge pre-emo orgasm. Everclear are officially headlining a 90’s and early 2000’s themed concert with Sugar Ray playing before them, followed by Lit, Gin Blossoms and Marcy Playground.

I guess The Offspring, Third Eye Blind, Presidents Of The USA, Local H and Eve 6 were busy. Personally I don’t think Sugar Ray or Marcy Playground fit here.

Mark McGrath with songs like “Fly” and “Every Morning” seems much more pop than rock and Marcy Playground only had one hit in “Sex And Candy.”

I have beef with Art Alexakis, frontman of Everclear. I’m a huge fan, especially Sparkle And Fade and So Much For The Afterglow, but the Summerland Tour is not coming to Oregon or Washington, odd considering Art lived in Portland for over a decade.  Continue reading “Everclear To Headline ‘Summerland Tour With Sugar Ray, Plus The Bitter Tale Of A Scorned Fan”