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Heading to Pittsburgh’s Skull Fest? Our guide has got you covered

Heading to Pittsburgh’s Skull Fest? Our guide has got you covered

Bring a bunch of earplugs for you and your forgetful friends. Punks don’t let punks get tinnitus!


Blød Maud belies its own apparent nonchalance with a haunting, hook-filled EP

“It’s like a kid where, if you tell them to do something, they won’t do it.”

Soccer Mommy shoots and scores with new release, Collection; plays Pittsburgh Aug. 19

“If it’s scary, it usually turns out pretty good.”

In its third year, 1Hood Day brings art, activism, Freeway and Beanie Sigel to Spirit

Other performers include Jasiri X, Idasa Tariq and Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A.

Todd Rundgren has spent 40 years on the path less travelled and has no intention of taking a detour now

“I realized I couldn’t justify my existence if I was just going to imitate the things that other people were doing.”

Crack the Sky: Variety for the albums, familiar songs for the shows

“I try to change things with every album.”

Yes pleases fans old and new on its current tour

“You have to kind of balance it out with the old and the new.”

Rozwell Kid: a not-so-serious band that boasts a very serious sound

“We try to go with the flow, see where the fickle compass of creativity points us.”

Laura Stevenson hits Pittsburgh with a new record and maybe even Jeff Rosenstock on guitar

“It’s very cool to close out that record cycle with a tour with him.”

Pittsburgh’s Beagle Brothers go electric for new record and push for national recognition

“In a lot of ways I feel like it’s our first record.”



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