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Punksburgh Playlist “The Lost Time” Final Chapter: December

We’re updating the archive with a Spotify playlist of all bands reviewed / interviewed / mentioned on Punksburgh.com in December.

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Punksburgh Playlist “The Lost Time” Part 4: November

We’re updating the archive with a Spotify playlist of all bands reviewed / interviewed / mentioned on Punksburgh.com in November.

Not on Spotify:

Liverball – Bullet for Your Thoughts
Paris Green (formerly Sub Rosa) – Real Live Redhead
Buildings – I Don’t Love My Dog Anymore
Glow Worm – Vapid Age
Unreliable Narrator – A Dream Deferred Is a Dream Denied
The Existential Gentlemen – On the Far Side of Hell
156/Silence – Inundated by Memories
The Sea, Like Lead – a new mythology
The Scratch ‘n Sniffs – Scraping By…
Paradise Kitty – Sweet Child O’ Mine (cover)
The Shadow Event – Footsteps
Burned – Hate to See You Go
Horehound – The Dead Don’t Lie
Choir – Eat Your Heart Out
Dead River – save you
JC Nickles – Tone Deaf (acoustic)
fuck yeah, dinosaurs! – Raptors on Acid
Supercharger – I Want It Bad
Cultivator – Tied In Knots
Bernies – Bernie Mac Attack is Back, Jack
Derider – Fail By Example
Sam Pellegrino – Male Bonding Over Women
Look Out Loretta – WKND GTWY
Slugss – Bone
Garter Shake – Alpha Creeps
Good Grief – Sang You to Sleep
Knight Terror – Bonefire
Peace Talks the Electric Word Life Band – Demonstration
Bending – Cycles
Perverts Again – My Accident
Tiny Engines – Paws
Rue – Star Swimmers
Lorenzo’s Oil – Trying Too Hard
DICEY – Vol. 149
Tears of Joy – Liquor Store
Birds – Falling
Soda Club – Turn Me Down
Milly – Throw It Away
Whitethrash – New World
Dead on the Streets – Early Grave
Silver Car Crash – Seeing Lightning
Video Tapes – Personal Favor
fake friends – Finally Found

Not found online, catch them at a show!:
The Steelhouse Pickers
The Candescents
Dylan Rooke and Red Coal
Almost Extinct
Gas Tiger
Old Man Rob
Duquesne Light Orchestra
Lullaby Engine
Jetpack Audible


  1. Mike Watt – Against the 70’s
  2. Guided By Voices – A Salty Salute
  3. Sonic Youth – Kool Thing
  4. Derketa – Until Our Death
  5. R.E.M. – Strange
  6. Throwing Muses – Bright Yellow Gun
  7. The McCoys – Hang On Sloopy
  8. The Beatles – All My Loving
  9. Leprosy – No Podran Parar el Tren
  10. Klaymore – Decisive Battle
  11. Lady Beast – Lone Hunter
  12. Defy the Tide – Upon the Looking Glass
  13. Dethlehem – Oathbound
  14. Solarburn – Because Fuck You John
  15. Only Flesh – Put My Love in You
  16. Einsturzende Neubauten – Zuckendes Fleisch
  17. Neurosis – Locust Star
  18. Godflesh – Xnoybis
  19. Helmet – FBLA II
  20. Wire – Pink Flag (2006 Remastered Version)
  21. The Jesus Lizard – Mouth Breather
  22. Calyx – Money Blood
  23. Wiz Khalifa – Letterman
  24. Don Caballero – Railroad Cancellation
  25. Rodan – Shiner
  26. Rolo Tomassi – Balancing the Dark
  27. Phat Man Dee – Adam and Eve
  28. Ishtar – Center of Your Soul
  29. Rockin Bones – Something’s Goin’ Wrong
  30. VISTA – Inside Anxious
  31. Vertigo – But They Share the Same Sky
  32. Victoria Morgan – Know Better
  33. Kahone Concept – Forefront
  34. The Cryptkeeper Five – The East Horizon
  35. Children of October – Riverside Suicide
  36. The Big Bad – We Own This Town
  37. Ego Likeness – Sirens and Satellites
  38. The Rain Within – Thunderheart
  39. Adoration Destroyed – Voices Carry
  40. Red Lokust – Speechless
  41. Tragic Impulse – Broken Glass
  42. The Delaneys – The Line
  43. Curse the Son – Gaslighter
  44. Brimstone Coven – Black Magic
  45. Vacation – Pyro Hippies
  46. Bat Zuppel – Away to Drown
  47. Swim Team – Reanimator
  48. Molly Alphabet – Lickin’ The Windows
  49. Crooked Cobras – Terrible Things
  50. Mala Sangre – Picando Piedra
  51. Jeff Betten – Small Doses
  52. Wreck Loose – I Do Right
  53. Zoob – Dirty Mind
  54. Andre Costello and the Cool Minors – Took Our Cause
  55. Seedy Players – Julia
  56. Searights – Wave of Love
  57. Manic Soul – You Better Run (Live)
  58. Morgan Erina – I Promise I Won’t Call
  59. Chet Vincent & The Big Bend – Dirty Money
  60. Zack Keim – Sweet Memories
  61. Dan Getkin and the Twelve Six – In the Grey
  62. Trash Boy – Lizard People
  63. Action Camp – War at My Side
  64. Like No Tomorrow – Side Effects
  65. Weapons of Choice – All I Want
  66. The Homisides – A.T.A. (Anti-Trump Army)
  67. Divine Tragedy – Flesh and Blood
  68. Alter the Design – Nothingness
  69. Dead Bars – Earplug Girl
  70. Playoff Beard – Bad Ideas
  71. The EFFECTS – Anchors Aweigh
  72. TR3 – See You In Your Dreams
  73. Tim Vitullo – Pretty Good
  74. The Deep Vees – Shutdown
  75. The Promise Hero – Sorry About That
  76. Sleepy Limbs – Sweet and Sour
  77. Selfhelpme – Road
  78. Murder for Girls – Christina R.
  79. Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl
  80. Bratmobile – Gimme Brains
  81. Calamity Jane – Miss Hell
  82. Kim Deal – Walking With a Killer
  83. T-Tops – Wipedown
  84. City Steps – Procrastination Game
  85. Spiritualized – Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
  86. Stereolab – Brakhage
  87. delicious pastries – Radial Blur
  88. The Applies In Stereo – Strawberryfire
  89. of Montreal – Lysergic Bliss
  90. Elf Power – A Grey Cloth Covering My Face
  91. Beulah – Popular Mechanics for Lovers
  92. The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Virginia Plain
  93. Lofi Delphi – Aimshoot
  94. Wreck Loose – I Do Right
  95. The Telephone Line – I Already Know
  96. Essential Machine – Paper and Stars
  97. Jeremy Caywood – Over and Under (Live)
  98. The Danger of Falling – Her/Being
  99. Shotgun Surgeon – Advent
  100. Born Without Bones – The Camera Turns
  101. Super American – Missing Pieces
  102. In Motion – Attention Addict
  103. Bindley Hardware Co. – Alright, All Ready!
  104. Pale Waves – There’s a Honey
  105. Lawn Care – Biddy Lounge Song
  106. The Sonder Bombs – End of My Daze
  107. Sikes and the New Violence – Low Expectations
  108. BBGuns – Willow
  109. The Dark Lines – The Knife Song
  110. Stone Cold Killer – Locked and Loaded
  111. CKY – Flesh Into Gear
  112. Worst Kept Secret – Second Take
  113. Blackbird Bullet – Sideways
  114. Today Is the Best Day Ever – Laugh More, You’re Dying
  115. Curse Words – Cigarettes Don’t Grow on Trees
  116. Mikey Erg – Comme Si About Me
  117. The Ergs! – Kind of Like Smitten
  118. Worriers – Future Me
  119. Save Ends – Surf Bed
  120. Black Numbers – Love Me Like I Do
  121. The Lopez – Sea Babies
  122. Old Game – Ah!pathetic
  123. There You Are – Perfect Crime
  124. Winter Makes Sailors – I Want to Sing It Loud
  125. David Bazan – Both Hands
  126. Michael Nau – Love Survive
  127. Bleep Bloop – K-9 Unit
  128. Sayer – Human Error
  129. Stuyedeyed – Funeral
  130. Tremoravia – Mars
  131. Karma To Burn – Fifty Seven
  132. Doctor Smoke – The Willow
  133. The Long Hunt – The Sparrow
  134. St. Dude – Shellshock
  135. Pixies – Here Comes Your Man
  136. ABBA – Take A Chance On Me
  137. The Weird Paul Rock Band – Garage Band
  138. The Danzas – High on the Hog
  139. Jill Sobule – I Kissed A Girl
  140. Liverball – Chicken Hawke
  141. Greywalker – Sinking Ship
  142. False Profit – Fuck You
  143. Crash Academy – Sad State
  144. Getaway Car – Ex (Yeah I’m Not the Same)
  145. Distant Futures – Post Office
  146. String Machine – Go to Canada
  147. Surf Bored – The World Unseen
  148. Anarbor – Rock To My Roll
  149. Sundressed – Beck and Call
  150. Vertigo – Do What You Will
  151. Super Fun Time Awesome Party Band – Dialated Poop Holes
  152. Johnny and the Razorblades – Seventeen
  153. Old Lords – Buried at Sea
  154. Iron Jawed Guru – Black Fortress
  155. Fruit & Flowers – Out of Touch
  156. Hearken – Sure Shock
  157. OC45 – Smoke and Mirrors

Weekend Roundup 12.08.17 – 12.10.17

There’s literally so many shows happening this weekend it’s almost hard to choose which ones to attend! Too bad the scene is “dead” though. Here is just some of what’s coming up!

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Punksburgh Playlist “The Lost Time” Part 3: October

We’re updating the archive with a Spotify playlist of all bands reviewed / interviewed / mentioned on Punksburgh.com in October.

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Punksburgh Playlist “The Lost Time” Part 2: September

Part two of our archival update! We’re updating the archive with a Spotify playlist of all bands reviewed / interviewed / mentioned on Punksburgh.com in September.

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Punksburgh Playlist “The Lost Time” Part 1: August

The playlist is back! We’re updating the archive with a Spotify playlist of all bands reviewed / interviewed / mentioned on Punksburgh.com in August. Mental health is important, punks!

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Weekend Roundup: 11/10 – 11/12

This weekend is going to be full of release shows, rad punk, some metal, a sprinkle of ska, and overall a good time. We hope to see you out at a show!

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Coming soon: The Metal Edge

You may recall our interview with The River’s Edge where we discussed a coming expansion to the network. We are excited to announce that we have received a press release regarding that launch, which you’ll find below.

Welcome to The Metal Edge!

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There’s really a north versus south divide in our pizza selections: Interview with Standard Broadcast

I caught up with Standard Broadcast at their performance at Mr. Small’s Fun House AcoustiCafe. Standard Broadcast is a four piece band with a different sound by mixing cello in instead of a bass guitar. 


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“We practice every Monday”: an Interview with The Mondaze

I recently got to sit down with The Mondaze a three-piece pop rock group from Pittsburgh. The band is made up of Jason (vocals/guitar), Brad (drums), and Wassell (bass/vocals).  

Brad, Jason, and Wassell. Fun fact, I took these pictures.

What are you currently working on?

W: Our new EP

B: Three new songs, I guess for the EP. 

J: Pretty much the EP and booking more shows. 

How long have you guys been a band?

J: The Mondaze have been around since 2012

B: Yeah but we took a break, we’ve only been playing actively as a three-piece for a year

W: The basement has been arranged around me. Everyone else has moved down here, but I’ve been in this spot since I joined. 

J: I found Brad on the internet and then we found Wassell at a Subway. I told him I’d give him a copy of Kill Bill Vol. I if he came and jammed with us, and then he joined. 

The Mondaze practicing

What shows do you have coming up?

B: Saturday at Smiling Moose

J: We have some other ideas, too, but that’s the only one that’s booked

W: There are other shows in the works to be announced once we solidify the lineup. 

If people can’t make the show, how else can they access your music?

Our music is up for free on our website themondazerock.com, it can be streamed on Spotify, or you can purchase it on iTunes

Who would you say your biggest musical influences are?

Blink 182, New Found Glory, Jimmy Eat World Midtown, Foo Fighters, Saves the Day, Punchline, and The Get Up Kids

What does your musical process consist of?

J: We play every Monday. I write music and then we decide which of the songs I’ve written to work on on Mondays. 

B: I sometimes am here on Tuesdays, too. 

J: I write music almost every night so that’s part of the process. 

What is some advice you wish you had when you were starting out?

W: I mean, I got told that my hands are enormous so I should play bass…so I play bass. 

B: Play out of fun, which is what I’m still doing. 

J: Play Pittsburgh sooner. I grew up out in the country. Go to as many shows as you can. The more bands you see, the more ideas you get for what can be done or what you want to do. 

Everyone has a favorite venue, what would you say yours is?

B: Laga

J: Yeah, Laga was a favorite. It should be opened back up. Otherwise current top three would be Club Cafe, The Smiling Moose, and while we haven’t played there recently, Mr. Smalls

Every venue always seems to have stairs. You can’t escape them. 

You’re a part of the local scene, what are some of your favorite local bands?

J: Life Is Short

B: Man, I was going to say Life Is Short. 

J: Two Birds, Eternal Boy, Young Lungs and Paper States. I’m really excited to play with those last two on Saturday. 

W: Maytide

B: Fire at the Point

J: Kid Durango

What was your favorite show you’ve played?

J: Probably our CD release show at Hard Rock

What is something you love about the scene and what, if anything, would you change?

J: I love the people. It’s almost like a big family. Good bands make it awesome.

Something I would change would be to have more venues. I also wish I was playing more, but that’s in me. 

There is a healthy group with lots of people involved which is great because with more people being involved the better it gets. The scene just gets more lively. 

What would an ideal tour lineup to attend or play look like?

J: Blink 182, New Found Glory, and Jimmy Eat World 

Do you have any favorite local businesses you think people should be aware of?

B: Franks, I swear they don’t sponsor us, but it’d be cool if they did. 

J: Churn

W: Brian’s Brew’ry Outlet, they have a good selection.  

What would you say your favorite pizza place is? 

Simultaneously: Franks. 

W: Even when it’s bad it’s still good. 

J: Usually it’s really good. 

B: I feel like I need to specifically say their Buffalo chicken pizza with ranch

J: I’m not like a bad person or anything, but if I did something awful and ended up with the death penalty, that’d be my last requested meal. 

B&W: Definitely. 

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