Archive for May, 2013

By Metal Dave Remember when the Warped Tour was good? Yeah, it’s been a while. For me, it’s been 15 years. Under a blazing August Texas sun in 1998, not only did the day end on the riotous, back-to-back succession of Rancid, NOFX and Bad Religion, but I also was the envy of my Warped […]

By Metal Dave Much like Cliff Burton embodied the fan-favorite, heart and spirit of Metallica, so too did Dee Dee Ramone when it came to punk legends, the Ramones. Both bassists were impossible to replace, yet each was divinely succeeded by the only man who could do the job. For the Ramones, that man was […]