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Ramones drummer Richie Ramone brings Hot as Hell Tour to Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 3

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone brings Hot as Hell Tour to Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will return to Scranton for a show at Stage West on Tuesday, Sept. 3, playing Ramones hits as well as his solo material. New York City’s Tender Beats will open the […]

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Pop punk band Bowling for Soup plays at Sherman Theater Summer Stage in Mt. Pocono on Sept. 13

Pop punk band Bowling for Soup plays at Sherman Theater Summer Stage in Mt. Pocono on Sept. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Texas pop punk band Bowling for Soup, known for hits like “Girl All the Bad Guys Want,” “1985,” “Almost,” and “High School Never Ends,” will perform on the Sherman Theater’s Summer Stage on Friday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. This covered outdoor stage is located at […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre horror punks Cut Up Naked Teenagers are ‘Touched by Evil’

When you hear a band name like Cut Up Naked Teenagers, it’s easy to expect a horror punk sound and aesthetic. However, there’s more to these Wilkes-Barre-based rockers than blood, guts, and a love of cult movies. Those looking for those elements will certainly find them in their dark pogo punk, but vocalist/guitarist Elvis Aron […]

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Scranton punk band The Menzingers announce new album, single, and tour with Tigers Jaw

Scranton punk band The Menzingers announce new album, single, and tour with Tigers Jaw

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton/Philadelphia punk band The Menzingers will release their sixth studio album, “Hello Exile,” on Friday, Oct. 4 via Epitaph Records. The record arrives as the follow-up to the band’s 2017 critically acclaimed release “After the Party,” which debuted at No. 19 on the Billboard Top Current […]

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NYC ska legends Mephiskapheles play all-day Punk Rock BBQ at Border Bar in Pittston on June 22

NYC ska legends Mephiskapheles play all-day Punk Rock BBQ at Border Bar in Pittston on June 22

From a press release: “Satanic ska” band Mephiskapheles is coming down from New York City to Pittston to perform at the second annual Punk Rock Bar-B-Q at the Border Bar on Saturday, June 22. Hosted by local music promotion and production team Camp Rattler, the event will feature live music inside as well as outside […]

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Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

From a press release: Third-wave feminist riot grrrl Allison Wolfe, the vocalist of 1990s all-female punk band Bratmobile and the co-founder of punk feminist fanzine Girl Germs, will be the featured guest at the Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo in Scranton this Saturday, June 8. At this new event, artists, makers, zinesters, […]

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3-day punk rock festival Camp Anarchy brings Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, and more to Ohio May 31-June 2

3-day punk rock festival Camp Anarchy brings Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, and more to Ohio May 31-June 2

From a press release: Rebellious music fans looking for a good summer road trip will love Camp Anarchy, a new three-day camping, craft beer, and punk music festival taking over Legend Valley, just outside Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. About a seven-hour drive from Scranton, Camp Anarchy will feature performances […]

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Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

From a press release: Cultivated in the coal mine lands of Northeast Pennsylvania, the new Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo will bring the local DIY subculture to the forefront on Saturday, June 8. Two hours from New York City and Philadelphia in either direction, Scranton is a town of artistic miscreants, urban […]

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Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago punk/metal band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of the young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will terrorize Scranton with a performance at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Thursday, May 9 […]

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James Alex of Philly punk band Beach Slang headlines Record Store Day at Wilkes-Barre Gallery of Sound on April 13

James Alex of Philly punk band Beach Slang headlines Record Store Day at Wilkes-Barre Gallery of Sound on April 13

From a press release: The Gallery of Sound goes all out for Record Store Day every year, and their 12th edition this Saturday, April 13 may be their biggest celebration yet at both locations. Vocalist and guitarist James Alex of Philadelphia indie punk band Beach Slang, a critically acclaimed national act who opened for Jimmy […]

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