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Anti-Queens, Kill Matilda and RVA's Get in the Car take over Wonderland Saturday night

With the 2016 Presidential campaign barreling towards an increasingly unsavory outcome, some Americans have started seriously researching the possibility of relocating to Canada.

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Folk-punk(ish) rockers Everymen to take over Smatter Sunday following European tour

Spring means a lot of things to a lot of people. To those with allergies, misery. To Mel Brooks fans, Hitler. But for most everyone, it represents rebirth and renewed vitality.

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RVA punk band Insubordination ends 168 day, nation-wide tour this weekend at Emilio's

“This tour has been the biggest, most rewarding risk we’ve taken with our band.

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RVAMAG #22: Garage punks Hot Dolphin on the early years, guitarist switchups, and their evolving sound

It’s an obnoxiously hot night in the city of Richmond, but the weather doesn’t prevent the city’s inhabitants from coming together to celebrate the local music scene.

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Former Fire Bison vocalist/guitarist Adrienne Shurte on her new post-punk band Magnus Lush before Gallery5 show tonight 11/6

Take the powerhouse persona of punk legend Joan Jett, mix in the 90s sounds of Pavement, the grunge of Garbage and a little of The Cranberries with a harder-in-your-face edge and you have READ MORE

Peek into the complex mind of Titus Andronicus' leader before their Sunday show at The Camel

Over everyone else in music today, Titus Andronicus clearly does things their own way.

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Punx Picnic VOL. 3 to bring punk, metal and hardcore bands to Strange Matter and 25 Watt 9/11-9/12

Are you ready for all the face-melting punk your weak little body can handle in two days?

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New album 'You Could Call this Art' from the Tungs delivers perfect blend of punk and shoegaze

Richmond is a breeding ground for innovation, creativity and art.

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Glam Punk rockers Toxic Moxie to debut new album 'Episode VI' at Sound of Music Recording Studios this Saturday

Toxic Moxie, one of Richmond’s most eclectic bands, is releasing their new album, Episode VI- their third release in two years.

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The Dickies guitarist Stan Lee discusses growing up in the San Fernando Valley punk scene ahead of GWAR B-Q 2015 performance

Legendary clown princes of punk, The Dickies, have been making music since 1977.

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A look at Jeff Burke's Radioactivity before their Sunday debut at Strange Matter

Despite now having two albums under their belt, Radioactivity still have some very big shoes to fill.

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Reston's garage rock group Model Train Wreck debuts new album at Circle Thrift and Art Space

Indie-punk band Model Train Wreck’s sound is not something you come across every day.

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Review: Ceep-A-Zoids, Anti-Queens, and Black Cat Attack prove punk is dead and well at Wonderland

Normally, there's not a lot of rocking on a Thursday night. But since when has Wonderland ever been normal?

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Richmond punk band Insubordination sets off on 48 state DIY tour (plus Canada and Mexico)

Thanks to the internet, it’s much easier to do a lot that was more difficult to do back in the day.

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Punk band goes mariachi and talks musical experimentation after Broadberry show

After being around for a few years it’s not uncommon for a band to experiment with their sound, tweaking it and changing it into something new.

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Shadow Age make strong impression with debut EP, Silaluk; see them tonight at 25 Watt

There's no doubt that Shadow Age know how to make a first impression. From their mysterious, fog-enshrouded live performances to the melancholy yet hypnotic sounds of their debut EP, Silaluk, released this week on 6131 Records, they have a powerful presence that's impossible to ignore.

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"Give a shit. Be in good bands. Support your friends’ bands" - RVA's Kommunion releases first demo and it is brutal

A mess of members from former RVA punk mainstays came together a year ago to form what we now know to be Kommunion.

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G.L.O.S.S. debut EP takes internet by storm with outspoken trans/queer punk rock sounds

G.L.O.S.S. (Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit) hails from Olympia, Washington. The quintet's 5-song demo stormed the internet in January, with guitar-driven tracks and vehement vocals.

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Perfect Pussy's Shaun Sutkus Talks Starting A Tape Label And Future Plans - Catch Them Tuesday At Strange Matter

Perfect Pussy's debut last year definitely turned a lot of heads, and not just for their controversial name. The band's debut album, clocking in at under a half hour, flies at breakneck speed while assaulting the listener with some brash punk and noise rock. By the end of the year, they were lauded as not only one of the best new bands on the scene, but one of the best bands of the year, with their album Say Yes To Love faring very well in the end-of-the-year festivities.

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BOYTOY brings surf-grunge jams to En Su Boca Thursday night

BOYTOY, a Brooklyn rock trio with a sound described as “somewhere between 60s surf jams and 90s grunge rock,” comes to Richmond tomorrow night (Thursday, March 12) for the first time.

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