Since punk rock was born or at least since the Clash signed to a major label disillusioned ex-punks have been pronouncing it dead. Happily, that oft-repeated obituary hasn't reached the basement of a south-side two-family flat, where a few dozen heads are bobbing to the Humanoids and only the occasional ringtone gives evidence that this is 2007 and not 1997 or 1987. Who cares if you can barely hear the singer through the jury-rigged PA? So what if you couldn't make out the words in the shouted vocal blur, even if you could hear it? Between the twin-guitar buzz and frontman Tim Clarkson's wall-climbing nerd gymnastics, there's no mystery as to what the... More >>>
The Humanoids: Rule earth Â— or, well, just the punk scene in St. Louis.