The Descendents (Band)

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    In Defense of Sublime

    I thought I would have to wait until the 20th anniversary of Sublime's 1996 self-titled mainstream breakout album to write about how fundamentally misunderstood and judged Sublime is. I have so many feelings, probably too many, about a band whose legacy is beaten up almost as much as Insane Clown Po ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Filmage: The Story of the Descendents/ALL Sells Out St. Louis Screening in Three Days, Adds Second Date

    In late October, St. Louis declared its love for pop-punk by selling out a 335-seat screening of Filmage: the Story of Descendents/ALL in only three days. To meet the demand for the chance to see the feature-length documentary, Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th Street; 314-771-8230) hosts a second sc ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Pokey LaFarge, Man Man, Lil Kim, Journey and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Best of Coachella 2013: Weekend One

    Editor's Note: Coachella Music Festival split into two weekends for 2013. Read on for the best of Weekend One, from writers at our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced!

    The line-up for Coachella 2013 has been announced! Those who have been paying attention know there has been fakes, even a rumor that the Rolling Stones would headline (not the case) but this time the announcement is real-deal official. Headliners for the outdoor festival will be the Stone Roses and ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012

    The Ten Best Juke Boxes in St. Louis

    ​Selecting the Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. There is no surer way ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Smoking Popes At The Firebird, 7/27/11

    Michael Dauphin​The term pop-punk had an entirely different meaning fifteen or so years ago. Back then, bands like Jawbreaker, The Descendents, Green Day and Screeching Weasel embodied the angsty sneer associated with punk music, but they all leaned on more poignant and desperate aspects of lo ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Last Collector Standing: Ashley Hohman on Hunting Records, Riding in Cars with X's John Doe and Her Latest Band, Doom Town

    Jon Scorfina​Having just returned from the St. Louis Record Show this previous Sunday, Last Collector Standing caught up with Doom Town bassist Ashley Hohman. On the way up to her third-story room in her communal home behind KDHX studios, different genres of music echo from all the neighboring ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Ultimate Fakebook Drummer Eric Melina on Returning to Touring

    ​In this week's paper, Ryan Wasoba chatted with Ultimate Fakebook drummer Eric Melin, to mark the occasion of the band playing at the Firebird on Sunday, December 19. (The Orbz, Dead Girls and the Highway, Companion are also on the bill.) The power-pop cult heroes released a new album, Daydrea ... More >>

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    September 11, 2010

    An Under Cover Weekend Night One: Union Tree Review, Sleepy Kitty, Bruiser Queen

    ​An Under Cover Weekend kicked off last night in fine fashion promptly at 8:30 p.m., with the Union Tree Review on stage at the Firebird covering the Postal Service. Thanks to a steady schedule of live shows, the young indie-folk band has improved mightily in recent months. Its set only solidi ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    Homespun: Resoldered, Everybody in Between

    In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Resoldered's new album, Everybody in Between. He had this to say: The crunchy, snotty, breakneck pop-punk made famous by bands such as the Descendents and the Dead Milkmen is reborn in the metro East quartet Resoldered. For everyone who grudgingly a ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2010

    Homespun: Resoldered

    Everybody in Between

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    February 4, 2010

    Exclusive MP3s and a Studio Report: Resoldered

    courtesy of Resoldered​"You Failed Me" var so = new SWFObject( ";MCF=&autoPlay=no", "theSWF", "91", "32", "8", "#FFFFFF" ); so.write( "player_1265316003" ); Resoldered Who: A '90s-punk-leaning Edwardsville/St. Louis band conce ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009
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    August 12, 2009

    Show Review Photos Setlist: Green Day and Franz Ferdinand at the Scottrade Center, Tuesday, August 11

    Photo: Todd OwyoungFrom last night's show at the Scottrade Center. See more photos of Green Day last night.​ Caveat: I've been a Green Day fan since 1994 or so. And so I have a sneaking suspicion that last night's Scottrade Center show wasn't for me - even though the band ran through plenty of ... More >>

  • Music

    May 30, 2007

    2007 RFT Music Showcase

    Week of May 31, 2007

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    May 2, 2007

    Human Behavior

    Local upstarts the Humanoids play classic punk rock the way it's meant to be heard: loud, fast and fun.

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    February 14, 2007

    Defying the Odds

    B-Sides catches up with elusive Lemonhead Evan Dando, and keeps the faith with Nickel Creek mandolinist extraordinaire Chris Thile.

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    September 13, 2006

    Bye Bye Bye

    Justin Timberlake kisses his pop roots adios

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    May 3, 2000

    Ghost Stories

    Grandpa's Ghost release their fourth album -- this time with some outside help

  • Music

    March 15, 2000

    Beneath the Surf

    The Honkeys are making waves