Category Archives: Punk / New Wave

BaltiMoronic: Da Moronics Take On Baltimore

[Tom DiVenti co-founded and played guitar in Da Moronics, Baltimore’s first punk band. He now recalls his days as a poet, publisher, art student, and rock ‘n’ roller in a weekly column for Splice Today (www.splicetoday.com). When not writing, DiVenti can … Continue reading

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Retro Baltimore: The 2016 Marble Bar Photo Shoot

Marble Bar Alums reunite for fun “Dark. Dank. Sweaty. Fetid. Subterranean. A physical eyesore in the basement of a once posh hotel long gone to seed. In other words, the perfect rock venue.” – Michael Yockel (“What Is and What … Continue reading

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Buzzcocks in Baltimore: Many Happy Returns

Buzzcocks @ Baltimore Soundstage w/The Residuels, Expert Alterations April 18, 2015 Touring in support of their latest release, The Way (Pledge Music, 2014) – their ninth album over the course of a celebrated 40-year career (1976-81, 1989-present) and the first … Continue reading

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The Judie’s Fixation Tapes

“We are Punk Rock, honey, and we’re not gonna compromise for anything!” Thanks to Craig Stitchcomb for unearthing this “crappy cassette” tape of a May 8, 1980 Judie’s Fixation show at the Marble Bar. The former Judie’s Fixation drummer recently located … Continue reading

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