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tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE remembers Baltimore’s Punk Scene

By Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude, 2/3/2012) tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE reviews BANNED IN DC I came across this review of the book BANNED IN DC (long out-of-print, with used copies ranging from $86-$480!) after Googling “Da Moronics” to see if they … Continue reading

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Kraig Krixer, R.I.P. (1951-2011)

Kraig Krixer (right) with Accused frontman Dave Cawkwell According to CBS/WJZ news reports, Baltimore musician Kraig Krixer and his friend and roomate John Gurkis were found dead, and somewhat decomposed, inside Krixer’s condo at the Red Fox Farm Condos in … Continue reading

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Schocking Dundalk

The Go-Go’s Gina Schock was Dundalk born and bred as evidenced by this “Evening Magazine” clip from the 1980s produced by Tom D’Antoni. Baltimore accents are aplenty with her parents and Edith Massey chiming in. The Go-Go’s Notebook: Gina Drumming … Continue reading

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Glory Hole – The Marble Bar, the Basement That Hosted Both Henry Fonda and Iggy Pop, Turns Another Page

By Brennen Jensen, Baltimore City Paper, 12/6/2000 For the better part of a decade, the boarded-up Congress Hotel has loomed over the 300 block of West Franklin street like a shabby ghost. It’s the seven-story equivalent of Miss Havisham’s moldy … Continue reading

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