You wanted my attention? Sweet - you got it! 😁
You wanna "cool brag" about packing the Double Clown on a Saturday night, a bar that wouldn't even be around for you to play at if it wasn't for me and my friends putting that place on the map, but what would you know about that? You were running around in Hendertucky in your underoos and waiting for your mommy to feed you while we were fighting and rocking and paving the way for you nü-jackoffs to have a place to brag about packing 25 years later, but I digress from my old guy rant. You wanna brag that 40 people were in that toilet at the same time that your shitty band is playing like that's something to brag about? I've seen gigs there where you couldn't breathe, much less walk around, gigs that were waaaaaaayyyy over the allotted fire code maximum occupancy recommendation. Holy fuck kid, you need to get a hobby and stop obsessing on what I think or what I give a fuck about. Put the dab rig down ya dirty hippy and focus a bit on your own self and your label that's putting out the crème de le mediocrè of the Vegas scene (just like that other local label you were once associated with did... hahaha) or focus maybe on any one of the bands that you're currently in that are going nowhere fast. Don't worry too much about what I'm up to. My bands are doing just fine, playing real venues opening up for real bands that people actually know and playing real gigs that more than 40 people come out to, both here and out of state - want me to put you on the guest list for the Viper Room in Hollywood when I play there for my birthday next year? 😂😂😂 I've forgotten more about packing Punk clubs than you'll ever know, even if you live 100 years after I'm dead, so just hush! LOL Hey man, I'm glad you're proud of a mediocre band that's announced "their last show ever" and said that they've "officially breaking up" so many times now they might as well be KISS, but next time you try to throw some shade at me, maybe come correct and actually have something to brag about... or just leave me out of your drunken Facebook postings entirely, whatta ya say? hahahaha Love ya Bro! Nice try! 👍🏽
As if I needed another reason to hate the month of December.
Buzzcocks... too many memories... too many times being there for me when I needed them most. Every argument, every heartbreak, everytime something romantically went wrong again for me they were there, and the man behind it all has slipped away. What a fucking shame. I could never thank him enough for all he's done for me, but I did try every time I met him. Go easy Pete Shelley. Lord knows you deserve eternal Peace.
There is no Love in this world anymore... 💔💔💔
I think half the fun of me going out in public here in Vegas is just the awkwardness I cause when running into people who talked real brave behind the keyboard and then have to deal with me face to face in a much more sober state of mind. 😎 The neckbeard motherfucker who I saw at the Bunkhouse when the Vegascendents played there last Thursday with some Beastie Boys tribute band for some private golf party thing was the best. He said he was going to "kick my fat Mexican ass" the next time he saw me, so I made it a point to keep walking past him as he sat at the bar but he apparently didn't see me and I escaped the night unscathed. Whew! ha ha ha And the Fremont Country Club was full of the same on Saturday for the Punk Rock Flea Market thing the Vegascendents were playing, a handful of people who wished ill will on me over the Internet and vowed to "get me" the next time they saw me but then just acted blind deaf and dumb or something when they actually saw me, I dunno... lol Man, I'm lucky I'm so invisible and unnoticeable because otherwise I'd probably be in traction at the hospital or something... hee hee hee 2018. You gotta love it. Everybody talks the talk, nobody walks the walk, or maybe it's a convenient Las Vegas Alzheimer's disease or something... 🤣🤣🤣
hahahaha yeah, I had a blast hanging out playing gigs in Vegas this weekend. That private party thing on Thursday was pretty interesting. I don't think it was really our crowd per se, but the people who were there that were into us were REALLY into us... ha ha ha And that Beastie Boys tribute thing was interesting. Standing outside listening it sounded just like them, but watching them was a bit different... the voices didn't match... heh The Punk Rock Flea Market was fun. Bunch of Local artists and charlatans selling their wares and goods, which was cool I guess. I bought nothing, and I had a wallet full of cash ready to go! Ugh! Oh well. I ended up spending my cash at Bomb Tacos before the gig. 😉While at the PRFM I spent most of my time at the bar playing catch up with a couple of people I haven't seen in years: Karl Bakla., who used to write for this website before he started drawing dicks for the hipsters, and N.J. Pete, freshly back from a trip to Cuba if you can believe that, and talking to new friends like Veronica and the guy who's car burned down in 30 seconds, while he was driving it on the freeway! They were there to see the Vegascendents, and we all stood around chatting while The Pluralses were playing. Either I wasn't feeling it or they were kind of boring. Maybe some of that shittiness from the band they put a split out with is rubbing off on them... heh Mediocrity Sells! Sheiks Of Neptune played for what seemed like FOREVER!! Their Metal / Surf / Sci-Fi sound was tailor made for an event like this, and the crowd of Punx and Miscreants ate it up. Then the Vegascendents played and that was pretty much it. Event over. I think we sounded good, less mistakes than the previous set we played, and I know Carlos Lean 13 loved it, because I could see his mohawk circling around in the pit like a sharks fin... 😂😂😂 I don't know what everyone else did after the gig, but I headed straight home to get back to playing Red Dead Redemption 2, which is currently ruling and ruining my life... ha ha ha Anyone know where to sell the legendary bear pelt at? The regular furriers won't take it, and I don't know what the fuck to do with it...
I've seen The Clash play a few times. Same with the Ramones. I'm old, it happens. Never saw them play together though. Never even heard of it happening to be quite honest. To have seen The Clash and the Ramones play together on the same stage in 1988 must have been the thrill of a lifetime. To have only been 7 or 8 years old when it happened meant you had the coolest parents in the world, that's for sure! 🤣🤣🤣 Oh Leslie Ventura, you talentless ass kiss you! Please learn to fact check. I love Josh Coutts and everything he does for the love of doing it but I'm pretty sure those 2 legendary bands never shared a stage or played a gig together. Just saying. Other than that, here's a great fluff piece on one of the most stand up honest guys in the scene today. Give it a read. 👍🏽
Josh Coutts proudly flies the Ska flag with his 7 year old radio station and live events
I haven't been in a recording studio that wasn't Camel Hump (RIP) in a long time, especially while out of town. Reminds me of when bands would do on the fly recording sessions back in the days, like good Punk Rockers should. 😉 I was at Doll Hut Studios in Anaheim the morning after a Vegascendents gig the night before at Gallagher's Pub in HB to lay down a few demo tracks for one of the upcoming Headnoise releases we have planned. The songs are called La La La (crowd favorite) and Turn It Up, a very Peni-ish tune I'm pretty hyped about. Can't wait for you all to hear them. After that, while the rest of the Vegascendents were at that ghey Surf City Blitz thing, I went back to the hotel room for some room service and to watch the Dodgers choke to the Red Sox in the World Series. Giving Mohawk Carlos from Lean 13 grief over it was just the icing on the cake and a perfect way to end the night... ha ha ha Go Doyers! Better luck next year!
The Vegascendents - memmer them? You memmer... memmer? 😁 Anyways, that band of merry string twangers and drum beaters will be spreading the Descendents love of ALL things musically in AZ. and CA. this weekend, at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe on Friday with a bunch of crazy cool cover bands, and at Gallaghers Pub in Huntington Beach on Sat. with the Tiki Bandits, and I expect to see NOBODY I know there because people in general are flakey like pie crust, even when you go out of your way to put them on the guest list... heh heh Looks like it's going to be an interesting one... hope the #fakeskins don't catch me slipping! LOL