City Slang: The Freezer is gone

October 21, 2013
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City Slang: The Freezer is gone

Legendary (and we don’t use that word lightly) hardcore venue the Freezer Theater, located in the area formerly known as the Cass Corridor, has been demolished. For just one year from 1981-82, the Freezer was the home of hardcore punk music in Detroit. As reported in Pizza Don’t Go Bad, it was stinky and...
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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 36: Follow the Slutty Brick Road

October 19, 2012
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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 36:  Follow the Slutty Brick Road

I’ve just finished lunch/dinner and am backstage in Dusseldorf, Germany. All the German gigs are sold out, and this is the biggest crowd of the tour, I think it is 7,300. Yesterday was a day off in Hamburg, and boy did we make use of it. After Ben and I jogged through Hammer Park...
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Negative Approach Unreleased Tracks Out Now & Box Set In The Works

September 9, 2010
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Negative Approach Unreleased Tracks Out Now & Box Set In The Works

It popped up recently that San Diego based record label Taang Records got  their hands on some unreleased tracks from Detroit’s Negative Approach… In 2010 Original members of Negative Approach recently discovered several tracks in a basement in Detroit Michigan, which contained the long lost 1984 sessions of unreleased studio tracks (thought to be...
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