Author Archives: Wendy WWAD

JJ Offender

JJ Offender Jacobson (1965-2018)   So, unfortunately for me, I moved to Austin in 1986…the year that the Offenders disbanded (not to date myself or anything)…meaning that I never got to see the original lineup. That being said, I was … Continue reading

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Zeke…Wendy WWAD

WW: So you guys are releasing Hellbender, your first full-length album in 13 years, on March 30th. What were you guys up to those years  and why did you keep us waiting so long? Were you still active musically? If … Continue reading

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Mammoth Grinder – “Cosmic Crypt” …Bunny

In the five years since the last Mammoth Grinder LP,‘Underworlds’, there have been lineup and role changes. Once again a three piece, Chris Ulsh has stepped away from guitar, not towards the drums as Power Trip fans might expect, but … Continue reading

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Skatenigs…Wendy WWAD

WW: Considering I’m a former member of the Skatenigs, I guess I need to start off by asking why I wasn’t included in the 30 year reunion shows? Haha Phildo: Well it was certainly not a personal decision but one … Continue reading

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Start Fires. Listen to BLXPLTN – Tyson Midkiff

Start Fires. Listen to BLXPLTN. It’s long been a contention of mine that Hip-Hop and Punk Rock are born from the same need to reject society and illuminate injustice. They are both a uniquely struggling class music that came about … Continue reading

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Toxic Water – Mark Glazer

Toxic Water The first thing I noticed when seeing Toxic Water perform was the odd assortment of homemade percussive instruments made of various metals and springs. The lack of typical band equipment like a drum kit, big amplifiers, etc peaked … Continue reading

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WE Are The Asteroid – Wendy WWAD

WE Are The Asteroid WW: When did WE Are the Asteroid form and what was the catalyst? Who came up with the name? WATA: About 5000 years ago when Jesus created the universe. There is some debate on the exact … Continue reading

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Punk Rock in ATX…April Schupmann – Wendy WWAD

Punk Rock in ATX…April Schupmann WW: How many punk bands are you presently playing with here in Austin? Who are they and how did you hook up with them? April: I’ve actually been trying to whittle that number down a … Continue reading

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Bible of the Devil Interview with Nate Perry and Greg Spalding – Wendy WWAD

Bible of the Devil Interview with Nate Perry and Greg Spalding   WW: So Bible of the Devil are slated to play Austin on 7/18 with Broken Teeth. Personally, I’m stoked. It’s been a while! Are you guys doing a full … Continue reading

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David Yow Fronts the Jazzus Lizard…Wendy WWAD

David Yow first blew my mind back in the 80’s when my roommate turned me on to Austin local band Scratch Acid‘s self-titled debut EP, and also their first full length album Just Keep Eating. A newcomer to drugs, UT, … Continue reading

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