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In nearly four decades, southern stoner-sludge icons Corrosion of Conformity haven’t lost a step

In the early 1980s, North Carolina’s Corrosion of Conformity built a cult following with their thrashy, no-frills hardcore punk, but they catapulted to mainstream success in the mid-90s when they slowed down into sludgy southern stoner metal—a transition amplified by second guitarist Pepper Keenan taking over vocals. They’ve remained one of the most revered bands […]

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Riot Fest

The city’s expansive punk beatdown returns with a lineup that includes the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Articles of Faith, Circle Jerks, Propagandhi, Negative Approach, Bad Religion, Naked Raygun, the Zero Boys, the Bronx, and others.