Tag Archives: Hardcore

Healthcare Fundraiser For Agnostic Front Vocalist Roger Miret

roger miret fundraiser

I think it is no secret that most professional musicians do not enjoy the benefit of employer-provided health insurance, and that is just a shame, because it’s something everyone needs. Sadly, earlier this year, Roger Miret, vocalist for the legendary New York-based hardcore punk band Agnostic Front was diagnosed with cancer, and long road of tests and diagnoses lead to a complex surgery and lengthy hospital stay.

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Mosh Pits, Raves and One Small Orgy: New Paintings By Dan Witz at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Scrum 2 All Out War
Scrum 2 (All Out War) By Dan Witz (All Photos By Gail)

This past week, when a friend or coworker would ask me what I did over the weekend, or if I’d seen any good art lately, I felt like I had to qualify my response by first asking, “Well, do you know what a Mosh Pit is?” And usually that person would say that they did, or at least that they had some idea. The reason I had to ask was to put in context the exhibit I had just seen at the Jonathan Levine Gallery by contemporary hyper–realist painter Dan Witz, who is all about the mosh pit action. Nobody paints a pit like Dan Witz.

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Dan Witz: Mosh Pits, Human and Otherwise At Jonathan Levine Gallery


ABC No Rio By Dan Witz

Being a veteran of the Orange County punk scene of the late seventies/early eighties, I’ve seen my share of the cultural phenomenon known as the mosh pit. With his background as a musician in New York’s downtown post-punk noise scene of the early 1980s, the paintings of artist Dan Witz will surely strike a chord in the heart of anyone with a similar cache of experiences via his new exhibit, Mosh Pits, Human and Otherwise, up now at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. This vibrant collection features large-scale oil paintings on canvas produced by Witz over the past ten years.

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Joey Shithead of DOA Becomes a Bobblehead!

 

Hot on the heels of their sensational, sold-out GG Allin Bobblehead, the toy geniuses over at Aggronautix announce preorders of their super-lifelike, super collectible homage to Joey “Shithead” Keithley of Canadian hardcore legends, DOA. Joey stands 7-inches tall and is made of colorful, lightweight polyresin. In a limited edition of just 1,000 pieces, don’t be left without one! Hardcore!

Teenage Mutant Hardcore Turtles

NOT SAFE FOR WORK! METAL!!!
Thanks to Vincent Cecolini and Liz Ciavarella of Metal Maniacs for the link!