For more than 15 years, the Vans Warped Tour has united the best in punk, hardcore, metal, and indie for one of the most consistently potent annual touring lineups.
As the 2010 edition winds towards the West Coast for its conclusion, we asked Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba, whose band is one of the biggest draws on this year's bill -- along with All American Rejects, Motion City Soundtrack, and dozens more -- to pick his favorite acts on the tour.
In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »