The Orion

Theo shredded on the guitar and moved all around the stage during his performance. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Black Flag plays a perfectly chaotic show

Danielle Kessler // September 8, 2019

Punk fans of all ages gathered at The Senator Theatre in Downtown Chico on Thursday night to see Black Flag perform. As at staple of classic punk rock for four decades, to many this set was much more than...

The members of Sunny Acres, Manuel Lopes (Left), Mike Justice (Middle), Jac Derner (right) cozy up on Jacs bed to talk about their latest house show with Oakland band Ice Cream. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Jackson Sawa // April 3, 2017

The couch is in the kitchen. A couch wouldn't make sense in Jac Derner's living room, it would just get in the way of the mosh pit.The only permanent furniture in the living room is a drum set, some amps...

Vocalist of Post/Boredom belting out a note. Photo credit: Sean Martens

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

Matthew Manfredi // September 8, 2016

Unlike downtown, Wednesday night is quiet on West Sacramento Avenue. There’s Tony’s Liquor, apartment buildings, houses and Nettleton Stadium sits quietly in the distance, but then there’s Monstros...

Fistful of Pennies will be among the five bands bands performing at 1078 Gallery on Oct. 10 for an all-ages punk concert. Photo courtesy of Fistful of Pennies.

Punk concert comes to 1078 Gallery

Tom Sundgren // October 10, 2015

Five bands will be performing at 1078 Gallery tonight at 7:30 p.m.Fistful of Pennies, Intelligent Elephant, Boom City, C.A.F. and Fight Music will bring varying styles of punk music ranging from acoustic/pop...

(From left) Bryan, bassist; Miles, guitarist and  Tommy, lead vocals with support from the 
drummer of Tri-Lateral Dirts Commission perform their most popular song, Get Hurt/Burn Out. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Massive hardcore sound rattles Monstros Pizza

Tom Sundgren // September 26, 2015

On Thursday night, more than 40 people came to enjoy drinks, interactions with fellow musicians and friends and moshing to the heavy sound of punk and other forms of extreme music. A side note though,...

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