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The Mad Caddies bring unique brand of ska-punk to Altar Bar

The Mad Caddies bring unique brand of ska-punk to Altar Bar

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

May 13, 2014


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The Mad Caddies released  Dirty Rice yesterday — the band’s first new album in seven years. But when they stopped at the Altar Bar on Sunday with fellow third-wave ska band Mr. Skannotto, their recent release might not have been so apparent. A label-organized album release tour isn’t exactly th...

Pittsburgh rocker Nic Lawless shows polish, versatility on newest release

Pittsburgh rocker Nic Lawless shows polish, versatility on newest release

By Shawn Cooke / For The Pitt News

September 11, 2013


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Nic Lawless and His Young CriminalesSunlessGrade: BSelf-releasedA name like Nic Lawless can evoke a dangerous brand of listener expectations. Harkening back to a time when punk implied serious troublemaking, a sensational alias may raise a few eyebrows within the now hyper-image-conscious scene. Such is...

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