Cover illustration by Steve Larder, www.stevelarder.co.uk
The Brokedowns: Interview by Megan Pants. They come recommended by The Arrivals and Dillinger Four, sound like both of them at once, and seem to know a lot of terrible people. (http://www.myspace.com/thebrokedowns)
Tiltwheel, Part III: Interview by Todd Taylor. Seeing as this is the band thatís been referenced no less than three times every issue, hereís part three of this interview. This time with J. and Paul. (http://www.myspace.com/tiltwheel/)
16: Interview by Matt Average and Donofthedead. Brutal metal from L.A. who, conveniently enough, have actually been around for 16 years. (http://www.myspace.com/16)
The Coathangers: Interview by Chris Peigler. Arty jams that manage to be somewhat political, without being political. (http://www.myspace.com/fuckthecoathangers)
Fallujah 71: Interview by Lisa Weiss. Angry young kids. We mean it. Theyíre not going to be even close to seventy one any time soon. (http://www.myspace.com/fallujah71)
Liz O. is a fan of trains.
Jim Ruland is a fan of drinking on trains.
Maddy Tight Pants is a fan of political scandal.
Adrian Chi debuts Bite The Cactus.
Mitch Clem somehow managed to turn in a column.
Ben Snakepit is the king of beers.
Rev. NÝrb nearly killed himself during the Boris The Sprinkler reunion.
Art Fuentes doesnít always understand kids.
The Rhythm Chicken is banned from Baltimore, but not the sea.
Designated Dale is getting married!
Kiyoshi Nakazawa teaches us how to fart.
Nardwuar gets a glimpse of life on the d-list with Kathy Griffin and Lily Tomlin.
Gary Hornberger knows his shit about golf, and comics.
Sean Carswell knows his shit about Indiana, PA.
And of course, a double decker trainís worth of reviews (thatís a lot).