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12 days of Black Christmas: Temple of Void and Thin Skin

Temple of Void

**Featured photo of Temple of Void Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first day of …

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12 Days of Black Christmas: Multi-Grain

**Featured photo by Zack Jacob Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first day of Black …

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12 days of Black Christmas: Counterpunch and Empathy

**Featured photo of Counterpunch by Patrick Houdek Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first day …

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12 Days of Black Christmas: Glitter Trash

Glitter Trash

**Featured photo by Seling – the Moment Photography Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first …

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12 Days of Black Christmas: Koffin Kats and Against The Grain

Against The Grain

** featured photo of Against The Grain Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first day …

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12 Days of Black Christmas: BIGWIG and Suburban Delinquents

Suburban Delinquents

** Featured photo of Suburban Delinquents Editor’s note: Each year Detroit gathers to burn the holidays to the ground during the annual Black Christmas show. It features a venerable who’s who of the Motor City as well as some national favorites. Always an eclectic mix of punk, metal and ska it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Team FtLP is here to help guide you navigate through the heavy hitters and local legends making up this year’s lineup. On the first day of …

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Journey Into Pop Punk: Searching For A Dumber Clarity

*featured image by Kevin Rettie Note from the Author: I feel like this is best read while listening to Bomb the Music Industry’s ‘Shut Up (The Punx)’. Go ahead. I’ll wait. “What kind of music do you listen to?” If you want to see a grown ass human being almost break down, ask me this question. It’s not that it’s a difficult question to answer; it’s just that the answer is never truly satisfying to the one asking. First of all, …

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Punksgiving: A Retrospective Look at What We’re Grateful For This Year

Beach Slang

*featured image by Patrick Houdek 2015 is almost over. The days are getting shorter. Christmas music invades our ear space at every turn. Holiday shopping specials are barked at us in all possible forms from all possible mediums. Moms begin to ask if we’ll be cutting our hair/beards before coming home or if we plan on keeping ‘that hair color’ and we prep ourselves for the onslaught of questions about what our new tattoos mean. It’s a time of stress, anxiety, …

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