If 1991 was the year that punk broke, in 1992 Nirvana exploded it. While their album Nevermind was released in late 1991, it didn't really start to catch fire in the USA until early in 1992. One of the events that propelled them to this success was their appearance on Saturday Night Live January 11th 1992, 25 years ago. Kurt, dressed in his usual finest, was sporting an amazing home made Flipper t-shirt, with Krist Novoselic rocking an amazing L7 t-shirt, both seen above. They started their performance with an upbeat, amazing version of Smells like teen Spirit, and for their second slot did Territorial Pissings, which ended with them thrashing all of the equipment on the stage. (SNL was hip...
The winners of the Captain's Vintage Punk Rock Holiday Bazaar raffle are in! Here they are! 1. $100 Gift Card To thecaptainsvintage.com : winner Peter Sullivan 2. $100 Gift Card to Reanimator Coffee (good in store at either location) : winner Liz Lennox 3. $50 Gift Card to thecaptainsvintage.com : winner Bianca Panuto 4. $50 Gift Card to Reanimator Coffee (good in store at either location) : winner Alexis Rama Thank you very much to everyone who came out to The Captain's Vintage Punk Rock Holiday Bazaar! Have a great holiday season, check out our website for awesome vintage shopping!
Its the final day of Punk Week here at The Captain's Vintage. I know that it says it is day 6, but on the 7th day, the Punk Gods Rested.
Today we feature the most legendary band of the straight edge movement of the 1980s, Minor Threat!
In our second to last day of punk week here at The Captain's Vintage, we visit with the godfathers of british Punk, The Sex Pistols.