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Mustard Plug set to bring ska back to DeKalb

By Jerene-Elise Nall | December 5, 2010

Finals week got you down? Head to the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, on Thursday. Seasoned ska aces Mustard Plug will be playing along with local bands The Love Shots, Bust!, Waste Basket, and Danger Boy. Take it from me, you will not be disappointed....

Album art of the latest Bust! release Suck Kuts.

Area punk band nails it

By Jerene-Elise Nall | October 11, 2010

Dying to listen to some punk rock? Of course you are! Like it local? With bands like Bust!, you'd be a fool not to. Bust!, the guitar and drums duo from Woodstock, just released Suck Kuts on Cassette Deck Records. Bust!, who recently released a split...

Area bands split album, share glory

By Jerene-Elise Nall | August 23, 2010

Bust! and Heart Shaped Hate released a split on Cassette Deck Media Conglomerate and on Underground Government/Recess Japan this summer. While the album in its entirety lasts only 12 minutes and 55 seconds, both bands deliver more in just under 13 minutes...

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