Ian MacKaye, Alec MacKaye, and Brendan Canty watched one of their fans play his new songs and some Superchunk hits.
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At the Black Cat Backstage, Nate Mendel, bassist for bands like the Foo Fighters and Sunny Day Real Estate, stopped by with his brand new side project.
He's a creator of both sad love songs and electronic dance music.
"When I go out on a Saturday night, I like to dance. Who am I kidding, I like to listen to sad songs and drink whiskey."
From "Goddamn Lonely Love" to "Cover Me Up," about getting sober for a spouse
"My name's Billy fucking Idol."
The showing included two reunions: one for Soulside, who headlined both nights, and one for Swiz,
The Mauls are the fence that runs between punk and loud indie rock, and will appeal to both camps.
The band's new songs have a sharper punk edge.