There's really nothing inherently wrong with -- or even new about -- punk's mainstream popularity. After all, wimpy derivatives of it have been riding the charts since the late '70s, and all it's done is strengthened the resolve of the bands and fans who choose not to buy in or sell out. Arizona's Stereotyperider (playing Saturday, December 18, at the Bluebird) formed in 1999, just as Blink-182's star was ascending, and the group could easily have gotten cute haircuts and... More >>>