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With Resolve & Resiliency; TSOL Celebrates 40th By Jeff Alexander Photos by John Gilhooley For guitarist Ron Emory, TSOL’s 40th anniversary allowed him the unique opportunity for introspection. The group was a trailblazing force in the world of punk but their notorious antics led to blacklists, violence, and ultimately, implosion. Crafting dark melodies amidst fiery tempos that are hallmarks of Emory’s unique style, TSOL were largely responsible for merging first wave hardcore punk with gothic themes, complemented by singer Jack Grisham’s sensual vocals.  TSOL has weathered storms of substance abuse, incarceration, violence, and tragic death and their 40th anniversary further...

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