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1 hr ago | Worcester News

Rockers pens second book about punk legends

Roland Link, of Northwick, has released his second book about Belfast rockers Stiff Little Fingers and will be signing copies at a Worcester Music Festival event at the Marrs bar, in Worcester.

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Related Topix: Stiff Little Fingers

2 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Klaxons, Imagine Dragons and more impress at Reading Festival

While never claiming to be the prettiest festival, this year's proved particularly messy, in every sense of the word.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Imagine Dragons, Metronomy, Gogol Bordello, Disclosure, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink 182

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Secret Talks' with Twin Brother

What was the atmosphere for this half Bostonian, half Milwaukee scene? It was eclectic.

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Related Topix: Bostonia, CA, The Ramones, Heavy-Metal, Motorhead

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Martin Scorsese Planning Film About The Ramones

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Related Topix: Shutter Island, The Ramones, Email Spam

This Week Community News

Fischer's Fab 10

If you've watched The Beat 's regular video features, you know very well that we don't have much to offer when it comes to fashion .

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Related Topix: New Found Glory

Phoenix New Times

The Offspring's Guitarist Says Punk Rockers Aren't as Special as They Think

It's time to locate the CD binder somewhere in a closet. Thumb through the inserts, and as nostalgia washes over, pull out 1994's "required listening" album for angst-filled teenagers and brush up on the Offspring's Smash .

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Related Topix: The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Huntington Beach, CA, Horror Movies, Idle Hands, Comedy Movies

Phoenix New Times

Drag the River Shows There's More Similarities Between Country and Punk Than You'd Think

Though not obvious, the connection is strong between punk and country music. Both genres can be rough around the edges, feature bad-boy frontmen, and contain songs about societal woes.

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Related Topix: Country, Hank Williams III, Fort Collins, CO

San Diego CityBEAT

Terry Malts' punk is scuzzy and wonderfully weird

The promotional blurb that accompanies Terry Malts' new Insides EP floats the idea that this might be the band's most "pop" effort yet.

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Related Topix: New-Wave, Devo, The Ramones, Weird

Nashville Scene

Wednesday Night Round-Up: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders, Sonny and the ...

Wednesday Night Round-Up: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders, Sonny and the Sunsets, Music City Roots , Recess Records and More Happy Wednesday, amigos.

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Related Topix: Crazy Heart, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges, Nashville, TN

OC Weekly

Meet The Last: The South Bay's Criminally Underrated Punk Legends

The Last are nothing if not punk rock survivors. The group's seminal album L.A. Explosion! may not have garnered the attention nor accolades that other South Bay outfits received over the years, but it made a lasting impact in shaping the area's musical identity.

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Related Topix: The Last, The Explosion, Hermosa Beach, CA, The Bangles, Pop/Rock, Black Flag

ContactMusic.com

Fall Out Boy To Open Muscular Dystrophy Telethon

New dad Pete Wentz will open a telethon for muscular dystrophy this weekend with his band Fall Out Boy .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

Musician Tom DeLonge Encounters Multiple UFOs in San Diego

Last August 25, Blink-182 musician Tom DeLonge saw multiple UFOs in the skies of San Diego while driving his car through Former U.S. President Bill Clinton begins a discussion for the opening plenary session titled "The Age of Participation" on the first day of the 2014 Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University ... (more)

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

LA Weekly

Ramones Tribute at Hollywood Forever

On Sunday night, legions of Ramones fans descended on the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to pay tribute to Johnny Ramone.

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Related Topix: The Ramones, Metal, Metallica

Examiner.com

Riot Fest announces new wave of bands for Denver stop

If the lineup of the Denver stop of Riot Fest didn't already pack enough punch for punk rock patrons, more bands have just joined the fold.

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Related Topix: Strung Out

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Billie Joe Armstrong Gets New Signature Guitar -- Win One in Contest

Gone are the days of Billie Joe Armstrong wailing away on a banged up, sticker-lashed guitar.

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Related Topix: Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Seminal punk rock band X returns to Philadelphia

A little over 34 years ago, the Los Angeles-based punk rock band X introduced themselves to music fans around the world with their debut album, "Los Angeles."

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA

Harrogate Advertiser

Metronomy a cut above at Leeds Festival

Saturday saw a flurry of great performances at Leeds Fest, though overwhelmingly in stages under canvas rather than in the open air of the thinly attended main stage - from the raw excitement of Fat White Family to the deceptively sophisticated fun of Metronomy.

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Related Topix: Nme

The Campbell Reporter

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces surprise-filled lineup

Social Distortion lead singer and guitarist Mike Ness performs in concert at the newly reopened Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.

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Related Topix: Social Distortion, Oakland, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

Ealing Times

Axes up for Hornfest

The Bank Holiday Weekend was made for having a good time so if you love live music, Saturday is the time to head down The Horn.

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Related Topix: Nofx

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Column: Remember the victims of communism

Seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a pact of non-aggression and cooperation.

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Related Topix: The Stalin, Europe, World News, Lithuania, Opinion

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