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1 hr ago | River Front Times

Anti-Flag Gets Belgian Crowd to Chant 'Hands Up; Don't Shoot' During Concert

Politically charged Pittsburgh punk band Anti-Flag performed in Belgium at Pukkelpop 2014 this past weekend, taking the opportunity to address the unrest in Ferguson surrounding the shooting of eighteen-year-old Mike Brown by a police officer on August 9. Clad in T-shirts that read "Hands up; don't shoot," the most popular rallying cry to come out ... (more)


Related Topix: Anti-Flag, Ferguson, MO

2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Two for the close Fall Out Boy, Paramore co-headline final 2014 Montage summer concert

DAN HALLMAN/INVISION/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE Fall Out Boy includes, from left, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andy Hurley and Joe Trohman.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Mountain

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Behind the Filth and the Fury: Rarely Seen Sex Pistols Photos

Photographer Dennis Morris first captured the attention of the Sex Pistols when Johnny Rotten saw some of the work he'd done with Bob Marley.


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Reggae, Bob Marley, Music, Entertainment

The Stranger

No, Henry Rollins, Fuck You and Your Stupid Ideas About Suicide

This morning Henry Rollins, the former Black Flag singer turned LA Weekly columnist, wrote a piece called " Fuck Suicide ."


Related Topix: Black Flag, Family, Kids


Feel the Burn: Punk Rope Workout: Recess Meets Bootcamp

Sheena was a jump ropera okay, fine, maybe she wasn't. But if Tim Haft 's Punk Rope workout had been around in the '70s the Ramones may have written a slightly different song.


Related Topix: The Ramones


library unveils punk poster art collection

Posters in Stanford's collection of punk rock art, housed in Green Library, reflect the Bay Area's musical and cultural history of the 1970s and '80s.


Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Stanford University, Black Flag

WXLO-FM Worcester

Charli XCX Announces New Album, "Sucker," Due Oct. 21

Kaitlin Christy/Atlantic RecordsYou've heard her get "Fancy" and go "Boom Clap" -- now you'll be able to enjoy a new full-length album from Charli XCX.


Related Topix: Charli XCX


Merthyr Rock: The pictures that will make you wish you had bought a ticket

The festival went down a storm with a solid line-up including US giants Taking Back Sunday and hometown heroes The Blackout US rock giants Taking Back Sunday, ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish and Pennsylvanian punk rockers Anti-Flag were among the main acts to take to the stage.


Related Topix: Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Ska, Anti-Flag

The Winnipeg Free Press


WITH the success of Grantland's video podcasts and writer Bill Simmons' increasing presence on basketball-related broadcasts for ESPN and ABC, it isn't much of a surprise that the network is launching a Grantland-branded TV show.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Charlotte Pride breaks record, cites 100,000 attendance

For the first time ever, say organizers of Charlotte Pride, the Queen City's annual LGBT Pride festival and parade maxed out at over 100,000 attendees over the weekend.


Related Topix: Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country, The Reason

Q&A: Gob's Tom Thacker

Formed in Langley in 1993, Gob rose to the top of the Canada's punk-pop heap with albums like World According to Gob and songs such as I Hear You Calling and Give Up the Grudge.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Sum 41

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Tom Morello, Rise Against's Tim McIlrath Featured on Protest Song Compilation

Rage Against the Machine 's Tom Morello and Rise Against 's Tim McIlrath are two of the artists featured on a upcoming collection of protest songs called This Concerns Everyone .


Related Topix: Tom Morello, Pop/Rock, Rise Against, Rage Against the Machine, Life, Veteran Affairs, Anti-Flag

Phoenix New Times

Kottonmouth Kings Might Have the Worst Ever Case of Reefer Madness

For about as long as music recordings have existed, give or take 30 years, people have been using songs to pay tribute to weed.


Related Topix: Kottonmouth Kings, Pop/Rock, Drugs, Snoop Dogg, Rap, Black Entertainment, Placentia, CA


Tributes to late Belfast punk singer

International names in punk music have joined tributes to the lead singer of Northern Ireland band Runnin' Riot who died on Monday.


Related Topix: Rancid

KWNN-FM Stockton

Largest-Ever Collection of Madonna Memorabilia Going on the Auction Block This Fall

Over the years, various items of clothing or objects owned by Madonna have been sold at auction to collectors, but this fall will see the largest-ever collection of memorabilia from the Queen of Pop go under the hammer in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, A League of Their Own, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock

Chronicle Live

Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Tuesday August 19

The sister event to the Bernicia Festival, Bernicia Rising is a showcase event for young local talent, which allows acts to bag a spot at the festival itself on August 30th.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Rancid, Animal Kingdom

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Get Reading

The Reading Festival - highlights from 2013

Last year's Reading Festival saw a sensational performance from the Scottish rockers who couldn't quite believe they were headlining the main stage, with bassist James Johnston shouting to the crowd: "We've probably had the best night of our f******* lives."


Related Topix: Green Day, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap

Karate In The Garage showcases more than fun with 'Here Goes Nothing'

Karate in the Garage has always exemplified the fun you should have while being in a band.


Related Topix: Bad Religion


Lifetime playing Asbury Park before The Fest

'90s-era NJ punk/emo faves Lifetime are one of the many bands playing The Fest this year, and before they leave home they'll be playing a local show at Asbury Park's Stone Pony on October 11 .


Related Topix: Lifetime, Asbury Park, NJ

Broward-Palm Beach

Ballyhoo!'s Howi Spangler Says, 'We Just Get Out There and Crush It!'

The all-knowing internet defines "ballyhoo" as "a buildup, hoopla, fanfare." And no title more aptly describes the musical output produced by the Aberdeen, Maryland, reggae/rock/punk fusion quartet known by that handle.


Related Topix: Aberdeen, MD, Goldfinger, Green Day, Pop/Rock