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5 hrs ago |

Small savings add up to big money

THE power of 1 per cent can reshape a retirement nest egg by hundreds of thousands of dollars, but most people ignore its importance.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Home, Mortgage

8 hrs ago | The Stranger

Tonight in Music: METZ, Corrosion of Conformity and Lust Strength

It's too soon to say whether people will be talking about the first time they saw Toronto trio METZ in the hushed tones reserved for post-punk predecessors Wire and Husker Du.


Related Topix: Metal, Corrosion of Conformity, Husker Du, Raleigh, NC

12 hrs ago | MilkandCookies

The Story of Descendents

Long before Green Day and Blink 182 inflicted punk-rock's puncture wound on the map of mainstream music, the Descendents were at home concocting the perfect mix of pop, angst, love, and coffee.


Related Topix: The Descendents, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Green Day, Adam West

19 hrs ago |

Union Square is hipster central

Move over, Cambridge. These days, anyone seeking a countercultural adventure comes to Somerville.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Cambridge, MA, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Donuts, Yoga, Fitness, Drink, Coffee, Travel

23 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Obama's cool head an asset or liability?

President Obama says the U.S. is planning for military action against ISIS in Syria, but now is not the time to strike just yet.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nine acts breeze into Sonic Boom's second day

It's not a cushy lot for the Sonic Boom fan; the opposite, really, just a caged parking lot under the elements and - thanks! - numerous opportunities to buy back the smokes and Red Bulls seized by gate security.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The New Pornographers, The Descendents

Laughing Squid

An Upcoming Documentary About Animatronic Robot Band Captured! by Robots

Captured! by Robots , the animatronic robot band fronted by human Jay Vance , will be the subject of an upcoming documentary by artist Dawn Miceli .


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

LA Weekly

Sexiest Photos of the Summer

This Eagle Rock quartet's missionary garb is a symbol of its dedication to "rock out," not preach gospel.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Dead Kennedys, Huntington Beach, CA

Soundtrack of my life: Tracy Farr

NATURAL DIRECTION: When Tracy Farr came to write her first novel, it was only natural that the central character was a musician.


Related Topix: Gaunt, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Suzi Quatro, Country, Kris Kristofferson, PJ Harvey

Renegade & Retrospect: Gareth Hodges, Jordan Leppitt and Dan Godwin

Band name: Renegade & Retrospect Members: We are a three piece band consisting of Gareth Hodges who is 23 and plays drums/sings, Jordan Leppitt who is 21 and plays guitar/backing vocals and Daniel Godwin who is 22 and plays bass/backing vocals.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock


The Man Behind the Most Iconic Portraits of Skaters, Punks, and Rappers

In 1986, photographer Glen Friedman made a photo of Ice-T , his ball cap turned to the side, leaning on a chainlink fence in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Minor Threat


Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Ramones Album?

After the recent death of Tommy Ramone , there no longer any surviving members of the original Ramones .


Related Topix: The Ramones, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Director Martin Scorsese in early stages of Ramones movie project

Veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be tapping into rock history with his next project, a movie on punk rockers the Ramones, his spokeswoman said on Friday.


Related Topix: The Ramones, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger


Director Martin Scorsese in early stages of Ramones movie project

Veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be tapping into rock history with his next project, a movie on punk rockers the Ramones, his spokeswoman said on Friday.


Related Topix: The Ramones, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger


Champion Boxers Fight Back Against Muscle Disease

Ortiz will introduce R&B sensation Aloe Blacc's performance of his hit "The Man."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy, Technical Services, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hip-Hop

Falmouth Packet

Hundreds of punks turn out for Penzance festival

Wet weather couldn't tame the mohawks as hundreds of punks braved the weather in West Cornwall to enjoy the atmosphere of the second 3 Chords music festival.


Related Topix: Weather

Daily Echo

Punk band to play gig as part of their UK tour

Leeds rockers, Eagulls, are playing at Lennon's in Onslow Road after their critically acclaimed self-titled record while they tour the UK throughout autumn.


Related Topix: Nme, Celebrities, David Letterman


Q&A: Robyn and Royksopp on Max Martin, Ziggy Stardust, and Bananas as the Perfect Food

When Robyn and RA yksopp first went into a studio together in 2009, their resulting "Girl and the Robot" became the most anthemic dance-pop to come out of Scandinavia since Annie's RA yksopp-produced "Heartbeat" in 2004.


Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Bananas, Dance

State Press

The Maine: A pop-punk retrospective

Like many of their early listeners, I let Phoenix's The Maine fall out of my musical repertoire right as I exited the ubiquitous pop-punk phase around end of my freshman year of high school.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Madden's promise family fun

Joel Madden says his new music with twin brother Benji is more "family friendly" than his work with punk-rock band Good Charlotte.


Related Topix: Good Charlotte, Brothers, Starbreeze, 505 Games, Video Games