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1 hr ago | Brooklynvegan

Riot Fest Chicago announces daily lineups, single-day tix on sale

Riot Fest Chicago 2014 is set to take place from September 12-14 throughout Humboldt Park .


Related Topix: Riot, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

6 hrs ago | KUCI-FM Irvine

New in the KUCI Punk Library

After taking a couple of years off from the studio, Handguns have returned stronger than ever with their latest release Life Lessons, which is the band's 2nd full length release in their very short yet productive career.


Related Topix: The Loved Ones, Anaheim, CA

7 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

PUP bring punk to the Barbary November 6th

Toronto pop punk group PUP return to Philly on November 6th. They quartet plays music that's melodic, loud and aggressive - as described by Frank Yang - and released self-titled debut in April, to critical praise from NME , Noisey and Stereogum .


Related Topix: Nme, Philadelphia, PA

11 hrs ago | VH1

Top 10 Most Naked Music Videos in the History of Nudity 10 Most Naked Music Videos

With everyone in a kurfluffle over VH1's new unscripted show Naked Dating , we got to thinking about nudity in media.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Music, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Pickathon picks up the pace

It's that time of year again when indie roots bands descend on Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley for Pickathon, which takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1 to 3. This year's lineup is particularly enticing, with several name acts joining the lineup, along with some great local bands.


Related Topix: The Ramones

17 hrs ago |

Punk rock bible

If you take away the anti-establishment, politically-driven messages in some punk rock music, what are you left with? Songs about life that are stripped-down in instrumentation, but continue to bring the relentless, unadorned, pulsing edge that defines the genre's sound.


Related Topix: Rancid, Alkaline Trio, Reno, NV

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fall Out Boy, Paramore perform in Tampa

Fall Out Boy, above, Paramore and New Politics perform together Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy

The Pordland Mercury

All-Ages Action

Local emo/power-pop upstarts Hemingway's penchant for melodic ebullience hardly mirrors their comically dour aesthetic.


Related Topix: Jawbreaker, Weezer, Pop/Rock, Andrew Jackson Jihad

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Bob Mould

Bob Mould, one of the most influential artists from 80's punk with Husker Du, is back with a new solo album Beauty and Ruin.


Related Topix: Bob Mould, Pop/Rock, Husker Du, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games


St. Vincent Says the Loss of Kurt Cobain is Still "Raw"

The singer/songwriter/guitarist recently talked to NME about what that performance meant to her and the band's legacy.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Nme, Olympia, WA, Nirvana, Grunge


Fall Out Boy, Bring Me the Horizon & More Win Big at...

Once its river burned, and now the city's lighting up. It's been a good month for Cleveland, which not only welcomed back their prodigal baller, but also kicked off the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards at Voinovich Park in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: More, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Ice-T, Rap, Panic! at the Disco, Body Count


Metalcore summer 2014 hits Shakopee

SHAKOPEE That the saying "music connects people" really is true, was proved impressively at the Vans Warped Tour in Shakopee on Sunday.


Related Topix: Shakopee, MN, Yellowcard

Tue Jul 22, 2014

City Pages

10 Thousand Sounds 2014: Behind the bands

The second year of 10 Thousand Sounds is upon us. After a rollicking party in downtown Minneapolis last year, we're back in a new spot with the same bold mission: to bring to the stage six musical acts that we think are among the best performers and artists out there today.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Crass, Music, Entertainment

Jack White Adds Publishing Division to Third Man R...

As a musician, producer and record-label boss, Jack White already has a full plate of professional responsibilities.


Related Topix: Television, Pop/Rock

Billy Corgan receives Vanguard Awards at AMPAs in Cleveland

A parade of rock stars new and old flocked to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum yesterday for the first-ever AP Awards.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Automatic, Alternative, Aerosmith, Ohio

The Independent

Viv Albertine: Punk's female pioneer on The Slits, violence,...

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Related Topix: The Clash, Sid Vicious


What's going on Tuesday? (Neutral Milk Hotel, FREEMAN, Arto Lindsay,...

Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System @ Prospect Park Bandshell While Jeff Mangum hasn't released any new music since 1998's In The Aeoplane Over the Sea , nobody really seems to mind now seeing how he and NMH are finally playing shows again, and many people are getting to hear those songs live for the first time.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Freeman, Ween, Pop/Rock, The Distillers

Get to know Detroit pop punk band All Systems Go

What happens when a junkyard worker, an ice factory worker, biologist, and math tutor get together and make music? You get All Systems Go, a local pop-punk band based in Allen Park, MI.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Allen Park, MI, Blink 182, New Found Glory

Mon Jul 21, 2014

VIDEO: Rise Against's Tim McIlrath performs - I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore'

National Post Sessions invites musicians to perform stripped-down versions of their hits or favourite songs.


Related Topix: Rise Against, Pop/Rock, Soundgarden


Avicii Going Rock? Next Album Features Billie Joe Armstrong, Serj Tankian, Chris Martin

A string of country collaborations have proved that the king of big-tent EDM isn't afraid of mixing up genres, but the guest list for Avicii 's next album is still full of surprises no matter which angle you're coming from.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Avicii, Green Day