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3 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Riot Fest Chicago day 2 in pics (The National, Flaming Lips, Afghan...

Riot Fest Chicago kicked off this past Friday in Humboldt Park and continued the following day with Samhain , The National, The Flaming Lips, Descendents , The Get Up Kids , The Afghan Whigs, Television, Buzzcocks, Samiam, Wavves and many more. Pictures of the second day, and Milos and Zach's reviews, are in this post.


Related Topix: The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, The Descendents, The Afghan Whigs, Television

7 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Charles M. Young: Remembering a Pioneer of Punk Rock Journalism

I had the unique privilege of a 10-year correspondence with Chuck Young that was an irreplaceable source of inspiration and creative ideas. Over the years, we exchanged more than 100 emails and IM's with dizzying regularity.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Butthole Surfers, Columbia University, The Ramones, Celebrities, The Eagles, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago |

The Cheek Of Her - Adult Angst Anonymous - Independent

This debut album from The Cheek of Her is a curious mixture of pop, indie, a little punk - though more in attitude than music - and MOR. All that blended with her intriguing lyrics, and we have an interesting and, with patience, a catchy album.


14 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Riot Fest started out chilly, rainy, and muddy, but it had its highlights

Several faithful Reader staffers, deterred to varying degrees by chilly wind, persistent rain, and unavoidable mud, send fragmentary dispatches from day one of Riot Fest . Molly Raskin: I've been excited for this year's Riot Fest since last year's ended.


Related Topix: Metal, Gwar, The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Slayer, Chicago, IL

19 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

What's going on Sunday? (Deafheaven, Rat Columns, Against Me!, Alice...

Deafheaven, No Joy, Indian Handcrafts @ Music Hall of Williamsburg Deafheaven's attack on the eardrums pulls a little from black metal, post-rock, shoegaze and screamo into a mix that's just wildly intense. The openers tonight represent two different sides of their sound, the shoegazy No Joy and suppliers of stoner riffs Indian Handcrafts.


Related Topix: Against Me!

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two

Little, if any effort, has been made to cover the vast mud fields with straw or drying agents. Lollapalooza had had it's share of muck, but nothing to this extent.


Related Topix: Anti-Flag, 7 Seconds, The Buzzcocks, Music, Travel, Entertainment

Sudbury Today

Barber shop needs time to gel

Acton: Razors Edge Barbers owner Sam Mitson is looking for more business after a slow start to after setting up business in Acton. ANL-140909-171006009 A new barber shop in Acton is hoping to see trade increase after a quiet start to life on the village's busy industrial park.



Mariachi El Bronx announce new album 'Mariachi El Bronx (III) - hear first song now

Mariachi El Bronx have announced details of a new album, 'Mariachi El Bronx '. The first track from the record, 'New Beat', can be heard below.


Related Topix: The Bronx, Charlottesville, VA

Robert Duncan releases soundtrack to 'Last Resort'

ABC's "Last Resort" follows the crew of the fictional USS Colorado," a United States Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine. Under Cpt.


Related Topix: The Last Resort, US Military, US Navy, US News, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Penarth Times

Pop Punk Festival featuring New Found Glory

NEW Found Glory will be rocking into Cardiff this November which will feature songs from their upcoming new album 'Resurrection'. The pop-punk icons have set their new album for release on October 6 and will be heading out on the Pop Punk's Not Dead Tour with a number of other bands.


Related Topix: New Found Glory


The Cribs play set chosen entirely by fans at London gig

The band had previously constructed a poll comprising all 93 of their released tracks to date, allowing people to pick their own setlist. Taking to the stage after support band Rale, who won their place on the bill through a competition, The Cribs entered to 2005 single 'Mirror Kissers' before kicking into rarely played track 'You Were Always The One'.


Related Topix: The Cribs

Fri Sep 12, 2014


What's going on Saturday? (Atlas Sound, Bob Mould, Action Bronson,...

Basilica Sound Scape It's the second day of Basilica Sound Scape and there's an excellent music lineup with noise rock titans Swans, post-metal rippers Deafheaven, ripping punks White Lung, the always-intense Majical Cloudz and more. Plus there will be readings from White Lung singer Mish Way, Perfect Pussy singer Meredith Graves, poet Melissa Broder and more.


Related Topix: Husker Du, Pinback, Pop/Rock, The Members, Metal, Heavens Gate


Charli XCX reveals she would 'love' to write a song with Britney Spears

Charli XCX has spoken of her admiration of Britney Spears, revealing she would 'love' to co-write a song with the pop star. The 22-year-old's new album, 'Sucker', is due to be released on October 17 and will feature singles 'Boom Clap' and 'Break The Rules'.


Related Topix: Dance, Britney Spears, Charli XCX, Pop/Rock


The Dead Milkmen announce new LP, 'Pretty Music For Pretty People,'...

Legendary punk wiseasses The Dead Milkmen have been plenty active lately, having toured earlier this year , and now they're set to release a new album. It follows 2011's The King in Yellow , which was their first album since 1995, and is called Pretty Music For Pretty People , due out October 7. The video for the title track is out now and as you might expect it's terrifically weird and highly sarcastic.


Related Topix: The Dead Milkmen

The Jersey Journal

The Bouncing Souls play The Court Tavern in New Brunswick

Seattle's Tacocat plays the Court Tavern, opening for The Bouncing Sould in New Brunswick on Thursday night.


Related Topix: The Bouncing Souls, New Brunswick, NJ

The sights and sounds of 'Songs of Innocence' - top 10 locations that influenced the evolution of U2

File photo dated 29/12/13 of The Edge, Bono, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr of U2, who surprised fans last night by giving away their first new album for more than five years to people around the world. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.


Related Topix: Larry Mullen Jr., Pop/Rock, The Edge, U2, The Ramones

The New York Observer

Punk Pioneer Cheetah Chrome Takes Manhattan for Three-Night Stand of Concerts

The longevity of punk rock as a musical form remains a wonder to behold. As its first generation attains sexagenarian status, erstwhile despoilers like Wayne Kramer and James Williamson have reinvented themselves as elder statesmen, with a lot left to say musically.


Related Topix: Dead Boys, New York

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Dead Milkmen raise hell at Laurel Hill Cemetery

You probably know them as a fun punk rock band, but that doesn't mean Philly's Dead Milkmen don't have a dark side. Last Friday, the local favorites headlined a benefit at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls.


Related Topix: The Dead Milkmen, Gothic, Philadelphia, PA

Inside Bay Area

Ten household tricks with everyday products

Unconventional uses for household items shot at the Oakland Tribune studio in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 for Angela Hill's story.


Related Topix: WD-40, Life, Fruits, Food, Home Gardening, Home

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Aftershock festival: Rise Against puts the political back in punk

Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at 11 a.m. each day. Rise Against performs at 5:50 p.m. Sunday $64.50-$124.50 Saturday, $64.50 Sunday .


Related Topix: Against, Hardcore, Pop/Rock, Rise Against, Sacramento, CA, Gay/Lesbian