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40 min ago | Dallas Observer

Heroes, Villains, Revenge Plots: WWE Is Like Shakespeare, But With Smashed Chairs

WWE returned to American Airlines Center this Sunday, and this being a culture blog, we asked Jaime-Paul Falcone to go and send a sketch of what exactly goes at a WWE Live event.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX

5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Get ready to rock! The Blackout's lead vocalist says Merthyr Rock...

Sean Smith and his bandmates will be joined by the likes of US giants Taking Back Sunday and ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish The lead singer of The Blackout believes this year's hotly anticipated Merthyr Rock will blow music fans' minds with its lineup.


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

9 hrs ago | Salt Lake City Weekly

Drag the whole damn family to Black Flag tonight

Dear GYA, Kids these days don''t know the first thing about social distortion, paranoia and neurosis.


Related Topix: Black Flag, Cottonwood Heights, UT

13 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Laura Jane Grace, formerly known as Tom Gabel, of the band Against Me!, in New York.


Related Topix: Against Me!, Transgender, Dennis Christopher, Austin, TX

15 hrs ago | Get Reading

In pictures: GBH bring punk to Reading

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at 50 a month Royals' defender says news that Garath McCleary and Danny Williams have had surgery has come as a blow to the squad We've put together a list of the 10 best band names at Reading Festival 2014 and found out where ... (more)


Related Topix: G.B.H.

15 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Reviews of new pop music releases

Tom Petty's 13th album with his perennially underrated backup band is being hyped as a jolt of energy in comparison with "Mojo," the 63-year-old straw-haired rocker's bluesy, often rambling set in 2010 with the Heartbreakers.


19 hrs ago | River Front Times

The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2

This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kings of Leon, Bums, Blues, Black Entertainment, Otis Redding, Soul, Ray Charles, Isaac Hayes

23 hrs ago |

Manic Street Preachers planning 'big' album

Speaking to NME , bassist Nicky Wire said: ''I think we all know deep in ourselves that there is only one record left to make and that's the biggest f***ing rock record ever.


Related Topix: Manic Street Preachers, Pop/Rock, Nme

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Cosplayers Pack Coralville Marriott For AnimeIowa 2014

People in cosplay costumes pose for photos during AnimeIowa at Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Coralville, IA, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Iowa, Hedge Hog, Cedar Rapids, IA

Memorable top 10 classic rock films for excellent viewing

What better way to enjoy a movie then with great classic rock music . Music and movies have always gone hand in hand since the silent pictures.


Related Topix: Pacoima, CA, Mexico, World News, Santana, Pop/Rock, The Sex Pistols, Monterey, CA

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/27: Word Weekend, Fed Up Fest, and 7 Seconds

Writers, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists join forces for Word Weekend, an expansive series of performances and lectures at the Museum of Contemporary Art that celebrates the complexities and pleasures of language.


Related Topix: 7 Seconds, Arts, Poetry, Chicago, IL


Glen Matlock: 'There is no new Sex Pistols... Sex Pistols star Glen...

Areal Flood Warning issued July 27 at 9:23AM EDT expiring July 27 at 3:30PM EDT in effect for: Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at 3:31PM EDT expiring July 27 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Dearborn, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at 3:31PM EDT expiring July 27 at 2:00PM ... (more)


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, 9, Franklin, OH, Entertainment

Update with Pictures: Crowds flock to Forever Sun Festival

The festival kicked off on Friday night and with more than 30 acts performing on four stages, an estimated 3,000 music enthusiasts are descending on the site near Came Down estate during the weekend.


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Get Reading

10 songs we hope Blink 182 play at Reading Festival 2014

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month Royals' defender says news that Garath McCleary and Danny Williams have had surgery has come as a blow to the squad We've come up with a great list of free and low-cost ideas to keep young children bury ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blink 182

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Now Toronto

New and Notable Releases

With all the nostalgic interest in 80s punk and new wave, it's surprising that there haven't been more loungey covers concept albums like the Nouvelle Vague set, which presents bossa-lite revisions of your favourite tunes by the Clash, Public Image Limited, the Cure, Depeche Mode and Killing Joke sweetly crooned Claudine Longet-style with a vaguely ... (more)


Related Topix: Public Image Limited

Los Angeles Times

West coast drummer Scott Amendola attempts to 'Fade to Orange'

With the record industry more fractured and risk-averse than ever, crowd-funding websites remain an often viable option for jazz and jazz-adjacent artists.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Ramones, Nels Cline, Music, Entertainment

WWBN-FM Burton

Ana Kills - Dirt Fest 2014 Artist Spotlight

I've been hearing good things about Flint's Ana Kills for months, so I'm excited to finally see the guys perform at Dirt Fest.


Related Topix: Pennywise, The Ramones, Birch Run, MI

Creative Loafing Tampa

This Saturday and Sunday in live music: Fall Out Boy & Paramore, Hank 3, Cosmo Baker & more

A very diverse selection of live tunes happening this weekend, from mega-tours to DJ dance parties.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jacksonville, FL, Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Hank 3

Doyle unveiled: Former Misfits guitarist bringing new band to Fitzgerald's

Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, the former guitarist in The Misfits, brings his eponymous band to Fitzgerald's Bar on Wed.


Related Topix: The Misfits, Pop/Rock, Danzig

the Sun is shining and the festival fun is underway at the Came Estate near Dorchester.

The Forever Sun Festival got underway last night and a host of big name acts are performing throughout the weekend.


Related Topix: The Buzzcocks, Alternative, Happy Mondays