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1 hr ago | Chronicle Live

Punk bands help out at North East fundraising event

Keith and Marion Shevill of the Black Bull in Gateshead who have auctioned punk memorabilia in aid of cancer charities They look tough on the outside but a bunch of famous punk stars have shown they have soft hearts to help North East fundraisers.


Related Topix: Subhumans, Cockney Rejects, Sham 69

3 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Meaningful Music Meets Debauchery in the Desert:...

The sun had set on the first day of Coachella. Bright, colored lights adorning art installations and beaming from stages highlighted the plumes of smoke and dust clouds emitting from audiences at the Indio Fairgrounds.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Anti-Flag, Activism

5 hrs ago |

Johnny Foreigner, You Can Do Better - Album Review

Picking up where post-millennium post-hardcore bands like Hell Is For Heroes and Hundred Reasons left off, Johnny Foreigner have been making their own brand of fiery pop punk noise for almost a decade now.


Related Topix: The Last

Sun Apr 20, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: Brody Dalle, 'Diploid Love'

An interesting temporal phenomenon takes place while listening to Diploid Love , the first solo album from Distillers and Spinnerette frontwoman Brody Dalle .


Related Topix: The Distillers, Nirvana, Grunge

Annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash announced for 2014

On Thursday, it was announced that the annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash will be scheduled for May 19, 2014.


Related Topix: The Independents, Pop/Rock, The Ramones, Forest-Hills, NY

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Oliver North, Now in the Service of the KGB

When the producers of the FX series "The Americans," an espionage thriller set in the early 1980s, began preparing a story line about the government's covert efforts to help Contra rebels in Nicaragua, they wanted to consult with someone well versed in this chapter of recent history.


Related Topix: KGB, Entertainment, The Americans, Television, US Military, US Marine Corps, Celebrities, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys

Daily Mail

A nation of music lovers: Maps show which genres are most popular...

A nation of music lovers: Maps show which genres are most popular where but who'd have guessed hip hop is so big in Seattle and country so popular in Las Vegas? Across the United States people are passionate about all types of music, but have you ever wondered which musical genres are most popular in which locations.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas

Anniston Star

Joyful noise: The Natti Love Joys bring authentic reggae to Anniston

The Natti Love Joys are old hands at reggae music. Husband and wife Sonia "Marla" and Anthony "Jaht" Allen performed in bands separately for years before meeting in New York, where Jamaica native Jaht provided bass backup to Londoner Marla's band, the Love Joys.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Jamaica, New York, The Ramones, The Psychedelic Furs, Pop/Rock, us Travel, Travel, Reggae, Bob Marley

Stage Tube: On This Day 4/20- American Idiot

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Today in 2010, American Idiot opened at the St. James Theatre , where it ran for 422 performances.


Related Topix: Green Day, Pop/Rock, Music!, Tony Awards, Christian-Rock, Musical

Pensacola News Journal

Local band Paracosm featured on alt-rock website

From twothirtyeight to This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb, Pensacola has seen its fair share of angsty musical exports over the years.


Related Topix: This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Pensacola, FL

Austin American Statesman

The Bandulus talk reggae, ska and soul at Austin Reggae Fest

After a few clouds in the morning, Friday shaped up to be a lovely day in the ATX.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Rancid

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Cincinnati Library

The Punk Singer / starring Kathleen Hanna

This documentary explores the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the 'riot grrrl' movement of the 1990s.


Related Topix: Bikini Kill

The Press-Enterprise

COACHELLA 2014: On Friday, OutKast shines among clouds

I'm back out at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for another round of music and sunshine-and at least on Friday, April 18, some dark storm clouds.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, The Ramones, Music, Entertainment

Skate and Surf Festival returns to Asbury Park for the first time in a decade

When Matt Skiba and his band of Sekrets arrived at the studio they asked for a few minutes to rehearse as they had never played the song live before.


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Alkaline Trio

The Young Funk, Guttermouth, and Ziggy Pop to perform on Easter Sunday

There are not usually a lot of secular concerts on Easter; however, this year there are several Central Iowa venues hosting shows.


Related Topix: Guttermouth, Life, Holidays, Easter, Iowa


19 Record Store Day Releases To Fill Your Shopping Bag

There's nothing easier than swiping or clicking to get a new single or album from your favorite artist.


Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Public Enemy, Black Entertainment, Husker Du, Pop/Rock, Green Day

Guitar World

The Ataris Tour Blog: The Mystery & Majesty of the American Truck Stop

The Ataris just wrapped a tour that reunited the classic lineup that created their 2003 major label debut So Long, Astoria.


Related Topix: The Ataris, Country, Truck Stop

Hollywood Reporter

Coachella: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements

After what was regarded as a lackluster first weekend set, the Replacements returned to Coachella's Outdoor Stage with a vengeance, recruiting Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong to fill in for ailing frontman Paul Westerberg , who was laid up on the couch -- literally.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Coachella, CA, Paul Westerberg

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inventor Spot

Kumming China's Kingdom Of The Dwarves: A Little Person Theme Park

However, this controversial theme park has had proven success, and promises that promoting cultural sensitivity and respect is integral to their business model.


Related Topix: The Dwarves


Black Lips & The Coathangers both played NYC & Burgerama III (belated ...

Burgerama III happened last month at Santa Ana, CA's The Observatory featuring a whole lot of bands on Burger Records ' extensive, denim-clad roster.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, The Dwarves