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47 min ago | Phoenix New Times

The Offspring's Guitarist Says Punk Rockers Aren't as Special as They Think

It's time to locate the CD binder somewhere in a closet. Thumb through the inserts, and as nostalgia washes over, pull out 1994's "required listening" album for angst-filled teenagers and brush up on the Offspring's Smash .


Related Topix: The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Huntington Beach, CA, Horror Movies, Idle Hands, Comedy Movies

47 min ago | Phoenix New Times

Drag the River Shows There's More Similarities Between Country and Punk Than You'd Think

Though not obvious, the connection is strong between punk and country music. Both genres can be rough around the edges, feature bad-boy frontmen, and contain songs about societal woes.


Related Topix: Country, Hank Williams III, Fort Collins, CO

1 hr ago | San Diego CityBEAT

Terry Malts' punk is scuzzy and wonderfully weird

The promotional blurb that accompanies Terry Malts' new Insides EP floats the idea that this might be the band's most "pop" effort yet.


Related Topix: New-Wave, Devo, The Ramones, Weird

3 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Wednesday Night Round-Up: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders, Sonny and the ...

Wednesday Night Round-Up: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders, Sonny and the Sunsets, Music City Roots , Recess Records and More Happy Wednesday, amigos.


Related Topix: Crazy Heart, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges, Nashville, TN

8 hrs ago | OC Weekly

Meet The Last: The South Bay's Criminally Underrated Punk Legends

The Last are nothing if not punk rock survivors. The group's seminal album L.A. Explosion! may not have garnered the attention nor accolades that other South Bay outfits received over the years, but it made a lasting impact in shaping the area's musical identity.


Related Topix: The Last, The Explosion, Hermosa Beach, CA, The Bangles, Pop/Rock, Black Flag

10 hrs ago |

Fall Out Boy To Open Muscular Dystrophy Telethon

New dad Pete Wentz will open a telethon for muscular dystrophy this weekend with his band Fall Out Boy .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

Musician Tom DeLonge Encounters Multiple UFOs in San Diego

Last August 25, Blink-182 musician Tom DeLonge saw multiple UFOs in the skies of San Diego while driving his car through Former U.S. President Bill Clinton begins a discussion for the opening plenary session titled "The Age of Participation" on the first day of the 2014 Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University ... (more)


Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

LA Weekly

Ramones Tribute at Hollywood Forever

On Sunday night, legions of Ramones fans descended on the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to pay tribute to Johnny Ramone.


Related Topix: The Ramones, Metal, Metallica

Riot Fest announces new wave of bands for Denver stop

If the lineup of the Denver stop of Riot Fest didn't already pack enough punch for punk rock patrons, more bands have just joined the fold.


Related Topix: Strung Out

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Billie Joe Armstrong Gets New Signature Guitar -- Win One in Contest

Gone are the days of Billie Joe Armstrong wailing away on a banged up, sticker-lashed guitar.


Related Topix: Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Pop/Rock

Seminal punk rock band X returns to Philadelphia

A little over 34 years ago, the Los Angeles-based punk rock band X introduced themselves to music fans around the world with their debut album, "Los Angeles."


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA

Harrogate Advertiser

Metronomy a cut above at Leeds Festival

Saturday saw a flurry of great performances at Leeds Fest, though overwhelmingly in stages under canvas rather than in the open air of the thinly attended main stage - from the raw excitement of Fat White Family to the deceptively sophisticated fun of Metronomy.


Related Topix: Nme

The Campbell Reporter

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces surprise-filled lineup

Social Distortion lead singer and guitarist Mike Ness performs in concert at the newly reopened Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.


Related Topix: Social Distortion, Oakland, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

Ealing Times

Axes up for Hornfest

The Bank Holiday Weekend was made for having a good time so if you love live music, Saturday is the time to head down The Horn.


Related Topix: Nofx

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Column: Remember the victims of communism

Seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a pact of non-aggression and cooperation.


Related Topix: The Stalin, Europe, World News, Lithuania, Opinion


Morrissey Is Making a Ramones Greatest Hits Album

Morrissey has taken a break from fighting with his record label to curate a new Ramones compilation featuring some of the band's greatest hits.


Related Topix: The Ramones

Contra Costa Times

Punk Rock Picnic or Hot Summer Night? You make the call

Your answer to that question will go a long way to deciding which of the two big Bay Area radio station shows to attend on Sunday.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Stiff Little Fingers, Heavy-Metal, Judas Priest

Get Reading

Reading Festival: Sunday round-up

Although it's usually the day when the heaviest rock bands take to the stage this year saw a slight difference in the line-up with dance acts also drawing big crowds to the festival.


Related Topix: Clean Bandit, Nme, Pop/Rock, Blink 182

Rise Against Says They Wanted "Different Sounds" for "The Black Market"

Rise Against frontman Tim McIlrath and guitarist Zach Blair say when the band got together to work on its latest album The Black Market , they were looking to bring some different flavors into the mix.


Related Topix: Rise Against, Pop/Rock

Laguna Niguel News

FYF survives growing pains

Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace beams at her audience Saturday during FYF Fest at L.A.'s Exposition Park.


Related Topix: Against Me!