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2 hrs ago | Spin

Q&A: Robyn and Royksopp on Max Martin, Ziggy Stardust, and Bananas as the Perfect Food

When Robyn and RA yksopp first went into a studio together in 2009, their resulting "Girl and the Robot" became the most anthemic dance-pop to come out of Scandinavia since Annie's RA yksopp-produced "Heartbeat" in 2004.


Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Bananas, Dance

6 hrs ago | State Press

The Maine: A pop-punk retrospective

Like many of their early listeners, I let Phoenix's The Maine fall out of my musical repertoire right as I exited the ubiquitous pop-punk phase around end of my freshman year of high school.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Madden's promise family fun

Joel Madden says his new music with twin brother Benji is more "family friendly" than his work with punk-rock band Good Charlotte.


Related Topix: Good Charlotte, Brothers, Starbreeze, 505 Games, Video Games

Tucson Weekly

A Lovely Evening of Punk and More with Tucson's Psygoat this Weekend

The burly, bearded men of Tucson's Psygoat are performing this weekend , Saturday, Aug. 30 at the District.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Adolescents

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Iconic Shop Celebrates 10 Years of Riot Fest

Iconic Shop TM is celebrating this year's Riot Fest and its 10 year anniversary by offering fans and concert goers 10 percent off all merchandise related to artists performing at the festival, which include The Cure, The National, Jane's Addiction, Slayer, and more! Offering unique music merchandise and collectibles from hundreds of artists, Iconic ... (more)


Related Topix: The Offspring, Pop/Rock

OC Weekly

Stiff Little Fingers' Punk Rock Fire Still Burns

Before 1980, punk rock was most associated with three bands of three distinct flavors.


Related Topix: Stiff Little Fingers, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones

Martin Scorsese May Direct a Film on Iconic Punk Band The Ramones

Having worked with The Rolling Stones on a few documentaries, not to mention putting plenty of classic rock tunes in his films, director Martin Scorsese is no stranger to the music scene.


Related Topix: Shutter Island, The Ramones, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Worcester News

Rockers pens second book about punk legends

Roland Link, of Northwick, has released his second book about Belfast rockers Stiff Little Fingers and will be signing copies at a Worcester Music Festival event at the Marrs bar, in Worcester.


Related Topix: Stiff Little Fingers

Oxford Times

Klaxons, Imagine Dragons and more impress at Reading Festival

While never claiming to be the prettiest festival, this year's proved particularly messy, in every sense of the word.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Imagine Dragons, Metronomy, Gogol Bordello, Disclosure, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink 182

'Secret Talks' with Twin Brother

What was the atmosphere for this half Bostonian, half Milwaukee scene? It was eclectic.


Related Topix: Bostonia, CA, The Ramones, Heavy-Metal, Motorhead

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Martin Scorsese Planning Film About The Ramones

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Related Topix: Shutter Island, The Ramones, Email Spam

This Week Community News

Fischer's Fab 10

If you've watched The Beat 's regular video features, you know very well that we don't have much to offer when it comes to fashion .


Related Topix: New Found Glory

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

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

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

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

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

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