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3 hrs ago | NewsBlaze

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Goes Punk

Singer-songwriter Karen O did, for the first time, perform the Oscar-nominated original song "The Moon Song" for a global television audience on the Oscars , show.


Related Topix: Oscars, Where the Wild Things Are, Pop/Rock, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kiss, Black Flag

4 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

The Fest adds even more bands (Paint It Black, Iron Chic, The City on ...

We mentioned earlier today that the reunited Mineral would be playing Gainesville, FL multi-venue punk festival The Fest , and since then even more artists have been announced.


Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, Arrivals

9 hrs ago | Boulder Weekly

Pura musica conspiracy

If you're unfamiliar with the band, the simplest way to describe them is that they thrive on total chaos.


Related Topix: Gogol Bordello, Theater, Arts, The Clash

13 hrs ago |

Green Day's 'American Idiot' rock opera coming to DPAC

Jared Nepute in the national tour of "American Idiot," coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center April 29-30.


Related Topix: Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Pop/Rock, St. Louis, MO, Entertainment

17 hrs ago | TwinCities

Reunited Replacements to play Midway Stadium in September

Members of the Replacements: left to right: Bob Stinson, lead guitar; Tommy Stinson, bass; Chris Mars, drums; Paul Westerberg, rhythm guitar, vocals.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, California, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Go Local

MUSIC: Alejandro Escovedo Wows at Narrows Center

Austin, Texas was "in the house" last Saturday night at The Narrows Center as Roots Rocker Alejandro Escovedo returned to Fall River.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Houston, TX, The Clash

LA Weekly

KROQ's Still Popular, But Does It Still Rock?

Did you know that KROQ broke Katy Perry? When the pioneering L.A. rock station first played her in May 2008, Perry was a little-known Santa Barbara performer who previously had sung Christian music and gone by her given name, Katy Hudson.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Santa Barbara, CA, The Sex Pistols, Los Angeles, CA, Music, Entertainment

City Paper

Pentagram Plays Its First D.C. Show in a Decade

Last Saturday night, American University's campus witnessed far more leather and denim than usual.


Related Topix: Metal, Pentagram, American University, Black Flag, Music, Entertainment

Norwalk Citizen News

New book provides backstage pass to rock history

This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.


Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Journalism, New York, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Entertainment


Bruce Springsteen Opens Pittsburgh Show With Clash Cover

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band continue to debut covers at most shows on their current High Hopes tour.


Related Topix: The Clash, Rock-N-Roll, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock

Charleston City Paper

Live Music: Tony Bennett; Tyler Boone; No Sinner; T.C. Costello

T.C. Costello's cheeky Irish folk-punk is filled with energy and shout-along choruses reminiscent of the Dropkick Murphys but with a more refined vibe.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Dropkick Murphys, Pop/Rock, Gogol Bordello

South China Morning Post

Canadian punk band D.O.A. say farewell to their Hong Kong fans at Backstage Live

PUNK ROCK BANDS aren't supposed to go on never-ending farewell tours. It's all a bit too showbiz.


Related Topix: The Ramones

Colorado Daily

A Colorado concert buffet

It's a big one, so get your tickets now. Among the highlights is a little something for everyone, from controversial hip hop, to gleeful electro-pop, to cheeky punk, to soulful blues-rock.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Theater, Arts

Yale's Beinecke Library acquires New York rock legend Danny Fields' papers

Calling Danny Fields ' West Village apartment a rock 'n' roll treasure trove is accurate, but doesn't really do it justice.


Related Topix: Yale University, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Bad, Comedy Movies, The Ramones, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Phoenix New Times

The Freeze to Play First Show in Two Years

Though the lineup certainly has changed a few times over the course of its five-decade career, The Freeze is still performing and preparing to record a new album.


Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Best of Coachella, Weekend Two

Early in The Replacement's Friday night set, Paul Westerberg welcomed Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as their honorary member.


Related Topix: Green Day, Pop/Rock

Orlando Weekly

Chuck Ragan bleeds sweet on fourth studio album

In his career, Florida son Chuck Ragan has traveled many miles both literal and figurative.


Related Topix: Hot Water Music, Orlando, FL, Music, Entertainment


What's going on Wednesday? (Factory Floor, Patti Smith, Fear of Men,...

Factory Floor, Protect-U @ MHOW Rooted in Detroit techno and acid, Factory Floor bring a stark, post-punk outlook to their sound.


Related Topix: Fear, Pop/Rock, Acid Mothers Temple, Texas

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Metro Times

Ricky Rat

The man can write a bubblegum rock 'n' roll song to match anyone in the city and most beyond.


Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

City Paper

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Brooklyn garage-rockers Total Slacker plays Metro Gallery with locals Weekends and Raindeer .


Related Topix: The Jerks, Music, Entertainment