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58 min ago | Boing Boing

Punk+ Rare photos from the early days of British punk

Punk changed my life when I was a teenager in the late 70s. It wasn't just the music that I loved , it was Punk's DIY aesthetic.


Related Topix: The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones

5 hrs ago | York Press

New Order have signed with independent label Mute

Pop pioneers New Order have signed for independent label Mute more than 30 years after making their name with Factory Records.


Related Topix: Mute, New Order, Pop/Rock, Joy Division

6 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

James Williamson releasing an LP of re-recorded Stooges rarities w/...

The Stooges guitarist James Williamson is releasing a solo album, Re-Licked , features "lesser-known Stooges tracks properly recorded and mixed for the first time" with an impressive list of guest lead singers, including Jello Biafra , Mark Lanegan , Alison Mosshart , Mario Cuomo , Bobby Gillespie , Ariel Pink and others.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Stooges, Jello Biafra, Dead Kennedys, Primal Scream

9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Startline hopes to tap into Japan's punk love

In the 2000s, Gumx was one of South Korea's top-tier punk acts. With that band on indefinite hiatus, though, Gumx drummer Gun Choi is now looking to achieve similar success with Startline, a punk trio he formed in March of last year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Hi-Standard, South Korea, World News

13 hrs ago | ABC 27

Overnight robbery at Turkey Hill

Police in Lancaster County are looking for the person who robbed a convenience store overnight.


Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Bridgeport, PA, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy

17 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

The Offspring at Mesa Amphitheatre

The Offspring hosted the 2014 Punk Rock Summer Nationals Tour at Mesa Amphitheatre on Friday with Pennywise, Bad Religion, and Stiff Little Fingers.


Related Topix: The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Stiff Little Fingers

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies of Heart Attack at 63

Survivor and Cobra frontman Jimi Jamison died of a heart attack Sunday night in Los Angeles, according to a report published Monday.


Related Topix: Survivor, Pop/Rock, Cobra

Vanity Fair

Scorsese's Next Film

The Martin Scorsese mind-bending thriller that starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo as U.S. Marshals investigating a mental hospital ensconced on an eerie island is getting a prequel.


Related Topix: Shutter Island, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Deadline

De Niro, Pitt and DiCaprio Set for Martin Scorsese Short Film

Leonardo DiCaprio is teaming up with Martin Scorsese again, but this time, De Niro and Brad Pitt are coming along for the ride.


Related Topix: Shutter Island, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ramones


Arcade Fire cover Wolf Parade during final Reflektor tour show - " watch

Arcade Fire wrapped up the final show of their North American tour by covering Wolf Parade's 'I'll Believe In Anything' - scroll down to watch - during a homecoming gig at Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau.


Related Topix: Canada, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Nirvana, Grunge, The Ramones

The Reporter

Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest

A major outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Rise Against, Imagine Dragons, August, CA

Brandon Sun

Kanye West, John Mayer, Juanes, Cypress Hill bring festive spirit to Made in America concert

A major outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music.


Related Topix: Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Rise Against, California

Rob Zombie Hosts the 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute Show

Johnny Ramone is the legendary guitarist and co-founder of the influential punk band, The Ramones.


Related Topix: The Ramones, The Sex Pistols

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Small savings add up to big money

THE power of 1 per cent can reshape a retirement nest egg by hundreds of thousands of dollars, but most people ignore its importance.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Home, Mortgage

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: METZ, Corrosion of Conformity and Lust Strength

It's too soon to say whether people will be talking about the first time they saw Toronto trio METZ in the hushed tones reserved for post-punk predecessors Wire and Husker Du.


Related Topix: Metal, Corrosion of Conformity, Husker Du, Raleigh, NC


The Story of Descendents

Long before Green Day and Blink 182 inflicted punk-rock's puncture wound on the map of mainstream music, the Descendents were at home concocting the perfect mix of pop, angst, love, and coffee.


Related Topix: The Descendents, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Green Day, Adam West

Union Square is hipster central

Move over, Cambridge. These days, anyone seeking a countercultural adventure comes to Somerville.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Cambridge, MA, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Donuts, Yoga, Fitness, Drink, Coffee, Travel


Obama's cool head an asset or liability?

President Obama says the U.S. is planning for military action against ISIS in Syria, but now is not the time to strike just yet.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nine acts breeze into Sonic Boom's second day

It's not a cushy lot for the Sonic Boom fan; the opposite, really, just a caged parking lot under the elements and - thanks! - numerous opportunities to buy back the smokes and Red Bulls seized by gate security.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The New Pornographers, The Descendents

Laughing Squid

An Upcoming Documentary About Animatronic Robot Band Captured! by Robots

Captured! by Robots , the animatronic robot band fronted by human Jay Vance , will be the subject of an upcoming documentary by artist Dawn Miceli .


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology