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18 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Review: The Bad Shepherds and Wreckless Eric, Holt Festival

They were the anthems of a generation. The songs of anger, disenchantment and nihilism which poured out from the "lost youth" of Britain and America.


Related Topix: Adrian Edmondson, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Punk

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Burnaby Now

Imelda May charts her own course

Irish jazz/blues/rockabilly singer Imelda May is headed for the main stage of the Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival, bringing her unique musical style to the Deer Lake stage.


Related Topix: Imelda May, Punk, The Ramones

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Statesman

Tax Avoidance: Why it stings more when it's musicians

The Arctic Monkeys sing of working class life, but avoided tax on their wealth through the Liberty scheme.


Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Dire Straits


Today in Rock: July 23

On this day in 1966 Napoleon XIV's "They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-haaa" hits number one in the US.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Punk

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

The Other Repo Man: A look at the life of Repo Records owner Dan Matherson

"We've been open, what, 26 years now?" His voice goes up at the end as if he's asking me.


Related Topix: Wayne, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Devon, PA, The Buzzcocks, Punk

The Independent

Viv Albertine: Punk's female pioneer on The Slits, violence,...

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Related Topix: Punk, Sid Vicious


ABBA to Release Landmark 'Live at Wembley Arena' Concert, 9/30

By the time ABBA played London's Wembley Arena in November 1979, they had spent five years in the public spotlight - although it seems a short time now, they had lived several lives in that period.


Related Topix: ABBA, Pop/Rock, Punk

The Brattleboro Reformer

The Resilient Farm and Homestead

"Should I stay or should I go" is the refrain of a great song by my all-time favorite band, The Clash, and it's a question we confront daily.


Related Topix: Punk, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times of Israel

Should I stay?

Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double So come on and let me know.


Related Topix: Punk, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

PIONEERTOWN: X goes acoustic at Pappy & Harriet's

X's John Doe playing the first of four consecutive sold out shows at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Pioneertown, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Punk, Bad Religion, The Ramones

The Age

Who has the best ever guitar riff?

INXS, AC/DC and Jet have made a long list of the greatest guitar riffs of all time, but can they beat the likes of Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Blur, the Clash and Nirvana? In a web poll bound to get music fans around the world passionately arguing for the next 10 days, British radio station BBC 2 has given its web users a long list of 100 ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Inxs, Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Punk, Nirvana, Grunge, Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

The Persistence of Punk

It will be 40 years come December 2015 since the release of Patti Smith 's Horses on Clive Davis ' Arista label, arguably the beginning of the punk movement emanating from New York's underground in the mid-'70s, ushered in by both the Velvets and the New York Dolls, not to mention the Stooges, MC5 and Lenny Kaye 's influential '60s Nuggets ... (more)


Related Topix: The Stooges, Pop/Rock, Nick Cave, New Order, Punk, The Ramones

Ink 19

Lust for Youth

International, the newest album of the Swedish synth-pop group Lust for Youth, has been a complete turn around in the musical direction for the band.


Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Punk

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Memorializes Late Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone

On July 11, founding Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone passed away from bile duct cancer.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones


30 Rock Stars Discuss Their Favorite Smiths Songs

By my count, the Smiths only recorded 74 songs during their brief, brilliant career, so the concept of choosing their 30 greatest seems kind of dubious: That's two-fifths of their catalog! Just the same, a new feature in Uncut promises " The Smiths' 30 greatest songs - as chosen by the band and their famous fans.


Related Topix: The Smiths, Pop/Rock, Punk

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Tommy Ramone R.I.P

This is a truly sad time with the news this weekend of the passing of Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the legendary THE RAMONES.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones

Sat Jul 12, 2014

All About Jazz

Cowboy Mouth: Go

Cowboy Mouth drummer/lead vocalist Fred LeBlanc has been quoted as saying, "If the Neville Brothers and the Clash had a baby, it would be Cowboy Mouth."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cowboy Mouth, Punk

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Punk four-piece Synthetix play Stevenage pub

The quartet will play the Old Town's Coach and Horses pub with a set featuring everything great about late '70s scene - from The Clash through to The Jam and The Ramones aiming to summon up the spirit of the golden era of punk and new wave music.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones

Evening Times

Why Duke's bar was calling Clash fans everywhere

After all it's not every evening that one of the greatest punk rock bands descends on a small Glasgow pub for a busking session.


Related Topix: Punk

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Manchester Journal

'London Calling'

The Battenkillers got the summer concerts on the town green off to a start on Tuesday with a performance of the entire "London Calling" album originally recorded in 1979 by the British rock group "The Clash" with a little help from their friends.


Related Topix: Punk, Social Software