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9 hrs ago | Daily Star


Speaking at a preview of 32 Londoners, an upcoming series of cultural talks at the EDF Energy London Eye, Letts said: "When I got a phone call from Paul Simonon telling me not to talk to Mick Jones, I broke down in tears.


Related Topix: Paul Simonon, Punk

Yesterday | Daily Mail

Clink78 hostel offers chance to spend night in a prison cell at...

A hostel in London is offering brave tourists the chance to pay to stay in an original prison cell for the night.


Related Topix: Punk, Charles Dickens, Vocal, Travel

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Joe Ely, Hightek Lowlives and a Whole Bunch More

In May 1983, the Clash were en route to a headlining gig at the second and final US Festival when they stopped to perform a one-off show in El Paso, Texas, home to a big military base and 15-year-old me.


Related Topix: Joe Ely, Country, Punk, El Paso, TX

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Aroha Harawira: Turning the tables

A breakfast radio host by day and club DJ by night, Aroha Harawira is both early bird and night owl.


Related Topix: Punk, New Zealand, Oceania, World News


Collecting Music in an Analog Age

In the early 1980s, I had a day job crunching numbers for a financial company in midtown Manhattan.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Pop/Rock, Joy Division, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suicide, Punk

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Japan Times

Bob Dylan is the latest in a list of legends to visit these shores

Clad in a T-shirt for U.K. punk pioneers The Clash, 16-year-old Kyo Asada probably doesn't fit most people's image of a typical Bob Dylan fan.


Related Topix: Punk, World News, Japan, Asia, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Watches

Portland Tribune

Live Music

'My set tonight's gonna be Dust Bowl songs,' he says over the phone, noting he'll play his own as well as some of Woody Guthrie's.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock, Country, The Flatlanders, Recreational Vehicle, Americana, Punk

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Out Among the Stars: Cash to the Clash

Since his death more than a decade ago, there's been no shortage of Johnny Cash releases.


Related Topix: Punk, Johnny Cash, Country, Train Disaster, Music, Entertainment


LISTEN: Frank Ocean's New Song for Converse

Frank Ocean is back. Sort of. The singer, who was battling it out with Chipotle, got fans chatting when video director Nabil Instagrammed a photo of him in the studio.


Related Topix: Punk, Paul Simonon, Music, Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Jonathan Rhys Meyers confirms new series of Dracula

The Irish heartthrob confirmed that a new season of the show, which he also co-produces, had been commissioned.


Related Topix: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Punk

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Palma Violets play secret gig at friend's birthday party

Palma Violets played a secret gig in the early hours of this morning at The Pineapple pub in Lambeth, south London.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Punk

WTVY Dothan

Day in History: Ronald Reagan; Alaska; Brando; Jeopardy; Ramones

In 1135, the Jewish philosopher Maimonides was born in Cordoba in present-day Spain.


Related Topix: Ronald Reagan, Prison, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US News, US Supreme Court, Punk

Fri Mar 28, 2014


Tuned in: The Koji way

You'd be wise to land a ticket to see him Monday night while he drops some knowledge.


Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Punk, Fugazi, Pete Seeger, Folk, Philadelphia, PA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Never mind the Sex Pistols: Glen Matlock goes solo acoustic

It's not the easiest sell in 2014: solo acoustic versions of "God Save the Queen" and "Pretty Vacant" ... sung by any Sex Pistol, let alone one who is not named Johnny Rotten.


Related Topix: Steve Jones, The Sex Pistols, Punk, Sid Vicious, New York Dolls, Pop/Rock, The Damned

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

No Haters, All SKATERS

If you accept the premise that SKATERS' debut full-length, Manhattan , vibrates on a Pop/Punk wavelength almost everyone can identify with, it may relate to the fact that they are from almost everywhere.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England, Texas, Punk, Cincinnati, OH

The Aiken Standard

Area resident doesn't let MS hold her back

Staff photo by Maayan Schechter Aiken resident Erika Bolin was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 11 years ago.


Related Topix: Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Medicine, Aiken, SC, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Punk

Tue Mar 25, 2014


The Search for the Great Kiwi Song

Their performance in the United Kingdom saw renowned dance theatre exponents Pilobolus craft a work to The Clash's classic "London Calling" - and now, the company are looking for a song from our shores to inspire a spectacular dance piece especially for the Auckland season of Shadowland.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Punk, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel


Notes and Links

It is indeed rather absurd that such an important area of philosophy is so shortchanged in modern philosophy departments.


Related Topix: Punk

Mon Mar 24, 2014


33 famous bands recreated with LEGOs | TIME

Former Malaysian music critic Adly Syairi Ramly, 38, decided to pay tribute to some of his favorite bands in an untraditional way.


Related Topix: Punk

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Jerusalem Post

A Foreigner fan in Mea She'arim

Producer of British band's iconic 1977 debut album now a 'Long, Long Way From Home' as haredi rabbi in Jerusalem.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foreigner, Travel, Israel, Israel Travel, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Punk