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5 hrs ago | Burbank Leader

Messaround at Viva Cantina: A showcase for 'Messfits'

Looking out over a roomful of cowboy hats, full-sleeve tattoos, and Ramones T-shirts, Jonny Whiteside - who's been promoting a once-a-month musical series called "The Messaround" at the Viva Cantina in Burbank for the last four-and-a-half years - says, "People always think 'The Messaround' is this rockabilly scene, but that's not true.


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9 hrs ago | The Pitch

Warped Tour is for the kids

Warped Tour Cricket Wireless Amphitheater Thursday, July 31, 2014 At 34 years old, I think I'm finally too old for Warped Tour.


Related Topix: Punk

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Bee

X marks the spot at venerable Pickathon

And in a sense, Doe is right, when you realize all the members of X are still alive and playing together.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Connect Savannah

SheHeHe @The Jinx

THE NEWEST PROJECT from veteran Athens bassist Jeff Hannan, SheHeHe breeds and thrives in that post-rock hothouse where early American punk was conceived: Fast, loud, sloppy and fun.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Ana Kills - Dirt Fest 2014 Artist Spotlight

I've been hearing good things about Flint's Ana Kills for months, so I'm excited to finally see the guys perform at Dirt Fest.


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Los Angeles Times

West coast drummer Scott Amendola attempts to 'Fade to Orange'

With the record industry more fractured and risk-averse than ever, crowd-funding websites remain an often viable option for jazz and jazz-adjacent artists.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Boston Herald

The Ramones punked their way into history

Certainly not anybody who came across the Ramones' debut in the bins back in '76, with its black-and-white cover and music so contrary to what was happening as to be almost incomprehensible -- or a joke.


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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.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Portland Tribune

Pickathon picks up the pace

It's that time of year again when indie roots bands descend on Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley for Pickathon, which takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1 to 3. This year's lineup is particularly enticing, with several name acts joining the lineup, along with some great local bands.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


The Ramones Are Welcomed To Heaven By Dave Foley & Traci Lords

Now that the four original members of the Ramones have been reunited in the afterlife , heaven has its hands full.


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When chaos reigned in pop culture

There was something draining about 1974. Richard Nixon resigned the presidency; the final pullout from Vietnam was in sight.


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Wild Smiles Announces New Album 'Always Tomorrow' Plus Streams The Track 'Round & Round' [Listen]

Excitement is building ahead of Wild Smiles' debut album release this October. The band have added to their upcoming festival dates with London shows newly announced including John Kennedy's The Remedy in Tooting this Friday and a set at Madame Jo Jo's on 9th September.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014


Fans feel the loss of the last 'real' Ramone

Tommy Ramone died last week. Chances are you either don't care at all, or you care a whole lot.


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Blondie Stars Pay Tribute To Tommy Ramone

Blondie stars Deborah Harry and Chris Stein have paid tribute to the last existing member of the original Ramones line-up following his death.


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Mother Jones

Check Out These Vintage Photos of New York City's 1970s Punk Playground

Two notable recent books from Glitterati Incorporated take readers deep into New York City's 1970s punk underground.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014


Punk's Quiet Visionary: Debbie Harry, Tommy Stinson, Danny Fields and More on Tommy Ramone

The Ramones -- Dee Dee, Tommy Joey and Johnny -- photographed by Chris Stein in 1975, fonr the upcoming Rizzoli book "Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk."


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The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

In memory: Jimmy Quinn, Tommy Ramone

Thanks again to Ray O'Brien and 'Bluegrass in Ireland' for sharing an item published today on the Mohill Bluegrass Festival Facebook page : a three-minute video by Cinny McAdam of Jimmy Quinn , singing lead on 'Carolina Star' in a barroom jam - a reminder of what the scene lost with Jimmy's death in February this year.


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Chicago Reader

12 O'Clock Track: 'Oh Oh I Love Her So' in honor of Tommy Ramone

Every few years I wind up completely immersing myself in the Ramones' discography.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014


12 Amazing Songs With Just Three Chords

Perhaps nothing epitomized the accessible DIY nature of punk more than what iconic fanzine Sideburns quipped in its first issue back in 1977: 'This is a chord.


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USA Today

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies in Switzerland

He had been on an extensive tour that took him to Europe for his last performance Saturday at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria.


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