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Friday Sep 12 | IcNetwork

Review: Land of our Fathers, Trafalgar Studios, London

Land of Our Fathers, which started at the tiny Theatre 503 which specialise in new writing, follows hard on the heels of Wonderland at Hampstead and Blinded by the Light in Edinburgh, both of which take on similar subject matter, the plight of miners during a period when the industry was disintegrating. Taking place in 1979, as Margaret Thatcher was poised to take office and begin a battle to the death with the mining industry, the drama tracks the fortunes of six miners trapped deep beneath South Wales following an explosion.


Related Topix: Explosion, Punk

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Metro Times

The Buzzcocks are still rocking after nearly four decades

Steve Diggle isn't exactly a founding member of the Buzzcocks, but he's been around since the beginning. He was recruited by Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto early on after a couple of the band's members left the group and he played with the Buzzcocks when they opened for the Sex Pistols in Manchester in 1976.


Related Topix: The Buzzcocks, Punk


Sid Vicious Was Mr. Clean, Says Snapper Chalkie Davies

Famed pop snapper Chalkie Davies has exploded punk icon Sid Vicious ' wildman image, insisting the Sex Pistols star was the perfect house guest. Vicious gained a reputation as the ultimate rock bad boy prior to his death from a heroin overdose at the height of his fame in 1979, while he was on bail for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend Nancy Spungen to death.


Related Topix: Punk, Sid Vicious

Fri Sep 05, 2014

WSNY-FM Columbus

Todaya s celebrity birthdays

Wish a Happy Birthday to: "Beetle Bailey" cartoonist Mort Walker is 91. Actress Anne Jackson is 89. Actress Pauline Collins is 74. Rock singer-musician Al Jardine is 72. Actress Valerie Perrine is 71. Rock musician Donald Brewer is 66. Rock guitarist Steve Jones is 59. Actor Steve Schirripa is 57. Actor Holt McCallany is 50. Rock singer-musician Todd Lewis is 49. Actor Charlie Sheen is 49. Singer Jennifer Paige is 41. Dance-rock musician Redfoo is 39. Actress Ashley Jones is 38. Actress Nichole Hiltz is 36. Actor Nick Wechsler is 36. Rock musician Tomo Milicevic is 35. Actress Christine Woods is 31. Actor Garrett Hedlund is 30. Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White is 28. Hip-hop singer August Alsina is 22.


Related Topix: Rock, Pop/Rock, Steve Jones, Punk

Thu Sep 04, 2014


John Varvatos enters Europe - with a bang and a bus

John Varvatos , known for his "rock n' roll sensibility," has taken his look across the pond for his first multi-level store in London . So what does an infamous edgy fashion designer do to launch their brand in Europe? The answer to that question is you have a party - and a big one, no doubta with a biga .BUS.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Punk

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Georgia Straight

A common thread runs through Midge Ure's wild career

And then there was that time he changed the face of popular music with Ultravox.


Related Topix: Thin Lizzy, Pop/Rock, Live Aid, Music!, Punk, Ultravox, New-Wave

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

MusicNotes from the Morning Show: Wilco marks 20th anniv, Radiohead...

Wilco's never been a band that needs a particular reason to play shows, but this time, they've got one," a press release on the band's website reads, referring to the momentous anniversary.


Related Topix: Punk, Philadelphia, PA

Daily Herald

Music Notes: Veteran U.K. punks to perform in suburbs

Punk veterans The Members, a witty and energetic punk band, formed in England in 1977, the same year in which the Sex Pistols and the Clash released their first albums.


Related Topix: Punk, Lombard, IL, Ska, The English Beat, Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL


John Lydon writes autobiography

Few would have ever imaged John Lydon could even read a book let alone write one.


Related Topix: John Lydon, Punk, Simon & Schuster

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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, Punk, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones

Mon Sep 01, 2014


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: Punk, The Ramones

Thu Aug 28, 2014

OC Weekly

Stiff Little Fingers' Punk Rock Fire Still Burns

Before 1980, punk rock was most associated with three bands of three distinct flavors.


Related Topix: Stiff Little Fingers, Punk, The Ramones

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Martin Scorsese to direct Ramones film: report

Maybe he just wants to have something to do, but Martin Scorsese has reportedly added to his already full dance card with plans to direct a movie about The Ramones.


Related Topix: Shutter Island, The Ramones, Punk, Mean Streets, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, The Clash

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Albany Times Union


Actor Aaron Paul is 35. Author Dame Antonia Fraser is 82. Actor Tommy Sands is 77. Bluegrass singer-musician J.D. Crowe is 77. Musician Daryl Dragon is 72. Actress Tuesday Weld is 71. Actor G.W. Bailey is 70. Rock singer-musician Tim Bogert is 70. Country musician Jeff Cook is 65. Actor Paul Reubens is 62. Rock musician Alex Lifeson is 61. Rock ... (more)


Related Topix: Punk, Gospel, Black Entertainment, Yolanda Adams


Johnny Ramone 10th Anniversary Tribute featured Rob Zombie and special guests

On August 24, 2014, at the legendary Hollywood Forever Cemetery , was a special event commemorating the late Johnny Ramone of the Ramones .


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Steve Jones


Track from new rock n roll thriller starring Glen Matlock

Sex Pistols bassist, Glen Matlock features as a cameo in Ben Jagger and Alistair Audsley's film 'THE PADDY LINCOLN GANG'.


Related Topix: Punk, Jazz, West Bridgewater, MA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Who has been snubbed by Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame?

After 29 induction ceremonies, several hundred musicians' names now are honored in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.


Related Topix: Punk

BBC News

Led Zeppelin wins 'best guitar riff'

Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love has been voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2. The rock classic came out top from a list of 100 riffs drawn up by a panel of Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, critics and record producers.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Punk


"The Way They Were"

"The Way They Were" [Vimeo] Punk and New Wave 1976 - 1978. Channel 4 UK programme first broadcast circa 1984 / 1985-ish.


Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Elvis Costello, John Cooper Clarke, Penetration, The Jam, New-Wave, Devo

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Johnny Ramone Tribute: Hollywood Forever Ceremony

A statue in memory of Johnny Ramone stands at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Fans, loved ones, and stars will come together on Sunday, Aug. 24 to remember the musician.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock, The Doors