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7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock hasn't spoken to John Lydon in 5 years: Rules out reunion

Glen Matlock has ruled out a reunion, but says: "There is nothing I know of in the offing and I'm really not that fussed about it" Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock has told how he hasn't spoken to his band mate John Lydon in five years and has ruled out a reunion adding "I'm quite happy about that."


Related Topix: Punk, John Lydon, Steve Jones, Alternative, John

12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

What's on this weekend in Beirut?

Screening as part of the 'Troubled Symphonies' cycle, Alex Cox's 1986 cult classic retails the story of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious - specifically Vicious' furtive solo career, heroin addiction and sudden, mm, estrangement from his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Punk, Trip-Hop, Massive Attack

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Today in Rock: July 20

On this day in 1961 The Beatles, known as The Beat Brothers, get some press in the British paper Mersey Beat , which announces their first record deal.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television, Sid and Nancy, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Punk, Gary Oldman

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Review: Buzzcocks at GuilFest 2014

They may be known as a one hit wonder but there is far more to Buzzcocks than the greatest bittersweet punk love song ever written.


Related Topix: The Buzzcocks, Punk

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Is Punk Dead? Probably, Because Etsy Is Selling A Punk Rock Starter Kit

There's nothing punks hate more than inauthenticity. People that don't fully buy-in to the punk ethos, or who don't follow specific punk rules are immediately shunned as #posers by true punks.


Related Topix: Punk


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.


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

Chronicle Live

Review: John Cooper Clarke at Playhouse Whitley Bay

Performance poet John Cooper Clarke made a welcome return to the region last night as he rounded off this year's Mouth of the Tyne Festival with a near sell-out gig at Playhouse Whitley Bay.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, Punk, John Cooper Clarke, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Arts, Poetry

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Strypes

Snapshot resets rock & roll with four Irish teenagers eradicating all cynicism. Once the needle drops on the opening feedback storms of "Mystery Man," the Sixties R&B of the Pretty Things, Rolling Stones, Yardbirds, and Who filters through 1977 punk via loud perfection by Sex Pistols producer Chris Thomas.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, Punk, Blues, Bo Diddley, Music, Entertainment

View Magazine

Hamilton Music Notes

Pat Skinner stars in Fast Food Love: The Musical One of the most interesting inclusions in this week's Fringe Festival of theatre is an extraordinary musical featuring a local rocker in the lead role.


Related Topix: Punk, Fast Food

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Celeb birthdays for the week of July 20-26

July 20: Actress Diana Rigg is 76. Bassist John Lodge of the Moody Blues is 71. Country singer T.G. Sheppard is 70. Guitarist Carlos Santana is 67. Drummer Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols is 58. Actress Donna Dixon is 57. Keyboardist Mick McNeil of Simple Minds is 56. Country singer Radney Foster is 55. Singer Chris Cornell is 50. Guitarist Stone ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Avengers, Celebrities, The Moody Blues, Pop/Rock, Diana Rigg, Punk, Bosom Buddies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Morning Call

Tommy Ramone, last founding member of The Ramones, dies; canceled Allentown show last year

Ramone co-founded the band, which is credited with starting the punk rock movement, in 1974.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Allentown, PA, Marky Ramone, New York Dolls, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

TV review: Britain's Most Dangerous Songs

The BBC says its role is both to educate and entertain, but Britain's Most Dangerous Songs , shows how it assumed a third role: that of the nation's moral guardian.


Related Topix: Punk, Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Ramones' 1976 debut album 'Ramones' finally goes gold

Quietly and without fanfare-and in keeping with a tradition of being overlooked by the mainstream music business through most of their historic career- punk rock pioneers The Ramones ' landmark 1976 debut album Ramones has been certified gold for sales of 500,000 units in the U.S. Released on April 23, 1976, Ramones went gold this year on April 30, ... (more)


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones

Sunday Herald

Fry puts gold suit down to a need for attention

"I think it started as a bet with the other guys in the band," he says of Sheffield's lavish pop seducers, who formed in 1980.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Abc, Punk

WTOP-FM Washington

Rare concert stash now on YouTube

Bruce Springsteen at Passaic, New Jersey's Capitol Theatre, Van Morrison at Montreux in Switzerland, Louis Armstrong at the Newport Jazz Festival, and The Sex Pistols at Winterland, in San Francisco -- these and almost 13,000 concert videos are being made available on YouTube.


Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Montreux, Jazz, Punk

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Music Vault Uploads Thousands of Vintage Concert V...

Want to watch a young-and-hungry U2 concert from 1981? How about Rage Against the Machine from '99? The Police in 1980? The Sex Pistols in '78? These shows -- and thousands more -- are now available for viewing, courtesy of a new partnership between YouTube and The Vault, a concert-hosting site.


Related Topix: Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock, Tom Morello, Punk

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNET News.com

YouTube gets injected with 12K live concert videos

The video-sharing site works with Music Vault to bring users thousands of remastered music videos, from The Grateful Dead to The Sex Pistols to Fleet Foxes.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Punk

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Canada Online Explorer

Virgin Airlines' new uniforms classic and sexy

On Wednesday, Virgin founder and CEO Richard Branson unveiled the newest uniforms Virgin Airlines flight attendants would be required to wear starting in September.


Related Topix: Richard Branson, Punk, Travel

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Hollie Cook released 'Twice'

Speaking of UK punk progeny , Hollie Cook , just released her second album, Twice .


Related Topix: Punk, Reggae

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

10th Anniversary Johnny Ramone Tribute Concert Scheduled for August

It seems impossible that it's already been this long, but Sept. 15 will mark the 10th anniversary of Johnny Ramone's death - an occasion that will be marked by some of Ramone's friends, loved ones, and fans on Aug. 24 in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Metal, Metallica