Sunday Jul 20
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
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.
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.
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)
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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)
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Hollie Cook released 'Twice'
Speaking of UK punk progeny , Hollie Cook , just released her second album, Twice .
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.
Warped Tour 2014 in Portland: Photos and highlights
The most famous sentence in punk might be "Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?," a line Johnny Rotten delivered decades ago at the end of the final Sex Pistols concert.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
National Public Radio
First Listen: Cold Beat, 'Over Me'
"New wave" is a much more precise descriptor than it gets credit for. Originally a space-filler genre title when "punk" was deemed bad for sales - when bands like Television and Talking Heads were nodding to but branching away from nose-bloodying Sex Pistols mayhem - "new wave" has left its interstitial 1970s origins and been refined to a point.