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9 hrs ago | LA Weekly

KROQ's Still Popular, But Does It Still Rock?

Did you know that KROQ broke Katy Perry? When the pioneering L.A. rock station first played her in May 2008, Perry was a little-known Santa Barbara performer who previously had sung Christian music and gone by her given name, Katy Hudson.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Santa Barbara, CA, Punk, Los Angeles, CA, Music, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014


RSD Watch: Three Toxic Reasons releases

Besides Beer City being a theoretical city that we would love to uproot and move to right away, it's an awesome Milwaukee label .


Related Topix: The Clash, Punk

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dallas Observer

The Top Ten Neil Young Songs

Neil Young is simply beyond common musical criticism. Certainly among all of the classic folk, folk-rock and rock the man has recorded over the past 50 years, there have been some clunker albums.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Neil Young, Best of 2007, Punk

Bendigo Advertiser

Young One on his way to Castlemaine

Edmondson, who formed the band six years ago, is probably most recognised for his role of the violent, metal-loving medical student Vyvyan who shared a house with Rik, Mike and Neil in 1980s show The Young Ones.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, B.a.D, The Clash, Punk

Route 66 News

More about that Diet Mountain Dew commercial

Posted by Ron Warnick in Music , Television . Tags: Bobby Troup , Diet Mountain Dew , Johnny Lydon , Johnny Rotten , Michael Karbelnikoff , Sex Pistols trackback Longtime readers of this site probably have seen a muddy-looking but still-invigorating Diet Mountain Dew commercial featuring an altered version of Bobby Troup's "Route 66" by John Lydon, ... (more)


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, History Movies, Mobsters, Punk

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chorley Guardian

Book brings to life John's time on the music scene

John, 51, of Thirlmere Drive, Withnell, said: "I was just turning 40 and going to be made redundant.


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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Black And Red United

Monday Freedom Kicks: We're Going Streaking

Recaps, additional salary examinations, teary fans and the Sex Pistols cover this weird instance of back-to-back clean sheet wins for the Black and Red.


Related Topix: Punk, Steve Jones, Prostate Cancer, Health, Sports, DC United, US Soccer

Sun Apr 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Former Sex Pistol shoots from the hip

Glen Matlock, an original Sex Pistol, enjoys his live acoustic shows with former New York Doll Sylvain Sylvain, writes Scott Mervis Glen Matlock with the Sex Pistols until 1977, when he was replaced by Sid Vicious.


Related Topix: Steve Jones, Punk, Sid Vicious, New York Dolls, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Prince William keeps stiff upper lip as host greets him wearing Sex...

The trousers worn by Joy Verissimo were covered in the logo for the 1977 single God Save The Queen, the anti-establishment punk anthem by the Sex Pistols William kept a stiff upper lip as he was confronted by a notorious image of his A grandmother - on trousers chosen by his tycoon host's wife, reports the Sunday People.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Punk

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Washington Times

Higher Ground: Sex Pistol Superstar

What do a Sex Pistols' frontman, a boy-band heartthrob and a member of Destiny's Child who is "not Beyonce" have in common? This summer, they will be sharing a stage as part of the touring cast of "Jesus Christ Superstar," the 1971 rock opera that tells the story of the last seven days of Jesus' life.


Related Topix: Punk, R-N-B, Destiny's Child, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Nsync, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Incubus

Edmonton Journal

Disgruntled Kiss not the first band to tell the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to kiss off

In this May 8, 2008 file photo, members of Kiss, from left, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer, poses for a photograph during a news conference to promote the start of their KISS Alive/35 European Tour in Oberhausen, Germany.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, World News, Germany, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Punk

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst in its inductees, whether continuing once-private feuds in public or launching criticism at the hall itself.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Punk

Anchorage Daily News

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

In this March 13, 2006 file photo, Jann Wenner, vice chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame board of directors, reads a letter from the Sex Pistols refusing to attend their own induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during ceremonies, in New York.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Punk, New York, Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sports

WTEN-TV Albany

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst in its inductees, whether continuing once-private feuds in public or launching criticism at the hall itself.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Punk

Tue Apr 08, 2014

New York Magazine

Happy Birthday, Vivienne Westwood

Today, British designer Vivienne Westwood turns 73. A pioneer in putting punk fashion on the radar, she dressed everyone from the Sex Pistols to the Princess of Wales, and never shied away from making political statements - on or off the runway.


Related Topix: Punk, Fashion, Designers, Marc Jacobs, Sports

Mon Apr 07, 2014

KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten + Incubus' Brandon Boyd...

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon and Incubus leader Brandon Boyd are among the rockers who will make the transition to a different sort of stage for the upcoming traveling production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar.'


Related Topix: Incubus, Punk, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar

WWWM-FM Toledo

JC Chasez & Michelle Williams Ready to "Get Weird," "Channel Destiny's Child" for Upcoming "Jesus Christ Superstar" Arena Tour [From ABC News]

This summer, one member of 'N SYNC , and one member of Destiny's Child , will be touring arenas all over North America with a multi-million-dollar stage production...but their names aren't Justin Timberlake and Beyonce.


Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Kelly Rowland, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Destiny's Child, Incubus, Pop/Rock, Punk

Sun Apr 06, 2014


A Look At How Rock Music Has Changed Over The Decades

It is hard to believe, but there was once a time when there was no rock music. Most historians trace the beginning rock back to the year 1954, when a new type of music, then called Rock and Roll, appeared and revolutionized musical tastes, at least among young people, and pretty much changed the world.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, The Ramones, Punk


English Town Officials Ready To Defend Sid Vicious Honour

Officials in the quiet English town where punk icon Sid Vicious grew up have addressed a growing controversy surrounding the prospect of commemorating the late Sex Pistols star.


Related Topix: Sid Vicious, Punk, World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England, East Sussex County, England

Sat Apr 05, 2014


Sex Pistols, Destiny's Child & 'N Sync singers make up odd cast of Jesus Christ Superstar

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar returns to Houston for the first time in a decade as part of a nationwide tour.


Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Punk, Destiny's Child, R-N-B, Celebrities, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Entertainment