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  • Listen: Vic Mensa's new punk band 93PUNX shares cover of The Cranberries' 'Zombie'

    Listen: Vic Mensa's new punk band 93PUNX shares cover of The Cranberries' 'Zombie'

    Earlier this week, the surviving members of the famous alt-rock band, The Cranberries, announced the forthcoming release of their final studio album on the one-year anniversary of singer Dolores O’Riordan’s untimely death last January. That same day, Vic Mensa’s new indie-punk side project, 93PUNX...
  • Top 13 best punk singers

    Top 13 best punk singers

    When it comes to punk music, the quality of the singer in the band is not the first thing that comes to the forefront in the minds of critics or fans. However, a good vocalist can make a difference in the punk genre. It is not just about screaming until the throat blows out, after all. Quality punk...
  • PUP announces 'The Morbid Stuff Tour-Pocalypse' 2019

    PUP announces 'The Morbid Stuff Tour-Pocalypse' 2019

    Canadian punk band PUP is ready to take over 2019 with a brand new record in hand. Titled Morbid Stuff, the 11 track record will be their first release for Rise Records. With the unveiling of their new single "Kids," the band are making sure everyone gets a chance to catch them live this spring...
  • Bikini Kill announce reunion tour, first performances since1997

    Bikini Kill announce reunion tour, first performances since1997

    Punk rock has never had a better time to be alive than right now, and one of the groups making the most out of the re-awakening of punk is Bikini Kill. Hailing from Olympia, Washington, this punk rock outfit has blessed the music world with is abrasive, in-your-face sound that is attracted them a...
  • Chris Cheney with his signature Gretsch White Falcon live at the San Diego House of Blues

    Top 13 best punk guitarist

    Punk's not dead, and it's not going anywhere if the guitarists have anything to do with it. While many may see punk rock as a loud anti-establishment noise using only 4 chords max, punk music has bred some of the best and well-known guitarists since it's a reception back in the 1970s. Here's a list...
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15: Monique Powell of Save Ferris steps in as guest DJ during Romantic Rock's third annual Punk Rock & Paintbrush

    Monique Powell of Save Ferris steps out from behind the mic and into the role of DJ

    On Saturday, Dec. 15 Romantic Rock’s third annual Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show welcomed Monique Powell of Save Ferris, along with Stacey Dee-J of Bad Cop / Bad Cop and Noodles of The Offspring, to each play a special DJ set during the opening night party at Innerspace Gallery in Los...
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15: Noodles of The Offspring treats guests to a special DJ set during the third annual Punk Rock & Paintbrushes a

    Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show highlights artwork from Matt Skiba, Hunter Burgan, Steve Caballero and more

    Romantic Rock closed out 2018 with their third annual Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show at Innerspace Gallery in Downtown, Los Angeles, over the weekend. The special event highlighted original pieces from Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio and Blink-182), Hunter Burgan (AFI), Warren Fitzgerald...
  • Iggy Pop set to executive produce music documentary 'Punk'

    Iggy Pop set to executive produce music documentary 'Punk'

    Iggy Pop is helping to bring punk rock music to television. Premium cable network EPIX announced on Monday via a press release that they will air a four-part documentary series called simply "Punk" that will tell the story of punk rock in both the United States and Europe. Pop is an executive...
  • HEALTH announces Wheels of Fear tour 2019

    HEALTH announces Wheels of Fear tour 2019

    Fear will be churning in 2019 when Health will hit the road on their Wheels of Fear tour. In a calendar that will already be packed with great concerts, Health embarking on their North American tour seems like an icing on the musical cake. For the past 13 years, Health has been making a lot of noise...
  • Less Than Jake announces select 2019 performances

    Less Than Jake announces select 2019 performances

    Punk group Less Than Jake has planned select 2019 performances in February that marks two years since the band's last release, the EP Sound the Alarm. Fans will have the chance to see them play in New Jersey and Maryland (Tickets). Less Than Jake will perform at Sayreville, New Jersey's Starland...
  • Watch: Spoon perform cover of The Clash's 'Clampdown' at Beto O'Rourke rally

    Watch: Spoon perform cover of The Clash's 'Clampdown' at Beto O'Rourke rally

    During a September debate in the hotly contested Texas Senatorial race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic hopeful Beto O’Rourke, the latter quoted The Clash song “Clampdown” from the punk rockers’ groundbreaking 1979 album London Calling, as Pitchfork reported.  “We’re not giving...
  • Leftover Crack announce New Years Eve show at Denver's Gothic

    Leftover Crack announce New Years Eve show at Denver's Gothic

    New York punk rockers Leftover Crack will celebrate the New Year in Denver. The band has announced an NYE show at Denver’s Gothic Theatre set for Dec. 31. Leftover Crack will welcome Youth Brigade, Lower Class Brats and Potato Pirates as support. You can find ticket info on AXS by following this...
  • Interview: MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer talks book, 50 years of kicking out the jams

    Interview: MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer talks book, 50 years of kicking out the jams

    Wayne Kramer rocked a star-spangled guitar in seminal Detroit proto-punk band MC5 in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. He also robbed houses, ran drugs, and almost blew away an innocent man with a shotgun. Kramer’s life has been a raging roller-coaster of euphoric highs and bottom-feeder lows. The now...
  • Rascal Flatts, Judas Priest and Rise Against among shows coming to Irvine's FivePoint Amphitheatre

    Rascal Flatts, Judas Priest and Rise Against among shows coming to Irvine's FivePoint Amphitheatre

    After presenting a limited number of shows last year, the new FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA is in full swing and has an impressive lineup of shows coming this autumn. Country music stars, classic rockers, an evening of contemporary Christian music and a good old rabble-rousing punk rock show...
  • Listen: Texas Senator candidate Beto O'Rourke revives old punk song with member of The Mars Volta

    Listen: Texas Senator candidate Beto O'Rourke revives old punk song with member of The Mars Volta

    Texas Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke may be the rising star in the Democratic party - running against sitting Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz - but in his younger days, he was a musician. He played in a punk band named Foss alongside Cedric Bixler-Zavala of At the Drive-In and Mars Volta and...
  • Interview with New York City's dashing dino dames T-Rextasy

    Interview with New York City's dashing dino dames T-Rextasy

    Sometimes you can just sense that a band is a lot of fun, even before you know much about them. Take the New York City-based punk-pop band T-Rextasy for example. Their promotional photos show the ladies, Lyris, Vera, Ebun and Annie, with huge cat-ate-the-canary grins and you just know that they’re...
  • Ben Stiller's band Capital Punishment to reissue first album

    Ben Stiller's band Capital Punishment to reissue first album

    Most of the world knows Ben Stiller as a successful comedy actor. Th 52-year-old has credits in movies ranging from Zoolander and Tropic Thunder to Reality Bites and  Night at the Museum. However, before he was a popular movie star, Stiller was the drummer in a punk band called Capital Punishment...
  • Devo, the Damned set to headline Oakland's Burger Boogaloo

    Devo, the Damned set to headline Oakland's Burger Boogaloo

    Eccentric filmmaker John Waters will once again act as the master of ceremonies at Burger Boogaloo, the equally eccentric music festival that’s set to take place June 30 and July 1 in Oakland’s Mosswood Park. Burger Boogaloo’s credo is “gather all ye outliers, weirdos and rebels and celebrate the...
  • Social Distortion reveal fall 2018 tour

    Social Distortion reveal fall 2018 tour

    Punk legends Social Distortion haven't even started their summer tour--it kicks off this weekend--and they're already looking forward to the fall. When the band's current tour wraps up at the end of July, they'll take the month of August off but will be back at it in early September through the end...
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    5 reasons Back To The Beach is the ultimate festival experience

    In its inaugural year, Back To The Beach gave Southern California a new reason to celebrate. As the home and heart of third wave ska, holding the two-day concert at Huntington State Beach was the first sign this festival had all of the right ingredients. Presented by KROQ, the brainchild of blink...
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