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    Punk rock invades Orange County and moves MUSINK to the top of the season’s festival lineup

    For those of you who are familiar with Orange County, you know that punk rock technically planted its roots here roughly 30 years ago. That’s why it’s no surprise Travis Barker continues to call it home to his annual tattoo and music festival. In its 10th installment, MUSINK brought in a parade of...
  • From cars and tattoos to music, your complete guide to MUSINK 2017

    From cars and tattoos to music, your complete guide to MUSINK 2017

    It’s time for tattoos and car shows and music, oh my. That’s right. Travis Barker’s 10th annual MUSINK is coming to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. from March 17-19, bringing along with it some sick punk rock festival fun. Want to know more about what’s happening in Southern...
  • Travis Barker's 10th annual MUSINK invades the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. March 17, 18 and 19.

    Complete MUSINK 2017 set times

    Travis Barker's MUSINK is headed to Southern California this coming weekend. The 10th annual three-day tattoo convention, car show and concert will take place March 17, 18 and 19, at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. America’s largest tattoo and music festival features hundreds of...
  • Pussy Riot launch 'Revolution' and attend International Women's Day rally in Seattle

    Pussy Riot launch 'Revolution' and attend International Women's Day rally in Seattle

    To quote the late, great Gil Scott Heron, the revolution will not be televised. It will be brought to you by Pussy Riot and held on stage at a theater near you. On Wed. March 8 at The Crocodile in Seattle, political punk collective Pussy Riot launched “Revolution,” a musical-theater project based on...
  • 5 best Iggy and the Stooges lyrics

    5 best Iggy and the Stooges lyrics

    Iggy and the Stooges are forever remembered for the enduring effect that their sound had on both rock and pop. What some might remember, however, is that they actually had some pretty clever lyrical abilities. The words behind all those punk songs had just as much power as the sound, after all....
  • 5 best AFI lyrics

    5 best AFI lyrics

    The band most known for the emo pop song "Miss Murder" may not be the first group that comes to mind when thinking of lyrical prowess, but underneath the eyeliner AFI has a secret: they write great songs. Some of their best offerings aren't anthemic, bass-driven romps, but instead touch on a softer...
  • At the Drive-In reunites, coming to Dallas for big concert

    At the Drive-In reunites, coming to Dallas for big concert

    At the Drive-In has just announced that they are hitting the road for a big 2017 North American tour and the El Paso band will make sure to play some big concerts in their home state of Texas. Live Nation reported that At the Drive-In will hit Dallas for a concert on June 12 at the South Side...
  • William Pankey

    Photos: Priests' politically charged punk attack comes to LA's Echoplex

    Where some bands put their political views across subtly or if at all, Washington D.C. punks Priests aren’t about that. That isn’t a bad thing; following a hellacious and often surreal election season where, arguably, the worst possible outcome occurred, the time for subtlety in music is long gone...
  • Iconic 80s punk band, Dead Kennedys, were pretty close to reuniting at Riot Fest in Chicago this September. 

    Dead Kennedys turn down reunion gig at Riot Fest, remaining 100 percent punk

    Nostalgia acts have become a money-making, ticket selling staple at major music festivals in recent years. From the return of Guns N' Roses and Outkast, to LCD Soundsystem and The Misfits each making their own return to the stage in 2016, promoters of mainstream music festivals have been able to...
  • Celtic punk rock band Dropkick Murphys

    5 things you didn’t know about Dropkick Murphys

    Celtic punk powerhouse Dropkick Murphys has been delivering their raucous blue-collar brand of lyrical storytelling for more than two decades. From humble beginnings – on a dare to start the band - to playing sold-out shows around the globe, the rowdy rogues synonymous with Beantown show no signs of...
  • Sam McPherson, AXS

    Sweden gets a double dose of Green Day (slideshow)

    One night after firing up Stockholm, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Green Day took their act to Malmo on Saturday night, and despite some technical glitches, the trio of Billie Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool once again thrilled Swedish fans with electrifying music and engaging performances...
  • Sam McPherson, AXS

    Green Day thrills Stockholm as band gets closer to US leg of tour

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Green Day brought its renowned live energy to Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday night, blowing out a sold-out Ericsson Globe as part of the European leg of a world tour that comes to the United States in March with several dates. Green Day's show in Stockholm left no doubt...
  • The Misfits are here to help you get over a girl

    Best punk rock breakup songs

    Traditionally, punk is the music of the disillusioned, downtrodden and disaffected. That makes it an obvious go-to when suffering through a breakup. Sure, you could throw on some sad acoustic ballads or, God help you, emo music (the official genre of the breakup) but wallowing in self-pity is so...
  • Patti Smith will be coming to the Royal Oak Music Theatre March 11.

    Patti Smith adds a tour date at Royal Oak Music Theatre, to perform 'Horses' in it entirety

    Legendary singer-songwriter and punk rock progenitor Patti Smith has announced a show in the Detroit area. Smith will be performing with her band at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Saturday, March 11. A pre-sale will begin Wednesday, December 28 at noon EST. General on sale begins Friday, December 3...
  • FEA to take punk on the road for 2017 US tour

    FEA to take punk on the road for 2017 US tour

    Fea just announced the first leg of their US tour which will begin on Jan. 18 in their hometown of San Antonio and will continue through Feb. 18 in Dallas, with more dates on the horizon. The Chicana punk rock group recently had their track, “Tragedias” featured as number 79 of NPR’s Top 100 Songs...
  • Vans Warped Tour announces 2017 schedule

    Vans Warped Tour announces 2017 schedule

    The tour that started over two decades ago is ready for another go around. The Vans Warped Tour announced the dates and times for the 2017 circulation, getting fans amped up for what’s sure to be another successful pass. The 2017 season will kick off on June 16 in Seattle and will close out in Los...
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