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Consequence
1 month ago
Music

Rancid's 1992 debut EP available digitally for first-time ever: Stream

Rancid's debut EP from 1992 is now available on digital streaming platforms after being released exclusively on 7-inch vinyl in the past. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
2 months ago
Berlin

Crack Cloud sign to Jagjaguwar, announce new album & tour dates (watch "Blue Kite" video)

Crack Cloud signed with Jagjaguwar for their third album 'Red Mile', out on July 26, self-produced in the Mojave desert. [ more ]
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AnOther
2 months ago
Writing

Kathleen Hanna on Her New Book Rebel Girl: "I Feel Like I'm Done, I'm Free"

Rebel Girl by Kathleen Hanna is a coming-of-age story, not just a rock history book. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Writing

Kathleen Hanna on Life as a 'Rebel Girl,' and the Joy of Expressing Anger in Public

Kathleen Hanna discusses her role in Bikini Kill and impact on the feminist movement. [ more ]
AnOther
2 months ago
Writing

Kathleen Hanna on Her New Book Rebel Girl: "I Feel Like I'm Done, I'm Free"

Rebel Girl by Kathleen Hanna is a coming-of-age story, not just a rock history book. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Writing

Kathleen Hanna on Life as a 'Rebel Girl,' and the Joy of Expressing Anger in Public

Kathleen Hanna discusses her role in Bikini Kill and impact on the feminist movement. [ more ]
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Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's 2024 "Punk the Park" Festival w/ 3-Hours of Unlimited Beer Tastings (Cow Palace)

Punk In The Park American Road Trip starts in San Francisco on May 4, 2024, featuring punk rock legends and craft beer tasting with General Admission and VIP options. [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
3 months ago
Silicon Valley

The Hyperdrive Kittens in San Jose | Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly

Hyperdrive Kittens blend '70s rock with fun vocals and influences like Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Screaming Bloody Marys and Talky Tina offer unique, campy punk rock performances at the Caravan gig. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's 2024 "Punk the Park" Festival w/ 3-Hours of Unlimited Beer Tastings (Cow Palace)

Punk In The Park American Road Trip starts in San Francisco on May 4, 2024, featuring punk rock legends and craft beer tasting with General Admission and VIP options. [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
3 months ago
Silicon Valley

The Hyperdrive Kittens in San Jose | Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly

Hyperdrive Kittens blend '70s rock with fun vocals and influences like Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Screaming Bloody Marys and Talky Tina offer unique, campy punk rock performances at the Caravan gig. [ more ]
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Kqed
2 months ago
Austin

Gary Floyd, San Francisco Queer Punk Iconoclast, Has Died | KQED

Punk rock legend Gary Floyd, a key figure in the queercore movement, died at 71. He championed anti-fascist causes and left a strong musical legacy. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
2 months ago
Music

10 albums that helped birth alt-rock & post-hardcore 40 years ago

Alternative rock's roots can be traced back to albums released in 1984, showcasing a pivotal year for the genre's development. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Music

The Offspring reflects on 30 years of 'Smash' with plenty of self-esteem

Small beginnings can lead to unexpected success, as seen with The Offspring's journey from a backyard party band to mainstream stardom.
The Offspring's rise to fame was marked by a significant shift in the punk rock scene during the 1990s. [ more ]
The Mercury News
4 months ago
SF music

Review: Legendary band performs first Bay Area show since lead singer died

The Buzzcocks performed in the Bay Area for the first time since lead singer Pete Shelley's passing.
Despite doubts, the Buzzcocks, now led by Diggle, delivered an energetic and intense performance. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

NOFX announce Half Album, unveil new single "I'm a Rat"

NOFX releases Half Album with five new songs, not their final record.
Half Album compiles songs from previous two albums, serving as closure for the band. [ more ]
#mc5
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Music

Wayne Kramer: a complex and influential musician, dogged by lucklessness

The MC5's music was highly influential, inspiring many punk bands in the 70s and continuing to influence rock music.
The band faced numerous setbacks throughout their career, including struggles with record companies, drug addiction, and legal issues. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Music

Wayne Kramer, co-founder of rock band MC5, dies aged 75

Wayne Kramer, guitarist and co-founder of MC5, has died at the age of 75.
MC5 was known for their politically engaged music and their heavy guitar sound that influenced punk rock. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Music

Wayne Kramer: a complex and influential musician, dogged by lucklessness

The MC5's music was highly influential, inspiring many punk bands in the 70s and continuing to influence rock music.
The band faced numerous setbacks throughout their career, including struggles with record companies, drug addiction, and legal issues. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Music

Wayne Kramer, co-founder of rock band MC5, dies aged 75

Wayne Kramer, guitarist and co-founder of MC5, has died at the age of 75.
MC5 was known for their politically engaged music and their heavy guitar sound that influenced punk rock. [ more ]
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SFGATE
5 months ago
SF music

B-52s set to headline Bay Area punk rock festival

The B-52s will headline the Mosswood Meltdown festival in Oakland.
The festival has a history of booking hard-to-get legacy acts and showcasing Bay Area bands. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
6 months ago
Music

Tour news: Ben Howard, Dark Star Orchestra, Todd Rundgren, Brainiac, Paul F Tompkins, more

Brainiac reunion tour in the South
Green Day to play Dookie and American Idiot in full on stadium tour [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
6 months ago
Silicon Valley

D.I. in San Jose | Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly

DI is a punk rock band formed in the '80s in Fullerton, California.
The band features vocalist Casey Royer, formerly of the Adolescents and Social Distortion. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
7 months ago
Music

Sum 41 detail final album 'Heaven x Hell' (exclusive vinyl & new song)

Canadian punk rock band Sum 41 has announced their final album, Heaven x Hell, which is a double album featuring both pop punk and metal tracks.
Frontman Deryck Whibley stated that the album represents the unique sound that the band has cultivated over the years. [ more ]
#punk rock
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Music

Shane MacGowan's 9 Essential Songs

Shane MacGowan, the lead singer of the Pogues, passed away.
MacGowan started as a punk enthusiast before finding his natural idiom mixing punk rock with traditional Celtic music. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Music

Scott Kempner, Guitarist and Punk Rock Pioneer, Dies at 69

Scott Kempner, co-founder of the punk rock band the Dictators, has died at 69.
Kempner died from complications related to early onset dementia.
After the breakup of the Dictators, Kempner founded the roots rock band the Del Lords. [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Music

Scott Kempner, founding member of The Dictators and The Del-Lords, dies at 69

Scott Kempner, founding member of The Dictators and The Del-Lords, has passed away at the age of 69.
Kempner was a pioneer in punk rock and a key figure in the development of urban roots rock and Americana music.
His bandmates and colleagues have paid tribute to him and expressed their sadness over his passing. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Music

Shane MacGowan's 9 Essential Songs

Shane MacGowan, the lead singer of the Pogues, passed away.
MacGowan started as a punk enthusiast before finding his natural idiom mixing punk rock with traditional Celtic music. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Music

Scott Kempner, Guitarist and Punk Rock Pioneer, Dies at 69

Scott Kempner, co-founder of the punk rock band the Dictators, has died at 69.
Kempner died from complications related to early onset dementia.
After the breakup of the Dictators, Kempner founded the roots rock band the Del Lords. [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Music

Scott Kempner, founding member of The Dictators and The Del-Lords, dies at 69

Scott Kempner, founding member of The Dictators and The Del-Lords, has passed away at the age of 69.
Kempner was a pioneer in punk rock and a key figure in the development of urban roots rock and Americana music.
His bandmates and colleagues have paid tribute to him and expressed their sadness over his passing. [ more ]
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New York Post
8 months ago
Music

Here's the genre of music that sings to your zodiac sign

Music has a profound healing power on our emotional and physical well-being.
The history of music dates back thousands of years, evolving alongside human civilization. [ more ]
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Consequence
3 weeks ago
Music

Heavy Song of the Week: X's "Big Black X" Is the Origin Story of One of Punk's Most Enduring Acts

X's new single 'Big Black X' revisits the band's legacy and nostalgic punk sound. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 weeks ago
Music

X Announce Final Album and Farewell Tour, Share Video for New Song "Big Black X"

X's final album 'Smoke & Fiction' to be released August 2 via Fat Possum, alongside farewell tour. [ more ]
Consequence
3 weeks ago
Music

Heavy Song of the Week: X's "Big Black X" Is the Origin Story of One of Punk's Most Enduring Acts

X's new single 'Big Black X' revisits the band's legacy and nostalgic punk sound. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 weeks ago
Music

X Announce Final Album and Farewell Tour, Share Video for New Song "Big Black X"

X's final album 'Smoke & Fiction' to be released August 2 via Fat Possum, alongside farewell tour. [ more ]
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