Tag: 70s

richard hell, cbgb, the voidoids

Richard Hell knew the ’70s was the time for more “psychotic” music

Punk has a million precedents—musical, spiritual. The basic sound and attitude can be traced back to the wildest, most primitive rockabilly records of the...
old horror movies, the wolf man, psycho, nosferatu, frankenstein

10 horror movies made before the ’70s that every genre fan should see

Horror movies today are a lot more shocking and violent than they used to be. This push for increasingly gory films came about in...
northern california bands, metallica, jawbreaker, green day, dead kennedys

21 Northern Californian artists who have influenced AFI’s Hunter Burgan

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and...
best punk tv moments, ramones, sex pistols, clash, new york dolls

10 times punk rockers stole the show on American TV in the ’70s and...

You would think television (the medium, as opposed to Television, the band) and punk rock were a match made in heaven. After all, the...
Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons says that rock is still dead and fans are to blame—here’s why

Rock legends KISS brought 2020 to a close in spectacular fashion, breaking two world records for pyrotechnics during their Dec. 31 Kiss 2020 Goodbye livestream...
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Embracing his influences helped grandson unlock a whole new world

Jordan Benjamin is at a point in his career where he can be honest about his influences. Yes, his debut full-length and conceptual introduction as...
best punk christmas songs

10 essential punk Christmas songs to add to your holiday playlist

Christmas is quite possibly the most musically controversial holiday of the year. Not everyone digs the varying styles of seasonal music, though it’s a...
modern alternative bands 90s influence sound

These 10 modern alternative bands sound straight out of the ’90s

If there’s anything about alternative music written down as fact, it’s that the ’90s were pivotal to the modern scene. With the emergence of...
Dallon Weekes iDKHOW 1981 tracks

Here’s what Dallon Weekes of iDKHOW considers his favorite 1981 tracks

Super-duo iDKHOW pride themselves on their influences, and there’s one in particular that fans of ’80s classics may be familiar with. Men At Work’s “Who...
sex pistols 70s punk trivia quiz

QUIZ: How much ’70s punk trivia do you really know?

For many, first-wave punk was the sound of liberation. Chainsaw guitars, locomotive drums and screaming singers delivered brutal street poetry about the times. It...