Tag: blondie

famous cover songs, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin

11 re-imagined cover songs that became popular

One of the best things about music is when artists put their own unique spin on iconic songs. Sometimes they change the song's original...
New york city punk rock from the 70s, patti smith ramones

11 artists from the ’70s who formed the frontlines of NYC’s punk scene

Since the world first became aware that there is such a thing as punk, there’s been a nonstop argument about its birthplace. The clueless...
Luz Gallardo

Kid Congo Powers is the most outside insider in all of punk rock

Kid Congo Powers has been one of punk rock’s most valuable players since 1979. That was the moment when boho poet/Slash journalist/Blondie fan club...
1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
mcu bands, adele, my chemical romance, garbage, the cure

37 musicians who exist in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Music seems to know no boundaries, speaking a language that we all understand. It crosses all barriers and evidently all universes as well. From...
Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...
Miley Cyrus-min

Miley Cyrus credits these artists for paving the way for female rock musicians

Last year, Miley Cyrus truly stepped into the world of rock 'n' roll with her new album Plastic Hearts. Now, in a new interview on...
paramore

10 covers Paramore could do to hold us over until their next album

We’re all anxiously awaiting the release of Paramore’s next album, but the band have warned us not to get too ready just yet. On...
miley cyrus joan jett super bowl performance

Miley Cyrus recruits Joan Jett and Billy Idol for a cover-filled set—watch

Miley Cyrus hasn’t been shy about showing off her love of rock especially around the release of her latest Plastic Hearts. By diving into...
Chrissie Hynde, the pretenders

Chrissie Hynde sees protest anthems and love songs as one and the same

Akron, Ohio born and bred Christine Ellen Hynde has led the Pretenders from the top of the charts since the band’s debut single, a...