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Chrissie Hynde, the pretenders

Chrissie Hynde never really wanted to be punk-rock royalty

Since 1978, the Pretenders’ outspoken singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Chrissie Hynde and her band have brought sophisticated compositional smarts and instrumental chops to punk rock. They...
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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...
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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...
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Black Flag: Five essential albums to get familiar with

When foundational Brazilian death-thrashers Sepultura recorded “Rise Above” as a bonus track for their 2001 album, Nation, they understood the power of that call...

All the rockstars and musicians we lost in 2017 so far

Photographer:  In 2017 so far, we've lost many great rock artists and icons. From Linkin Park's buoyant frontman Chester Bennington to Chuck Berry, one of...

Gene Simmons of Kiss gives emotional Chuck Berry eulogy—watch

Gene Simmons of Kiss delivered a tearful eulogy for Chuck Berry yesterday. Berry died on March 18 at the age of 90. The musician was...

Watch Green Day cover Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode”

At their gig in London, Ontario, Green Day paid tribute to the late Chuck Berry with an incredible cover of Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode.” Check...

Legendary musician Chuck Berry has died at 90

The legendary musician Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90. As reported by ABC News he was found unresponsive in his home in St....

Rock and roll legend, Chuck Berry, announces first album in four decades on 90th...

Today, rock and roll legend Chuck Berry is celebrating his 90th birthday in a big way—by announcing his first album in 38 years. Chuck will release in...