Tag: gang of four

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How punk and reggae united and went “outernational” to rule the world

This past March 5, the French punk label Guerilla Asso quietly slipped a genius album into the marketplace: Rocket To Kingston, credited to Bobby...
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10 old-school punk bands who created the blueprint for the hardcore scene

1979: As far as the American record business was concerned, punk rock was finished. They’d spent a packet on the Sex Pistols, Ramones and...
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15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised...

10 essential political bands every punk fan needs to hear

When pub-rock singer Joe Strummer of the 101ers first met with former London SS guitarist Mick Jones in 1976 to brainstorm material for a...
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Hear Tom Morello and Serj Tankian cover this Gang Of Four classic

Tom Morello and Serj Tankian are treating Rage Against The Machine and System Of A Down fans to another collaboration. Both Morello and Tankian are among...
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2020 in memoriam: Remembering the ones we lost

Each year comes with loss and change. 2020, in particular, has been one with an overwhelming amount of grief. It’s hard to know what...
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QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?

Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the...
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10 classic ’80s underground moments from the movie ‘Urgh! A Music War’

In the ’80s, there were plenty of great recordings that came out of the nascent new-wave and punk scenes. But one of the single...

15 punk-rock albums of 1979 that still rule four decades later

By 1979, punk was firmly established. Seemingly, a million new bands formed weekly, releasing great singles seconds later. But some of the old guard...
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Gang Of Four guitarist Andy Gill dies at 64

Andy Gill, the pioneering guitarist for maverick underground/alt-rock outfit Gang Of Four, died in a central London hospital today. He was 64. Gill, the...