Tag: generation x

ANTI-FLAG PUNK-ROCK ICONS

There’s one ’70s punk-rock icon that Anti-Flag all agree is a badass

High-powered punks Anti-Flag recently celebrated the release of their documentary, Beyond Barricades: The Story Of Anti-Flag. Over the course of nearly three decades, the...
70S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 17 punk guitarists from the ’70s truly forged the cutting edge

Part of the initial hype around punk rock was it had “no guitar heroes.” That was an exaggeration. To clarify, punk (in part) was...
URGH! A MUSIC WAR

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...
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...
PUNK SINGLE PICTURE SLEEVES '70S-'80S

The sleeves of these 25 old-school punk singles are as cool as the music

As recently established here, the 45 RPM record was the greatest medium for punk rock. It's compact, it's affordable and brevity's of essence—distill all...
green day billie joe armstrong john lennon cover

Hear Billie Joe Armstrong reimagine this iconic John Lennon protest song

This week, Billie Joe Armstrong has reimagined a legendary song by John Lennon called "Gimme Some Truth." Released in 1971, Lennon wrote the song...
Henry Rollins Black Flag 1983

These 15 punk records from 1981 have some of the year’s best music

1981 was the year hardcore engulfed everything punk. Skanking pit warriors swarmed a stage at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. England had its...
the ramones 1978 punk

The top 15 punk albums of 1978 that still rock today

Punk in 1978: The Sex Pistols broke up in San Francisco and were about to become an asset in a legal battle, despite “new”...
the ramones 1977 punk

Top 15 punk LPs of 1977 that undeniably defined the year

Punk festered the entire ’70s: The Stooges and New York Dolls cleared the field as all the misfits on the margins waited their turn,...