Tag: patti smith

richard hell, cbgb, the voidoids

Richard Hell hated his album ‘Destiny Street,’ so he did it three more times

When we left off in our expansive conversation with Richard Hell, we established his chicken-and-egg credentials in punk’s development. We spoke of his establishing...
women musicians books, tina turner, pussy riot, laura jane grace, sleater-kinney carrie brownstein

20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
garbage 2019

Garbage call out misogyny in new single “The Men Who Rule The World”

Garbage have made their long-awaited return with their fiery new single “The Men Who Rule The World.” For the anthemic rock track, the band...
modern riot grrrl bands, skinny girl diet, margaritas podridas, big joanie, the regrettes

20 bands keeping the riot grrrl spirit alive in their own unique way

The riot grrrl underground feminist punk movement began in the early ’90s in the Pacific Northwest before expanding to the rest of the world....
moxie

Here’s every riot grrrl reference you might’ve missed in Netflix’s ‘Moxie’

Amy Poehler’s Moxie is an impeccable homage to the riot grrrls of the ’90s and features numerous Easter eggs that highlight the importance of...
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...
SNL PUNK MOMENTS

Here are 10 times ‘SNL’ brought punk into America’s living rooms

“Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” Those words have rung out across American airwaves at roughly 10:35 p.m. every sabbath for 45 seasons....
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...
guardians of the galaxy marvel

This ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ character inspired James Gunn’s playlist

Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn is known for saturating his Marvel films with a variety of music. From pop to rock to...
blondie new york city punk

8 punk bands who rocked the ’70s scene alongside the Ramones

“HEY! HO! LET'S GO!” You know the chant well. It's been shouted at every sporting event since at least the mid-'90s. It is one...