Tag: the specials

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....
ska quiz

QUIZ: Can you pass this ultimate ska music trivia quiz?

Ska may be one of the most polarizing words in the English language. Many of its superfans have lived and died by the genre...
50 unsigned bands 50 states Reason Define 2020

Discover 50 unsigned bands from every state in the US

From sea to shining sea, the U.S. is teeming with talented bands and musicians. Every state and region of the country has its own...
FISHBONE

These 16 early Afro-Punk artists made huge contributions to alt-rock

The 2003 documentary Afro-Punk lifted the lid on how many black musicians and fans were part of punk culture. Yet even today, there persists...

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...
Rock Concert, Bumbershoot

Punk Rock Bowling announces daily lineup for 2019 edition

Punk Rock Bowling is celebrating its 21st birthday on memorial day with a stacked lineup that includes Rancid, Descendents, Adolescents, and many more. The festival...
Marianas Trench

Marianas Trench announce tour dates and other news you might have missed today

Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show returns for a third year—plus, don’t miss Capsize's new video for "Blind." Check out the news you might...

Florence + The Machine, Liam Gallagher to support Rolling Stones

Florence + The Machine and Oasis' Liam Gallagher are among the artists tapped to support the Rolling Stones on the legendary rock band's U.K....

John Bradbury, drummer of the Specials, dies at 62

John Bradbury, drummer for the legendary English two-tone ska band the Specials died last night at age 62. The band made the following announcement...