Tag: tom waits

1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
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...
northern california bands, metallica, jawbreaker, green day, dead kennedys

21 Northern Californian artists who have influenced AFI’s Hunter Burgan

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and...
1990s 'MTV Unplugged' performances 90s live sets acoustic

10 ‘MTV Unplugged’ performances from the ’90s that remain iconic

There's no doubt that the relative abundance of "unplugged" performances has skyrocketed in the past year. It makes sense, given that pared-back sessions are...

Murder By Death tackle Weezer, Elliott Smith, Misfits, more on new covers album

Earlier today, Murder By Death released As You Wish, a 15-track covers album, via their Bandcamp page. As You Wish includes the band's takes on...

Wobbling Amish: A simple young man of simple means hopes you’re ready to steam-step

It sounds like something right out of AP’s silly genres list from last year. But dedicated music fans, hipster scum and bloggers are starting...

LIST: Punks On Film – 10 musician movie appearances

Seeing a band or artist you like in a movie is always a surreal experience, perhaps because you’re close to their music and understand...

Premiere: Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), “Down There By The Train” (Tom Waits)

Check out this premiere of Dustin Kensrue performing a cover of Tom Waits' "Down There By The Train" at a secret acoustic show in...

Under The Covers: Foo Fighters vs. Tom Waits

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we...